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NEW OFFERING beginning this Fall!

Song Carriers Intensive Training

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

A year-long immersion into the path of the Song Carrier with Madi Sato. Embark on a profound journey to liberate your intuitive natural voice and empower your listening, receiving, and offering of sacred music. This deep intentional process will prepare you to integrate song as prayer & healing into your own personal life and into the larger community, local & global. Sessions will be held monthly on the nurturing, feminine land of Arco Iris Institute in Santa Fe, NM. The Grandmothers of all lineages are calling for the next generations of women to step forward and carry songs for the healing and re-flowering of our Mother Earth and the Sacred Waters. Embody and integrate the Song Carrier within for the benefit of all relations of every species.

One Saturday per month, 9:30am – 4:30pm

2016: September 10, October 1, November 5, December 3

2017: February 11, March 11, April 8, May 6

Winter Ceremony, Sunday, December 18th at 4pm

Tuition: $1,250 (plus tax)

INCLUDES two seasons of membership in Song Carriers Women’s Circle

Intimate group of 7 participants (selected through application process)

To apply, email: MadiSato@gmail.com

Areas of Focus:

  • Basics of music – Learn the fundamentals of music theory including keys, scales, melody, harmony, rhythm, tuning, form and common terms.
  • Awaken your unique and authentic voice through a natural method of singing developed from Eastern and Indigenous traditions.
  • Cultivate a dedicated, personal vocal practice.
  • Explore the foundations and possibilities of Sound Healing.
  • Study global sacred music traditions. Discover and awaken your own ancestral lineage of song.
  • Learn to listen for and receive the melodies percolating in Nature and hone your ability to shape these soundings into song.
  • Build a colorful & powerful bag of songs to carry with purpose and confidence.
  • Expand your ability to sing solo in various settings and occasions.
  • Learn to lead others in singing for ceremony or community gatherings.
  • Develop an understanding and fluency with ceremonial dancing and movement.
  • Vision your musical dreams and the journey ahead.
  • Nurture your loving relationship with Mother Earth, the Sacred Waters, the Ancestors & Holy Presences through song, dance and prayer.

 

CALIFORNIA TOUR!! September 14th – 20th

Madi Sato & Timothy P. McLaughlin Workshops and Concerts

Timothy P. McLaughlin, Oral Poetry in Dialogue with Earth!

A recital of poetry from Timothy’s new book: Rooted & Risen (Hiraeth Press 2016)

Thursday, September 15th

Venue & Time: private residence

Mount Shasta, CA

Song Carriers Women’s Circle Workshop w/ Madi Sato

 

The Song Carriers Women’s Circle is a growing collective of sisterhood through song for the benefit and the raising up of the sacred Water. The circle is dedicated to holding and nurturing medicine songs of the ancestors as well as birthing and activating new songs of the Earth while weaving a communal space of balance and creativity with ceremonial dance and ritual.

Madi Sato facilitates the circle in alignment with the energy of the Moon’s cycles, opening all colors and possibilities of women’s voices through indigenous and eastern vocal practices and modalities. Join this spirited circle and free your natural, intuitive, healing voice for the benefit of all beings.

Friday, September 16th 6pm-8pm

Locatio: Rundramandir Center

Berkley, CA

Rooted & Risen

Oral Poetry & Medicine Songs in Dialogue with Earth

A recital of Timothy P. McLaughlin’s poetry from his debut book, Rooted & Risen (Hiraeth Press 2016) and the songs of Madi Sato.

Saturday, September 17th 4pm

Redwood Theater, Shumei Santa Cruz Farm, Santa Cruz, CA

Concert: $15

Get Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2584752

(831)427-2672

http://www.shumei-na.org/world/santacruz.html

Sunday, September 18th

Time TBD

Throckmorton Theatre (as part of the Telluride Mountain Film Festival)

142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

(415) 383-9600

www.throckmortontheatre.org

Song Carriers Women’s Circle Workshop w/ Madi Sato

The Song Carriers Women’s Circle is a growing collective of sisterhood through song for the benefit and the raising up of the sacred Water. The circle is dedicated to holding and nurturing medicine songs of the ancestors as well as birthing and activating new songs of the Earth while weaving a communal space of balance and creativity with ceremonial dance and ritual.

Madi Sato facilitates the circle in alignment with the energy of the Moon’s cycles, opening all colors and possibilities of women’s voices through indigenous and eastern vocal practices and modalities. Join this spirited circle and free your natural, intuitive, healing voice for the benefit of all beings.

Tuesday, September 20th, 6pm-8pm

Location: private residence

Petaluma, CA

UNIFY FEST, September 22-25

New Mexico’s premier music festival dedicated to unifying humanity! A 4 day transformational music festival dedicated to celebrating life, unifying humanity, honoring multi-cultural indigenous heritages and ceremonial experiences. Showcasing over 170 world class musicians, yoga instructors, workshop teachers and indigenous elders.

Location: El Rancho De Las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Website: www.UnifyFest.com

Promo Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-thpD5By3U

Madi Sato is Host of the Grandmother’s Wisdom Panel with Grandmother Sasa, Grandmother Alta and more!

Friday, September 23rd, 2:00pm-3:30pm, Sol Stage

Timothy P. McLaughlin Poetry joined by Madi Sato (opening for Tina Malia)

Saturday, September 24th, 4pm-4:30pm, Main Stage

Ceremony with Grandmother Sasa, Madi Sato & the Song Carriers Women’s Circle!

Sunday, September 25th, 9:00am-9:30am, Sol Stage

Madi Sato in Concert

Sunday, September 25th, 2016 • 9:00pm-9:30pm, Sol Stage

 

Song Carriers Winter Solstice Ceremony

Ceremony & Celebration with the Song Carriers Women’s Circle lead by Madi Sato

Sunday, December 18th, 4pm

Institute of American Indian Arts Hogan, 83 A Van Nu Po, Santa Fe, NM 87508

Everyone is welcome!  A no-cost community event. Pot-luck feast after – bring a dish to share.  Please arrive scent-free and cell phone free.