The Eastern Mass
Rhythm Festival 13th Annual EMRF on August 5, 2017

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2017 WORKSHOPS

Anna Crocker African Dance 2

West African Dance

with Anna Crocker
& Mike Rinker on djembe

LOCATION: HILLTOP (12 – 1pm)

Anna Crocker's West African dance class is designed to move your feet, body and soul.

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jess jewels hooping

Hula Hoop Dance and Flow

with Jessie Jewels

LOCATION: BIRCH GROVE (12 – 1pm)

“Hooping” is an evolving form of movement, fitness and meditation. We don’t just learn to waist hula hoop! We also explore off body hooping, moving within the space of the hoop and rhythm.

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Laney Goodman 2

Sacred Drum,
Chant and
the Mother Drum

with Laney Goodman

LOCATION: VISITOR CENTER (12 – 1pm)

We will drum, chant and dance in the four directions of the Medicine Wheel.

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Sayon Camara 3

Traditional Sounds
of the African Drum

with Sayon Camara

LOCATION: HILLTOP (1:30 – 2:30pm)

Play the the songs of the djembe as they are heard in the traditional village culture of the Malinke people in the Sankaran region of Guinea.

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Neylan Belly Dance

Tribal Belly Dance

with Neylan

LOCATION: BIRCH GROVE
(1:30 – 2:30pm)

Tribal belly dance is a beautiful way to express your creativity while connecting with your ancient feminine spirit.

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Ami Sarasvati 3

Learn to Play
the Native American
Style Flute

with Ami Sarasvati

LOCATION: VISITOR CENTER
(1:30 – 2:30pm)

No musical experience necessary! The Native American style flute is a musical instrument that is easy to learn to play.

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Lev Camara 2

Village Dance
of the Sankaran Malinke of Guinea

with Lev Camara

LOCATION: HILLTOP (3 – 4pm)

Lev is incredibly passionate about dance.
When asked, she states emphatically, “I love to dance!”

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zimbabwean marimba

Dabble in Zimbabwean Marimba

with Jacob Wolff

LOCATION: BIRCH GROVE (3 – 4pm)

Participants in this workshop will learn to play various parts, as an ensemble, of an arrangement of a Zimbabwean marimba song, "Kukaiwa."

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Bhakti Blis Kirtan

Kirtan Chanting

with Bhakti Bliss

LOCATION: VISITOR CENTER (3 – 4pm)

Kirtan is many things. Also known as Bhakti Yoga, this practice was developed in India many thousands of years ago.

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