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Britannia Library Monthly Events: December
Britannia Teen Centre: December
Sufi Whirling Workshop
ENTRANCE FEE, By donation, $5-$30
LIMITED CAPACITY - TO PRE-REGISTER, go here:
Presented by Caravan World Rhythms in collaboration with Britannia Centre.
For anyone wishing to learn or develop the Basics of Sufi Whirling, the powerful Moving Meditation technique of Rumi and the Sufi Whirling Dervishes. No experience necessary.
The workshop will begin with a short informal talk and Q&A to learn about the history and background of Sufi Whirling. This will be followed by breathing, centring, and turning meditation, leading into a powerful group whirling experience.
Bring your intention, and 3 different pairs of socks or whirling shoes (will be available for purchase 30 minutes before the workshop begins), comfortable clothes for movement, and a yoga mat, blanket or sheepskin for earth grounding.
Raqib Brian Burke has 28 years of study and experience under the Mevlevi Sheikhs Reshad Field, Suleyman Dede and Jelaluddin Loras, and Rifa'i Sheikh Sherif Baba Catalkaya. He performed in the first ever Sema Ceremony by North American dervishes in Konya, Turkey, at the tomb of Mevlana Celaluddin Rumi founder of whirling and has since performed in Canada and the United States at numerous spiritual gatherings, weddings, memorial services, arts festivals and music events.
Please arrive 15 minutes before start of workshop to register and settle in. Whirling Shoes will be available for Sale.
- Dec 2, 2018 6:00 pm - Dec 2, 2018 9:00 pmLocation: 55+ CentreThe Britannia Great Movies Series happens every Sunday evening from 6-9pm in the 55+ Centre. All our welcome to come and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!
- Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018
- Dec 7, 2018 8:00 pm - Dec 7, 2018 10:00 pmLocation: Britannia PoolClimb the WIBIT! Contests, prizes, games and crazy staff!
- Dec 8, 2018 12:00 pm - Dec 8, 2018 4:00 pmLocation: 55+ CentreCelebrate the season by making your own seasonal decor and art projects.
Various local artists will be instructing in a variety of media.
All materials provided. All ages welcome!
- Dec 9, 2018 6:00 pm - Dec 9, 2018 9:00 pmLocation: 55+ CentreThe Britannia Great Movies Series happens every Sunday evening from 6-9pm in the 55+ Centre. All our welcome to come and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!
- Dec 11, 2018 4:30 pm - Dec 11, 2018 6:30 pmLocation: Learning Resource Centre