The Embodied Voice and Shamanic Singing Retreat with Christa Ray

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SEPTEMBER 26-29, 2014….DISCOVER…how to sing songs and use vocal sounding as vehicles for bringing forth and integrating hidden parts of yourself and your soul

ChristaEchoArms…A singing method based on sensing your body, sourcing somatic and archetypal images, and cultivating trust in the raw impulses that allow you to move authentic and powerful energy through your voice.

 …Exercises to vastly expand the range, volume, power and qualities of your voice.

TRANSFORM …fear of freely expressing yourself through compassionate permission and the spirit of experimentation. 

AWAKEN…the archetypal singing shaman within you capable of singing songs to bring nature, community and self into balance and health. 

This weekend workshop explores Voicework as a path to healing, embodiment of the Soul and rich empowerment.  Exercises and creative processes will be drawn from Voice Movement Therapy, Body Mind Centering ™, Roy Hart Voicework and other expressive healing art modalities. This is an invaluable training for performers, speakers, singers, therapists and adults interested in embodied vocal presence.

No vocal experience necessary, just a willingness to explore, play and let your voice guide you!

Christa Ray, MFA, VMT has taught Voicework for 20 years. She is a professionally trained Voice Movement Therapist since 1996 and studied directly with Paul Newham, creator of Voice Movement Therapy in England. She is also a theater artist with a MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. Additionally, Christa is an energetic sound healer and wellness educator with a private practice in Boulder.  She is dedicated to supporting people in their healing and awakening journey through helping them cultivate safety in their body-minds to allow for the full retrieval and creative expression of their soul.

To learn about Voice Movement Therapy go to

TO REGISTER or for Lodging or other Logistics information:

Please CONTACT Maureen Freehill  at  206-855-5836 or HERE or PayPal Link below–include PayPal fees.

This workshop/retreat starts Friday evening and ending Sunday evening SEPT 26-28. It is limited to 14 participants; with an optional Master Class on Monday SEPT 29.

Early Bird Discount: $225 until 8/1; Full Tuition: $250.

Monday Sept 29th Master Class limited to 6 participants: $75



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