KORU (kor-roo) is the Maori word for “loop.” For the indigenous people of New Zealand, the koru spiral represents a fern frond beginning to unfurl. The koru symbol embodies new beginnings and a new phase of life, hope for the future, positive change, personal growth, working in harmony, bringing people together, and being mindful of […]
I am always attracted to anything to do with the koru symbol. The artwork of Raweyn Harris was used to teach first through fifth-grade students to create koru designs using oil pastels. In the lesson plan, their definition of a koru is: “The koru is the Maori name for an unfurling fern frond known as the ponga […]
Koru Ceremony is delighted to introduce you to a new officiant that will be officiating weddings for Koru in the Minnesota Twin Cities area. Here is a recent review Jill received: “Reverend Dr. Jill Johnson was incredibly helpful and a calm guiding presence leading up to and during our wedding ceremony. She helped […]
A KORU (kor-roo) is the Maori word for “loop.” For the indigenous people of New Zealand, the koru spiral shape represents the fern frond as it begins to unfurl, symbolizing new beginnings and hope for the future. It embodies a new phase of life, positive change, personal growth, working together in harmony, and being […]
It’s hard to believe that it has been 15 years since I started Koru Ceremony. The first year I had 3 weddings. I recently read through my very first ceremony and I see a rookie trying to figure out how to have a thoughtful and meaningful ceremony. But the words now feel clunky to […]
It is finally here! After a few technology issues I have loaded onto the KoruCeremony.com homepage the video that Clouds North Films created for Koru. I am so impressed by how Bob was able to condense a full day of filming into 3 minutes. He was able to distill our message and how we love creating a unique […]
What a great experience it was working with Bob and Clouds North Films! We will be sharing the videos we created in the upcoming weeks!! Here is what they wrote in a recent Facebook post: “We couldn’t wait till Thursday to show this throwback of our summer shoot with Koru Ceremony: Celebrating New Beginnings. Keep checking back for […]
Last Sunday (2-24-19) Koru Ceremony had the privilege of being invited to participate in the Ever After Wed Show at The Edgewater. It was hosted by the fabulous and extremely talented Sarah and Andrea from Cherry Blossom Events and Amy from One Fine Day Productions. Here are a few photos taken by the amazing Madison Meredith Photography so can get a sense at […]
Some of my very favorite people to work with in the wedding business is Sarah and Andrea from Cherry Blossom Events and Amy from One Fine Day Productions. This is the fourth year they have put together a wedding workshop at Camp Wandawega in Elkhorn, WI. Wandawega is a magical place to host this annual event. And Sarah, Andrea, and […]
KORU (kor-roo) is the Maori word for “loop.” For the indigenous people of New Zealand, the koru spiral represents a fern frond beginning to unfurl. The koru symbol embodies new beginnings, a new phase of life, renewal, hope for the future, positive change, personal growth, working in harmony, bringing people together, and being mindful of the good things in life.
At Koru Ceremony, we strive to personify these ideals and celebrate a new beginning through ceremony and ritual.