HAND DRUMMING COURSE
With Jimi Dale
Jimi has been teaching African style hand drum courses in Auckland since 1995. These classes are using djembe drums from West Africa and will concentrate on West African rhythms and songs and there will be a focus on how polyrhythm works and how to use rhythm to inspire your own ability to improvise Also we will explore some of the healing music and Rhythms of southern Africa Recently Jimi has also been working the deeper aspects of how rhythm and sound affects how we feel and react to life situations and we may explore some of thises aspects as well.
There will be a chance to learn some African dance for those who wish
@ St Columba Church,
92 Surrey Cres, Grey Lynn.
Thursday 13th February to 20th March 2014
6pm till 8pm
COST: $100 for 6 weeks or $20 per class
BOOKING ESSENTIAL: PH. JIMI 846 9663 or 021 123 2037
Drums Are Supplied
“Rhythm is the pulse of life if your heart is beating you can drum”
N’JINJI AFRICAN DRUM DANCE & MUSIC
Easter Retreat with Chris Berry
Come learn the healing rhythms, dances, songs and stories of the four elements - Earth Water Fire Air.
Sunday evening, we wil put them together in a Banyumba ceremony. In Zimbabwe, tis ceremony is used to connect with Ancestral Spirits.
Camp starts Friday 9am
9 - 10:30am Drumming
10:45am - 12:15pm Dance
12:15 - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:45pm drumming
3 - 4:30pm dance
4:45 - 5:15pm m’bira
7:30-9pm storytelling & singing
for each of the elements
Sunday schedule is subject to change, working towards the evening ceremony.
Sunday 7:30pm Banyumba ceremony
TANGIHUA LIONS LODGE
Uniquely located in a conservation area, the
Tangihua Lions lodge sits in a secluded clearing
in the Tangihua forest. The Tangihua Forest is
situated halfway between Whangarei on
Northland’s east coast, and Dargaville.
APRIL 18 - 21, 2014
Includes Tuition & Camping
(Food not included)
$300 until 6/01/2014 (first 20 people only)
$330 until 6/02/2014
Confirm your place with
non-refundable $100 deposit
Drum hire $10 for the camp
Bank account details for direct deposit:
Your name and N’Jinji as reference
Mail cheques to:
78 Taylors Rd
Mt Albert, Auckland 1025
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