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*Yoga this week:

February 26, 27 and 28

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - 3-4pm



March 1-3 - Spiritual retreat in Hamden, Upstate NY

Shamanic retreat with teachings, journeys, yoga, drums and sound healing.
We meet late at night on Friday, but you can arrive earlier and enjoy the nature of Hamden.

Day 1, Friday night. We set an ALTAR and call in the Four Directions, in our Circle Opening Ceremony.
We drum to Find Your Power Animal in a first journey, to set intention, AND as a prerequisite for those who haven't taken this first journey. 

Day 2- Saturday: (9:30 - yoga, start fresh). 10 am- sharp! 
CORE SHAMAN PROTOCOL FOR EXTRACTION of gunk, unwelcome negative energy about your person. How to. In circle. We work in pairs, we do it. Then we know we can do it. 
Later in the day: Ruhe sets everyone at paired work at PSYCHOPOMP and SPIRIT RELEASE of any entities in your field not serving you.
Afternoon - sound bath journey as energy release mechanism.
CELEBRATION DINNER, flying light, baggage dumped, free to dance.

Day 3- Sunday: 9:30am-yoga, meditation-start fresh- then
CORE SHAMAN PROTOCOL FOR SOUL RETRIEVAL. How to. We travel in drum journey with our power animal to rescue the pure essences of your spirit, that were mislaid across your youth. Any historical rough patch displaced some quality of your person. Let's retrieve the vital essences back to the present moment and up onto OUR MOUNTAIN. And speak our truth freely. Now.
We will end with healing sound bath.

Adress - Hamden, NY.... 35983 NY Highway 10
Hamden, NY 13782

Food - potluck, please, bring what you need and to share, we will cook community dinners and karma yoga cleanup. 

Payment: energy exchange ...300$ paid to Elif Venmo :
Venmo to @Urszula-Abolik
ask Elif for discount and scholarships possibilities -


Power animal and sound bath healing circle - Tuesday - March 5th


at Amber Connection

Moving the body, listening to your breath, Going on the drum journey to connect with your power animal, warm cacao. Sound bath - with a gong, Tibetan bowls, Cristal bowls and shakers to take us to "now" and "here". Barnaby Ruhe will be here also to do shamanic healings and power animal connection. 
working also in pairs during the shamanic journey.
If you have more time after 8:30pm - tarot readings too.
35$ to pay by PayPal to

or Venmo to @Urszula-Abolik (last digits - 1382)
to reserve your spot.
Bring a blanket, maybe a yoga mat and small pillow and water bottle. 
If you forget - we have it all


Private concert at Amber Connection - classical - Thursday - March 7th - 7-9pm

Carol Gimbel-viola and Cullan Bryant-piano
Live painting by Dr. Barnaby Ruhe
in the living room of Amber Connection
226 Main St, Emmaus, PA
RSVP only

at or 484-225-1382
tickets by donation -pay-what-you-can...
suggested donation for concert and wine-45$

This event is a private event - so please RVSP - call or text

glass of delicious wine included and snack


About the artists:

Pianist Cullan Bryant is a preeminent soloist, chamber musician and accompanist in New York City celebrated for his "expressive grace...interpretive acuity and total command” (Gramophone Magazine). His performance legacy has brought him to the most prestigious stages around the world as a collaborative pianist with Midori, Mikhail Kopelman, Ju-Young Baek, Emanuel Borok, Colin Jacobsen, Misha Keylin, Oleh Krysa, Peter Rejto, Paul Tobias, members of the Amati, American, Arcata and Borromeo Quartets and members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke's, New York City Ballet Orchestra, Boston and the Detroit Symphony Orchestras. Cullan is the co-host of WFMU Radio's Why Do We Only Listen to Dead People?


Celebrated for her "tasteful virtuosity” (Navona Records), violist Carol Gimbel made her New York City recital debut at Lincoln Center’s Rose Studio in 2019. Carol's "mercurial mind, incredible drive and unbounded sense of creative entrepreneurialism" has fueled her, starting at age 13 when she co-founded the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County. Gimbel has gone on to found the critically acclaimed Music in the Barns, hailed for "obliterating the audience/performer boundary" through innovative approaches to performances almost everywhere except conventional concert halls. She is the co-host of WFMU Radio's Why Do We Only Listen to Dead People?, and is an intrepid adventurer, playing everything from Broadway’s Lion King, to the soundtrack for the recent Hollywood release, Little Women, appearing on HBO's Succession, and recording with eight-time Grammy nominee Lizzo. Highlighted by performances at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Music Matters Series at La Grua Center, Mexico's Haus der Musik, Festival de Febrero, and Canada's Ottawa ChamberFest, Gimbel performs on the ex-Emanuel Vardi viola, c.1725.


Dr. Barnaby Ruhe is an artist and university academic who has described himself as a bodhisattva. Ruhe teaches at New York University's Gallatin school of individualized study, and is perhaps best known for his painting marathons, otherwise known as endurance feats. Dr. Barnaby Ruhe received his doctorate in shamanism and art practice, an interdisciplinary effort combining psychology, anthropology, art history, phenomenology and art studio action. He was senior editor of Art/World newspaper in the 1980s and '90s and wrote the first New York City reviews of work by Francesco Clemente and the Starn Twins, as well as essays on Francisco de Goya, Henri Matisse, Andy Warhol and Joseph Beuys. Ruhe currently serves on the board of Artists Talk on Art. A romantic artist, he incorporates sentiment, gesture and psychic journeying into his paintings, and he runs shaman healing workshops at Shamandome Camp at the Burning Man festival each summer. He is also a six-time world boomerang champion.


               TRAVEL WITH ME:

*Morocco - March 14-24th, 2024 - sold out

*Cuba, Havana - April 8-15th-last spot left

*Poland - June 18th-July 2nd - open - this is also a TANGO TRIP, combined with Brzeg Tango festival and other tango marathon adventures.

*Japan - July 10-21st, 2024 - sold out

*Poland and Check republic - Cracow and Prague - August 28-September 8th, 2024-2 spots left

*Portugal - September 11-21st, 2024 - sold out

*Morocco - October 7-17th, 2024 - open

*Cuba Tanguearte Tango Festival - October 23-29th,2024-open-TANGO TRIP

or October 20-30th-open, also with TANGO.

*Shamanic Retreat in Crete - November 1-7th, 2024-open

*Greece and Crete Island - November 8-20,2024 - open

*Argentina - Buenos Aires - Underground tango trip -Nov 25th-Dec5th, 2024

*December - 9-16th, 2024 - Cuba, Havana - open.

*January 15-27th, 2025 - Vietnam-open

*March 1-10th, 2025, Azores Islands - hiking, yoga, pilates, active trip.

*March 14-24th, 2025 - Morocco-open

*April - 8-18th, 2025 - Argentina, Buenos Aires, Tango trip.

*May 15th-26th, 2025 - France - French Riviera-open

*September 11-21, 2025 - Italy, Amalfi Coast-open

Get those comfortable shoes ready and let's go!!!!!:))))

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