Excitement has not helped me create great work. Excitement takes over my head and makes loud thoughts.
Here is the transcript from the workshop ‘Presencing Collective Intelligence’ that I facilitated as part of the New Frontiers Conference held in Trentham, Wellington, New Zealand / Aotearoa on March 12, 2019.
Creativity & Music Papaioea / Palmerston North 2017 was subsidised by Palmerston North Creative Communities under the Arts Access and Participant fund. More photos of this workshop are available here What worked? All of it. The sharing was well facilitated so really great sharing where people could be comfortable. The different range of exercises wasContinue reading “Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017”
Tēnā koutou ki aku tauira o te ao puoro. He mihi nui ki a koutou. He mihi tautoko hoki mō ō koutou mahi i a ra, i a ra, kia tipu ai ō koutou pukenga waiata, ō koutou pukenga taonga puoro, ō koutou pukenga tito waiata hoki. Welcome to all my music students and myContinue reading “Student update October 2017”
E nga kaiwaiata, e nga kaiako, e nga mohiotanga katoa, tena koutou. Acknowledgements to the singers, to the teachers, and to all our knowledge. Creativity&Music workshops are transformational and experiential group musical encounters. Music-making in a group is a great way to be in the ‘now’ . The style of delivery uses the Zenergy facilitation model. www.zenergyglobal.comContinue reading “What is a Creativity&Music workshop?”
Tena koutou e āku tauira rerehua. E koha ana ahau ki a koutou te wero o te waiata, kia tito waiata, kia whakatinana mai hoki te ia o te waiata. Acknowledgements and greetings to my beautiful students. I extend to you the challenge of music, of songwriting, of the embodiment of music. The last round ofContinue reading “Student Update July/August 2017”
Tena koutou katoa, he mihi nui ki a koutou. I’ve spent the last week in Auckland with my students, visiting family and friends. I was also lucky enough to attend Cian Elyse Waitī’s wonderful play Te Puhi which was part of the incredible Tamaki Makaurau Matariki Festival. I facilitated a wonderful Creativity&Music workshop in ThamesContinue reading “Student Update June 2017”
Are you up for some winter music fun? Do you fancy getting some new skills happening while the nights are long and there’s plenty of time to practise? There will be a special series of Creativity & Music workshops throughout New Zealand this winter. Come and play music with a group of people who are also exploringContinue reading “Winter workshops 2017”
Hello to all my students! If you’d like to book a lesson with me during May 2017 please contact me soon as I am creating my schedule over the next couple of days. Thank you for all the great sessions we have had this last April, I am learning so much from each of you. ThingsContinue reading “Student update May 2017”
Kia ora koutou! I have noticed in these last few cycles that my body wants to break down around Autumn equinox each year. I have had a variety of ‘symptoms’ from internal pain, sore knees and legs, adrenal fatigue symptoms (being really physically tired all the time) and one year, after catching ‘nits/headlice’, I developedContinue reading “Autumn is a time for resting”