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Youniverse

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© Courtesy of the Artist and Apexart
Youniverse

291 Church Street
10013 New York
NY
US
November 3rd, 2016 - December 17th, 2016
Opening: November 2nd, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.apexart.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
bronx
EMAIL:  
info@apexart.org
PHONE:  
212-431-5270
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 11-6

DESCRIPTION

Channeling the abilities of art, contemplative practices, technology, and science to maximize subjective and collective consciousness, Youniverse encourages new strategies for achieving social cohesion and higher thinking.

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, November 2: 6-8 pm
including a Magical Laughter gathering by Lisa Levine, connecting beyond language with Malia Kulp (Sounding NYC), MantraTea by La Vonne Natasha Caesar, and music by/with the Geobacteraceae family & Interspecifics Collective

Youniverse is what human life is about – being happy, healthy, and in harmony. It merges insights from ancient and contemporary contemplative practices, art, technology, and science. It is centered around fun, non-judgmental, compassionate, caring, and kind togetherness. This series of inclusive free experiences embraces subjective and collective consciousness. Offered mindfulness services, embodied experiences of oneness, and games become facilitators for social- and self-empowerment, and enactments towards unity and love.

Transformative technologies experienceable weekdays, such as SoundSelf, Philosopharium, neuromore, LIVING INSIGHT, Juno VR, X TH Sense, and others.

SATURDAYS - FULL DAY, IN-DEPTH EXPERIENCES
November 5: Usness | Inter-/Intraspecies communication
Enjoy Harmonic Singing, 'feel like an animal' workshop, and group sound meditation flowing into a deep listening improvisation.
including Katie Down & David Rothenberg, David Sauvage, and others

November 12: powerfun dancing and dreaming
Dancorcism, hypnosis workshop, Reiki, full moon ceremony, and creating space for forgiveness, gratitude and love.
including Debbie Attias, Rebecca Conran, Katrine Knauer, Shauna Cummins, Morgan Yakus, UNLIMITED, and others

November 19: trusting the nerves’ verses
Medicine Reading Ceremony, Empath Empowerment, Stone Essence Journey, hypnotherapy, and Craniosacral therapy.
including Rebecca Conran, Sarah M. Chappell, Deborah Hanekamp, Diana Nahim, and others

December 3: Webrations | me and mind in music
Connect to that which is older than language. Sound bath meditation, sound circle and more.
including Katie Down & David Rothenberg, Hiko Konami, Louise Ma, Shannon Leigh O'Neill-Loyola, and others

December 10: alignment, empathy and embodied entanglements
Redefining posture, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais Method, Psychic Class 101, and group yoga&energy work workshop.
including Ariel Carson, Raquel Griffin, David Sauvage, Igor Shteynberg, and others

December 17: for fun future
Because intention can be everything sometimes. Soul Tarot Readings, Chakra Healing workshop. How we organize our mind-body-selves for action, vitality, freedom, integration, presence, and flow with the world.
including Ariel Carson, Raquel Griffin, Lindsay Mack, Elizabeth Traina, and others


It seems time to overcome senses of self, territory, and ownership, and to be nonjudgmental, uniting, kind, and loving, finds hannes bend. For ‘self’-accomplishments: e.g. artist-in-residence at the Quantum Physics Alemán Lab and Institute of Neuroscience at the University of Oregon 2014-16 where he conducted neuroscientifc studies on meditation and visual stimuli for the creation of the virtual reality program “mYndful” with heart rate biofeedback for improved mindfulness in everyday lifestyles and refugee camps. International presentations and papers at the Bronx Museum Biennale, NY; Helsinki University; Rice University; Science of Consciousness, University of Arizona; “Best Presentation Award” in panel “Well-Being Computing: AI Meets Health and Happiness Science,” AAAI 2016 Spring Symposia, Stanford University.

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