November 15, 2021, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

The Art of Making a True Move: Social Presencing Theatre
Arawana Hayashi

Participants will engage in Social Presencing Theatre: An embodied presence practice that can be applied in organizational or social transformation contexts. These practices foreground the body's intelligence as a means to uncover fresh insights and creative possibilities 

About Arawana Hayashi

Arawana’s pioneering work as an innovator, performer, and educator is deeply sourced in both improvisation and traditional Japanese dance. She is currently on the core faculty of the Presencing Institute where she heads the creation of Social Presencing Theater. She brings her background in performance artmaking and meditation to the creation of an embodied presence practice that makes visible both current reality and emerging future possibilities within organizations, schools, and community contexts. Arawana teaches meditation and creative process in Shambhala, a community committed to the creation of enlightened society. She is the author of Social Presencing Theater: The Art of Making a True Move, published by PI Press.

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