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The Arising of Stillness in Zen and Yoga, at ZaZEN Filbert Street, 7/20

with Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan and Shundo David Haye
July 20, 2013
1 - 4 pm

Located at ZaZEN, 2219 Filbert Street, San Francisco view map

In this workshop we will practice presence with the wondrous workings of mind and body.

We will begin the afternoon with Yoga Asana, cultivating awareness of the subtle energies of the body as we practice yoga postures. From this peaceful process, a sense of stillness of mind and body will begin to arise, and this stillness will deepen and expand during a period of Zazen (seated meditation), as we watch the subtle activity of the mind with equanimity and compassion. By the end of the afternoon, we will feel grounded, refreshed and renewed.

Workshop sliding scale
Price includes one free week of yoga at Zazen.

Supporter contribution $40
Member contribution $35
Sustaining contribution $30

To Register visit zazensf or call 415.806.6899

A San Francisco Zen Center program offered at ZaZEN Filbert Street

Shokuchi Deirdre Carrigan has been teaching Yoga in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1988 and was a professional dancer for 27 years. Shokuchi received priest ordination from Tenshin Reb Anderson in March 2010 and currently serves as the Conference Coordinator at Green Gulch Farm.

Shundo David Haye came from England to Zen Center to begin his practice in 2000. Since then he has lived at City Center and Tassajara, following the traditional monastic training path. He has served as work leader at Tassajara, tenzo (head of the kitchen) and ino (head of the meditation hall) at City Center, and currently holds the position of director at City Center. He was ordained as a priest in 2009 by Ryushin Paul Haller, and was head monk at Tassajara last fall. He helps to run the Young Urban Zen group in the city, maintained the Ino’s Blog for more than two years, and is deeply interested in spreading the dharma widely for the benefit of all beings.