An invocation to the Mother of Light
Canto Medicina. Memoria de Unidad.
Canto para desaparecer en la unidad…
Gracias infinitas a tod@s quienes han elevado este canto junto a mi y en tantos círculos a través de los años… Se siente como un rio dorado y poderoso que limpia todo a su paso. ❤ LA VOZ ES LA MAS POTENTE MEDICINA ❤ que despierte en mi y en tod@s!
Music by Minük (Marcus Berg & Almunis)
Lyrics by Almunis Alejandra Ortiz
With Tina Malia, Sebatierra and Rob Weber
Filmed in Ubud, Bali May 2018
by Jean Manuel Nadeau
We are so happy to announce the opening of SONIDO SANA, our new gorgeous home and sound healing center in Barichara, in Colombia’s northern mountains! We are elated to offer the upcoming Embodied Voice Immersions in this peaceful and delightful ancestral territory. All the information is below, but please contact us if you have further questions at email@example.com
January 27th to February 2nd, 2019: OPEN FOR REGISTRATION
The Immersion is a potent in-depth space for all who want to find and ripen their true voice, connecting with singing as a live vibrant energy. This profound exploration of the energetics behind Embodied Singing will ignite the creative source in the center of your being, and allow the sacred qualities of your voice to flow intact, healthy and free.
The Embodied Voice is a holistic method of self-healing and transformation which reconnects individuals and communities to their true voice, vitality and life force, by reactivating their inner vibration and expanding their resonance and creative power.
The immersion is open to all levels. It is not necessary to have previous singing experience, just a desire and commitment to find your authentic expression.
At the end of the Immersion you will receive a “30 hours Embodied Voice Immersion Certificate of completion”. These 30 hours can be used towards the 200 hours Embodied Voice Teacher Training newly offered by SONIDO SANA.
Taught in English / Spanish
Arrival: January 27th between 2 and 6pm
Departure: February 2nd after breakfast at 9am
The Embodied Voice Immersion INCLUDES:
– 2 daily sessions (3 hours each) of Embodied Voice training (total 30 hours)
– Daily tuning-in sessions with Markandeya
– 1 individual voice coaching session with Almunis
– 1 group Vibrational sound concert with local healer Patricia Macaya
FOOD: 3 delicious, gluten-free, vegan meals per day with tropical juices and herbal infusions. The menu has been specially designed for us to support a transformative singing practice by the incredible Flor de Melon.
8 – 9 am Breakfast
9 – 9:15 am Tuning-in (sound meditation with Markandeya)
9:15 am – 12 m Morning session
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3 pm Free time for rest and integration
3 – 6 pm Afternoon session
6:30 – 7:30 pm Dinner
7:30 – 8 pm Evening session (occasionally)
In this Immersion your will:
Discover the unlimited potencial of singing from your inner source -which is not an abstract concept- but a VERY tangible physical manifestation of embodying the vibrant energy that runs through everything in creation.
Upgrade your posture, breathing, phonation, articulation and resonance by developing the whole body as an instrument and vehicle of voice energy.
Improve your intonation by listening and feeling accurately with the body when you are in tune.
Recognize limiting relational patterns, which manifest themselves as blockages in your throat and expression.
Learn how to use your voice to heal wounds in your personal narrative and lineage, restoring the resonance and radiance of your vibratory field.
Unblock, harmonize and strengthen the energetic centers in the body with healing vocal frequencies and vowels.
Balance masculine and feminine inner aspects to sing from a place of wholeness within, radically widening your emotional, tonal and expressive range.
Consolidate your energetic axis to sing (and live!) without depleting your vitality or hurting the phonatory system.
Experience the power of singing freely with others as one diverse yet unified vibrational field. This multi-layered conscious sound has the potential to clear dense memories and stagnation from people and places, and harmonize discordant energies -past and present-. When we practice the Embodied Voice as a group, we harmonize, restore and nourish the sacred vibratory field of ourselves and others, increasing our capacity to live in harmony despite differences!
Led by Alejandra Ortiz / Almunis, Colombian singer, soundhealer and teacher, creator of Lulacruza and Minük. Almunis is the founder of SONIDO SANA and the Embodied Voice Method. She has been teaching hundreds of people around the world since 2005, based on her life-long journey with singing, anusara yoga, drama therapy, Taoist training, Native American plant medicine and spirituality.
