Program Details

The Art of Making a True Move


with Arawana Hayashi
January 14 / 7:00 PM - January 14 / 9:00 PM

Come join us for an evening to experience a taste of Arawana's workshop in creative process, The Art of Making a True Move, has been presented in educational institutions, meditation centers, and organizational settings in the U.S. and Canada. In this workshop Ms. Hayashi invites individuals and groups to discover their natural creativity as she guides them through a gentle, non-judgmental process of paying attention to their own physicality and to their environment.


Ms. Hayashi began studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism with the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa in 1974 and has been named an acharya (senior teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist organization by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. She was Teacher in Residence at Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont and remains on the teaching staff of the Mukpo Institute, a residential study and practice program at Karme Choling. She teaches courses on Buddhism, Shambhala Art and Shambhala Training, a secular meditation program for developing the human potential for awakened confidence.


Ms. Hayashi is a dancer, choreographer, and movement teacher with roots in Asian and Western arts. She began her dance training in classical balletShe is a student of Suenobu Togi, formerly of the Japanese Imperial Household Agency Music Department in Tokyo. She is one of the foremost performers of bugaku today. She has also co-created outdoor community performances celebrating sacred spaces in both urban and rural environments.

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