True Perception: Meditation and the Creative Process
with Arawana Hayashi & Lanny Harrison & Barbara Bash
May 9 / 7:00 PM - May 9 / 9:00 PM
Join Acharya Arawana Hayashi, Lanny Harrison, and Barbara Bash for this talk, discussion and performance exploring the intersection of meditation, creativity, and art in everyday life.
Acharya Arawana Hayashi is a dancer, choreographer, meditation teacher, and a student of both Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. She founded the Jo Ha Kyu Performance Group in Boston, and pioneered the Embodied Presence program. Acharya Hayashi teaches meditation programs all over the world, and sits on the faculty at the Presencing Institute in Cambridge, the Authentic Leadership Program at Naropa University, the Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership in Halifax, and the Mukpo Institute at Karmê Chöling. She also serves as the Chair of the Shambhala Arts Council.
Lanny Harrison is a character actress, dancer and cabaret artist. She has run an ongoing theater workshop at the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York and at various studios in the city for 35 years. Lanny has created duets with the late Collin Walcott, Steve Clorfeine and Lily Pink and has been a member of Meredith Monk/The House since 1969. She has presented one-woman shows for many years.
Barbara Bash is a calligrapher, illustrator, author and performance artist. She has written and illustrated many books on natural history for adults and children. She also teachs workshops in expressive brush caligraphy. She was a longtime student of Chögyam Trungpa. www.barbarabash.com