Tap Into Transformation, March

COME AND TAP DANCE!

JOIN US FOR FUN, FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION

This month’s theme:

Boogie Woogie

March 17, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 pm

At the Viriditas Studio    
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

BOOGIE WOOGIE is a style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat. Come and experience the exhilaration of combining power with speed. Come and boogie down in a community of adventurous and fun-loving tap dancers as we all feel the music of the piano and rise up in joy. This month we are going to blow the roof off of the Viriditas Studio! 

WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

To Reserve Tickets

1-888-612-8189 or online at www.viriditasllc.com

$25.00 At the door
$20.00 Online or phone reservation
$5.00 Discount for students

Ticket includes dinner

Viriditas Newsletter, March

Dear Viriditas Community,

This month I would like to start by asking you a very powerful question: What is your Rupertsberg? Let me explain. Rupertsberg is the name of the first monastery St. Hildegard of Bingen created in 1150, after leaving the monastery at Disibodenberg where she had lived for over forty years. It became the home out of which St. Hildegard created all of the beautiful work which we now enjoy and benefit from over 900 years later. What is the home out of which you are creating your life?

My “Rupertsberg” is my amazing home in North Boulder. I feel incredibly held by the beauty and comfort of this home. Many nights I am cooking a delicious and nourishing meal in my kitchen on the ground floor as I listen while my son Joshua shares his latest composition. Most nights I enjoy a relaxing epsom salt – candle light bath. I also have an office with three walls of bookshelves and my computer where I write these newsletters. And so I ask you….What structure have you created or are you creating where you nourish and manifest your soul’s purpose?

“What is your Rupertsberg?” is the question I asked at the most recent Healing With St. Hildegard event at the Viriditas Studio. The group shared some very beautiful and inspiring answers to this question.  I then taught the group three chants based on St. Hildegard’s song O Jerusalem. We used the chants to bring light and love to what we are creating in our lives as well as to help remove any obstacles we are facing. For those of you who were unable to attend the event, I will be uploading the chants with the instructions on how to use them in your life next week on to the Free Healing Library on the Doctor Of The Soul Website. Click here to join the library. To register all you need to do is type in an email address and a password. You will then have access to the pages of the library.

I now want to give you the update about the beautiful work that David and I did this past month. For starters we had a glorious time with Tap Into Transformation and Tap Into Love on February 17th and 18th. The folks that came to experience the latest Michael Jackson inspired choreography we taught at Tap Into Transformation were incredibly fun-loving and outgoing. We ended the evening by each sharing a tap move that we especially love, and David strung them all together to create a unique group dance. I know MJ was smiling down on us, reminding us that “It is all for LOVE!”

And the LOVE kept flowing the next night at Tap Into Love. David and I want to thank all of you who attended this performance (and a special thank you to those of you who took advantage of the combo package!) It is such a blessing to share our latest choreography and music with such a loving and appreciative group of people. For me this performance was especially nourishing because it connected me with my parents and three of my aunts, all of whom have inspired my artistic life. The photo below is my father playing the boogie woogie. 

And then one week later David and I performed in front of a packed crowd in the Canyon Gallery of the Boulder Public Library as part of the Opening Reception of the Annual NoBo Art District Group Show. The greatest joy of this performance for me was singing Let The Love Flow with David. We created this song for the Performance Piece Feathers On The Breath Of God in 2011. What a treat to sing it again and this time with David. The song was a perfect song to use as a way to celebrate all the artists contributing to this stunning exhibit. The song as well as the entire sound track of Feathers On The Breath Of God is available for purchase on my website for those of you who would like to enjoy it. If you ever have an extra hour in downtown Boulder, go by the Library and enjoy the exhibit. It will be on display all month.

Looking ahead to March 18th, I want to give you details about the Benefit Concert that the Kutandara Reperatory Marimba Ensemble that I am part of will be performing in. The concert will be with Tendai Muparutsa & ZiMBiRA, and they are amazing musicians. Please join us!

