Events

Events

In Person! Heart Centered Kirtan at Bethel Farm: Saturday June 11 @ 4:00 pm

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Bethel Farm Yoga & Living Arts Center, 34 Bethel Road, Hillsborough, NH 03244

Clear your mind and soothe your heart with some live mantra music by Heart Centered Kirtan at Bethel Farm in Hillsborough, NH! Heart Centered Kirtan's modern adaptation of the bhakti tradition weaves Sanskrit and Buddhist mantras into a blend of rock, folk, blues, and reggae for an accessible and inspirational experience. The band is Libby Volckening (keys/vocals), Ezra Landis (guitar), Owen Landis (percussion), and special guest Walker Landis (bass).

We would love to sing with you in person, and the setting is Bethel Farm's beautiful outdoor ampitheatre. (Well move to the indoor studio in case of rain.) Everyone is welcome including beginners and kids of all ages.

About COVID protocols: * Please join us virtually if you have any symptoms, such as cough, fever, etc. ~OR~ if you have had recent exposure to someone with COVID. * Please maintain social distance with people not in your pod. 12 feet is recommended when singing. * Masks are optional and welcome.

NOTE: this event will NOT be livestreamed.

$20 Donations (more if you can, less if you can't) appreciated, not required. Let your heart guide you to offer whatever is right for you. Donate at the door or via our website: https://heartcenteredkirtan.com/donate

10% of proceeds will be donated to Hillsboro District Food Pantry. Hope to sing with you soon!

Questions? Contact us (413-834-4524 or heartcenteredkirtan@gmail.com) or visit www.heartcenteredkirtan.com

Jun14

In Person! ABCD Jam Rising with music Libby Volckening & Stuart Kenney

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Montage Retreat Center, 177 Ripley Road, Montague, MA 01351

ABCD JAM - Arising Braver Contact Dance Jam 6:30 - 7:45 pm: CI Class w/ Moti (Topic TBD) 7:45 - 9:45 pm - Open Jam w/ Live Kirtan

Music provided by Libby Volckening of Heart Centered Kirtan and special guest Stuart Kenney 9:45 - 10 pm - Harvest/Closing Circle

𝗖𝗢𝗦𝗧 (𝗦𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗲): 𝗝𝗮𝗺 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝘆 $𝟭𝟱-𝟰𝟬 ~OR~ 𝗖𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘀 + 𝗝𝗮𝗺: $𝟮𝟬-50 - Cash at event - Checks to: Moti Zemelman - Paypal to: moti@contactimprov.com - Venmo: Moti-Zemelman

CURRENT COVID SAFETY PROTOCOL: - VACCINATED PARTICIPANTS ONLY (including children) - Hand sanitizer as you enter - Sign-in sheet for contact tracing - Well ventilated space - Speaking boundaries & preferences in opening circle - MASKS default
- 𝗜𝗙 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝗪𝗜𝗦𝗛 𝗧𝗢 𝗗𝗔𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗨𝗡𝗠𝗔𝗦𝗞𝗘𝗗: you must negative rapid test day of the dance or or -PCR test within 48 hours. - Do not attend if you have any symptoms or if you have been exposed to someone with COVID within 5 days of the event.

In Person & Online! Heart Centered Kirtan at First United Methodist, Greenfield, MA

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First United Methodist Church, Greenfield, MA, 15 Church Street, Greenfield, MA

Heart Centered Kirtan is excited to share the joy of in person kirtan with our friends in and around Franklin County, MA!

Come clear your mind and soothe your heart with a very special kirtan offered in person and via Facebook Live featuring the full band: Libby Volckening (keys/vox), Ezra Landis (guitar), Owen Landis (percussion), with special guests Chris Ball (bass).

The setting is the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Greenfield, MA, with stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings, awesome acoustics and plenty of room to spread out.

About COVID protocols: * Masks are optional and welcome. * Please maintain social distance with people not in your pod. 12 feet is recommended when singing. * We'll open the windows and doors for flowing fresh air, air filters will be running, and extra sanitization procedures are in place. * Please join us virtually if you have any symptoms, such as cough, fever, etc. ~OR~ if you have had recent exposure to someone with COVID.

$20 suggested donation appreciated, not required. More if you can, less if you can't: let your heart guide you to offer whatever is right for you.

Donations will be accepted at the door or online via Heart Centered Kirtan's website: https://heartcenteredkirtan.com/donate Twenty-five percent of proceeds will go directly back to First United Methodist Church to support the church's many missions. And as always, ten percent of merchandise sales will be sent to Northern Hope Center, a residential substance abuse recovery program in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Heart Centered Kirtan's founder Jeff Martell was active in the local recovery community, and in his memory, they have donated over $550 to this program to date.

Questions? Contact Heart Centered Kirtan (413-834-4524 or heartcenteredkirtan@gmail.com) or visit www.heartcenteredkirtan.com

Hope to sing with you soon!

In Person! Heart Centered Kirtan at Bethel Farm: Saturday August 6 @ 4:00 pm

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Bethel Farm Yoga & Living Arts Center, 34 Bethel Road, Hillsboro, NH 03244

Clear your mind and soothe your heart with some live mantra music by Heart Centered Kirtan at Bethel Farm in Hillsborough, NH! Heart Centered Kirtan's modern adaptation of the bhakti tradition weaves Sanskrit and Buddhist mantras into a blend of rock, folk, blues, and reggae for an accessible and inspirational experience. The band is Libby Volckening (keys/vocals), Ezra Landis (guitar), Owen Landis (percussion), and special guest Walker Landis (bass).

We would love to sing with you in person, and the setting is Bethel Farm's beautiful outdoor ampitheatre. (Well move to the indoor studio in case of rain.) Everyone is welcome including beginners and kids of all ages.

About COVID protocols: * Please join us virtually if you have any symptoms, such as cough, fever, etc. ~OR~ if you have had recent exposure to someone with COVID. * Please maintain social distance with people not in your pod. 12 feet is recommended when singing. * Masks are optional and welcome.

NOTE: this event will NOT be livestreamed.

$20 Donations (more if you can, less if you can't) appreciated, not required. Let your heart guide you to offer whatever is right for you. Donate at the door or via our website: https://heartcenteredkirtan.com/donate

10% of proceeds will be donated to Hillsboro District Food Pantry. Hope to sing with you soon!

Questions? Contact us (413-834-4524 or heartcenteredkirtan@gmail.com) or visit www.heartcenteredkirtan.com