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 … Continue 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 … Continue 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 … Continue 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 … Continue 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 … Continue 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 … Continue reading Autumn is a time for resting
Creativity & Music workshop THAMES June 2017 I love the way anything is possible in Karen’s workshops, how intuitively and expertly she is able to hold space, how safe I/we feel to allow what is… and from that allowing comes … Continue reading Student feedback
Kia ora tatou, I am writing this ‘newsletter’ type blog post specifically for my students and those who are interested in studying creativity and music with me this year. I am organising myself a little differently in 2017. I have … Continue reading Musical conversations 2017
A second Music and Mindfulness retreat with Karen Hunter and Akasadaka Robison was held and Sudarshanaloka Buddhist retreat centre, near Parawai / Thames in the Coromandel in October 2016. Here are two testimonials from participants : “Akasadaka & Karena created … Continue reading Music & Mindfulness retreat 2016
An interesting new completion and celebration process emerges during a ‘wrap’ session for a hard working team. There were ten people in the group with one additional member who ‘skyped in’ for one hour during the day. I had chosen ‘self … Continue reading Are you the RIGHT facilitator for this group?