The Singing Body Retreat

Friday, June 21 – Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Singing Body is a relaxing and rejuvenating retreat, participants will experience a unique combination of movement and voice, free flowing together. Technical skills and creative explorations will be interwoven together through games, improvisations, songs and dance. Participants will work at their own level of ability and everyone will be supported to learn and grow in their own way. You will build tools for posture and alignment, vocal range and expression, creation and listening skills, self-awareness, and relaxation.

Approximate Schedule*

Friday

3:00-5:00 Arrive settle in and relax. Personal time.

5:30-6:00 Welcome Circle and Orientation

6:00 Dinner

7:00 Personal Time

8:00-9:30 Group Class in Studio

Saturday

8:30 Breakfast

10-12 Group Class in Studio

12-1 Personal Time

1-2 lunch

2-4 Personal Time

4-6 Group Class in Studio

6:30 Dinner

8-10 Group Gathering in Studio

Sunday

8:30 Breakfast

10-11:30 Group Class

11:30 Lunch

12:30-1:15 Closing Circle

1:30  Departure

*times are subject to change

Meet Your Facilitators

About Trish…

Patricia’s fifteen-year career has taken her across genres and continents. As a speaker of French, Spanish, and German, her concert repertoire is diverse.  She has sung with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Don Byron Quartet, and has performed in venues ranging from London’s Royal Opera House to New York’s Le Poisson Rouge.  As a Resident Artist at Toronto’s Soulpepper Theatre for six years, her responsibilities included teaching, mentoring, producing, curating, performing, and developing new work.  As a songwriter she has worked with Dennis Lee, John Millard, Steven Page, Njo, Kong Kie, and as an interpreter she has premiered works by Omar Daniel, Christos Hatzis, and R. Murray Schaffer. She has six solo CDs and many collaborations. Recent projects include Matador: The Songs of Leonard Cohen and Deepest December, a Christmas Album.

www.patricia-ocallaghan.com

About Julia…

Julia has been dancing and creating dances for as long as she can remember. She has performed around the world with Dancemakers and has created dances for theaters, rivers and cyberspace. She continues to explore her fascination with the human body in motion through dance, healing and teaching. 

www.upwardspiral.me

Registration Details

Date:
Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – Sunday, June 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
2019-06-21T15:00:00-04:00
2019-06-23T14:00:00-04:00
Cost:

$425 + HST

Private accommodation please add $160 + HST

semi-private please add $75 + HST per person

Payment in full to reserve your place.

Two Installments option is available on request.

Questions and to Register contact [email protected] or [email protected]

The Singing Body is a relaxing and rejuvenating retreat, participants will experience a unique combination of movement and voice, free flowing together. Technical skills and creative explorations will be interwoven together through games, improvisations, songs and dance. Participants will work at their own level of ability and everyone will be supported to learn and grow in their own way. You will build tools for posture and alignment, vocal range and expression, creation and listening skills, self-awareness, and relaxation.

Approximate Schedule*

Friday

3:00-5:00 Arrive settle in and relax. Personal time.

5:30-6:00 Welcome Circle and Orientation

6:00 Dinner

7:00 Personal Time

8:00-9:30 Group Class in Studio

Saturday

8:30 Breakfast

10-12 Group Class in Studio

12-1 Personal Time

1-2 lunch

2-4 Personal Time

4-6 Group Class in Studio

6:30 Dinner

8-10 Group Gathering in Studio

Sunday

8:30 Breakfast

10-11:30 Group Class

11:30 Lunch

12:30-1:15 Closing Circle

1:30  Departure

*times are subject to change