The Landscape of Expressive Arts

With Kathleen Horne and Tamara Teeter Knapp

May 31 - June 5, 2019
Cortes Island
Tune in to the natural rhythms of Cortes Island while exploring your own inner landscape with visual art, guided meditation, movement, writing, and sound. Attune to yourself and discover new possibilities for your life.

Science to Source: Mantras & Chanting

With Pat Moffitt Cook, PhD

June 28 - July 2, 2019
Cortes Island
For centuries, civilizations have used mantra, chant, and melodic song to connect with nature and a “Divine Source”. Vedicism is one of the earliest practices to use the science of mantric language and sacred chant for healing and spiritual self-inquiry. Learn, listen, and practice this living, healing art of auditory stimulation.

Effortless Mastery: Liberating the Creative Spirit Within

With Kenny Werner

July 3 - 7, 2019
Cortes Island
Are you ready to liberate the “master creator” within? Learn how to enter “the space” - a realm of effortless thinking, inspiration, and freedom, where creativity and confidence arise naturally. For anyone who seeks joy and mastery in ANY aspect of their life. Musicians and non-musicians welcome.

Joy of Ukulele

With Kimo Hussey

July 7 - 12, 2019
Cortes Island
The ukulele is easy to learn, portable, and FUN to play. Kimo Hussey, Master Musician and Master Teacher, shares his blueprint to learning, playing, and enjoying this beautiful instrument for many years to come. All levels welcome.

Music for Collective Sound

With Morley

July 17 - 21, 2019
Cortes Island
Celebrate the power of our shared humanity: our racial, cultural, and religious diversity, and our interdependence with nature. Explore self-expression with music, songwriting, storytelling, meditation, yoga, and vocal release.

Healing Family & Ancestors: Ritual and Resonance

With Jill Purce

July 26 - 31, 2019
Cortes Island
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. healingvoice.com

Song of the Drum, Dance of Life

With Gordy Ryan and Zoë Ryan

August 9 - 14, 2019
Cortes Island
Activate the fire in your hands, the heat in your feet, and the love in your heart. Sing, dance, and play with drum masters, in a soulful journey to the well of inspiration and creativity. Everyone welcome. -- Gordy Onayemi Ryan, Zoë Ryan, Sanga Francis, Ade Harris - the core of the Olatunji Drums of Passion - performed with Babatunde Olatunji.

Podcasting: The Story from Hear

With Jennifer Moss and Jenni Schine

August 28 - September 1, 2019
Cortes Island
Tune into the power of sound, listening, and community storytelling. Attentive sound-walks, story creation guidance, and technical skills for podcast production advance your acoustic projects within a supportive, group environment.

The Naked Voice Wisdom School

With Chloe Goodchild

September 1 - 6, 2019
Cortes Island
Your authentic voice is your soul’s most intimate friend. Learn sound mantras, sonic codes, and deep-inquiry practices to access the unconditional loving presence within you. Release inhibition and allow self-remembrance to arise. Everyone welcome. -- Chloë Goodchild is a sound visionary, subtle activist, spiritual teacher, and author.