Nicole Colvin-Griffin Nicole is a Tranformational Breath® intern. This is a powerful modality that helps to access more life force, and deeper connection to self and others. She absolutely loves doing this work!
She passionate about supporting local food and community. In her last hometown, Wilton, NH, she has started a community garden ( which has been active for many years), re-birthed the farmers market (not currently active), been part of a Community Center Committee, Main St. Association, as well as the local transition group. She tries to create beauty in the world through all that she is part of – being a mama, through her art, and the Center she founded in Sept.2016- Rise Up! Center for the Arts, Healing and CommUnity.
This journey began when she volunteered for the organization, Seeds of Peace, in 1996, where she helped feed hungry activists free meals. She is currently employed part time at Peabody Mill Environmental Center in Amherst, NH, where she is a Program Coordinator and environmental educator. She has 20+ years experience working with children. Check out the monthly Red Tent gatherings too!
Jamie Lynx She currently teaches Argentine Tango & facilitates and DJs for Convergence, a monthly ecstatic dance & healing workshop at Rise Up. She also is an artist partner of Soul Blossom Body Arts, face painting and body art for events and special occasions.
BA in Fine Arts and Education and later attended graduate school for Waldorf Teacher training where she further explored education, the arts and Waldorf pedagogy, as well as human development, movement, Eurythmy and Spatial Dynamics. During this time she also fell in love with Argentine Tango. This love became a passion leading to daily, intensive studying and dancing, traveling nationally and internationally with month-long immersions in Buenos Aires. She has studied with well known Argentine Tango masters such as Jorge Torres, Christina and Homer Ladas, Fernanda Ghi, Guillermo Merlo and Orlando Farias, among others. For more information on Argentine Tango classes, visit www.snhtango.com
Jonathan Marshall - DJ Flüff Enüff Although known by other names, classically trained Los Angeles' DJ Flüff Enüff (pronounced Floof Enoof) has over 25 years of professional experience in music mixology and music production. Whether playing festivals of 10,000 attendees in the desert or small local venues, his love of music and sharing it shows through his sets.
Jonathan currently teachesArgentine Tango. He also facilitates and is a resident DJ for Convergence, a monthly ecstatic dance & healing workshop at Rise Up Center.
Ankara Rose (Kristen Sharp) She a dancer, choreographer, and instructor in a variety of world dance forms. A lifelong passion for movement and extensive study in a variety of both Eastern and Western dance styles have influenced her in developing her own signature stylization she calls “Celtic Fusion Belly Dance”: a unique and dynamic fusion of Irish Step, Scottish Highland, and Middle Eastern music and dance. Performing professionally since 2005, she has appeared on tour (as well as guest appearances) with various top Celtic and World music acts, in concerts, stage productions, and at large festivals. As an instructor and choreographer, she has taught Belly Dance, Folkloric (Russian/ Middle Eastern/ Mediterranean styles), and Celtic dance workshops and choreographed dances throughout the US & Canada. For more information and to register for classes or workshops, please visit her website at: www.AnkaraRose.com.
Ult Mundane He has been studying traditional West African drumming for over ten years. He loves to share the joy of ensemble drumming, where everyone plays a simple part of a complex rhythm. He has studied with world-renowned teachers such as Famoudou Konate and Mamady Keita, but his main teacher is Namory Keita, a master drummer from Guinea who teaches in Maine.
Ult is a father, a drummer, and a software engineer. He occasionally moonlights as an actor and performance artist.
Jennifer Hudzeic BS, LMT Jennifer has practiced Massage Therapy since 2000 and specializes in deep tissue & injury treatment. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and studied Massage Therapy in Seattle, WA. She studied esoteric spirituality with Christopher Penczak from 1995-1998, and received her Reiki I and II attunements at that time. She completed her Doula (professional labor support person) training at the Seattle Midwifery School in 2002.
Jennifer has participated in numerous intensives such as; The Priestess Path Women’s Mystery School, Women’s Shamanic Apprenticeship, The Dagara Diviner’s Intensive, and Anatomy of the Quantum Healer. She is a Certified Firewalk Instructor. In July 2014 Jennifer received Q’ero Karpay rites and has participated in numerous online classes such as “Soulful Coaching” and “Answering the Call: Birthing your Fierce Feminine Life.” Jennifer offers private and group sessions in Stoddard & Wilton, NH. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Shamanic Practitioner, Certified Firewalk Instructor. www.ancientways.net • 603-318-9020 • firstname.lastname@example.org