o One day/ weekend, creative/holistic workshops for adults.
o Michael Chekhov Technique
o Special Evening Events
o Weekly classes/Activities
One day/weekend, creative /holistic workshop
Sounding the Heart- with Mary Pat
A time to share sound as healer/medicine together. We will use sound to dissolve blocks and energise our system.
This space channels light to our system through sound and in doing allows this that which no longer serves us to move and transform. This movement allows each participant to become “in tune” through their own sound, using their own voice. An truly empowering experience. This relaxed, respectful nurturing atmosphere. We will work with
- Sound meditation,
- Sound exercises,
As we reconnect with the heart space, healing can happen on all levels. A relaxing, non- invasive way to reconnect and allow your system to come into balance.
When: Sun 19th Feb, Sun 7th May
Cost: EUR 50.
Booking: (087) 8381933
Mary Pat is a certified sound healer, the space she creates has been described as “beyond blissful” See more on our sound healing page.
Labyrinth Wisdom Workshop with Tony Christie – One Day
Access your Inner Wisdom
Introduction: This Labyrinth Wisdom Workshop is designed to give you knowledge and understanding of the labyrinth, where you will explore the layers and dimensions of the labyrinth, experience how you are connected to all of existence, and discover how to heighten your awareness to access your own inner wisdom. In this workshop you will learn how to use the labyrinth to find answers to questions, advice in difficult situations, and encouragement on your journey in life.
About the Labyrinth: The labyrinth is an ancient symbol of wholeness, over 4,000 years old. The path of the labyrinth represents your journey in life. Labyrinths help us feel centred and balanced, and gain insights into our lives.
The Labyrinth Wisdom Workshop will include:
• The history and origins and uses of the labyrinth
• Discover the hidden symbolism in the labyrinth
• Learn how the labyrinth can help you in your daily life
• Use the labyrinth to find guidance and insights
• New experiential exercises to experience the labyrinth as a symbol of Oneness
• Guided labyrinth walks
• Melchizedek labyrinth meditation
• Work with the Labyrinth Wisdom Cards
About the Author and Presenter: Tony Christie is a labyrinth author, designer, artist, consultant and workshop facilitator. He is an Advanced Veriditas certified labyrinth facilitator and has presented papers and facilitated workshops at a wide variety of events and conferences. He has written articles on the labyrinth. In his workshops, Tony teaches about the labyrinth, particularly how to use the labyrinth as a safe space to explore our journey in life. In 2005 Tony founded ‘Labyrinthireland’ (see www.labyrinthireland.com) to raise awareness and use of the labyrinth as a tool for personal and spiritual growth. In 2012 Tony published his Labyrinth Wisdom Cards. Tony is an inspirational speaker and international presenter of labyrinth workshops.
Sunday 9th April 10am-5pm
Early Bird: €75 until 26th March €20 euro deposit secures a place
Full Price: €90
Michael Chekhov Technique
We look forward to another wonderful course from Joerg Andres in September 2017. We are currently finalising details of the course and it will be here soon.
Our 2016 course was as follows:
How can I handle my creative process to give authentic expression to my writing?
In this workshop I would like o introduce you to some unique artistic means for the creative writing process. These tools come from a technique of acting and have been adapted for writing. Whether you want to write poems, stories, scenes, theatre or film scripts- the creative means coming from this approach can help you to explore your individual way of becoming more creative and calling your creativity back whenever you want it.
We will work through movement and imagination exercises/activities, bringing this work directly to your writing process. In the workshop we will have time to explore and develop our tools and you will write new texts out of your experience.
There are many tools and suggestions for writers: books to develop their process. And you may have found some of them helpful. But this workshop will not add new technical things about writing. It is rather the awakening and expansion of the creative writer through powerful effective tools.
The wonderful space of “Croi Anu” and the landscapes around are the right peaceful surroundings for the freedom of creativity.
Feel prepared to work outside in the landscape, inside the studio, writing and working with your body (movement-training) in a free way. Bring comfortable clothes so that you can move freely, light shoes and your writing material (not only your computer – something for handwriting and coloured pencils!).Work will start in the morning and continue into the afternoon. Evenings are for free work and exchange. Bring examples of your past work for a little reading-session (10 minutes for each writer) on the first evening. If you are a beginner allow yourself to be open to this new experience.
Special individual questions for the process can be included with your booking.
Special Evening Events
Lea is delighted to be back to Croi Anu for another Comfy Concert. Bring your sheepskins and blankets and curl up for an hour of heartwarming cello music. Time to stop, relax, dream and rest, float away and back on the soundwaves of the cello and loop pedals and maybe a little voice.
Lea Miklody is a Hungarian born musician, gardener and craftsperson. She has been playing the cello most of her life, moving more and more towards improvisation and presence – building soundscapes with the cello (and sometimes voice) using loop pedals. The idea of Comfy Concerts is to let the listener forget about the surroundings, the habits and behaviours around live music – in the hope that the music can work its magic more deeply without distractions.
Doors open at 19.15 for a 19.30 sharp start Entry €10
For more info call 0851466125
For bookings please call 0878381933
Deirdre Starr in Concert
Deirdre musical style can be described as haunting and emotive. Her rich blend of material ranges from traditional “sean nos” (unaccompanied songs) through to contemporary songs, arranged for voice and panio. Performing predominantly as a soloist, Deirdre has sung regularly in New Zealand, performed on New Zealand television and recorded for Radio New Zealand.
She toured Germany and Switzerland again at the end of 2015 and Jan 2016 and will perform back there later in the year, along with concerts planned for Czezh republic and Austria.
Deirdre has performed with Tale of the Gael- a vibrant and unusual mix of personalities from the world of Irish music, all with there own distinct musical profiles and backgrounds. Deirdre also performs regularly as part of the Bobby Roche band.
We hope to have Deirdre back in 2017
This is an adult group of beginners, we are enjoying the Ukulele together. We only started in Jan 2017 and new members are very welcome to the group. This is all about having fun in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
Time: Thursday 8-9.30pm
Cost: €5 per session
This is non profit in an effort to make it as accessible to as many people as possible.
Masterclasses in Performance/Acting for Children
These are one hour sessions. There are only a few available per week. The aim is to meet the needs of the child whether that is working on confidence building or technique for stage. After four sessions we take a break and if at a late stage more work is required, it is possible to set up another block of 4 sessions.
Time: Arranged on an individual basis.