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Deer sound lovers, I’m happy to invite all of you to one of the most incredible festival in Erope- Boom festival in Portugal, august- 11-18.
The aim of this year is a shamanism.
My mission there is bringing a puls and make a music, gather a people true a drummimg and sound.
The gathering of the tribes, Boom is a celebration of Peace, Art, Sustainability, Visionary Culture, Love, Sacred Earth and the Art. At Boom music is sacred to. The dancefloors are temples where to transcend ordinary states of perception and the limitations of our egos. Through dance and music, we can reconnect
to our own individual divine essence.
It is the most ancient cartography to the invisible realms, when Man and Nature lived in tune,connected to the elements…in synch with the beating heart of the whole tribe. The beating of the drum allows to achieve an altered state of consciousness or to travel on a journey between the physical & spiritual
Dear Women and sisters, Im ( Xenia URANOVA) happy to invite you to international Woman feminist gathering in France, 24-30 of July 2016. My mission there is bringing a puls and make a music circles, gather a womens true a drummimg and sound. Second misison is to open discussion panel about sustainibility and comunitys living.
This event is a 5-day long feminist meeting in an « eco-domain, in Normandy aria. We will be able to discuss, learn and share our thoughts on feminist topics that are rarely discussed; attend talks or participate in creative workshops, open mic nights, and parties; simply walk among the greenery and relax; and, most importantly, meet feminists and lesbians from all over the world, particularly Europe and North Africa
See you there! XU
Thi s workshop I about self-exploring andcreativity, cultures, music traditions. Its forthose who are fascinated by sound-therapy and music-healing, who teach rhythmic, or who work with body or dance. , for those who want to learn about a big family of a Frame Drums.
XENIA URANOVA ( Russia) – is a musician, traveler, educator, musical therapy and voice yoga enthusiast . Xenia presents authentic alternative methods of working with rhythm, improvisation, breath and voice emission with using a frame drums and the Indian rhythmic method as alternative and intuitive tool to study a rhythmic in music. Xenia’s biggest passion is one of the world’s oldest, archetypalinstrument – frame drum. She studied from world-known masters from Israel, Iran, Africa and India. She conducts intensive frame drum workshops, drumming circles, sound meditations ,musical events and playing a concerts.
Frame drum- is one of the oldest and archetypical instruments invented by our race, has been a favorite of artists since the earliest cultures and has a pictorial history unmatched by any other drum .Till now the Shamans play drums to achieve the trance and contact with other worlds.. In our times the frame drum is in prodigious boom position. The long and deep sound of that rhythmic instrument can bring us to a very special point, where the heartbeat, breath and mind become one. Everything has a rhythm and when you are in sync with these rhythms, life flows. Through rhythm you can find peace in chaos and harmony in discord.
The rhythm is the essence of our nature. He exists in our bodies, hearts, breathing. It exist in vibrations of atoms in the seasons cycles, ticking clock, earth orbit . There is no part of creation, which did not contain the rhythm. The drumming can become a very personal journey… When you find a balance and sense of security in relation with yourself.
Through the connection with inner rhythm We open Transition To Unknown inner space.
See all program below: http://www.shankrafestival.ch/
This is one of its kind musical tour to Georgia with frame drums and polyphonic singing workshops. We are setting off for a sensual journey to the mystical land at the foot of the Greater Caucasus, for a deep dive into the magic of music and rituals at the the crossroads of cultures.We will experience freedom and areas of the mountains from the horseback, enjoy delicous Georgian cuisine and first-class qvevri wines…
and enrich ourselves with another sense 🙂
Frame Drumming and Oriental Rhythms musical workshop by Xenia Uranova ( Takita Frame Drum School)
This workshop I about self-exploring and creativity, cultures, music traditions. Its for those who are fascinated by sound-therapy and music-healing, who teach rhythmic, or who work with body or dance. , for those who want to learn about a big family of a Frame Drums. Looking forward to being with all who are called to the circle. No experience is needed.
