<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-NP2ZK8" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden"></iframe> Practice Day

Community Practice Day

Tuesday, October 17
All Events (with the exception of the Tea Service and Root Group Meeting) will be held at the Nalanda Campus

8:30 - 8:50 A.M.
Coffee and Tea in Café

9:00 - 10:15 A.M.
Meditation Practice with Lama Tempa Gyaltsen in Events Center

Nature contemplation with Anne Parker. Meet at the Atrium

Yoga with Lisa Chatham (bring mat). Room 9180

Tai-chi with Larry Welsh. Room 9176

10:20 - 10:50 A.M.
Lectio Divina (divine reading) Benedictine contemplative practice of reading sacred texts in the western Christian tradition. This practice uses a four step process of reading, meditating, and contemplating. Held in the Events Center.

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. 
Autumn Mindfulness Hike – led by Roots Student Group. Meet at Chautauqua Ranger Station at 10:45 A.M.

11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. 
Kirtan Contemplative Inspirational Music and poetry with Kabir, students and poetry by Andrew Schelling. Held in Events Center.

12:15 -1:30 P.M.
Lunch Break – Bring your own – Café will be open for lunch sales

1:30 - 4:15 P.M.  
Labyrinth Walk – Will be available all afternoon for individual practice.

Nalanda Meditation hall – available all afternoon for individual practice –Room 9102

Workshops Block I

1:30 - 2:45 P.M.
Authentic Movement with Francesca Bini and Sara Schultz - Room 9176

The Contemplative Edge (a conversation with 4 Naropa Alumni about the impact of  their Naropa Contemplative education on their work and livelihood.) - Room 9240

Shamanic Sound Journey with Leslie Grasa - Events Center

Intro to Contemplative Martial Arts with Tom Weiser and Nate Gilbert - Room 9180

Make Your Own Music, led by Tina Fields - Room 9248

Workshops Block II 

3:00 - 4:15 P.M.
Wild Things –Explore nearby wild places with herbalist Brigitte Mars. Discover, edible and healings herbs for a variety of uses. Meet at the Nalanda atrium at 2:50 P.M.

Wade in The Water – A Black Christian Gospel Listening Experience with Regina Smith - Room 9246

Breathing is Meaning with Lorenzo Gonzales - Room 9176

Kindergarten Magic Forever – with ECE faculty Mindy Upton – Learn felting and experience the transformational process of turning fleece into felt –We will make a simple playful item. - Room 9124

Hindu Goddess Puja: Offerings, Mantras and Chanting and Prayers – led by Sreedevi Bringi. Participatory community ritual honoring the divine feminine to help heal, support and restore all those affected by the hurricanes and the Las Vegas massacre. - Room 9184

4:15 - 5:30 P.M.: UGGI Workshop 
Events Center with Lemon Sponge Cake Dance Group founder, international artist Robert Sher -Machherndl

Led by Robert Sher-Machherndl, an internationally recognized choreographerWhat is an Uggi workshop? Uggi welcomes everyone, all people, regardless of dance experience or movement background. Robert guides the class, delivering a series of inspiring suggestions, rather than structured movements.  People are encouraged and supported to explore, discover and interpret inside and outside while moving in space. An Uggi workshop is a creative outlet for people to connect to their bodies and imaginations. To experience enjoyment, movement, freedom, increased physical awareness, flexibility and overall feelings of wellbeing. Wear comfortable clothes, socks or barefoot.  No previous experience necessary.  - Events Center


CHADO : The Way of Tea

Our Tea Master, Mike Ricci is offering three sessions of the Tea ceremony. Please reserve your spot for the WAY of TEA  by emailing  Tashi Browder-tashi@naropa.edu

Each session accommodates 5 guests -Arapahoe Campus, Naropa Tea House (next to Green House)

1:30-2:30 P.M.
2:45-3:45 P.M.
4:00-5:00 P.M.