Miami this month

Genpo Roshi workshop in Miami
In July I will perform solo at the Standard Hotel in Miami, during Genpo Roshi’s Big Mind workshop there.

MON-FRI 7/23-7/27 BIG MIND / BIG HEART: Five-day Retreat – includes special guest performances by Ottmar Liebert – Open to the public.

We haven’t figured out yet whether I will also project my photos. Two performances are planned, on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.


Weekly Words of Wisdom
The mind is malleable. Our life can be greatly transformed by even a minimal change in how we manage our thoughts and perceive and interpret the world. Happiness is a skill. It requires effort and time.
~ Venerable Matthieu Ricard

Happiness is indeed a skill… and apropos happiness I found this interview on the Colbert Report and this TED talk by Robert Thurman.

Manners for Sake Party

Manners for Sake Party
As we obey the manners in our business, we have manners for “sake” party. It should not be formal but could be just relaxed. The basic of the manners is not-displeasing to the members. This section shows some fundamentals of the manners that would better be acquired especially by freshman.

Thanks Y.