Come join me at Cascadia NW Arts & Music Festival at Masonic Park off the Mountain Loop Hwy!!! This is a super duper fun nature and family-friendly event with lots of amazing trees, a river to swim and play in, phenomenal dance music and performances, tea houses, yum yum food carts extraordinaire, creative customs and parades, cozy camping amongst the trees, and lots of AWESOME workshops to attend, including the Wonder of Wandering ~ Imagination Rocks on Sunday 7/29 10-11:30 a.m.! 🙂
Do you love forests? Do you love to dance? Do you enjoy the mystery of alchemizing beauty, wisdom and wildness through our bodies? This is the heart of the practices of Qigong, Earthgym and Ritual! Learn a nourishing qigong warm-up and open your qi flow to activate your body’s wisdom. Using talisman tools of Nordic women ancestors—staffs and iron hammers—we discover fundamental movements/katas, developing rhythm, rapport, and repetition, and end by entering into the gateway and alchemy of ritual. All fitness levels are welcome. Create a ritual of celebration and transformation to ripple your blessings out across our Lands.
Have you heard the Earth Song? Do you feel it in your bones and tissues, coursing through your blood and rising through the mist of your voice? She sings, inviting us to come home… into her Forests and Mountains, Nature’s training halls of alchemy, mystery, joy and awe. Everyone’s path may be different yet our journeys all begin with our own 2 feet. “Follow your feet and the Earth will teach.” This is our mantra.
Join Mick Dodge, the Barefoot Sensei on May 9th and 10th in Snohomish, WA as he shares his wisdom, humor and skill mused through his muscles through decades of footing his path in the Lands of OM (Olympic Mountains), attuning his song with the Earth’s song.
Step into your Joy and Vitality! This class is a unique practice combining the fundamental and powerful practices of Qigong 气功 with barefooting, staff dancing and stretching, stone-toning and tree weaving. Trees, rivers, mountains, wildlife, and Nature are naturally Exuberant. Their strength is interwoven with all life and grounded in our Earth’s massive Qi. And…