Sound Embodied – exclusive mini-retreat at Toronto's oasis in the city.

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Sound Embodied – exclusive mini-retreat at Toronto's oasis in the city.

An exclusive 3.5-hour mini-retreat, where the power of extraordinary music meets the healing effects of sound vibrations and body movement.

By Jaye Marsh – The Wild Flute

When and where

Date and time

Fri, Jul 14, 2023 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM EDT


Toronto Botanical Garden 777 Lawrence Avenue East Toronto, ON M3C 1P2 Canada

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Welcome and Chair Yoga

Welcome from the producer and a session of relaxing chair yoga led by Jane Mackay, yogi.


Keely Mackey is an international cellist from New Mexico who specializes in improvised music to artworks and movement.


Gong Soundbath with Ken Little

Ken Little creates healing sound baths using sound and vibration instruments including gongs to effect relaxation, healing, and emotional regulation through gentle sounds and vibrations.

Aphrodite Unbound

Jaye Marsh and Andy Morris are the dynamic flute and percussion core of Aphrodite Unbound, an eclectic ensemble performing classical works alongside their own music, planned and improvised soundscape...


Labyrinth Journey

A temporary mini-labyrinth will be constructed on the floor and the musicians will play for those who wish to journey on the path and feel the whole-body benefits of moving meditation.

How to Recreate These Experiences at Home and Closing Remarks

Dawn Ellis from Music Care will give you exercises and tips to do at home for continued sound-based wellness. Closing remarks from the producer.

About this event

  • 3 hours 15 minutes
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A Harmony of exquisite performances and soul-reviving sound and movement!

A unique immersive concert experience that combines healing applications of sound and vibration and professional music performances in a mini-retreat in the studios of the Toronto Botanical Garden, Toronto’s oasis in the city!

Join us for a transformative journey to serenity with our exclusive 3-hour mini-retreat, where the power of extraordinary music meets the healing touch of sound vibration and body movement. Immerse yourself in a symphony of rejuvenation as you embark on an unforgettable experience that will leave your senses delighted and your spirit recharged.

A three-hour gift to your mind and body featuring award-winning improvising cellist Keely Mackey from New Mexico and Toronto’s own Aphrodite Unbound, an eclectic flute and percussion duo performing classical works alongside their own planned and improvised soundscapes that marry ancient beats and modern classical sounds. Immersive wellness activities include accessible chair-yoga to improvised cello, gong sound baths with Kenneth Little of Resonant Transitions, and a mini-labyrinth walk to improvised soundscapes by the musicians together.

Featuring artists and practitioners:

  • Keely Mackey - international solo cellist and improviser
  • Aphrodite Unbound - flute/percussion duo, Jaye Marsh and Andy Morris
  • Ken Little - gong sound bath practitioner
  • Jane Mackay - yogi

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About the organizer

Jaye Marsh is the WildFlute; a water sprite, a trickster, a siren. She is a Canadian flutist and is the driving force behind the FACTOR-funded Flute in the Wild project, new music that takes you into the wild spaces of Canada through a flute lens. Jaye is also a graphic designer, writer, editor, children’s book illustrator, and pioneer of eco-friendly events.