Arawana Hayashi - The Art of Making a True Move (Part 1)

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Acharya Arawana Hayashi is an accomplished Buddhist teacher, dancer, and activist. "The Art of Making a True Move" invites participants to develop authenticity and genuineness by discovering their natural creativity as they are guided through a gentle process of paying attention to the body and to physical and psychological space. 

Arawana Hayashi began studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism with the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa in 1974 and is an Acharya (senior teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist organization. Arawana is a dancer whose pioneering work is rooted in improvisation, collaboration, and traditional dance forms. Her interdisciplinary performance work became one of the foundations of Naropa University‚Äôs degree programs in performance and somatic psychology. Arawana began a collaboration with Otto Scharmer in 2003 and is now active in the Presencing Institute, where she is leading the development of Social Presencing Theater. For information please visit her website,

This podcast is part 1 of a multi-part series.

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