About Xeina Uranova: is a frame drum artist, musician, instructor, cultural animator, traveler, yoga and sound-therapy enthusiast. She is inspired by the world’s musical traditions, from indigenous cultures to classical music of East.She presents authentic alternative methods of working with rhythm, improvisation, breath and voice emission with using a frame drums and the Indian rhythmic method as alternative and intuitive tool to study a rhythmic in music. Xenia’s biggest passion is one of the world’s oldest, archetypal instrument – frame drum. She studied from world-known masters from Israel, Iran, Africa and India.
TAKITA FRAME DRUM SCHOOL is focused in teaching traditional world rhythms , frame drum techniques, rhythmic methods in music and vocal yoga elements. Xenias conduct intensive workshops, drumming circles, musical performances and events. Her activityes take place in yoga centers, alternative knowledge conventions, musical schools, healing and shamanic festivals, multicultural and self development events.
See more – www.xeniauranova.com
FOR ALL PROGRAM DETAILS AND CONTACTS LOOK BELOW:
Dates: 09.09.2016 (Friday) – 18.09.2016 (Sunday)
Itinerary ( be aware, that this your program is created by Maja Linder, all rights reserved)
Day 1. 09.09.2016 (Friday)
Flight to Georgia. Transfer from Tbilisi International Airport to the hostel. Overnight in a hostel in Tbilisi*.
Accommodation: hostel in Tbilisi.
* participants arriving to other cities need to get to Tbilisi on their own till 11:00 AM on Saturday (10.09.2016) the latest. We do not provide airport transfer from airports outside of Tbilisi, we coordinate arrivals and participants and advise on best transfer options.
Day 2. 10.09.2016 (Saturday)
After late breakfast in a hostel, city walk through the streets of Tbilisi. At the State Museum of Georgian Folk Songs and Musical Instruments we join a specially designed for us musical presentation on Georgian music and instruments. Afterwards we go up to the Narikala Fortress with a cable car and get back down walking to the Old Tbilisi. In the evening we taste traditional Georgian food during a feast in one of the local restaurants.
Meals: breakfast in a hostel, dinner in a restaurant.
Accommodation: hostel in Tbilisi.
Day 3. 11.09.2016 (Sunday)
After breakfast two-hour car drive to Jokolo village situated in Pankisi Gorge at the Georgian – Russian (Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingusheti) and Azerbaijan borders. On the way we visit Ujarma Fortress. Lunch at guesthouse in Jokolo. After lunch we take a short cultural tour with a local guide – we visit mosques and churches, learn about Kists’ traditions and local customs. Dinner at the guesthouse. During dinner Nazy – our host in Jokolo, tells about herself and living in Chechen society.
Meals: breakfast in hostel in Tbilisi, lunch and dinner in guesthouse in Jokolo.
Accommodation: guesthouse in Jokolo.
Day 4. 12.09.2016 (Monday)
Morning yoga or running along the Alazani river bank. After breakfast, frame drumming workshop with Xenia Uranova (3 hours)*. Lunch at the guesthouse. Concert of Sufis’ zikr by female ensemble from Pankisi – a unique Sufis’ female confraternity can be found only in Pankisi valley. We hear traditional Sufis’ zikr and learn to sing together with Kists’ singers. After a day fulfilled with musical activities we take part in culinary workshop led by Nazy’s mother. We prepare traditional Kist dinner comprising of Chechen (Jijik, Galnish) as well as Georgian (Khachapuri) cuisine dishes.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner in form of a workshop at guesthouse in Jokolo.
Accommodation: guesthouse in Jokolo.
* depending on weather conditions the workshop take place at the guesthouse or at the area of stone amphitheater 20 min walk away from our guesthouse.
Day 5. 13.09.2016 (Tuesday)
Morning yoga or running along the Alazani river bank. After breakfast frame drumming workshop with Xenia Uranova (3 hours). Lunch at the guesthouse. We meet Dziriani ensemble that leads daira drum workshop and gives us a concert of traditional Georgian music coming from another region of Georgia – Racha. We have an opportunity to try ourselves with Georgian polyphonic singing and learn through practice more details about Georgian folk instruments. If the weather allows we feast dinner together under the blue sky.
Meals: breakfast, lunch at guesthouse in Jokolo, dinner depending on weather conditions either in guesthouse or outdoors.
Accommodation: guesthouse in Jokolo.
