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Amsterdam 2.5 day TaKeTiNa® workshop ‘The Rhythmic Body’ with Tania Bosak and Baptiste Vaes 31st May – 2nd June

May 31 - June 2

Amsterdam 2.5 day TaKeTiNa® workshop ‘The Rhythmic Body’ with Tania Bosak and Baptiste Vaes

The Rhythmic Body” is a TaKeTiNa® workshop designed for individuals of all levels, including musicians, movers, bodyworkers, health workers, change-makers, leaders, and anyone intrigued by exploring and cultivating the art of entering a profound state of flow through rhythm and play.

‘Through the immersive practice of focused attention and dynamic rhythm, we unlock the gateway to restorative and contemplative states, cultivating a profound harmony with our thoughts, intentions, and actions. TaKeTiNa, for me personally, is rhythmic medicine—it restores balance, opens a boundless space, and evokes a deep sense of being at home’ – Tania Bosak Master  TaKeTiNa teacher / Drummer / Actor

ABOUT the TaKeTiNa® Rhythm Process as developed by Reinhard Flatischler

TaKeTiNa® is a process for activating human and musical potential through rhythm and the body and is a path in which musical learning always goes hand in hand with personal development. As a rhythm and meditation process, TaKeTiNa requires no musical experience and is an extremely playful and joyous way of entering into the archetypal foundations of rhythms that exist in all music. Complex poly-rhythms and cross-rhythms form the basis of the process as it utilizes the body by stepping, clapping and singing to generate a complex and rich rhythmic choir which leads participants into states of relaxation, inner presence, and awareness. The process presents opportunities for fun, spontaneity, self-observation, musical expression, reflection and time to rest and restore.

Options for attendance – costs – session times 

The full 2.5-day workshop

Friday, Saturday and Sunday sessions

Include optional Body Rhythm/Meditation and Drumming evening session.

COST €265 Full or €245 student/pensioner concession

1.5 Day workshop

Friday 31st May + Sat 1st June

COST €135 flat rate 

Evening taster session only

Friday 31st May 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm 

COST €30 flat rate 


FRIDAY 31st May: 7.00 pm – 9.30 pm 

SATURDAY 1st June: 10.00 am to 6.00 pm  (Lunch 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm) An optional drumming/rhythm and meditation session from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm

SUNDAY 2nd June: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (Lunch 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm)

The TaKeTiNa process allows you to 

* Practice presence and inner stillness

* To work creatively and effectively with chaotic phases

* Improve your performance by reducing your anxiety about making ‘mistakes’

* Practice entering a state of relaxation, effortlessness and flow

* Open and express your unique creativity

* Develop improvisational skills and rhythmic confidence

TaKeTiNa® requires no musical experience and invites participants to go at their own pace. As well as using the body and voice the workshop will also utilise small handheld percussion instruments – all instruments will be supplied.

It’s also possible to attend the Friday only or Friday and Saturday. Contact us for further details.

For documentation purposes, some professional photos will be taken during this workshop.

LOCATION: De Ruimte – Centrum Voor Bewustzijnsontwikkeling – Weesperzijde 79a – 1091 EJ Amsterdam

VENUE WEBSITE: https://deruimteamsterdam.nl

ALL BOOKING DETAILS: Places are strictly limited and bookings are essential.

*Secure your PAYF place by emailing the organiser: joan@joanlumeij.nl

ACCOMMODATION – onsite accommodation is available (see below) 

There is the possibility of staying at the location for 15 euro per night on supplied mats in the shared space. BYO sleeping bag, pillow and breakfast. Showering facilities and a basic kitchen with a fridge is available for your convenience. There are no cooking facilities at the location, you can make coffee and tea and prepare basic meals.  There are many food outlets and restaurants within walking distance.


Tania Bosak (AUSTRALIA) Master TaKeTiNa Facilitator

Tania Bosak, a cross-art form musician and performer, boasts over 35 years of experience in her field. In 2018, she earned the title of Master TaKeTiNa Teacher following more than two decades of dedicated practice and teaching. Tania’s work centres on Expressive Arts for healing and transformation, blending her extensive professional training in the arts with continuous study, practice, and research in non-ordinary states of consciousness.

Additionally, Tania holds a Diploma in Solution-Focused Counselling from CET, Australia, and is certified as a Practitioner of Generative Change in Generative Trance. www.taniabosak.com

Tania’s TaKeTiNa Rhythm workshops delve into the rhythm of Kairos and generative change, encouraging participants to explore the profound connection between life’s rhythm and the moments of significance, insight, and transformation it holds. By offering practical tools and her down-to-earth, joyful teaching approach, Tania creates a space where participants can embrace mindfulness, creativity, and personal growth as they navigate life’s ever-changing tempo.

Website www.taniabosak.com


Musician, pedagogue of rhythm and polyphony, Baptiste Vaes has been directing choirs for twenty years. He is dedicated to the transmission of the repertoire of traditional songs and the practice of vocal improvisation. Aware of the fundamental role of rhythm in music and curious to approach its aspects related to personal development, Baptiste trained in the rhythmic process TaKeTiNa with Reinhard Flatischler and guides this practice for almost ten years as a certified teacher. The important thing for him is to break down the locks that our mind imposes on our experience of rhythm and of life in general by seeking a more balanced body-mind relationship.  Musician, singer, teacher of rhythm and polyphony, Baptiste Vaes leads vocal ensembles for 24 years. His vocal teaching focuses onto the transmission of traditional songs and the practice of vocal improvisation. He is an accredited TaKeTiNa teacher, introducing people to this practice in Belgium and abroad since 2014.


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