Sonic Tonic: Sing the Body by Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors

For the past two months, we have been exploring the healing properties of rhythm. We explored Gabrielle Roth’s concept of 5 Rhythms in depth and listened to examples of each of the rhythms: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness. Christine Stevens in her book Sound Medicine calls Rhythm, “Medicine for the Body” If the bodyContinue reading “Sonic Tonic: Sing the Body by Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors”

Be like water my friend (Flowing)

This month, we are exploring Gabrielle Roth’s moving meditation entitled 5 Rhythms. This week, we are diving into the first rhythm, Flowing. Yesterday, we began our exploration into the flowing rhythm that frees our heart to creatively express its authentic feelings. This Rhythm is associated with the element of water. When we imagine a riverContinue reading “Be like water my friend (Flowing)”

A Study of Rhythm: Flowing like water

Last week, we began exploring the medicine of rhythm. We learned that rhythm is the primary medicine for the body, and we began exploring moving meditation, through Gabrielle Roth’s concept of 5Rhythms. Last week, we learned that the dancing path contains several shamanic tasks, the first of which is to free the body to experienceContinue reading “A Study of Rhythm: Flowing like water”

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