Program Details

Heart of the Brush: workshop with Kaz Tanahashi

March 22 / 6:30 PM - March 24 / 12:00 PM

Drawing with a brush is a wonder­ful way to work with body and mind. Learn the basic skills and contemplative process of brushwork by reproducing ideograms from ancient Chinese mas­terpieces. There is also time to impro­vise and work with large brushes.

Kazuaki Tanahashi, a renowned teacher, calligrapher, Zen scholar, peace activist, aikido master and writer, has had solo exhibitions of brushwork internationally. His publications include Brush Mind, Tao Te Ching: A New Translation, and The True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen’s Three Hundred Koans. More information at:

Cost is $160 including materials. Participants will be limited to 30. Please register in advance with Diane Metzger: 422-1035,

Deposit of $50 required to assure a place, refundable up to a week before the program.

For further information please contact Sarah Cox: 479-3529, whitelotusdance@, or Liza Matthews: 423-6021

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