The Seeders

   

PEGAH KHOEI:

Born in Iran in 1984, she has been following her inner motivation to create a deeper connection with music and the plants kingdom, how this two can create a harmonious flow with the body, heart and mind. Holding space and guiding several plant based meditation workshops in Iran and Turkey.

She has been creating and guiding various events of restorative and plants spirot healing sessions in Turkey, Iran and Thailand. She plays setar, a Persian musical instrument with a magical sound that used across Greater Iran and Central Asia, guitar and frame drum.

JUAN BAYÓN:

Born in 1988 in Spain, he has been learning to play clarinet at the Conservatory of Music of Valladolid (Spain) from a very young age. After studying Chemical Engineering and Pedagogy at the University of Valencia, he has worked as a teacher and musician, participating in several musical projects such as Country for Syria, country-Arabic music band from Istanbul (Turkey) and films such as Moving into the Infinite by Carola Stieber. He has collaborated recording with many musicians around the world, such as Saul Vanaclocha, Mirtohid Radfar or Bacilio Zea and learned from masters such as Shai Dayan, Harel Shachal and the Gundecha Brothers.

With great vocation for the music within the heart, he has been inspired from the last 7 years in several sufi communities to deepen in the language of the heart, involved as a bridge or connection between different groups in South America, in Europe and in the Middle East. His teachers come from the Chishti lineage of Hz. Inayat Khan, sufi master of India. In this path, he is currently studying and facilitating Dances of Universal Peace and meditative walks. Also it has also been very important in his path to know the master Dr.Oruç Güvenç and the sema meetings organized by TUMATA every summer in Turkey. He has hosted and guided sufi gatherings in Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Spain, opening a space to awaken the heart.

RILA KÖKSAL:

Rila Koksal is a dedicated Alchemist, walking the path of learning, listening her heart, transforming and sharing the treasures from experiences of life.

Born in 1981, Studied Philosophy at Yeditepe University, Theater at Gosteri Sanatları Merkezi, Cinema at Digital Film Academy and practiced Meditation, Sufism, Kabbalah, Amazonian Shamanism, Native American Red Path and ethnic Archaic music.

She has learnt all the ancient rhytmic patterns and became a percussionist in Al Kindi Ensemble and gave concerts all around the world with her frame drum. Worked in many social voluntary projects such as 2 years of Spirituality for Kids in London, Fish Initiative healing music for disabled kids, Social Circus Project with children under risk.
Leaded psychodramatic games, Inspired and built webs to manifest dreams at Individual and Social Creativity Center, wrote an alternative education thesis called Intelligence Aesthetics,won awards of literature, worked at films and documentaries in Turkey and England was an assistant director for a puppet show at TRT and shooted a short film called Mutlucu about a clown.

During her travels in South America she met a lot of spiritual masters and learnt to work with the forces of Nature, self discovery and ancient healing techniques. She worked with a Chilean voice healer,composer and therapist called Astrid Brinck, released an album in Spain called Spreading the wings, Organized many women circles and healing ceremonies of Toltec, Aymara, Quechua, Mapuche, Amazonian and Lakota medicine.

Collecting different prayers and power songs from all around ancient paths which leads to devotion became her way to create and share a common language of love through music accompanied by her ukulele, guitar,frame drum and many healing instruments.

Her life path is dedicated inspiring others to find their unique essence to use self expression to create a harmonious community and build a conscious evolution.