Music and Mindfulness Retreat – July 2015

I was part of a team recently delivering a 2 day residential creativity retreat at Sudarshanaloka Buddhist Retreat Centre in Thames, on the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand. Our retreat was called Music and Mindfulness and the team consisted of Mindfulness facilitator Akasadaka Robison, a Buddhist ordained in the Triratna order and our assistant Heather Garland, a local … Continue reading Music and Mindfulness Retreat – July 2015

Transformational Festivals, NZ Summer 2015

Summer in New Zealand is full of fabulous lifestyle festivals. My favourites are the 'Transformational Festivals'  that offer camping, musical performances, healers and workshops in modalities including: massage, yoga, tai chi, diet, meditation and what I could loosely call 'philosophy'. For the last couple of years in addition to performing music at the various festivals … Continue reading Transformational Festivals, NZ Summer 2015

The Circle – A place to breathe music. Prana Festival 2015

20 January 2015 Updated 13 October 2105 The Circle Stage first ran as a performance space using Zenergy Facilitation processes at Prana Festival in Opoutere, Coromandel Peninsula over the 4 day New Years Celebration Dec 30 2014 - Jan 2 2015. This blog is here to document The Circle project and hopefully to inspire a conversation about the use of … Continue reading The Circle – A place to breathe music. Prana Festival 2015