Sunday, September 07, 2008

Vince Chafin Workshops at the Yosemite Flute Festival

Vince Chafin will be offering the following workshops at the Yosemite Flute Festival:

Sacred Breath, our connection to all life...The first step on the flute journey
Friday, Sept 26, 2008, 12:30-2:30

In our hurried lives, we often forget to do the one thing that can have the greatest benefit to our physical, emotional and spiritual health: Breathing........

Breathing with Intention helps you to relax and reduces stress, improves your skin tone and helps you sleep better. Some studies have even shown that improved breathing helps in losing weight!

By playing the flute, we breath through our instrument bringing healing to the world, and in turn, health and healing to ourselves. Join us as we begin this Sacred Journey.....

Cost: $40

Beyond Solo-Learning to play with other instruments
Saturday, Sept 27, 2008, 9:30-11:30

The Native American Flute can be a journey of Self Discovery. Join us in discovering the magic of playing with other instruments in a safe, loving and supportive environment. We’ll share our journey with guitars, percussion and drums, Didgeridu, the magical “Hang drum” and more. Come join the band!

Cost: $40

Sound Healing Ceremony with the NAF
Saturday, Sept 28, 2008, 12:30-2:30

We know how this magical instrument makes us feel when we play it, with intention and direction, we can use the power our heart and the sound of the flute to bring that magical healing to others. Tapping in to our own intuitive knowing, stepping out of our ego, trusting and allowing our soul to be played, we can call forth the healing power of the universe and offer it to the world....

Cost: $40

The Delicate Dance: Musicianship skills for the NAF Player
Sunday, Sept 29, 2008, 9:30-11:30

In this class we will learn dynamic phrasing, song development and interpretation, when to play and, more importantly, when not to play! The power of Silence, expression, stage fright and the 3 rules of successful public performance will all be explored.

Cost: $40

Drumming for Flute Circles
Sunday, Sept 29, 2008, 12:30-2:30

Have you ever been to a circle when a beat started and folks started to follow along, then slowly, mysteriously, things went slowly awry? So why is this such a challenge? Who’s in charge here? Why can’t we keep a beat? Can it really be that hard?

I say, “Not at all!!” Explore the mystery of simple beats, tempo, meter, and what the heck IS a metronome? Bring a drum, any drum!

Cost: $40

Private Lessons

Cost: $50 per half hour.

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