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Youniverse Public Program
for fun future

Saturday, December 17, 2016

11:00-12:30 pm Ariel Carson "Let's Move"
1:00-2:00 pm Elizabeth Traina "Chakra Healing + Mandala Making"
2:30-4:00 pm Raquel Griffin "Primordial Foundation"
4:30-5:30 pm DJ Spooky "Recent Projects"
5:30-6:00 pm Dash the Minds "Interview with A Starchild"

Full Youniverse Event Schedule

This event is free and open to the public. All programs are subject to change.
Where are you in space and where do you want to go? As soon as we think of an action, our muscles begin preparing to carry it out. Let's Move forward. Let's move up. Let's move with a strong backs, remembering what came before us. Let's move with joy and insatiable curiosity, eyes wide open to see what we're creating. 3 individual sessions (30 minutes) RSVP required

​I​n Chakra Healing + Mandala Making, we will learn about the unique qualities of the 7 primary chakras of the body. From the root to the crown, we will explore the colors, elements, archetype, organs, and traits associated with each chakra. Learn tools on how to read your energy-field as a gateway for personal understanding and self care. Awaken your inner-eye and relax in soothing guided healing meditation. ​G​ift yourself a loving experience of renewal and let your chakra radiance shine. Following ​the mediation​, materials will be set up to capture feelings, images, and insights in a peaceful session of mandala making. The artwork you create will be a touchstone of your journey, a gift for yourself and the world. All materials are included and no experience is necessary.

The Primordial Foundation workshop will offer a facilitated group movement experience that fuses yoga, energy work, and embodied movement to assist participants in creating a collective and individual vision of expanded consciousness through a re-connection to our Primordial foundation.

DJ Spooky (Paul D. Miller) will present and perform recent projects and compositions such as "Sinfonia Antarctica," “The Heart of a River,” and "Heart of a Forest." He explores how to remix some of the ways we think about traditional forms of music versus digital interpretation of nature.

Dash the Minds (Taryn Stanton) will perform songs from his album "Interview with A Starchild" as well as debut new songs and freestyles.

Ariel Carson is an Embodied Mindfulness specialist utilizing Alexander Technique and Somatic Experiencing as her main modalities. Based in New York City, Ariel works with a wide variety of clients in both private and group settings, including U.S. veterans, performers, activists, and the LGBTQ community. She has taught at the Julliard School, Boston University, and she is also the Associate Director of Riverside Initiative for the Alexander Technique.

Elizabeth Traina is a working artist, award winning muralist, holistic healer, and workshop facilitator. Elizabeth has worked closely with master healers to become a certified Reiki Healer and Hypnotherapist trained with Paul Aurand Transpersonal and Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy. Currently Elizabeth resides in Brooklyn, NY, where she holds a private healing practice, working with clients and groups.

Raquel Griffin is a native New Yorker and holistic healer with an extensive background in somatic movement. She holds a Mastership in Reiki and certifications in guided meditation, Vinyasa yoga, as well as from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Raquel works with clients in groups and individually offering spiritually based transformational coaching.

DJ Spooky (Paul D. Miller) is a composer, multimedia artist, editor, and author. He’s produced and composed work for Yoko Ono, Thurston Moore, and scores of artists and award-winning films. Miller’s work as a media artist has appeared in the Whitney Biennial; The Venice Biennial for Architecture, the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany; Kunsthalle, Vienna; The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh and many other museums and galleries. His book Sound Unbound, an anthology of writings on electronic music and digital media ,is a best-selling title for MIT Press.

Dash the Minds (Taryn Stanton) has transformed to embody a unique worldview, going within his heart and his soul to understand the external reality. In his words, “recognizing myself as the Source has my heart and my head right.” A student of all theories of higher dimensional understanding, he plans to spread a message - the message of love, light, and consciousness through music.

apexart's programs are supported in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, The Buhl Foundation, the Degenstein Foundation, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Affirmation Arts Fund, the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Fifth Floor Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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