Mama Mihirangi & The Mareikura

New Zealand

From Aotearoa (NZ) a production of indigenous earthy feminine power and inspiring cultural identity. Māori world roots, music & dance with live loops, expressive emotional traditional and contemporary dance and instruments with spiritual beats & deep bas

Workshop Description

The haka is a challenge, it is the summoning of physical, mental and spiritual power for a very specific intention. There are traditional and contemporary haka for many occasions and women have always had their own haka. The Women’s Haka invokes and expresses a woman’s potency, her power, virtues, culture, lore, and sacredness. It is the summoning of her strength and spiritual essence in a display of unison with her tribe. Participants will learn the calls, actions, words & their history, as well as the meaning, traditions and protocols. Mihirangi is a proud advocate of her culture and her workshops are renowned to be captivating, passionate, inclusive, generous and when appropriate - humorous. No singing or dancing experience is necessary.

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