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church @ 4775 Cambridge Street in Boulder, Colorado 80301
$10 individual/$20 family suggested donation at the door; food and drink available for purchase.

Make a donation for Child Future Africa at the door! Sponsored by Kutandara Center and Rubatano. Child Future Africa supports children by buying school supplies, paying school fees, promoting income-generating activities, and operating an orphanage for destitute children. In 2015, Rubatano implemented an mbira program, at Child Future Africa, and together Kutandara and Rubatano plan to begin a marimba program with the donation of a set of marimbas when a group from the Kutandara Center travels to Zimbabwe in June 2017. All proceeds from this concert will support the building and delivery of the marimbas to the orphans at Child Future Africa.

Finally….yes, the ski adventures of Jeannine and David continue this coming weekend at Breckenridge.  Skiing has become a central part of our lives. We are experiencing such power and speed coming together in our bodies as we fly down the slopes of our amazing Colorado ski resorts. There is a renewed energy in our lives and this combination of speed and power will be a central part of our next Tap Into Transformation….more on that front in a few weeks!

So keep “letting the LOVE flow” and yeah…write me a note about your Rupertsberg.

In Viriditas,
Jeannine

Tap Into Transformation, February

L.O.V.E.
A TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION

February 17, 2017
7-9 pm

Viriditas Studio
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

Mj in the stars

MJ
A pop idol; Thrilling dancer
Like a powerful star in a hurting world.

This month’s Tap Into Transformation is a tribute to Michael Jackson, one of the most lovable and loving artists of our times. A dynamic and original performer, he created dance steps the world continues to move to and imitate. AND SO WILL WE. Come and learn some MJ moves we can do with tap shoes on! THIS IS GOING TO BE POWERFULLY FUUNNN!! Imagine… the moonwalk, hips, shoulders, arms, hands and fancy footwork! Yes, you will leave the evening with a spring in your step as you take the world by storm with your cool new tap dancing moves.

WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

To Reserve Tickets:1-888-612-8189
Or online at: www.viriditasllc.com

$25.00 At the door
$20.00 Online or phone reservation
$5.00 Discount for students

Ticket includes dinner

FOOD… FUN… AND FRIENDSHIP

COME TAP DANCE WITH US… COME TAP DANCE WITH US…
COME TAP DANCE WITH US…

Viriditas Newsletter, February

Dear Viriditas Community,

heartsFebruary… the month of LOVE! I want to start this newsletter by sharing my favorite spiritual text on love: yes 1 Corinthians 13, verses 4-7:

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant  or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.  Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

The power of love never ceases to amaze me. And so I want to share with you the many ways that Viriditas is sharing love these days and invite you to connect with the many offerings of this beautiful company.

David and I are currently rehearsing for our annual multimedia performance Tap Into Love which will take place at the Viriditas Studio on the evening of February 18th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Click here to view the promotional video we created for this heartwarming event! This year we are celebrating our connections to our ancestors. I will be showing how both of my parents as well as my father’s three(!) sisters have been sources of inspiration and joy in my life. If you attend only one Viriditas event all year, this would be my recommendation. Delicious food, great company and a performance that will fill you with joy, tenderness and yes LOVE! Purchase your tickets today! Click here to purchase tickets.

Tap Into Transformation continues to bring “food, fun and friendship” to participants on the third Friday of every month. In January we danced to the song “You’re The One That I Want” from the movie Grease. The colors of the evening were black, white and gold and we all wore black and gold beads as we followed the fun choreography. After dinner we created drawings of what we wanted in the year 2017. As always, I felt so blessed to share the evening with such beautiful and warm people. mjThis month we will be bringing back our Michael Jackson choreography with a new twist. So, all you Michael Jackson fans….JOIN US on February 17th. (Click here to purchase tickets.)

On February 24th, David and I will once again be performing as part of the Opening Reception of the 7th Annual NoBo Group Show. NoBo_Art_District_logo The Art Show, “Looking for Common Ground: A Collaboration” will take place at the Boulder Public Library Main Branch, Canyon Gallery, 1101 Arapahoe Ave.  from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Mark your calendars! There are some incredibly gifted artists in North Boulder and this is your chance to see their work all in one show. David and I will be singing and tap dancing our greatest hits and would love to see you there.

