An inside story – 2016

Dear Taimyo Brothers & Sisters: Greeting from SF CA, where I finished 2 Tuesday evening classes, and 3 more to go! Hope you are well and enjoying your “Taimyo” at wherever you are!! As you have heard already, the 11th International Shintaido Gathering was held in Reims, France at the middle of July, 2016, and it has been successfully completed ! By being a facilitator during the TNEC discussion we had for the last 6 months, the following is a cross cultural analysis* came back to my mind: * After I came to the US in 1975, I immersed myself for several years in comparative culture studies. From that, I Continue reading

2016 Bay area Taimyo meditation

Greeting from SF CA, where Nicole and I have just arrived! Nicole has to fly back to Paris at the middle of August, but I will be in California till the end of month. And, while in the Bay Area, I’ll lead a annual series of 5 Tuesday evening Taimyo mediation class at the Day Street Dojo, San Francisco! This meditation class praying for “The world peace” got started right after the tragic event happened in New York on September 11, 2001, and has been held in the SF Bay Area for the last 15 years.  If you want to know more about it, please visit our site at: The following is the quote I have chosen as the Continue reading