Music is one of the deepest forms of prayer and healing that we carry with us throughout our lives. Come tap into your own ability to use sacred song as a study, practice and way of prayer and expression.
In this workshop, you will receive the Reiki symbols, which will allow you to take your Reiki healing to a deeper level. You will learn about the spirit of healing and Reiki at an emotional and mental level, receive deeper teachings on the nature of the light body, more advanced techniques of energetic hygiene, and how to work with Reiki beyond the frame of time and space.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the system of the 20 nawales and initiate yourself into daily Mayan wisdom with Tata Pedro Cruz of the Tzutujil Mayan Tradition.
We present 9 healing musical instruments and explain their function in relation to the physical and astral bodies. We relate it to your life and to the awakening of your inner universe.
The Sacred Chakana is related to the four sacred directions, the four altars and the elements. Healing with Flowers is a ceremony of blossoming, of rebirth, of bond with our inner world.
We invite you to share in a celebration of the Vernal Equinox with a Mayan Cacao Ceremony featuring Mayan elder Tata Pedro Cruz.
Please join us for a very special event: The Path of the Heyoka: Teachings with Waste Oyate Win from the Sicangu Oyate Nation.
The Heart and Mind Festival Annex is honored to present The Power of the Sacred Human, a special event to celebrate the Spring Equinox, in partnership with the Rubin Museum or Art. Through an interactive experience that will include sacred rituals, concerts, meditations, lectures, and panel discussions, attendees will learn about the presenters’ visions, wisdom, and ways of life. Join us in celebrating the Power of the Sacred Human.
Tap into the sound of the Andes with Andean flute master Tito La Rosa and keyboard virtuoso Tavo Castillo. Visiting from their native land of Peru, La Rosa and Castillo have been playing together for over 20 years and have recorded numerous albums together, including “Ritual”, “Nasca” and “Antología”.
Mahashivaratri is one of the most sacred nights of the year for a yogi. It is the night of the marriage between Shiva and Shakti. A night of the union of the progenitors of the science of yoga. Join Swami Brahmananda Saraswati on this sacred night and celebrate the divine union of Shiva and Shakti.
In this full day class we will learn the basics of loom beading which is a very versatile and old technique that is found all over the world. We will go over the many steps of creating a beadwork piece, from the intention that comes even before a creation is made, how to choose colors, how to begin and finish a piece, how to create different shapes with a simple loom beading stitch and how to plan a bracelet design
Journey through shamanic soundscapes crafted with interdimensional instruments, vocals, and sounds inspired by traditional healing cultures from across the globe
A fun, delicious and perhaps romantic afternoon learning the basics of raw chocolate preparation
Join Matt Canale and Kevin Nathaniel for the creative kickoff of the new album, “Celebrate!”
For the first time in New York, Huitzomitl, a Mexica Ceremonial artist is going to share his research and practice of traditional tattoo. Huitzomitl will discuss he origins of body modification and the way it has evolved into today's body art.
Join us for a talk on this special subject.
This multi-sensory course will introduce the empowering practice of Holistic Herbalism; treating the whole self—mind, body and spirit—in collaboration with medicinal plants.
Join song collector and voice specialist, Peia Luzzi, for an empowering workshop to open the primordial sound within you. Learn to harness the power of your true voice and sing with joy and ease.
We invite you to share in a celebration of the Winter Solstice with a Sacred Mayan Cacao Ceremony* with Mayan Elder Tata Pedro Cruz.
This event, featuring Maestro Manuel Rufino, Grandmother Clara Soaring Hawk of the Deer Clan, Theresa Bear Fox, Kurt Russo, Peia, Nickodemus, and Dream Seed, will raise funds to support the Lummi Nation’s plight to return Tokitae to the Salish Sea.
Experience handmade indigenous art including original paintings created by master Amazonian painters, handcrafted didgeridoos and drums, sacred tools and more!
Learn to meditate through the application of mantra, ritual, guided visualization, sacred breathing techniques, and kirtan.
Celebrate and honor the new moon time with a deep restorative yoga practice accompanied by the healing vibrations of live sitar.
Learn the methods of medicine making, including tincture, herbal infusion, vinegars, oils, salves with plants we can find growing wild in New York City!
Together with Kaypacha, we will examine our own astrological birthcharts, become more familiar with the zodiacal archetypes, and begin to identify our soul groups and personal destiny.
SOLD OUT! This 2-hour talk by Kaypacha will be an exploration into the current transits.
The sand mandala closing ceremony will include prayers, chanting, deconstruction of the mandala and sharing the blessed sand. We will then walk to the river by Transmitter park to bless the land and water.
Puja is a Sanskrit word that means “offering.” Tonight the monks will chant prayers and perform rituals in honor of the life, dedicated service and birthday of the Elder Brother, Sat Guru Dr. Jose Manuel Estrada.
Eat, relax, have fun. Casually mix with the monks and learn how to cook authentic vegetarian Tibetan cuisine. Evening includes a cooking lesson, dinner and blessings.