Join My Circles of Love At Sticks & Stones, Sunday, May 4th, 2014

My Circles of Love, hoop instructor Kristen Cochren and drum facilitator Mark Zarrillo will be offering an open commUNITY drum circle with djembe drums,  hula-hoops and rhythm instruments once again at the 2nd annual Two Coyotes Open House Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 4th from 1-4 pm.
What is Two Coyotes?  Click in and watch this wonderful video. It includes parent and kid testimonials about Two Coyotes and gives a glimpse of why their Newtown-based programs are so special.  Photos are from last year’s event.  Mark your calendars. You and your family won’t want to miss this event.
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My Circles of Love: Building Friendships & Acceptance Through Participation & Self Expression

Expression of individualism while working together as part of a cohesive group is key in creating a healthy balance and a healthy psyche.  As we grow in our individuality – taking risks and being true to ourselves –  it’s critical that we know we fit in, and are accepted by our larger communities and circles of friend.

Through participation in drum and rhythm circles where we continue on the individual level to create a collective experience, we know that we are appreciated for our efforts, accepted for who we are and valued for what we have to give.

This is acceptance.  And  it’s this knowledge helps keep us from feelings of alienation and we believe, from tendencies to express those feelings through violence.

CommUNITY drumming & hooping – pass it on. 

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Come Together: In Song, In Movement, In Spirit.

Sandy Hook, one year later – December 14, 2013.

A snow storm blanketed this peaceful community in snow exactly one year after the tragedy in Sandy Hook, but the elements couldn’t keep a group of like-minded friends and neighbors from gathering, contemplating and finding joy in community connection.

Peace through drumming. Love through commUNITY.

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