The bamboo shakuhachi is the traditional Zen flute of Japan. Explore the sounds of the shakuhachi and its use in a meditation practice. Receive instruction on creating sounds with the shakuhachi that can be used to create, enhance, or deepen your meditation practice.
The shakuhachi has a range of two full octaves and a partial third octave. The various octaves are produced using subtle variations of breath, finger positions, and embouchure.
Practice long tone and simple tone combinations suitable for quiet contemplation and meditation.
Bring the shakuhachi into your life as a sacred instrument on your spiritual journey. Gain access to the vast resources, music, and instruction guides available for shakuhachi enthusiasts, students, and teachers. Relax into this joyful musical exploration.
Each class includes instruction and time for practice. Authentic instruments will be provided and are available for use and/or purchase.
Course 183145 CEUs available
Date Thursdays, Dec. 6, 13, 20
Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Cost $65/55 payment 10 days in advance