Adventure Day! ANIMAL TOTEMS - Mask Making & Movement
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About The Event
Adventure Day! ANIMAL TOTEMS - Mask Making & Movement: (Sunday, September 29th from 12 -2pm at Ambrosia Elixirs)
Weaving Worlds is excited to share extracurricular experiences for children ages 8 -12. Together in our urban city of New York we will seek out creative learning adventures focused on deepening our relationship with nature, food, mindfulness, and creativity.
On this Adventure Day we will present and orient ourselves to the 4 sacred directions and explore our inner animals through improvisational movement and mask making!
Activities include: - Community Building - Introduction of WW and day’s Adventure experience - Improv Games - Sacred Earth Cultural Study (4 directions/elements/animals) - Imagination Exploration Meditation - Art & Movement (Animal Totem mask making) - Fruit snack - Reflection & Gratitude closing circle.
All materials included. Suggested Donation $20
*** YOUTH ADVENTURE DAYS GOALS & AIM:
Established Goals: - Students will build community amongst themselves, and recognize the interconnection between our human communities and the natural systems in which they exist
-Students will cultivate an authentic curiosity of the world, use their reasoning to identify issues relevant to them, and create creative solutions
-Students will learn about their inner and outer nature, becoming oriented within a natural environment and within their own mind-body system
-WW staff will compassionately provide experiential education for NYC youth that spans a variety of subjects.
Desired Understandings: -Children will understand that under all the concrete and metal, NYC is a natural place with a deep indigenous history
-Children will understand that they live in a particular socio-historical moment in which we must become more environmentally conscious
-Children will understand that their mind-body system is interconnected with the larger natural environment
-Children will understand that meditation and mindful perception is an effective way to connect to our inner and outer nature.
*** ABOUT US Weaving Worlds is a non-profit collective initiative of Artists, Earth Activists, Philanthropists and Holistic Healers creating bridges between cultures dedicated to protecting Mother Earth and all of its living systems. We seek to cultivate a holistic collaborative cultural evolution that prioritizes: human creativity, sustainability, ancestral wisdom, and care for all generations of life and the planet.
In the past few years Weaving Worlds has produced family kids zones and workshops for various events and gatherings including: Equlibrio (El Salvador), Raices de la Tierra (Mexico), Standing Rock Medicine Wheel (South Dakota), Oregon Eclipse, Envision Festival (Costa Rica), Beloved Festival, (OR), and more.
We are excited to build an ongoing community of learning and connectivity in NYC!
Because remember... TEAM WORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK!