Through breathing exercises, vocalizations, drumming and movement, we will focus on awakening our spiritual heart, clearing energetic blockages in the body and becoming a channel of divine Love. All are welcome!
Calling everyone who loves to sing and would like to deepen their connection to
their voice! Vocalists of all skill levels, professional singers, and music lovers are
welcome. No previous musical training is necessary.
The Heart and Mind Festival is honored to present The Sacred Woman, a special event to celebrate the Summer Solstice and the beauty and wisdom of the Divine Feminine. Join us as we explore the sacred woman through different global traditions with elders, teachers, indigenous wisdom keepers, artists, philosophers, and freethinkers from around the globe. Featuring Chief Arvol Looking Horse and many more!
The roots of Democracy were born in the origins of the Iroquois. It was here where women enjoyed leadership roles and were responsible for the political, social and spiritual welfare of the people. Join Grammy Award winner, Joanne Shenandoah for a presentation that will offer some guidance and tools to use in order to bringing balance and peace creating a safe place for one another and the seven generations to come.
An event with Pualani Case, (Hawaii) MaryAnn Bear Heals & Melaine Stoneman, (Sicangu Lakota) To mother a nation, is to be responsible, to take action, and to be considerate of the future generations of human life and all life that inherit the outcome of our choices today. We call upon the original people to share how their cultural practices and ways are central to the work that each of these women do to maintain harmony with the world around them. They come with a combined message to encourage each of us to explore the traditional ways of our own ancestry and to weave them into the way we walk in this world.
Hula Kahiko is ancient hula, which is the art of telling a story of our culture, and history of the Hawaiian people, kings and queens, God's and Goddesses, nature, Journeys, sacred places, etc. with much love. The hands and expressions are telling the story, while the feet keep the beat with the drum, and grounding foundation of the story.
YAWA BANE HUNI KUIN & YUBI HUNI KUIN are from ACRE in the Brazilian Amazon. They are offering a class where they will be teaching their traditional songs from the Huni Kuin tradition. This is a very special opportunity to learn from the ancestral roots of the amazon and share in the vibration of these healing chants. This class will be available online through our live stream. Please allow 15 minutes for the link to be sent to you. Thank You!
We invite you to share in a celebration of the Summer Solstice with a Sacred Mayan Cacao Ceremony* with Mayan Elder Tata Pedro Cruz & Nana Marina Cruz.
Zezinho Yube will share a film that that is a study from his father, Maná Huni Kuin. He is a post-doctoral graduate from UNB/UFAC Federal University in Brazil, and has studied the "kene" that its the traditional grafism from the Huni kuin people. He discovers names and forms, organized, so the others rivers and indigenous lands, can learn about their own culture.
Sacred sound is an ancient science of healing and consciousness that has been an integral part of traditions and cultures all over the world for thousands of years. We explore sacred sound in this workshop.
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.