Rhythm & Rejuvenate …
Join us for this special fall celebration; A weekend filled of frame drumming, more frame drumming, world rhythm, improvising, chanting, movement, ritual, sound healing , yoga as well as rest, relaxation & rejuvenation with the best viewing of Vermont fall foliage right outside the door. We will also enjoy delicious healthy meals made with the best local food of the fall harvest.
In honor of the Fall Equinox, Marla will also be offering a special Saturday night public concert in the beautiful historic church on site (concert fee included in your weekend price).
Retreat is located at Mission Farms, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places is located in the heart of Killington Mountains. This retreat center is surrounded by over 170 acres of woods, trails, and a river.
The retreat is scheduled for Friday through Sunday, but you are welcome to stay an extra night, for private lessons with Marla and/or to enjoy the immense beauty of the surrounding area.
Bring your friends and join us for this magical fall celebration of rhythm,
drumming is always best when done in community!
WHAT IS A FRAME DRUM?
The frame drum is one of the most ancient archetype instruments in the world.
Dating back to as early as 5000 BCE, it was known to be played by Women in cultures worldwide.
WHY IS DRUMMING GOOD FOR ME?
Mental Health professional’s shows us that drumming reduces stress, anxiety and tension, and helps us experience being in resonance with the natural rhythms of life. Drumming enables a deep entrainment of the brain into states conductive to true healing.
- Up to 6 hours of Daily Music & Drumming Instruction
- Instruction offered in Frame Drum in Lap, Upright, Free-Hand Styles ( Watch videos of different frame drum styles)
- Bonfire Drumming
- Composing your own rhythms
- Drumming Skills 101 (techniques & practices)
- Hand and Foot Coordination (drumming practices using bells on your feet).
- Psychological benefits of drumming
- Playing & Improvising using Traditional Rhythms
- Sound healing Practices
- Drumming & Chanting
- Ewe Drumming & Dancing (from Ghana, Africa)
- Daily Yoga & Meditation
- FRESH Organic Cuisine from the the local Farmers!
- Saturday night DRUMmeditation concert by Marla
- Free time for exploring and fall foliage river hikes, gondala rides up the mountain, massage……
- Hand outs
DONT HAVE DRUMS?
Coopermam Drums will be Provided & for Sale!
We are excited to share with you that Cooperman Drums is sponsoring this retreat.
You can try their drums, and can be purchased at discounted rate of 10% off.
Thank you Cooperman, we love your drums!
Mission Farms Retreat Center, Killington Vermont.
OPEN TO ALL DRUM LEVELS.
Beginning students, I promise you will not feel left behind.
SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT
included in your fee!
Retreat is located in the heart of Killington, Vermont. Travel can be arranged by Jet Blue ( flies into Rutland) and Amtrak travels daily from New York City, we can arrange for pickups. Montreal is only 3 hours away by car.
Please contact Kathleen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see below
Special Saturday Night Concert
Solo Concert with Marla Leigh Goldstein
Join us for an evening of eclectic world music as we celebrate the fall equinox.
Featuring an array of frame drums tastefully combined with flute, voice and other surprises..
FREE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS FOR THE RETREAT
* Open to the public * $15 Admission * Kids Free
Tickets available at the door
October 3, Doors open 7:30pm
Students working hard @ Marla’s Retreat in Austria, 2012
Students Performing, Fall Retreat, 2014
Fall Rhythm & Rejuvenation Retreat 2014 @ Race brooke Lodge!
*Sign up BEFORE September 15, and save $50!
BRING A FRIEND DISCOUNT
Bring a friend Each get $10 off
Payments are taken through Paypal
HOW TO SIGN UP:
1. Please choose your accommodation type.
2. Send your payment using Paypal to “email@example.com”
3. Shortly upon receiving payment, you will get a confirmation email.
There is also an option to pay by Check.
Please contact Marla for address.
Sleeping rooms at Misson Farms/Double Occupancy
Early Bird Registration
ALL- INCLUSIVE FEE INCLUDES:
All Drumming Workshops, Double Room occupancy, Shared Bathroom, Admission to Saturday evening concert
All Yoga Classes, Organic Farm Fresh Meals per day, Evening Programs
* Early Bird Ends September 15
ALL- INCLUSIVE FEE INCLUDES:
All Drumming Workshops, Double Room occupancy, Shared Bathroom, Admission to Saturday evening concert,
All Yoga Classes, 3 Organic Farm Fresh Meals per day, Evening Programs..
Spend an extra night in Paradise with a discount on a private lesson!
PRICE INCLUDES: Spend an extra day and explore the beautiful grounds.
Group dinner on Sunday night at local restaurant in Killington (dutch pay). Includes Sunday night stay and light breakfast for Monday.
Fee ALSO includes a $10 discount on a private 45 min lesson with Marla on Monday.
Pay by Check
You can also pay by check. Please contact Kathleen for mailing address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Day Use Only
Live locally?? It is possible to just come for the day!
Please contact Marla for specific prices. If you come for the day, it is important that you can be there for at least Friday and full day Saturday.
Bring a Friend Discount
Bringing A Friend?! Great!!
Please deduct $10 from your registration fee, followed by an email to Marla, specifying what “friend” you are bringing!!! Thank you.
Exciting News! All Participants to this retreat can receive a 10% discount on ANY Cooperman Drum. Pre-sale orders or order at the retreat!!
Tentative ScheduleTentative Schedule
Can ARRIVE ANY TIME AFTER 1pm!!
Enjoy the grounds
6-7:30pm – Dinner
8pm– EVENING DRUM PROGRAM
8am-9am – Breakfast
9- 10:30 – Yoga or Mountain Hike
1030—11:00 – BREAK
11:00-12:30 – DRUMMING
12:30-3:00 –LUNCH/FREE TIME
7:30pm – Concert
Late Night After Concert Evening Jam…
8am – 9:30am – Light Breakfast/Musical Hike
9:30am – 11:000am – Drumming
11:00 – 12:30pm- BRUNCH
12:30-2:00 – Drumming & Closing Circle
(Session 1 Participants Leave ::))
OPTION TO STAY TILL MONDAY….which includes…
6:00-8pm – DINNER (at local rest. in Killington, pay your own way – optional)
Private Lessons with Marla. (optional)
Will be scheduled at the retreat.