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Music is Medicine Workshop with Porangui
15 December, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$36.25 – $61.25
Spend your Sunday afternoon/evening in celebration of music, movement and connection. Come play, explore sound, rhythms, body percussion and your own inner song. Starting off with an intimate workshop with Poranguí followed by YOKE Conscious Dance Celebration with MOONTIDE.
MUSIC IS MEDICINE WORKSHOP
Join master percussionist, musician, and healer Poranguí as we create a circle of rhythm, sound, and movement! Rediscover the first and most complex instrument known to humankind: your self. Together we will explore where body percussion, voice and Spirit meet in a polyrhythmic dance. By connecting with our body’s innate pulse and unique voice, and cultivating that expression in a safe and celebratory container, we unfold ourselves to sing our souls, embody our dance, and braid our voice together to amplify healing and beauty. No experience necessary…this is for ALL! Come and experience the playful and fun vibe created by a circle of people grooving to collective rhythm!
Reared among the three cultures of Brazil, Mexico and the U.S., Poranguí was steeped in various traditional forms of music, healing and ceremony since birth. Drawing from his cross-cultural background and ethnomusicology training at Duke University, Poranguí has over twenty years of international work experience as an artist, musician, educator, filmmaker, consultant and therapist, utilizing the healing properties of sound and movement to foster our individual and collective well being.
As a live looping artist and one-man orchestra Poranguí weaves ancestral songs and indigenous rhythms from around the globe. Creating his performances from scratch using looping technology, Poranguí’s live grooves range from meditative to dance party, moving the body, lifting the spirit, and transcending the divide between performer and audience. His World Soul concerts have taken him around the globe and led him to collaborate with many artists, including current works with Shaman’s Dream and Liquid Bloom.
Ashley Klein U.S.
Ashley Klein is a dancer, retreat facilitator, and music business manager based in Sedona, Arizona. She supports the world music performance and healing practice of Poranguí, with the
mission of helping to awaken individuals through the healing power of music and dance. Her movement background ranges from pointe shoes to pom pons, with a current focus on African
diaspora dances and Dancing Freedom facilitation, and has taught at numerous retreats and festivals including Lightning in a Bottle and Symbiosis.
Full day programme breakdown:
1-4pm: Music is Medicine workshop with Poranguí exploring somatic rhythm and sound
4-6pm: Break while we setup for the evening event. Delicious whole food snacks available for purchase at the venue.
6pm: Doors re-open. Complimentary pre-dance brew served
6.30-9.00pm: YOKE Conscious Dance Celebration with Moontide
$35 Online + bf
$60 discounted price for the whole day (Workshop + Dance)
$40 Door Price (unless sold out)
Please arrive a little before the scheduled start time for each event so we can all start as a collective.
Tickets are limited to the capacity of the studio space. We suggest booking online beforehand and so that we can cater for numbers.
The cost of this ticket covers the hard work and dedication on many parts that goes into the creation of each YOKE session. The exclusive sounds that have been carefully selected to tantalise your earholes, altering your consciousness into a state of transcendence. The sacred space we are lucky enough to be using, including complementary chai/tea/snacks/elixirs before or after the dance to integrate and connect to this growing community. A large portion of funds is put towards expanding this conscious dance network in new and dynamic ways, so YOU can get more out of this collective journey. This is a collaborative movement that has evolved based on what the community want and need, so please if you have any ideas, suggestions or contributions we would love to hear from you. We are ever grateful for the constant support. These are collective steps we are taking on the path to bringing a deeper understanding of our connectedness to each other and planet earth. ♥
See you on the d-floor!
Love the YOKE crew