Day 6. 14.09.2016 (Wednesday)
Morning yoga. After breakfast full-day horse tour to the shepherds’ huts in the Greater Caucasus mountains (ca. 5 hours) surrounding the Pankisi Gorge. We have picnic on the way. At the shepherds’ huts we see and learn the traditional cheese-making process. After jointly prepared dinner we sing by the campfire. Overnight at the shepherds’ huts or in tents depending on space availability.
Meals: breakfast at the guesthouse in Jokolo, packed lunch for the tour, simple dinner at the camp.
Accommodation: shepherds’ huts or tents**
**participants need to take their own sleeping bags and mats, we provide tents. Sleeping bags and mats can be also rented in Georgia – advance notice needed.
Day 7. 15.09.2016 (Thursday)
Morning yoga. After breakfast at the camp we ride back to Jokolo. Picnic on the way. After reaching the guesthouse free time for participants to read a book, walk around Jokolo village, swim in the Alazani river etc. Dinner at the guesthouse.
Meals: breakfast at the camp, packed lunch for the tour, dinner at the guesthouse.
Accommodation: guesthouse in Jokolo.
Day 8. 16.09.2016 (Friday)
Morning yoga or running along Alazani river bank. After breakfast we leave Pankisi Valley and drive towards Sighnaghi -city of wine and love, located in the Eastern Kakheti. On the way we visit Alaverdi Monastery and Ikalto Academy, where we learn about ancient wine making process with use of qvevri – part of UNESCO protected heritage. Next we stop over to have a lunch at cult place for all foodies – Matsoni House. We taste natural products like honey, matsoni yoghurt, nuts, cheese, bread. Upon arrival to Sighnaghi we meet Zedashe ensemble, that hosts workshop in Georgian polyphony and dances for us. After the workshop we have a traditional Georgian supra with Zedashe and John Wurdeman, owner of Pheasant’s Tears vineyard, who tells about wines in the Kakheti region.
Meals: breakfast at guesthouse in Jokolo, supra at Pheasant’s Tears in Sighnaghi.
Accommodation: guesthouse in Sighnaghi.
Day 9. 17.09.2016 (Saturday)
Morning yoga or running, breakfast at the guesthouse, walking tour around Singhaghi with a local guide, drive back to Tbilisi, free time for shopping, walking around Tbilisi, in the evening dinner at one of the Tbilisi restaurants.
Meals: breakfast in Sighnaghi, dinner at the restaurant in Tbilisi.
Accommodation: hostel in Tbilisi.
Day 10. 18.09.2016 (Sunday)
Transfer to the airport. Depart to the country of orgin.
Price: 850 USD (excluding flight tickets – happy to assist you in locating the cheapest flights!)
Booking fee 350 USD paid via bank transfer to 7Senses Travel account. Remaining amount (500 USD) paid in cash on the ground in Georgia directly to 7Senses Travel leader.
Group size 5-10 participants. The minimum number of participants for this trip amounts to 5 people.
Price includes: accommodation in line with itinerary – hostels and guesthouses, all transfers with comfort minivans or 4×4 vehicles in line with itinerary, English/ German/ Russian speaking leader/ guide depending on group set up, all meals in line with itinerary (Chechen, Georgian and European cuisine, non-alcoholic beverages: coffee, tea, water), supra at Pheasant’s Tears in Sighnaghi, musical program (frame drumming workshop with Xenia Uranova in Jokolo, Georgian music workshop with Zedashe ensemble in Sighnaghi, zikr workshop with Sufis’ zikr ensemble in Jokolo, daira drum workshop and concert of Dziriani ensemble in Jokolo), tours in line with itinerary (2-day horse trip into the mountains, half-day cultural tour in Jokolo, short tour in Sighnaghi, walking tours in Tbilisi), English-, Russian- and German speaking leader depending on group set up, travel insurance.
Price does not include: airfares, meals and non-alcoholic beverages not listed in the itinerary, alcoholic beverages, camping equipment except for tents (sleeping bags, sleeping mats etc.) – all the necessary equipment can be rented at additional charge, all other expenses not covered by the itinerary.
