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Classes & Events

Table of Contents:

1) A Course in Movement Transformation (Sept-Nov).

2) Folk Art Guild Open House & Apple Festival (Oct 14 & 15).

3) Open Channels & Mobile Monastery collaboration in Rochester & the Folk Art Guild (Oct 30th- Nov 8th).

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​1A Course In Movement Transformation

A 7-week series exploring expressive movement to see & transform thoughts and feelings through dance, meditation and chanting practices.

Areas of focus will include Embody Your Medicine ecstatic dance through the elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Wind & Spirit (from the teachings of Darren Silver), sitting meditation, exploring perspectives of attitudes/feelings/thoughts, chanting and group discussion. Each week participants will have the opportunity to deepen their connection to each element and explore bringing that awareness into their movement practice.

Please sign up online, or email ben@openchannelshealth.com to attend.

10 participant capacity. Attend any or all classes, full attendance of the course is not necessary.

 

When: Wednesdays 7 - 8:30pm (starting September 27th)

Where: Open Channels office (288 Monroe Ave, above Natural Oasis)

Suggested Dana of $10-20/class

Outline of the course

1) September 27: Earth

2) October 4: Water

3) October 11: Fire

4) October 18: Wind

5) October 25: Spirit

6) November 1: Movement Flow with Mobile Monastery

7) November 8: Attitude with Mobile Monastery

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2) Folk Art Guild Open House & Apple Festival

When: 12pm -4pm, October 14 & 15

Where: 1445 Upper Hill Road Middlesex, NY 14507

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3) Open Channels and Mobile Monastery Chataqua Tour Fall 2023 collaboration:

All events offered by donation to give people the opportunity to explore giving as a spiritual practice.

Meet the Mobile Monastery here.

Rochester Events:

October 31st (Tuesday)

     11am - 4pm: Massage & Tea

November 1st (Wednesday)

     5 - 7pm: Interpersonal circling practices

     7 - 8:30pm: Movement Flow

November 8th (Wednesday)

     5 - 7pm: Massage & Tea

     7 - 8:30pm: Dharma Talk: A Buddhist perspective on attitudes and how to live with greater happiness

 

Drop in. Come for one day or all days! Stay for an hour or 3 hours! No registration necessary.

Folk Art Guild (Middlesex) Events:

A weekend of Movement, Sacred Relating & Sauna.

Come for 1 day or both days! Stay for an hour or 9 hours!

Saturday, November 4th 10am - 7pm Wellness Day 

10am Opening Ceremony

10:30 Embodiment and Movement Meditation

12pm Lunch and Q&A

1:30 Sacred Relating: Authentic Communication

3pm Female bodied Sauna and Men's Group

4:30 Male bodied Sauna and Women's Intimacy Circle

6pm Dinner and Closing Circle

Sunday, November 5th 10am - 7pm Wellness Day

10am Opening Ceremony

10:30 Embodiment and Ecstatic Dance

12pm Lunch and Q&A

1:30 Sacred Relating: Interpersonal Circling Practices

3pm Female bodied Sauna and Men's Group

4:30 Male bodied Sauna and Women's Intimacy Circle

6pm Dinner and Closing Circle

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