Shambhala Art Intensive: All Five Parts – Boulder CO

with Alexandra Shenpen, Elaine Yuen, Mindy Upton
June 27th—July 2nd
Price:
$475 Full Price
$540 Sponsor
$400 Subsidized
($100.00 Material Fee included in each price.)

June 27 7:00-9:00pm
Introductory Talk – Laying the ground of the Shambhala Art journey. The five-part Shambhala Arts program encourages the exploration of how meditation and contemplation work with the creative process.

June 28 9:30am-5:30pm
Part One: Coming to Your Senses
The creative process has more to do with perception than talent. We learn through meditation that we can rest in a state where our mind, body, and environment are synchronized and self-expression can transform into pure-expression.

June 29 9:30am-5:30pm
Part Two: Seeing Things As They Are
Through meditation we come to see things as they are as opposed to how we imagine things are. We discover that everything has a felt presence.

June 30 9:30am-5:30pm
Part Three: The Creative Process
The creative process is only half of the equation; the balance is an awakened viewing process that provides the means to fully perceive.

July 1 9:30am-5:30pm
Part Four: The Power of Display
We explore things as they are in greater and greater depth. We find many shapes, sounds, tastes, colors, and textures with patterns that suggest connections to the seasons, emotions, truths, and wisdom. Cultures throughout history have developed ways to merge their intuitive experience with their collective knowledge and to display these expressions through their arts.

July 2 9:30am-5:30pm
Part Five: Art in Everyday Life
The gap between inspiration and manifestation can be huge and filled with obstacles, negativity, and self-consciousness. The five elements describe our world and our experience and offer a possibility to work with these challenges in different ways.

Partial attendance:
Introductory Talk: $20
Program: $88/day + $20/day material fee

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Shambhala Art – 10 days Retreat – Athens Greece

 with Artist to the Court Marcia Wang Shibata and Shastri Sandra Ladley Athens/_1.jpg

Dates: Tuesday 5 June 2018 Through Friday 15 June 2018

Contact person : Olga Papalexandrou

Price: €700 

To artist or non-artist, the creative process often seems mysterious and magical. How do we give a physical reality to our inspiration so it communicates its essential nature? Shambhala Art’s purpose is to explore the creative process and the product we call art, from the viewpoint of a meditative discipline. It is a viewpoint that encourages us to see things as they are, rather than just how we think or imagine they are and to bring wakefulness and awareness to the creative and viewing processes through the integration of contemplation and meditation.

Shambhala Art Program is inspired by Shambhala Buddhism, it is not in any way religious or about adopting a religion and is based on the Dharma Art teachings of the late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the founder of Shambhala Buddhism. He was an artist, poet, photographer and author of over a dozen books on subjects ranging from psychology to iconography.
This 10days’s program is taught by Marcia Wang Shibata, student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Master Shambhala Kado/Ikebana Instructor within the Shambhala Buddhist community and co-founder the Shambhala Kado Ridgen School of Ikebana. Having studied and practiced in both a major classical and modern Ikebana school, she teaches from the view of nature’s innate wisdom and Buddhist/Shambhalian compassionate warriorship, ms Shibata was further bestowed the title of “Artist to the Kalapa Court” in autumn 2013 by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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