FACILITATED BY: Isabel Mareş
INVESTMENT: $10 - $20 Sliding Scale
Sound Intentions Circle is a radically affirming space where seekers of community - artists, activists, advocates, storytellers - come together.
February 15th is a New Moon, a Partial Solar Eclipse, and the day after the most commercially romanticized day of the year - Valentine's Day. The night after the Moon renews Herself, we look inward to our hearts to awaken & un-eclipse the COLLECTIVE heart. What wants and needs are hidden from our view? What do we both individually and collectively need? What does sustainable love look like?
Together we will plant seeds - our intentions - for a love that goes through and beyond ourselves, into collective love and sustainability. The seeds we plant on a New Moon/Solar Eclipse in February will rise to greet us just in time for the coming of Spring. Love is powerful investment just as much as it is the great gift.
Around rose petals and candles' flames, we will embark on a ritual sound journey, combining mindfulness meditation and chanting, collective storytelling, improvisational poetry and song. All for the un-eclipsing of love.
discover the power of collective & creative storytelling.
discover new ways to tell your story.
discover the sounds of our story.
WHAT TO EXPECT
l o v e .
WHO IT IS FOR
come listen. come be heard. come surprise yourself with the power of your own voice.
Isabel Mareş is a Romanian-American artist and educator who believes in the power of ritual storytelling. She identifies as queer and differently-abled. As a classically trained singer and lay-practitioner of Mindfulness in the Zen tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, she incorporates music and meditation as central methods of truth-telling.
Isabel has brought the Sound Intentions Circle to nonprofit and advocacy organizations, universities, and houses of worship. She seeks to create new spaces that facilitate dialogue between people of different abilities and identities. She studied voice at the Manhattan School of Music and received her Master's in Theology and the Arts from Union Theological Seminary where she studied ritual transformation.
Isabel is a native New Yorker based in Brooklyn. Her dharma name is Faithful Rest of the Heart.
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