General Information

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Multi-Disciplinary

Ollin has been serving the community with arts, cultural, and holistic wellness services in many facets for all ages, abilities, genders, and cultures.


Note: 

All disciplines are open for collaboration to help fund-raise for a cause! 


  • Paint Night for a Cause
  • Sculpt for a Cause
  • Dance for a Cause
  • Drum for a Cause
  • Bead for a Cause
  • Soundscape for a Cause

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Mobile Services

We travel to a variety of locations to bring our services to you! We have experience with school groups of all ages, hospitals, correctional institutions, organizations, businesses, retreats, festivals, events, and private settings. Check out the Community page to see some of the places we have been to!


 We are available for booking for classes, businesses, organizations, groups for team building, wellness, educational, and fun!


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Populations

We have experience working with people of all ages (babies, children, teens, adults, seniors). We also work with people of various abilities and various circumstances. We are grateful to have experience working in hospitals, schools, correctional facilities,  retreats, as well as private and public settings.

Drumming & Singing & Story Sharing

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We offer dynamic experience with drums and songs from across Turtle Island and around the world! With over 50 drums and shakers from around the world, we share and connect.


 Our unique integrative approach incorporates activities which activate the body, mind, emotions and spirit.  Everyone is included and seen as a significant contributor to the sound experience that we create together. 

performances

Indigenous Drumming/Singing

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Fusion of drumming and singing in Nahuatl, Spanish, other languages from across Turtle Island, and vocales of the heart. 

At times Yessica collaborates with Theo Paradis, and together share powerful traditional songs from across Turtle Island, sometimes offered as a land acknowledgement.

Ollin Soundscape

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A solo or collaborative  dynamic soundscape with prehispanic instruments, as well as singing bowls, flutes, chimes, various percussion, drums, and singing.

Ollin Drum Circle as Performance or Community Engagement for Festivals/Events

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Special thank you to Ollin/Kingston Drum Circle longest standing members:  Yessica & Carlos Belsham, Linda Beazley and Brian Howell for all the magic created across all the years drumming together since 2014 . Thanks to all the current regular drummers, and also the community members that come out and drum with us  :)


We offer performances on stage with what we need, or bringing extra drums and shakers for all to join in! 

THERAPEUTIC arts

Drum Therapy

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Movement of Medicine

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Soundscapes and Sound Therapy

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Reiki and Relaxation Massage

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Sobadora

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Cacao Sharing

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creative arts workshops

Wellness

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  • Mandalas
  • Medicine Box
  • Wellness Bracelets
  • Masks


Indigenous Across Turtle Island

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Learn to bead different designs!


Mexican Arts

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Learn about and make:

  • Sugar Skull Crafts
  • Piñatas
  • Ojos de Dios
  • Worry Dolls
  • Sculpting with Mexican Clay
  • Clay Flutes
  • Alebrijes 

presentations and talks

Toltec Four Agreements

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Power of the Drum

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Creative Arts Expression

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Two-Spirit Sharing

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Turtle Island Connection

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Honouring Ancestors - Dia de los Muertos

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personal services

Personal Support

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Assisting with home management, facilitating social and recreational  activities, companionship, and promoting health and well-being with clients from all  ages of the lifespan.  

Grief and Bereavemet Facilitation

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Supportive End of Life Care

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Providing care , comfort, support with individuals in palliative care. 

Integrating singing, talking, drumming, gentle massage, or companionship and respite care.

Custom Product

Graphic and Website Design

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Example of logo Ollin.ca designed for KNIPD. Available to aid in posters, logos, poster editing, and more.


www.knipd.ca is one of various websites Ollin.ca designed. Available to aid in website editing or creating.

Visual Art

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Available for custom paintings, drawings, scupltures and more. Website of portfolio of works will be released soon-ish.