Looking ahead to March 18th, I am very excited to let you know that the Kutandara Repertory Marimba Ensemble that I am part of will be performing as part of a Benefit Concert for Child Future Africa at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 4775 Cambridge Street in Boulder, Colorado 80301. 26939731834_9f47e2f87d_z-300x200The concert is at 7:00 pm, and we will be performing with Tendai Muparutsa & ZiMBIRA.  You can make a donation for Child Future Africa at the door. If you have never heard marimba music, you are in for a treat. The JOY of this music is unparalleled!

 

Finally, I want to encourage those of you who have not yet checked out the Free Healing Library on the doctorofthesoul website, to give yourself the gift and register. There are now two pages you can access at the Library with beautiful recordings and guidances on how to use them in your meditative practices. Next week I will be adding a recording of the Saraswati mantra from the Doctor Of The Soul group event from February 4th. Click here to join the library. To register all you need to do is type in an email address and a password. You will then have access to the pages of the library.

I will leave you now with one more image. David and I leave on Friday morning for our monthly retreat in the mountains. This month we will be in Vail. vailWhat a blessing it is to spend four whole days with this loving man in such powerfully loving mountains!

May the love of this season fill your hearts!

In Viriditas,

Jeannine

Tap Into Love!

TAP INTO LOVE

A Multimedia Valentine’s Performance
Honoring OUR ANCESTORS

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18th 
6:30-9:00 PM

VIRIDITAS STUDIO
4939 N. Broadway Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

How do ancestors contribute to our present lives, and how can we honor them?

JGA skiingDS handstand

Come experience Jeannine and David as they share through song, dance and poetry how their connections with their ancestors gives them strength and guidance in their daily lives.

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Click the image above to view the video!

Cost $25.00
hors d’oeuvres and refreshments provided
We are only selling 50 tickets, so get yours today!
www.viriditasllc.com or call 1.888.612.8189

 

SPECIAL OFFER!
TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION AND TAP INTO LOVE

mjOur monthly Tap Into Transformation falls on Friday, February 17th, the night before Tap Into Love. We will be bringing back our razzle-dazzle Michael Jackson choreography with a new twist! If you would like to learn the steps on Friday night and then enjoy Jeannine and David performing the entire Michael Jackson routine on Saturday night, purchase the combo package for $40 which is a 20% discount. Don’t miss this opportunity to fill yourself with the powerful love of this season!

www.viriditas.com or call 1.888.612.8189

Viriditas Newsletter, January

Dear Viriditas Community,

Happy New Year; 2017, here we go! Some of you have spoken to me in recent weeks about your concerns for our country and the world, given the results of our most recent elections. When fear and worry come up for me, I always find solace and strength when I refocus on creating goodness, beauty and joy. In this newsletter I want to highlight the goodness, beauty and joy that Viriditas Productions is about these days.

My work with Doctor of the Soul continues. I hosted the second group event in the series, Healing with St. Hildegard, on Jan. 7th. During the afternoon our group was immersed in St. Hildegard’s song, O Viridissima Virga (Oh, Greenest Of Branches). We let the music go deep into our Souls, deep into the soil of the garden that is our lives. I often refer to our Souls as the soil of our gardens, and on Saturday, I encouraged participants to let the soils of their gardens become moist and loose with the music and words of St. Hildegard’s music.

In the moistness, I invited the participants to do the following:

  1. 1. See yourself becoming the greenest branch and notice what comes up for you.
  2. 2. In this song, St. Hildegard talks about a beautiful flower blooming on the branch. I asked the participants to find the beautiful flower blooming in them.
  3. 3. We focused on joy. I asked the group “What does joy look like for you?”

After the immersion in the music, the group spent time writing and drawing. This month I invited the group to share with each other what they had drawn and written. We were all moved and strengthened by the expressions of people’s souls.

