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CURRENTS GROUP SESSIONS WITH LICITY COLLINS
Do you want that extra personal touch? Group sessions with Currents composer Licity Collins are intimate and transformative experiences. Retreats, communities, staff teams, collections of friends, all benefit. It is great for people who want a personal guide to the Currents experience, full of stories, question/answers and live music. It is great for people who want an infusion of fresh thought and energy. It is great for people who want tools to support a new or established mindfulness practice. A Currents session is a beautiful gift to any group.
PRACTICE BEING ALIVE
Group sessions can be 30-90 minutes depending on your needs. Starting with an open discussion, your group shares your hopes and challenges. Licity then tailors a Currents session to support you. In a series of interactive explorations, you are guided to explore the Currents practice of inclusive mindfulness. And then you Listen and Practice.
Licity plays Currents live on her acoustic guitar for your group as you practice listening. Every question that arises is an opportunity to deepen the practice. The conversation is insightful and fruitful. Licity will also guide you to use Currents to clear spaces, calm animals (dogs love this music), transmute conflict, ease emotional evolution and support physical healing.
A LOVING GUIDE
Currents composer, Licity Collins, is a dynamic trained facilitator with over 30 years of experience designing and leading transformational experiences that change the way we think about our lives. A lifelong meditator, Licity has had a relationship with mindfulness she was introduced to the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh her by her 11th grade math teacher in her Quaker high school.
A captivating story teller, Licity shares the remarkable origin story of Currents. Her journey from emergency hand surgery to creating this music is an inspiring tale in which participants will see profound reflections of their own lives.
Licity Collins trained at the Leadership Institute near Washington, DC when she was seventeen and has been delivering innovative art-infused transformational experiences ever since. Holding a degree in American Civilization and a Masters of Fine Art, she has worked with colleges, universities, non-profits, camps, and organizations of all shapes and sizes to bring a fresh and creative perspective to critical issues. She helped found ground-breaking arts organizations, the Women in Prison Project in Providence, RI, defunkt theatre and Disjecta Arts in Portland OR. Her intimate tea-time conversations became an artist-in-residence tradition at the University of Illinois. Passionate about the power of music, Licity currently lives in Ojai, CA where she serves on the advisory board of the BRAVO music education program for the world-renown Ojai Music Festival.
Licity is featured on the My Life (Stop Breathe Think) meditation app for her use of mindfulness in healing from chronic illness and trauma. She was interviewed on the Grief Out Loud podcast about being present with her mother's death during the release of her first album. Licity's music and spoken word is featured on NPR's Here & Now.