Joy of Ukulele

With Kimo Hussey

July 1 - 6, 2021
Cortes Island
The ukulele is easy to learn, portable, and FUN to play. Kimo will share his master blueprint to learning, playing, and enjoying this beautiful instrument for many years to come. Kimo Hussey is one of the finest ukulele players on the planet. He performs and teaches worldwide.

Singing in the Vocal River

With Rhiannon

July 11 - 16, 2021
Cortes Island
Rhiannon’s expertise lies with the connection between body and voice, teaching the invention of melody, harmony, rhythm, language, and story while guiding the singer towards the heart and soul of their musical self. Rhiannon is a gifted singer, performance artist, composer, author, and master teacher.

Healing Family & Ancestors: Ritual and Resonant Family Constellations

With Jill Purce

July 21 - 26, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Apr 21, 2021.
Transform inherited patterns into magical blessings. Jill’s unique ceremonial, shamanic healing rites, using chant and family constellations, restore coherence within family fields in oracular ways, unavailable in normal therapy. Excluded relations are reintegrated as powerful allies. Relatives do not need to be living. Individuals and families welcome. Renowned internationally, author Jill Purce pioneered both the sound and ancestral healing movements in the West.

Song of the Drum, Dance of Life

With Gordy Ryan and Zoë Ryan

July 26 - 30, 2021
Cortes Island
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Activate the fire in your hands, the beat in your feet, and the song in your heart! Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the music and dance of the Olatunji Drums of Passion at Hollyhock. Sing, dance, and play on a soulful journey to the well of inspiration. Everyone welcome. Gordy Onayemi Ryan, Zoë Ryan, Sanga Francis, Ade Harris are the core of the Olatunji Drums of Passion. They performed with world renowned Nigerian drummer and educator, Babatunde Olatunji, after whom the hall this program will take place in is named after.

Building a Vocal Community™

With Ysaÿe Barnwell, PhD

July 30 - August 4, 2021
Cortes Island
An awesome power emerges when uncommon voices are blended for the common good. Experience traditional African music, African American spirituals, and civil rights anthems while learning about their extraordinary historical, social, and political context. Everyone welcome.

A Journey of Sound, Movement & Breath

With Michael & Ayi Wong Mayzel and Maria Filippone

September 12 - 17, 2021
Cortes Island
Book now and get 15% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jun 13, 2021.
Connect to your inner process with therapeutic Sound Journeys, and learn about the foundations of sound healing. Enjoy grounding and dynamic yoga practices, and combine chanting with movement. Auditory vibration, movement, stillness, and breath provide the groundwork for healing and transformation. Michael Mayzel and Ayi Wong offer therapeutic Sound Journeys through Shanti Sounds in Nosara, Costa Rica, and internationally. Maria Filipone is a yoga instructor, pilates teacher, and Yoga Thai Massage Therapist.