2017 Summer Solstice at the Labyrinth

There was a lovely crowd in attendance at the 2017 Summer Solstice walk at the ‘Awapuhi Labyrinth on the evening of June 20. Were you there? To find out about future events –like the upcoming September 22 Fall Equinox walk– get on the mailing list.

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Leaving my bubble/The beat goes on…

I recently heard a podcast in which a man named Max, in service of breaking out of his routine, “leaving his bubble,” created an app to randomly choose a Facebook event for him to attend—drinking with Russians, acroyoga, a community pancake breakfast. The algorithm chose; Max attended. He then went on to take it much further. An inspiring read.

I am shifting my focus. After two years of offering Rhythm Full Circle classes at Kalani Retreat Center here on the Big Island, I am withdrawing from these regular events and turning to a new adventure, the ‘Awapuhi Labyrinth.

The beat goes on…I am happy to share Rhythm Full Circle with your group of five or more participants. Email me!

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Explore Rhythm…

…from the inside out

TaKeTiNa circle participantsStarting on the Big Island March 2015. Immerse yourself in this form of moving, musical exploration. Develop your awareness and deepen your understanding of rhythm in its many forms. You don’t need to play an instrument. People from all paths come together to transform their relationship to music, to each other, and to life. Bring your curiosity! More info…

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Are you “rhythmically challenged”?

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When I talk to someone for the first time about Rhythm Full Circle, often that person claims to be “rhythmically challenged” or have “no rhythm.” How can that be? Your heart beats. Your breath flows in and out. Cycles of moons and seasons regulate your life. Our world is a symphony of vibration, pulse, and pattern.

We are rhythmic beings and being in rhythm is our natural state. A rhythm circle, based on the TaKeTiNa Rhythm Process, is a place to re-connect with this natural state. There is no agenda, schedule, or finished product. We don’t know how far we will go—the journey itself is the goal.

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TaKeTiNa at Polestar on the Big Island

DAM-BBO-rainbowTaKeTiNa comes to the Big Island of Hawai‘i!

Join me, Deborah, and my colleague Heidi Lawson at

Polestar Spiritual Community for

three delicious hours of  rhythmic exploration.

Polestar

7 Noni Farm Road near Pāhoa

Saturday, May 17, 2014

from 1 to 4 in the afternoon

no charge  |  love donations accepted

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Rhythm & Fractals

Perfect-Geometric-Patterns-In-Nature9__880LISTEN to the report on NPR: Rhythm in music is about timing — when notes start and stop. And now scientists say they’ve found a curious pattern that’s common to musical rhythm. It’s a pattern also found in nature.

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What indeed?

whatnextI’ve just returned from the
Bay Area and a week of immersion
in the TaKeTiNa field.

This patch of sidewalk lies
just beside the community center
where all major TaKeTiNa
trainings, workshops, and
other events have taken place
over the last ten years.
I’ve tread this path many times,
but this time it held
particular significance.

Perhaps, you, too, will find
the question intriguing.

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