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  • Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,146.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,014.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,726.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,348.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,088.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,820.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,674.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,554.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,410.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,274.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,110.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,044.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $1,960.00
  • Commuter – CAD $982.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on June 22
Ends with lunch on June 26

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $550 CAD

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities (does not include tuition). Click here for details.

Scholarships: We believe that everyone should have equitable access to Hollyhock program experiences, and that our diverse community should be reflected in all that we do. We are committed to identifying and removing barriers to access through our scholarship program. While we strive to be accessible and inclusive to all, a limited number of scholarships are available ranging from 25%-90% of costs.

We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Please contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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Rhythm Bliss: Mindful Hand Drumming & Movement Immersion

With Alexandra Jai and Michael Millman

June 22 - 26, 2022

Experience Joy, Connection and Serenity through the Spirit of the Drum.

In this 4-day “Rhythm Reset”, you will learn to use the drum as a tool for calming your mind, energizing your body and uplifting your spirit. Integrate mindful movement and breath practices to receive optimal benefit from the drumming experience. Immerse yourself in rhythm healing on sacred land by the water’s edge. Together as a community, and supported by the Rhythm Bliss Family Band, we’ll connect in rhythm and movement under the stars and at the treasured Olatunji Hall where master drummer Babatunde Olatunji shared his rhythm medicine.

Drumming can be powerfully helpful and healing in times of stress, anxiety and trauma. I have experienced Alexandra’s teachings first hand. I highly recommend her work to anyone looking to use the enchantment of rhythm for wellness, stress release and healing. – Dr. Gabor Mate, International Best Selling Author and Trauma Expert

No musical experience is required. All you need is a beating heart.

Schedule

A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Health & Safety

Learn more about Hollyhock’s health and safety policies here.

Presenters

Alexandra Jai
Alexandra Jai hails from Santiago, Chile and is a hand drumming and yoga teacher, rhythm and movement facilitator and performer with over 30 years of experience. Initiated in her teens into the healing power of the drum by Nigerian master drummer Olatunji Babatunde, Alexandra plunged heart-first into the study of hand drumming, learning traditional West African, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian and Middle Eastern drumming from master percussionists across the globe. Called to share the healing she’d received, in 2003 Alexandra co-founded Rhythm Bliss (formerly “Drum Mama Studios”) where she began integrating hand drumming instruction with yoga philosophy, mindful movement and breath practices.…
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Michael Millman
Michael Millman is co-founder and Chief Beat Keeper of Rhythm Bliss Mindful Hand Drumming & Movement, a global online rhythm meditation program and community with over a thousand members worldwide. A reformed corporate lawyer turned award-winning creative director, songwriter and videographer, Michael is a passionate musician, community builder and storyteller having produced the campaign video to successfully re-elect Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada’s first Indigenous Attorney General and Minister of Justice, while proudly serving on the board of Cortes Island’s own Power of Hope Youth Arts Empowerment Camps. rhythmbliss.com
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