23 Sunday / October 23, 2016

Create Your Own Herbal Teas and Home Remedies Workshop

01:30 pm to 03:30 pm
Hinkle-Garton Farmstead

Learn how easy and fun it can be to make your own fall and winter herbal teas and home remedies to beat the cold and flu season. Each attendee will get hands on experience making teas and will receive DIY recipes. The workshop will be taught by HGF volunteer, Kris Heeter.

Education / Health / Speakers

23 Sunday / October 23, 2016

Art and a Movie: Vik Muniz Waste Land

02:00 pm to 04:45 pm
Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University

Vik Muniz in Focus
2:00-2:30 p.m.
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art
Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor

Nan Brewer, the IU Art Museum’s Lucienne M. Glaubinger Curator of Works on Paper, will discuss Vik Muniz’s Pictures of Garbage series–the subject of the documentary.

Waste Land (2010)
3:00-4:45 p.m.
IU Cinema

This documentary traces Vik Muniz from his studio in Brooklyn to his Brazilian homeland. It won the Audience Award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. It features music by Moby. (English and Portuguese, 100 min., Not Rated).

This program is presented in partnership with IU Cinema and is sponsored in part by Marsha R. Bradford and Harold A. Dumes. The talks and films are free and open to the public.


Education / Exhibits / Films / Speakers

23 Sunday / October 23, 2016

The Players Pub Sunday Open Stage, with your host, Rick Nagy

05:00 pm
The Players Pub

Your 15 minutes await you.

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

23 Sunday / October 23, 2016

GONG BATH with Crystal Singing Pyramids

03:00 pm to 04:30 pm
Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center - 3655 South Snoddy Rd - Bloomington, In

When the Gong is played it bathes the human body in sound – this is why we use the term “Gong bath” to describe this type of therapy – the recipient is literally bathed in the sounds of the Gong. There is no water involved & no clothes are removed! It is like a very deep and lasting massage with sound, tuning the physical body and soul to the greatest possible resonance, while totally letting go. It is usually experienced lying down on your back (can be experienced sitting up), receiving the sound energy of the Gong as it is played moving through the nervous system – opening, clearing and recharging the whole mind, body and spirit. It triggers a meditative, contemplative state in which we have the opportunity to relinquish control of the mind. Negativity and chaos are suspended, irregularity and resistance are cleared, and the whole being is reset to a state of synchrony and alignment.

During a Gong bath the body takes in the sounds that it needs for healing, & filters out what it does not need. The usual result of a Gong bath is that the person being gonged feels very calm, relaxed & de-stressed, & often goes into a state of meditation automatically, where healing can more readily occur. Some physical aches & pains might have disappeared, or may lessen or vanish subsequently as the sounds of the Gong continue to do their work long after the Gong bath has finished. Like all forms of Sound Healing it works on all levels – physical, mental, emotional & spiritual. The Gong is thus a very powerful instrument for healing.

Other sacred instruments are used during the gong baths and personal sound healing sessions to enhance the attendees experience. They may include Indian drums, crystal singing pyramid, steel tongue drum, chakra chimes and monochord to name some of them. Which instruments are used in addition to the gongs vary with each individual gong bath. Each gong bath you attend is a different experience.

The Gong Baths are 1 1/2 hours. They include a brief explanation, time to set your intent for the gong bath, being bathed in the sound of the gongs and other instruments for approximately 60 minutes; finishing with 10-15 minutes of silence.


Submit Your Event

Pin It on Pinterest