Contemplative Art

Pick a programme that sparks your interest and inspiration: we offer a variety of contemplative Art programmes, like Dharma Art, Кado, the Way of Flowers or Мiksang, Contemplative Photography. Participants of these programmes range from absolute newcomers who like to get in touch with their own creativity to artists who seek to discover mindfulness practice in the context of art.

Date: 22 February 2016 - 26 February 2016
With:
Frank Kane

Taught by Frank Kane, this exploratory singing workshop will allow us to release untapped vocal resources and deepen the connection to our voices, to each other, and to ourselves.

Date: 28 February 2016 - 5 March 2016
With:
Amy Hollowell

Taught in French. Truly artful writing arises naturally from a perspective of what can be called no perspective or whole perspective, from a heart and mind that

Date: 3 April 2016 - 9 April 2016
With:
Lee Worley

Designed for Mudrikas with previous experience, this workshop will focus on the vipashyana level Mudra exercises. Taught in English.

Date: 9 April 2016 - 16 April 2016
With:
Lee Worley

An energetic sequence of group exercises designed by Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche and Lee Worley.Taught in English.

Date: 24 April 2016 - 30 April 2016
With:
Herb Elsky

Shambhala Art Intensive Parts 1-5. Awakening ourselves to our endless pool of clear, creative energy. Taught in English.

Date: 16 May 2016 - 22 May 2016
With:
Irini Rockwell

By cultivating heart-felt resonance and unbiased perception of another, our relationships are more kind and creative.Taught in English.

Date: 27 May 2016 - 29 May 2016
With:
Acharya Samten Kobelt

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the practice of qigong as presented by two distinct Taoist schools. Taught in English.

Date: 29 May 2016 - 31 May 2016
With:
Acharya Samten Kobelt

Level 3 for advanced students.

Date: 1 June 2016 - 5 June 2016
With:
Susan Piver

One could say that the point of spiritual practice is to open one’s heart. Join best-selling author and founder of the Open Heart Project, Susan Piver. Taught in English.

Date: 5 June 2016 - 11 June 2016
With:
Susan Piver

Relax your mind, enhance your creativity and meet our own voice...Join Susan Piver, bestselling author, on a retreat set in the inspiring tranquility of the French country; Taught in English.

Date: 27 July 2016 - 3 August 2016

Instructor training for advanced Kyudo practitioners. The program will be lead by Kanjuro Shibata XXI Sensei. Taught in English.

Date: 31 July 2016 - 7 August 2016

Kyudo is a living tradition of meditative archery. Learn and practice this powerful and highly refined contemplative practice.

Date: 8 October 2016 - 15 October 2016
With:
Artist to the Court Marcia Shibata

Training program for advanced Kado practitioners by personal invitation only. Taught in English.

Date: 16 October 2016 - 21 October 2016
With:
Martina Marx-Hunsdieck

Kado is a creative and meditative dance with nature, space, and perception. The vibrant and daring beauty of flowers wakes up the environment and compels us to see what is really before us.

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