Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017

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 was great exposure to different processes for helping work / expand … Continue reading Creativity & Music Papaioea 2017

What is a Creativity&Music workshop?

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.com Participants explore a range of activities to encourage an atmosphere … Continue reading What is a Creativity&Music workshop?

Student Update July/August 2017

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 of workshops and lessons has been a delight with so much … Continue reading Student Update July/August 2017

Student Update June 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 Thames yesterday – we were a magic group of seven bravely … Continue reading Student Update June 2017

Winter workshops 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 exploring self expression with sound. Bring with your voice, your instrument … Continue reading Winter workshops 2017

Autumn is a time for resting

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 developed formication (the sensation of ants crawling under the skin). Each … Continue reading Autumn is a time for resting