THE FALL SEASON...
...features a lineup of transformative classes, trainings, workshops, films, and other events! Come to a class whenever you like - just check out the schedules for this week and next week. Then, drop in on a class anytime - preregistration recommended for most workshops!
This Week - preregistration recommended* or required** for starred workshops
Special! THE 20 GUNAS OF AYURVEDA
A Lens For Understanding Ourselves And The World with Emmie Stamell
October 27, 2-4pm ~ The gunas, or qualities, of Ayurveda offer a way of understanding all substances and actions including food, medicine, emotions, thoughts -- all that exists! -- that is profoundly beneficial to our well being. We will come to appreciate how the gunas relate to the 3 doshas (vata, pitta, kapha), and practice some yoga. Dress comfortably! $28 or class card x 2
New Monthly Class! COMMUNITY KUNDALINI YOGA with Laura Stevens
Saturday, October 27, 4:15-5:30pm ~ Kundalini Yoga combines asanas or physical postures with breath work and mantra. All are welcome to this new monthly offering, which strives to create an inclusive community that is a safe space for LGBTQ folks and people of all diverse backgrounds. Beginners and experienced yoga practitioners welcome. 11% of proceeds will go to an organization that supports social and environmental justice ~ this month, to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. $10 suggested donation at door
Samhain ~ Honor The Ancestors!
SACRED DRUM, CHANT & DANCE with the Mother Drum* led by
Laney Goodman, Dave Estes, Kathleen Rouleau, Leah Emerson & Tribe
Saturday, October 27, 7:30-10:30pm ~ doors open 7pm
Come celebrate the Samhain harvest and honor our Ancestors with Sacred Drum, Chant and Dance with the Mother Drum in the four directions using Native American, Goddess and Celtic teachings. Do something a little different this Halloween and celebrate the true meaning of the season as we rejoice in the Harvest and gather to remember and honor our Ancestors, who came before us and paved our way. Please bring a drum or rhythm instrument if you like, and a snack to share with the Tribe. $20 or class card for adults, $10 kids ages 10-16). For more, email Laney or visit sacredwavesofrhythm.com
Free Live Concert ~ Indian Classical Music & Fusion
USTAD KAMAL SABRI & PREMIK RUSSELL TUBBS*
Sunday, October 28, 2-4pm ~ Join acclaimed Indian virtuoso Ustad Kamal Sabri and a host of international artists for a thrilling performance of classical Indian ragas on sarangi (like a sitar) and East-West fusions with Premik, celebrated flute and sax accompanist for Sting, Ravi Shankar, Mahavishnu John McLaughlin, James Taylor, Carlos Santana, Krishna Das and many more. Free but limited space ~ please preregister here or call 617-299-0970. Sample the sarangi music here, and Premik’s joyful heart-opening music here
SOUND HEALING CIRCLE with Brad Brockmann & Comma Williams
Sunday, October 28, 7-9pm ~ doors open 6:45, close 7:20
Join us on the last Sunday of the month to explore the transformative healing powers of sound. You will both co-create and receive sound healing, and learn how to improvise music with a healing intention. Bring your favorite instruments or just yourself, your voice and your love. Prior musical or healing experience is welcome but not required. We look forward to seeing you! Suggested donation $15-25
THE 5 RHYTHMS with Margaux Skalecki
Ecstatic Dance Practice & Authentic Relating
Friday, November 2, 7:30-9:30pm ~ The 5 Rhythms ~ Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical, Stillness ~ create a wave of energetic states of being. Each rhythm has a gateway and a 'map to ecstasy' we each dance to find our own way. This is an evening of returning: to the love of who we are, and to our own wealth of bodily wholeness. All ages, levels of experience welcome, from adults to kids 10+. Wear soft soled shoes, or dance in socks or bare feet, and bring extra layers of clothing. Preregistration suggested ~ sliding scale $15-$25 ~ click on Paypal tab at MargauxSkalecki.com