Shambhala Art Intensive: All Five Parts

with Alexandra Shenpen, Elaine Yuen, Mindy Upton

June 27th—July 2nd (2018)

Date details +
  • $475 Full Price
  • $540 Sponsor
  • $400 Subsidized
  • ($100.00 Material Fee included in each price.)
Room: Shambhala Training Hall

Shambhala Art Intensive: All Five Parts

Part One: Coming to Your Senses
Part Two: Seeing Things as They Are
Part Three: The Creative Process
Part Four: The Power of Display
Part Five: Art in Everyday Life

Join us to explore how meditation and contemplation can inform the creative process. Here, the creative process is more about perception than talent. Through meditation, we can experience the synchronization of mind, body, and environment. We learn to see things as they are—not how we imagine them. We discover that everything has a felt presence. From this experience, self-expression can transform into pure expression.  

By developing an awakened viewing process, we can perceive more fully. We explore things as they are in greater and greater depth: shapes, sounds, tastes, colors, and textures. These expressions connect with the seasons, emotions, truths, and wisdom. Cultures throughout history have developed ways to merge intuitive experience with collective knowledge and to display these expressions through the arts.

We will also explore the gap between inspiration and manifestation, including obstacles of negativity and self-consciousness. The five elements offer ways to work with these challenges and move forward creatively. 

Introductory Talk: $20
Program: $88/day + $20/day material fee
Please deliver the non-refundable materials fee of $100 by 6/25. Call Eileen at 303.444.0190 x102 or mail a check.