Next month the Doctor Of The Soul group event will be Healing with Mantra on Feb. 4th . The focus will be on a mantra which helps us release  the issues connected to the second chakra. Our next St. Hildegard event will be on March 4th and will feature St. Hildegard’s song, Oh Jerusalem. Mark your calendars!

Next week I will be adding a recording of O Viridisimma Virga to the free healing library on the Doctor of the Soul website. When you join the library not only will you have access to the recording but you will also receive my guidance on how to use the recording in your spiritual practice. CLICK HERE to join the library. To register all you need to do is type in an email address and a password. You will then have access to the pages of the library. The recording of the Ganesh Mantra with my guidance for how to use it which we used in December’s Healing With Mantra is currently available.

David and I continue to create our monthly Tap Into Transformation. On December 16th we hosted our Holiday event. How precious it was to see all of our tap dancers in their Santa hats enjoying the music, the dancing, the company and yes our Christmas Sharpettes!

Our theme for January’s Tap Into Transformation will be “You’re The One That I Want” What is it you want in 2017? Come express your intentions through your feet and whole bodies. Wear black, gold and white and get ready to go for it! David and I had a total blast filming the dance yesterday. Stay tuned… you will have access to the video in next week’s promo flier!

Looking ahead into February, I want to remind you that you will have two opportunities to experience David and me as we share our artistic creations. On February 18th David and I will be offering our third rendition (!) of our performance piece Tap Into Love. Attending this event is a wonderful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. In addition we will also be participating in the annual NoBo Art District Group Show on February 24th at the Boulder Public Library. We are going to perform our revamped Michael Jackson tap dance at both events. You wanted more of this choreography and now it is coming!

OK dear Viriditas lovers…. I am off to pack my bag. David and I leave tomorrow morning for our monthly ski retreat. This month we will be in Keystone.  Ahhh…the joy of being on my skis in countless feet of snow in the spectacular Rocky Mountains… wheeeee!!!

May Viriditas be ours in 2017!
Jeannine

Tap Into Transformation, January

 

COME AND TAP DANCE!
JOIN US FOR FUN, FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION

This month’s theme:
You’re The One That I Want

January 20, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 pm

At the Viriditas Studio
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

WHAT IS IT YOU WANT IN 2017? Bring your intentions for 2017 to January’s Tap Into Transformation. We will be expressing them through our feet and whole bodies as we tap dance to the hit song, “You’re The One That I Want”, from the movie GREASE. Wear black, gold, or white and get ready to sparkle into the New Year!


Click on the image above to view the video.

WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS     NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

To Reserve Tickets:
1-888-612-8189
Or online at: www.viriditasllc.com

$25.00 At the door
$20.00 Online or phone reservation
$5.00 Discount for students

Ticket includes dinner

Tap Into Transformation, December

COME AND TAP DANCE!
JOIN US FOR FUN, FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION
This month’s theme: BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Christmas Dreams

December 16, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Viriditas Studio
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

WHAT ARE YOUR CHRISTMAS DREAMS? Bring your cheer and the gift of who you are to this month’s Tap Into Transformation, and together we will open our hearts and tap dance to some really fun and jolly holiday music. Wear your sparkly holiday attire and be ready to let your star shine bright! This will be a merry and special evening you won’t want to miss. You will go home flying like Rudolph and feeling on top of the world, empowered to manifest your Christmas dreams. Our meal will be flown in from the North Pole courtesy of Santa Claus!christmas-dreams-cover
WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

To Reserve Tickets:
1-888-612-8189
Or online at: www.viriditasllc.com

$25.00 At the door
$20.00 Online or phone reservation
$5.00 Discount for students

Ticket includes dinner

 

Viriditas Newsletter, December

Dear Viriditas Community,

Tis the season of gift giving, and in this newsletter I have a few gifts for you! As most of you already know, I have launched a new body of work which I’m calling Doctor of the Soul. There are two series of group events. Healing with St. Hildegard started in November and Healing with Mantra started this month on Dec. 3rd. We began the Healing with Mantra series by learning a mantra to help us release any patterns of fear related to security and safety connected to our first chakra. The energy of the event on December 3rd was very sweet and powerful. Please CLICK HERE to enjoy the audio recording of the mantra David and I created. I encourage you to chant along with me on this recording. It will help you have more confidence and bring empowerment to your life in all your undertakings.

