New Hunter Moon Ceremony & Drum Circle with Mama Donna Henes, Urban Shaman
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About the Event
The energy of the Hunter Moon calls us to focus our attention on what we seek in life, to set our sights on our intentions and goals, to take careful aim at what we are shooting for, and to claim the fullness of our purpose, passion, and power.
Please bring a drum or percussion instrument if you have one. If, not some will be provided.
"Unofficial Commissioner of Public Spirit of NYC." —The New Yorker Magazine
"Mama Donna’s wise words and presence reminded us of who we are and where we’ve been — in a way no book ever could."
— Dondeena Bradley, Director, PepsiCo Nutrition Venture
"... a once in a lifetime experience we will long remember and long treasure."— David A, Paterson, Governor NY State
About the Instructor:
Donna Henes is an internationally acclaimed urban shaman, popular speaker, and award-winning writer specializing in multi-cultural ritual celebrations of the cycles of the seasons and the seasons of our lives. Her joyful celebration of celestial events have introduced ancient traditional rituals and contemporary ceremonies to millions of people in more than one hundred cities since 1972.
Queen Mama Donna is the author of five books, Bless This House (Ixia Press/Dover 2018), The Queen of My Self (Monarch Press 2005), The Moon Watcher's Companion (Marlowe & Co. 2004), Celestially Auspicious Occasions: Seasons, Cycles & Celebrations (Perigee: Penguin/Putnam 1996) and Dressing Our Wounds In Warm Clothes (Astro Artz 1982) a CD, Reverence To Her: Part One: Mythology, the Matriarchy, & Me (Io Productions 1998) as well as an acclaimed quarterly journal, Always In Season: Living in Sync with the Cycles. She currently publishes The Queen’s Chronicles, a monthly ezine and writes for The Huffington Post and UPI (United Press International) Religion & Spirituality Forum. Her articles for adults and children have been syndicated in publications throughout the United States and Canada and globally via the internet.
Henes is a founding member and on the Board of Directors of the International Center for Celebration, and she served as a children's book award judge for the United Nations Jane Addams Peace Association from 1980-1988.
In 1982, she composed the first satellite peace message in space: "chants for peace * chance for peace." She has been a recipient of four fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as numerous project grants from municipalities, corporations and foundations, and a mayoral citation from the Honorable David Dinkins.
Her listings include: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in American Art; Who's Who in Entertainment; Who's Who in American Writers, Editors, and Poets; and The World's Who's Who of Women.
In addition to teaching and lecturing worldwide, she maintains a ceremonial center, ritual practice and consultancy in Exotic Brooklyn, New York, MAMA DONNA'S TEA GARDEN AND HEALING HAVEN, where she works with individuals and groups to create personalized rituals for all of life's transitions. Learn more about Mama Donna: https://donnahenes.com
Wainwright House Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be offered if you do not show up, are late, or leave early from a program. If you need to cancel, fees can be transferred to another event.