READ MORE: https://sonidosana.com/bio/
Co-leader: Marcus Berg (Markandeya). Singer and producer from Gothenburg, Sweden. Founder of the eight piece orchestra Kultiration and then later Markandeya and Minük. Since his first album 2004, Marcus has written and recorded over 100 songs creating warm and authentic, life-affirming spiritual music inspired from his studies of the Vedas.
Guest teacher: our amazing local healer and yoga goddess Patricia Macaya (Yogasana, Barichara) www.patriciamacaya.info
Barichara is considered «The most beautiful village of Colombia» and was declared a National Monument in 1978. It is 300 km from Bogota and 118 km from Bucaramanga, at an altitude of 1330 meters. Its average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius, perfect weather! Read more: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/colombia/north-of-bogota/barichara
VIA BOGOTA: You can fly to Bogota El Dorado International airport (BOG), sleep there for one night (or more nights if you want to visit the capital!), then come either by rental car or a bus from the Bogota to Barichara (6 hrs aprox.)
If you come by bus: You can travel from Bogota to San Gil. Once in San Gil take a taxi or local bus to Barichara. IT IS POSSIBLE TO ARRANGE GROUP TRANSPORTATION FROM BOGOTA TO BARICHARA WITH US, WHEN PARTICIPANTS HAVE BEEN CONFIRMED.
We recommend you take some time to explore Barichara before or after the retreat (there are great hikes, architecture and community tourism). Also, we are 30 mins from San Gil, the outdoor capital of Colombia, with white-water rafting, paragliding, caving, rappelling and trekking. We are happy to provide suggestions for places to stay in Bogotá, and other regions to visit in Colombia!
After more than 15 years developing and teaching the Embodied Voice, this is the first time that I will share these profound techniques in a retreat setting. This is a magical opportunity to awaken the medicine of your own voice in the pristine beauty of the Swedish Summer…
“An extremely powerful way to access a relaxed, authentic and empowered voice. I’ve found her techniques have also supported and facilitated incredibly fast movement and healing of emotional, energetic and physical blockages !! I highly recommend this work!”
Malaika Vera. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Our beautiful sound temple home in Colombia will be available to rent during July and August -for the full time or short term stays-. This is a wonderful opportunity we are offering to friends (and friends of friends), to live in a gorgeous, spacious antique colonial house in Barichara, a very peaceful bohemian village in the northern mountains, full of natural beauty. (Barichara is regarded as Colombia’s most beautiful village!).
If you know anyone that might be looking for a base to create, meditate, reflect and get to know a bit of Colombian culture, please send them our way! We are so in love with the land and perfect temperate climate there!
La Ceiba is a 400 square mts. antique colonial house built around two open patios, full of light and nature. It has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, an open kitchen, open living room, and a meditation room in the attic with stunning views over the village and mountains. It can sleep 11 people in shared double and triple rooms
We will also be renting rooms sporadically for visitors throughout the year when we are not holding Embodied Voice retreats and trainings there… But, July and August are a unique chance to have the house to yourself while we are touring in Europe.
If you feel called, now or later, please come visit us at some point! We are so happy to open this magical space for our global tribe… Just reach out with your dates and ideas 🙂
Después de largas temporadas de gira por varios países con mi proyecto musical Lulacruza, de filmar y protagonizar Esperando el Tsunami -un documental sobre música y naturaleza en Colombia-, y de convertirme en madre (!) estoy finalmente regresando a uno de los trabajos que mas amo y más satisfacciones me trae: dar clases y hacer terapias con sonido!
Esta temporada me encuentra con inspiración y energía renovada, viviendo en una hermosa casa con sala de clases, donde además funciona mi consultorio privado, en San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Es una inmensa alegria estar un rato quieta para compartir los frutos de tantas bendiciones recibidas…. Aqui está este ofrecimiento, la invitación a atravesar una puerta hacia el centro de la creación, que late adentro de cada uno, para renovarnos cantando y resonando!! Gracias por leer.
Lunes 16 & Miercoles 18 FEB.En locacion privada en el norte de Bogotá. Escribir a firstname.lastname@example.org para informacion.
* YOGA Y SONIDO
Viernes 20 FEB.– 9.00AM – 10.30AM en YogaStudio junto a Ana Muriel: Una combinación de jivamukti yoga con sonidos para armonizar durante el movimiento.
* MAMAS PRENATALESen YogaStudio junto a Ana Muriel: Para todas las mamás embarazadas, una sesion en donde el sonido en vivo y la voz serán el instrumento para que mamá y bebes se conecten con la práctica del Yoga.