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Online: Noh Chanting Workshop: Revitalize With Noh
Center your mind with deep breath and vocalization.
Revitalize your energy.
Blossom your heart!
This traditional art form consisting of music, dance, and drama was established in 14th century Japan. Noh’s aesthetics and expressions are highly influenced by Zen Buddhism.
In modern times Noh is commonly thought of as a performance art. In medieval Japan Noh was also said to be practiced for physical training as well as for mindfulness, to cultivate awareness of the moment, to survive and live well in turbulent periods through teachings from Noh plays.
In these two session workshops, Mayo Miwa will guide people who are new to Noh, to experience a Noh chanting Utai, using deep breath and internal core muscle with the auspicious and famous play “Takasago” 高砂.
Let’s center your body and revitalize your energy with Noh chanting! Refresh your mind and body to start a new day and the New Year of 2021!
January 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st
① 10:00am – 10:30am (in Japanese)
② 10:45am – 11:15am (in English)
③ 1:00pm – 1:30pm (in English)
④ 1:45pm – 2:15pm (in Japanese)
⑤ 2:30pm – 3:00pm (in English)
⑥ 3:15pm – 3:45pm (in Japanese)
(Please choose two slots from the days and times above.)
Online: Zoom workshop (Semi & Private class)
Duration: 30 minutes
Workshop Fee: 2 sessions/$20 ($15 for Zen Studies Society Members)
What you need: Noh chanting material will be sent to you after registration.
To register, click the Sign Up button and enter the amount of your contribution. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your desired class times. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.
About the Instructor: Mayo Miwa
Mayo Miwa is based in NYC. She trained under a leading Noh actor of the Kanze School and graduated from the Tokyo University of Arts and Music as a Noh Major. She teaches Noh chanting and dance classes in NYC and online domestically and internationally. She is the Vice President of the 501©organization Noh Society, promoting Japanese traditional art to facilitate educational programs in the U.S.
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