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How to View Art

This talk was given by Steven Saitzyk, Director of Shambhala Art, at the Westside Shambhala Center in Los Angeles on July 10, 2013.  The subject is how meditation and completive practices benefit the viewing process of art.

 

Creativity & Meditation 2011 Part 1


This is part 1 of a talk and discussion on creativity and meditation given by Steven Saitzyk, the International Director of Shambhala Art,on March 31, 2011 at the Los Angeles Shambhala Meditation Center.

 

Creativity & Meditation 2011 Part 2


This is part 2 of a talk on creativity and meditation given by Steven Saitzyk, the International Director of Shambhala Art,on March 31, 2011 at the Los Angeles Shambhala Meditation Center.

 

Shambhala Art Day Festival 2010 Los Angeles


A brief introductory talk on Shambhala Art Day and how to view the festival’s artwork by Steven Saitzyk, International Director of Shambhala Art. The video includes a sampling of the artworks on display and the demonstations.

 

Meditation & the Creative Process

This is a public talk and discussion given by Steven Saitzyk, the International Director of Shambhala Art, on Nov. 7, 2010 at the St. Petersburg Florida Shambhala Center. There were about 40 participants. The video was taken by Nikhal Ghodke.

 

Shambhala Art Intensive 2010 Los Angeles Part 1

Shambhala Art 2010 Five Part Intensive in Los Angeles. Part 1 of 3 videos showing showing some of the exercises used by this non-profit arts education program designed to integrate meditation with the creative and viewing processes. In this first video you can see exercises lead by Shambhala Art Teachers Amanda Tasse, Marcia Shibata, and Anne Saitzyk.

 

Shambhala Art Intensive 2010 Los Angeles Part 2

Part 2 of 3 of the Shambhala Art Five Part Intensive 2010 in Los Angeles. This video shows the Director of Shambhala Art International, Steven Saitzyk,demonstrating object arranging as a means to explore one’s felt sense and thought sense of the Principles of Space, Form, and Energy.  This is followed by participant examples and an introduction to the Five Elements as a means to further explore the phenomenal world as part of one’s creative process.

 

Shambhala Art Intensive 2010 Los Angeles Part 3

Part 3 of 3 of the Shambhala Art Five Part Intensive 2010 Los Angeles. In this video we see participants continue to create arrangements based on some of the Elements.  This is followed Steven Saitzyk and Marcia Shibata demonstrating the use of the Four Actions in the creative process. What follows this is a collaborative exercise where all the participants create four installations as an expression of what they have learned. It is called the “Feast of the Five Elements.” The installations include objects, food, and drink that embody the Elements and their Actions. On completion, the food and drink are consumed during a celebration that includes brief performances and readings.

 

Marica Shibata -Space, Form, and Energy Kado -Part 1

Marcia Shibata demonstrates the use of the principles of Space, Form, and Energy (also known as Heaven, Earth, and Human) in Kado (flower practice) at the 2010 Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles.

 

Marcia Shibata -Space, Form, and Energy Kado -Part 2

Marcia Shibata demonstrates the principles of Space, Form, and Energy in Kado, flower practice at the 2010 Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles.  Part 2 of 3.

 

Marcia Shibata -Space, Form, & Energy Kado -Part 3

Part 3 of 3.  Marcia Shibata completes her demonstration of the principles of Space, Form, and Energy at the 2010 Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles.

 

Kado Demo of the 4 Elements Part 1

Marcia Shibata does a demonstration of the 4 form elements (water, earth, fire, and air/wind) by way of Kado (flower practice) at the Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles in 2010. This Part 1 of three parts.

 

Kado Demo of the 4 Elements Part 2

Marcia Shibata does a demonstration of the 4 form elements (water, earth, fire, and air/wind) by way of Kado (flower practice) at the Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles in 2010. This Part 2 of three parts.

 

Kado Demo of the 4 Elements Part 3

Marcia Shibata demonstrates the four form elements of water, earth, fire, and air (wind) by way of Kado (flower practice) at the Shambhala Art Intensive in Los Angeles in 2010. This is part 3 of three parts.

 

Shambhala Art Ottawa: Discovering Peace Part 1

This video was shot at the Ottawa Shambhala Meditation Centre (Ontario, Canada) during Shambhala Art workshops.  Part 1 of Two video.

 

Shambhala Art Ottawa: Discovering Peace Part 2

This video was shot at the Ottawa Shambhala Meditation Centre (Ontario, Canada) during Shambhala Art workshops. Part 2 of Two Videos. For more information please see http://www.shambhalaottawa.ca/teachings/shambhala_art.html

 

What is Shambhala Art Audio

Introductory talk “What is Shambhala Art?” given at the January 2007 Intensive by Steven Saitzyk and Marcia Shibata. 18 Minutes, MP3 format. 4MB.

Listen now:
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Shambhala Art 2008 Intensive Los Angeles

The Shambhala Art Program Intensive in Los Angeles in 2008. (Note: the short video pan of the feast near the end is from 2007)

 

Celebrations at 2008 Intensive & Teachers Training

Musical celebrations with Cajun fiddler Michael Doucet as he performs with story teller Angela Lloyd as part of the spontaneous celebrations at the conclusion of the the Shambhala Art Intensive and Teachers Training in 2008 in Los Angeles.

 

10th Year Celebration of Shambhala Art Ottawa

Shambhala Art is now 10 years old in Ottawa. This video celebrates wonderful Shambhala Art programs that have manifested at the Ottawa Shambhala Meditation Centre (Ontario, Canada).