Contemplative Arts

Contemplative Arts & Disciplines

Performative Arts: Mudra Space Awareness

with Shastri David Stone

March 14th

The workshop provides an introduction to Mudra Space Awareness, which is an intensive, physical method for synchronizing body and mind. When body and mind are synchronized, we are present and each mudra, i.e. gesture, we make is real and thorough. Continue »

Performative Arts: Meditation in Acting

March 14th

In this workshop, taught by Uchè Elueze, we'll explore meditation in action.Through acting exercises and organic dialogue, this workshop will focus on the body and the use of physical language to tell a story on stage. Continue »

Seeing Things as They Are: Shambhala Art Part Two

with Rebekah Younger & Paul Romejko

March 21st

Seeing Things as They Are: Shambhala Art Part Two looks more closely at the process of perception and how our thinking influences our perceptions. Continue »

Kado: Rigden School of Ikebana

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

April 3rd—April 5th

This will be a very special and unique weekend program on the ancient art of Kado. Discover and cultivate the source of creativity, and learn how to express that in flower arranging. Kado is a meditative, contemplative understanding of self, nature, space Continue »

Demonstration & Talk - Kado: Rigden School of Ikebana

with Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

April 3rd

Join us for a public demonstration and talk by Marcia Wang Shibata, master Kado/Ikebana instructor from the Shambhala Rigden School of Ikebana, who will share how to discover and cultivate the source of creativity and how to express that in flower arrangi Continue »