Art As practice Retreat
Please show up 8:30 am for registration and payment
Non- members: $65.00
In this work shop we will be focusing on integrating meditation practice and art as practice.
Please bring a project and materials
Note: Art media for this workshop can include writing, poetry, drawing, painting photography and some forms of music
(music formats to be reviewed beforehand with teaching staff)
Sharing of work: pieces produced by the participants can be shared and presented
9;00 - 9:40 Introductions and orient to the day and teaching
9:40 - 10:30 ...
A Garden Strategy for a Sustainable Future
“Nature never says one thing, and wisdom another.” - John Muir
Come learn how to create productive, beautiful, low-maintenance perennial gardens by mimicking the patterns and structure of the forest, and why it’s an important tool for a sustainable future. See what we can do when we work with nature rather than against her.
Saturday June 14 9:00AM - 4:00PM: Zen and Qigong Workshop. This workshop is an introduction to medical Qigong and Zen meditation and will be taught by Karen MurphyÂ PhD, MSW, MMQ and Nancy Hedgpeth, JDPSN.Â All levels of experience and physical abilities welcome. Please bring a bag lunch and wear comfortable clothes.Â To register for your workshop onlineÂ â€“ fill out theÂ retreat registration form.
Saturday May 3 - 10:00AM - 4:00PM: The Hidden Lamp Workshop
The Hidden Lamp is a new book of one hundred stories of awakened Buddhist women from the time of the Buddha until the present - mothers, old woman, teenagers, nuns, prostitutes, servants, slaves. These stories explore life and death, sexuality, family, identity, and what it means to wake up as what we really are in this world.
We will explore the teaching of The Hidden Lamp together, seeing what light it sheds on our own situation. Through silence, dialogue, story telling, and writing, we will each uncover the hidden lamp in our own hearts. The day will be led by the creators and ...
Please Join Us Sunday April 22 9AM-1PMÂ For a Foundations of Zen Workshop brought to you by Providence Zen Center.
Prices: non members $65, members $45, Dharma teachers and Dharma teachers in training $35
To register for your workshop onlineÂ â€“ fill out theÂ retreat registration form.
9:00 am -Â Welcome
9:15 am -Â Introduction to Zen & Korean Zen Tradition
9:50 amÂ -Â Meditation Instruction
10:20 am -Â Break
10:30 am -Â Sitting and Walking Meditation (10/10/10)
11:00 am -Â Chanting (Heart Sutra in English)
11:15 am -Â Kong-Ans & Questions and Answers w/JosÃ© RamÃrez JDPSN