Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25
Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25

Process & Presence: The Art of Japanese Mending 4/25

Regular price $ 25.00 Sale

This class is being offered on Zoom, a free online video chat platform.

Lynn Ursic brings together her work as a design professional and yoga teacher in this fun, light hearted afternoon of exploring mending. Grab an old favorite that is tattered, worn or stained back to life.

+ Come together as a community, online, to make with our hands.
+ Learn new skills to re-purpose old garments and bring them back to life.
+ Encourage postural alignment for all types of seated work.
+ Approach hand sewing as a moving meditation.
+ Good for the planet. Grab your favorite old jeans or any garment to mend (you can even cover a stain) plus any additional used cloth that you love for patches.


Materials Required:
  • Grab your favorite old jeans or garments to repair (cotton or linen)
  • Any additional clean used cloth that you love for patches
  • Long sashiko needles
  • Japanese sashiko thread (higher twist, easier to work with, traditional is white)
  • Palm thimble, leather or metal- i prefer leather. Photo below
  • 8” square of cotton or linen- not denim (to practice on)

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Date & Time
Saturday, April 25th, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm 

Location:
On Zoom, a free online video chat platform

Instructor
Lynn Ursic

DESIGN My work began in fashion and textile design in NYC. Later I studied graphics and grew to become a creative director focused on fashion retail brands and co-founder of the design and marketing agency rock and rain. This diverse design experience is grounded in a deep sense of curiosity, a desire to create beauty and a passion for ideas. YOGA The first 5 years of yoga were spent sweating it out at a Bikram studio- which left me wanting to know more. My search for depth led me to the 250 hour teacher training at Piedmont Yoga, founded by Richard Rosen and Rodney Yee. I continued my studies with an additional 100 hour teacher training with Katchie Ananda. As is a long time student of Jack Kornfield Katchie’s program offered a unique blend of alignment, mindfulness and dharma. NOW Practice the pleasure of the process and bring full attention to life- every day. Make with our hands. Quiet repetitive thoughts. Sweep the floor. Explore an asana. In every action we can nurture peace, well being and love.

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