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The Embodied Voice

With Amy Thiessen

June 16 - 21, 2023
Cortes Island
Our voice is both the channel through which we excavate past traumas and conditioning as well as a vehicle through which we may find healing & reconciliation with the various facets (voices) of our being. In each embodied voice session, you will be guided into a new dimension of voice…

Joy of Ukulele: Beyond C, F, & G7

With Kimo Hussey

June 30 - July 5, 2023
Cortes Island
Beyond C, F, & G7 is the much-anticipated extension of our Joy of Ukulele series with master player and teacher, Kimo Hussey. Expand your aptitude and appreciation of this beloved instrument by embracing new techniques to enhance musical quality.

Singing in the Vocal River

With Rhiannon

July 14 - 19, 2023
Cortes Island
Hear your own song and learn new ones as you find your place in the world of music and invention. This program is for strong singers with solid, inventive skills in rhythm and pitch, and are comfortable singing in a group setting. Together, we stretch our intuitive courage, tell our…

The Song & Dance of the Drum at Olatunji Hall

With Gordy Onayemi Ryan and Zoë Ryan

July 28 - August 2, 2023
Cortes Island
Bumbamba! - Celebrate Life! Activate the Fire in your hands, the Beat in your feet, and the Song in your Heart on this Soulful journey in Rhythm at the Olatunji Hall.

Science, Art, Sound, and the Sacred

With Merlin Sheldrake and Cosmo Sheldrake

August 2 - 6, 2023
Cortes Island
What we call art and science both arise from our faculties of imagination, wonder, and curiosity. In this program, we explore the entanglements between science, art, sound, and the sacred in a beautiful wild setting. 

Songs of The Open Road: Exploring The Practice of Pilgrimage

With Dawn Pemberton and Jenn Cianca

September 8 - 13, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Jun 9, 2023.
For centuries, across cultures, and around the world people have made pilgrimages—moving towards distant, unfamiliar and often sacred places. While the destination often promised spiritual or personal redemption, the journey itself became a means of personal transformation and social connection. Today, pilgrimages continue to offer individuals unique opportunity to explore…

Courageous Spaces & Cultural Intersections: Movement and Your Cultural Compass

With Heidi MacPherson

September 22 - 26, 2023
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off campus rates! Offer valid until Jun 23, 2023.
Cultural intersectional pedagogy teaches us to live in a courageous space, the space that marginalized and stateless individuals survive in every day. What are cultural intersections and how do we navigate diversity through mindful, thoughtful, and courageous living? Create and develop your Cultural Compass that guides you towards holistic living…