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Human Sound Retreat: Tap into your body of music


We invite you on a beautiful weekend retreat, to come and immerse yourself in nature and tap into your body of music.

You have within you a musical instrument of enormous potential: a body that can create rhythmic beats, a voice with an orchestra of sound and melody, and a mindheart with a lifetime of lyrics. Drawing upon teachings of master teachers like Bobby Mcferrin, and Rhiannon, and inspiration from the Body Music retreat in Brazil, we will be teaching the art of vocal improvisation as a catalyst for finding your unique voice and brand of musical expression - Your heart’s song.

Let the lush bush surroundings of the Blue Mountains, morning yoga, delicious vegetarian food, outdoor sauna and open fire inspire your music to rise!

By the end of the weekend you will feel nourished and will have learned improvisational singing, body percussion, freestyle wording and practiced playing with these forms within a group - creating spontaneous circle songs in the moment that express our unique human sound.

Music and nature will be our guides, as we deep dive together into an uplifting, transformative and healing journey to tap into your body of music.

The retreat will be held in Bilpin in the Blue mountains at an off the grid eco lodge, 1.5 hours from Sydney. The lodge is in a secluded nature setting surrounded by 30 acres of bush.

The lodge offers a beautiful and comfortable nature escape with open plan accommodation, an outdoor sauna, fire pit, dam, tree house, chicken coup and veggie patch! We promise, you are going to love it!

The retreat’s music workshops will be facilitated by Simon Jankelson who is an award winning musician, experienced and qualified music facilitator and trainer. Simon passion is music expression - he has inspired and taught thousands of people around the world to find their voices and share their song through The Human Sound Project. He has spoken on Channel 10, appeared at TEDx events, VIVID Sydney and was named on 40 UNDER 40’s list of future leaders of the Asia’s design industry. He is also an award winning musician having written albums produced by Bob Clearmountain (Rolling Stones, Radiohead) in Los Angeles and released by Universal records. Simon trains musicians in community music practice through A Sound Life to bring the gift of their music into hospital settings, aged care and disability facilities around Australia.

Felicity is a kinesiologist, yoga & meditation teacher. She will lead morning yoga, meditation and sound healings each day and will have one on one kinesiology and sound healing sessions available upon request throughout the retreat (https://www.felicityhale.com). Felicity is passionate about living a mindful and connected life. She loves to help others tap into their own intuition and bring awareness to their emotions and heart desires. Her kinesiology sessions can help to address the root cause and eliminate psychological blockages around creativity, the voice, improvisation and body movement.

Katka will be our resident chef for the weekend, serving up delicious, nourishing, vegetarian food. She has over 20 years experience in the hospitality industry and makes the most delicious sweet treats!

Weekend offerings:

▪ All meals included, delicious and nourishing vegetarian communal dinners (any dietary requirements can be catered for).

▪ Open plan communal accommodation in a rustic eco lodge. (bunk beds)

▪ Group vocal & singing workshops.

▪ Felicity will have one on one kinesiology or sound healing sessions available upon request throughout the retreat (https://www.felicityhale.com)

▪ Morning yoga & meditation. Practice morning yoga and meditation in lush bush surrounds.

▪ A fire ceremony where we will let go and release anything holding us back in life.

▪ Outdoor sauna.

▪ Camp fire, bush walk & nature time.

▪ Make new friends and set new intentions.

▪ No 1 priority – make music & enjoy yourself!

Early Bird Offer:
Places are limited to 10 people. We have an early bird offer of $450 for the weekend, please secure your payment by 31 January 2019. Thereafter the fee for the weekend will be $490.

For more info and bookings contact Simon on 0422 819 610 or contact@humansoundproject.com and at http://www.humansoundproject.com

Or Contact Felicity on 0433 031 260 or felicity@felicityhale.com and at https://www.felicityhale.com

Share your voice!
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