Dharma Gathering: Homage to the Four Directions (Online)
December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm America/New_YorkUSD 20
with Lanny Harrison
Contact person: Piotr Witkowski
Open to all. Zoom details sent upon registration.
This evening will consist of a brief talk and meditation practice followed by a movement exercise inspired by theatre. We will explore the Four Directions through the embodiment of various and sundry Characters.
About the Teacher
Lanny Harrison is a performance & visual artist, teacher & poet. She began her stage career in Salomon Yakim’s NY Pantomime Theater in 1966. She then danced & sang in various character roles on Off-Broadway & went on to create many one-woman shows, touring America & Europe. She has collaborated with actors, musicians & artists – among them: Steve Clorfeine, the late Collin Walcott, Jay Clayton, Jerry Granelli, Robin Daniels, Terre Roche, Lily Pink, Barbara Bash, Arawana Hayashi, Deborah Gladstein, Christine Alicino, and Marcia Pelletiere.
She has been a member of The House, Meredith Monk’s company since 1969, starring in Monk’s brilliant productions through 2002. She still teaches in annual House workshops.
In her course Performing Stories: East Meets West at NYU’s Gallatin School, Harrison integrates contemplative disciplines & movement/theatrical improvisations. In NYC, her Characters in Motion workshop is a lab for many creative endeavors including meditation-in-action exercises. Harrison is a founding teacher at West Kortright Centre in upstate NY. She taught at Naropa University for many years & has taught a master class at Yale University.
Harrison has been a student of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s since 1972, is a practitioner of Tibetan/Shambhala Buddhism and a certified Meditation Instructor.
Please note that late registrations run the risk of not receiving the Zoom link in time for the event.
About the Dharma Gathering
The Dharma Gathering is a perfect introduction to meditation practice and the Shambhala teachings, as well as an opportunity to connect with like-minded New Yorkers. The evening consists of guided meditation, a talk by one of our teachers, and discussion.
This open house is an opportunity to meditate in a supportive group setting, to learn about how to apply the principles of meditation to daily life, and to meet with others interested in mindfulness.
Please note that Dharma Gatherings are recorded for public viewing. If you do not wish your image to appear in a publicly viewable video, you are welcome attend the meeting while stopping your video. This can be done by hovering your cursor over the lower portion of the Zoom screen to expose icons. On the left is a video icon which, when clicked, will turn off your camera.
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