Going forward, the next group event on January 7, 2017 will feature St. Hildegard’s song, O Viridissima Virga in our Soul Healing work. Our focus will be gathering strength so we can move forward with our callings to be creative expressions of Divine Love. A great way to start the New Year!

My next gift to you is a video inviting you to come to our Tap Into Transformation on Dec. 16th, 7-9 pm. Our theme is Christmas Dreams. When you come, be sure to wear your Santa hat! David and I will be gifting everyone who comes that night with a gift certificate for you to give to a friend to attend a Tap Into Transformation event in 2017. A $25 value! (Click the image below to view the video.)

For those of you in our community who are Sharpette lovers the second half of the evening will feature Christmas Sharpettes! Like in years past, the fare will include Swiss Chocolates. I smile as I realize how the chocolates have become a Christmas Tradition at Tap Into Transformation!

Now I want to tell you about what has been one of the greatest gifts I have received this year. As most of you know, I have been studying marimba and most recently mbira at the Kutandara Center in Boulder. This year my teachers Randy & Amy McIntosh asked if I’d ever thought about teaching at the center. I had not… But when I started to think about it, I found myself getting very excited. Playing African music has given me a sense of joy unlike anything else I have ever done. Amy, Randy and I explored how to move forward to becoming a teacher at the center and we decided that I would start by sitting in on their beginning classes. It is an incredible privilege to watch and experience master teachers at work. On Thursdays at 4 pm I am part of Amy’s beginning class for children. At 5:45 pm I’m part of Randy’s beginning adult class. In Randy’s class I am learning how to accompany the students, all of whom are women, on the Hosho. After Randy’s adult class, I then move over to my own beloved class: Titandare. On Thursdays at 9:30 pm when I leave the Kutandara Center and drive home, it feels like I’ve spent 6 hours on the African continent. The best way I can describe it is, it feels like I’ve had a mini vacation and I return to my life here in Boulder with renewed energy.

In closing, I would like to give you a heads up about two gifts you can look forward to in 2017. On February 18th David and I will once again be offering our performance piece Tap Into Love. This year we will be celebrating our love of our ancestors. Mark your calendars! In addition we will also be participating in the annual NoBo Art District group show on February 24th. Yes, you will get to see the latest addition to our Michael Jackson choreography! This year’s art show will be hosted at the Boulder Public Library.

I trust you are all enjoying the snowy weather. David and I leave today for three days of skiing at Beaver Creek… Wheeeeee… This Swiss lady is so excited!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to each and every one of you.

In Viriditas,
Jeannine

 

 

Tap Into Transformation, November

COME AND TAP DANCE!

JOIN US FOR FUN, FOOD AND FRIENDSHIP

TAP INTO TRANSFORMATION
This month’s theme:

Go All The Way!

November 18, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 pm

At the Viriditas Studio
4939 N. Broadway, Unit 65
Boulder, CO 80304

“Your’re a diamond in the rough, a brilliant ball of clay. You could be a work of art, if you just go all the way!” Yes, you guessed it, this month we will be tap dancing to the theme song from the movie KUNG FU PANDA. Join us and explore what it means to go all the way.

Click on the image above to view the video.

Click on the image above to view the video.

WE WILL TEACH YOU TAP STEPS
NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
WE PROVIDE TAP SHOES

Join husband and wife tap dancers Jeannine Goode-Allen and David Sharp in their gorgeous and inspiring Viriditas Studio.

$25.00 At the Door
$20.00 Online or Phone Reservation
$5.00 Discount for Students
Ticket includes dinner

To reserve tickets:
1-888-612-8189

Or online at:
www.Viriditas.com