Sat, Mar 05|
Embodying Spring Awakening
A Mindfulness Workshop interweaving meditation, breath & vocal exercises, movement, and sacred texts all accompanied by live music. Our in-person workshop will incorporate music in Yiddish, English & Hebrew, a Havdalah ritual & Home Made Vegetarian Pizza by FED. Proof of Vaccine & Booster needed
Time & Location
Mar 05, 2022, 7:00 PM
New York, Harlem, New York, NY, USA
About the Event
March 5th, 7PM, Harlem
Adress will be given upon Resgitration
How can we find release and liberate our body from the burdens we carry? Awakening from the slumber of the winter, let us explore let us explore our freedom, fluidity and space in our bodies to lead us into Spring.
Proof of Vaccine & Booster needed.
Tickets are sliding scale 18-36$
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MoveMeant - Embodying Sacred Texts was founded in 2017 to explore the intersection of Jewish and spiritual texts, ritual, live music, mindfulness, breath, and creative arts such as movement and theater techniques.
MoveMeant is excited to collaborate and be hosted by our colleagues and friends FED Social.
FED Social is a community nourishing you physically, mentally, and spiritually through food, art, talks, and the company and creative energy you find there. Since 2015, we have held more than 200 dinner parties, retreats, and events, many exploring Jewish experiences and values.
Yonatan Arnon, MoveMeant’s founder, is a dancer, mindfulness practitioner, experiential educator and rabbinical student at HUC-JIR NYC. Awarded (3rd year in a row ) the Be Wise Jewish Entrepreneurialism Fellowship for his signature MoveMeant- Embodying Sacred Texts workshops, he has co-created over 120 (in person and online) MoveMeant workshops in diverse Jewish settings across the world including: US, Canada, Europe, Israel, South Africa and India alongside world-class musicians.
Rachel Weston is a singer, song-collector and cantor in training at Hebrew Union College. She researches and performs various strands of Jewish folk repertoire and is interested in Yiddish folk music as a reflection of human experience, particularly the movement and migration of Ashkenazi Jews. Within the UK she has co-ordinated and taught Yiddish song and Niggunim workshop programmes for the Jewish Music Institute, SOAS, Kleznorth, and WOMAD festival, and the London Yiddish choir. In North America, she has sung at the JCC Manhattan, the Montreal jewish music festival, Klezkanada, and the Ashkenaz festival, Toronto.
Gabriel Leherman is a teacher of Torah, nature, and music. Raised in California, he has taught children to love nature by leading day hikes, and regularly teaches about Judaism with experiential programming and as a B’nei Mitzvah tutor. A 3rd year cantorial student at HUC-JIR NYC, his love for Judaism has likewise been cultivated through practicing it and through learning its musical rhythms. Gabriel is thrilled to be involved with MoveMeant combining many of these loves into one place.