Expert, Social Presencing Theatre
Arawana Hayashi brings her extensive background in the performing arts and in contemplative practice into leadership training in the arena of organizational and social change.
Ms. Hayashi began studying and practicing Tibetan Buddhism with the Venerable Chogyam Trungpa in 1974 and has been named an acharya (senior teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist organization by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. She was Teacher in Residence at Karme Choling Meditation Center in Vermont and remains on the teaching staff of the Mukpo Institute, a residential study and practice program at Karme Choling. She teaches courses on Buddhism, Shambhala Art and Shambhala Training, a secular meditation program for developing the human potential for awakened confidence. http://www.shambhala.org
Arawana is a co-founder of the Presencing Institute where she teaches the Presencing Foundation course with Otto Scharmer and Beth Jandernoa. She is also developing the Social Presencing Theater wing of the Presencing Institute.