All participants need to come to Tbilisi till 11:00 AM on 9th of September the latest, regardless their city of arrival to Georgia. We organize transfers exclusively from/ to Tbilisi airport. We advise on best transfers from other cities and coordinate participants to share the costs.
The below services can be added to our program at extra charge:
- Possibility to buy musical instruments (daira, panduri, chonguri),
- Possibility to buy traditional felt products made by Kist women,
- Rental of trekking and camping equipment.
SEE US ECSTATIC DANCING in May! We go drumming, dancing, chiling, trancing :) Save a date! Enjoy a 5 hours adventure with your tribe of dancing hearts. This Ecstatic Dance features: -a full show of Brooklyn based performer Srikalogy - DJ & drummer Pascal de Lacaze - Soul Singer Jocely B. Smith - Frame drummer Xenia Uranova - Live Chillout by surprise act - a yoga warm-up with Alex Kroeker - an audiovisual transmission & poetry by The Grand Peter Newman GUIDELINES Ecstatic Dance is is not a club night, it is an urban dance ritual. Please respect the following guidelines: No shoes and no talking on the dancefloor. We will not serve alcoholic drinks. We get high on beats, endorphines and VEGAN DELICACIES Sanket and Bali from Vegan Spirit will offer magic sweets , snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. Made with Love. TIME 18:30 Doors open 19:00 Yoga warm-up 20:05 Opening Circle 20:15 DJ Pascal de Lacaze feat. Xenia Uranova 21:45 Srikalogy show 23:45 David Kuckhermann plays for chillout 00:10 Closing Circle LOCATION Kirchgasse 15 12043 Berlin bit.ly/
SHIRIN OURMUTCHI – SOUL YOGA & MEDITATION & DANCE SUPPORTED BY ORIENTAL DRUMS BY XENIA URANOVA
Shirin’s intention is the reconnection with the light of our soul, with the divine within us and thus improving the quality of our lives by truthfully being.
SOUL FLOW YOGA with Shirin Ourmutchi is derived from the energy of the heart. It is focused on finding and getting a feel for yourself and connecting with the essentials. Yoga practice is energetic and healing for the entire system. Yoga practice acts on all levels – the body, the mind and the soul. Focusing on the energy centers of the body in connection with deep breathing allows the class to be extremely healing.With Pranajama breathing technique, we inevitably cleanse our soul and strengthen ourselves from within. The aim is finding peace within yourself, experiencing felicity and bliss. HEALING MEDITATION The energetic healing power of Shirin takes place on a spiritual level. She opens the heart, clears the mind and transforms old energies and patterns. The soul reveals it self in all it’s greatness and beauty. We get in touch with our true self and we will see things clearer. Healing processes will be activated, karmic entanglements will be dissolved, the spirit will be free. Transformation and expansion of self consciousness on all spiritual levels will be activated. You will experience bliss, inner peace and love. You will remember that you are pure light. Discover also her international Yoga and Holistic Retreats.
ABOUT: The link between Orient and Occident dominates Shirin’s life. Growing up with a Persian father and a German mother, she has learned to connect the opposites and to draw strength from it. Working as an Artist & Photographer for many years, she began to concern 2002 deeper with the Yoga philosophy and practice. 2011 she became a Vinyasa Flow yoga teacher, trained by PatriciaThielemann from Spirit Yoga in Berlin/ Germany. She went to India ( Rishikesh) and spend some deep spirituell & transforming time with the Kundalinis. She was very touched & inspired by the heart & pure light energy. She is trained & spiritually inclined by her teacher Mari Nil /Salubrious Work. Since 2012 she works a an spirituell Healer and shares her soul healing energy in her Yoga classes, Mediations, Woman Circles and One by One Sessions. She is focused on Enlightenment on all Levels of Being and guided by the Spirit of Love!
XENIA URANOVA – ORIENTAL FRAME DRUMS
Xenia Uranova is frame drum artist, musician, instructor, cultural animator, ,yoga and sound-therapy enthusiast. She is the founder of the Frame Drums And Oriental Rhythms School named TaKiTA. Her workshops and musical performances take place in yoga centers, alternative knowledge conventions, musical schools, healing and shamanic festivals, multicultural and self development events.
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