A 2-day calligraphy on-site retreat which will guide you into a deeper reflection of the Tao/Dao “道” through studying its formal, semi-cursive and cursive scripts.
22nd – 24th July 2022; 3.00pm 22nd – 1.00pm 24th
“Tao/Dao” (“道”) means “way”, but can also be translated as “method” or “principle”. It is believed that everything in the universe is made by the Tao, which is thus the driving force behind all that exists, and at the same time, it is nothing. The main goal is to live in balance and harmony with the Tao.
In this retreat we will explore mindfulness, awareness and presence through simple body movement and oriental brush practice. We will learn to trust the flow of Qi (ch’i, life-force) through our brush, and onto the paper, and likewise how we can bring awareness and joy into our everyday activity.
This retreat will include:
Breathing exercises, body awareness development, stroke analysis, brush practice, live brush performance and time to share and connect.
All the tools & materials will be provided on-site. All you need is warm and comfortable clothing and to show up ready to learn and get inspired!