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Cortijo Romero
Cortijo Romero

Songs For The Soul

Release your creativity through transcendental songs, syllables and sounds

From Saturday Jul 20, 2019 to Saturday Jul 27, 2019
Cost:
Book before 20/04/2019 only £715.00
Later £745.00

Availability: YES


Free up your thinking and open your mind to new ways by allowing your voice to flow. Learn some beautiful old Russian harmonies and Nigunim (Jewish wordless songs) from a native leader. Allow your creativity to build new ways of being: free, non-judgemental, inspiring and exciting. The course will also include some simple circle dances.

'A wonderful range of music and bodywork to enhance the voice - and fun!' - Jacqui Langlois

This is a rare opportunity to learn some unfamiliar, life enhancing ways of singing, based on the immensely rich traditions of eastern Europe.

No previous experience in singing or of any language is necessary; open to all.

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Course Leader

Polina Shepherd
Born in Siberia, Polina Shepherd (Skovoroda) started her musical training as a child around the family table. Whilst studying at the State Academy in Russia, she toured the dark Soviet theatres and performed to Boris Yeltsin and to the World in 1998-2002. As a programme director, educator and performer she has been involved in music festivals, conferences and seminars in eastern and western Europe, the USA and Brazil. Now living in Britain and with over 20 years of professional experience, Polina leads several choirs and continues to tour internationally. www.polinashepherd.co.uk and www.russionachoir.wordpress.com


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Forthcoming...

Live! Love! Laugh!
with Rachel Caine
Feb 23 -
Mar 2
`My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry' (Maya Angelou)

Coming Home To Yourself
with Judi Ledward
Mar 2 - 9
"The little things, the little moments, they aren’t little!". Jon Kabat-Zinn

People Say…

"I was very impressed with Polinas professionalism, her dedication to her art and her sense of fun and liveliness. I enjoyed the way she introduced us to aspects of Russian culture, especially on New Years Eve when we participated in a traditional Russian fortune-telling game. "

Jeannie Benjamin