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:   http://taimyo-e.ciao.jp/taimyo-e/ http://taimyo-f.blogspot.fr http://www.taimyo.net The following is the quote I have chosen as the Continue reading

Six Tuesday meditation – 2015 San Francisco

Dear Friends, Happy Summer! I hope you are well. I look forward to meeting you via our Taimyo network this summer. This time I would like to focus on “Ritsui Ju Meiso-Ho” (10-Position Standing Meditation). I especially want to share my latest understanding and appreciation of four poses in the last half of the meditation: Kenka-I (#5) to Kenshin-I (#6), (Kenshin-I (#6) to Bokyo-I (#7), and Bokyo-I (#7) to Joshin-I (#8). Below are some thoughts I prepared for the series of six Tuesday evening class held at the Day Street Dojo in San Francisco from July 28 through September 1. I hope these thoughts will help you find a new and rewarding focus for Continue reading

San Francisco workshop message-2012.7

Dear Friends: It was my great honor and pleasure to be invited as a Goreisha at the Shintaido International event held at California State University in Sonoma, California Tuesday, July 3 through Friday, July 6. All of my appreciation goes to those who made this event happen! Now the time has come for our 6 Monday Meditation classes in San Francisco – part of the Life Exercise Program. I would like to start our first class on Monday evening, July 30, with the Shintaido “ritual” that I led at the 4th practice of the Shintaido International. Using Tenshingoso ‘O’ & ‘Um,’ I will invite everyone to connect with both nature Continue reading

Message from Dr. Emoto Masaru

Dear Friends, Here is a simple way to join in one mind for a healing. Perhaps better than watching the news, making a difference. A simple idea that can make a profound difference. Hope you can join in. Please pass along to others who can send their healing energy. Thank you. Blessings, Naomi A letter from Dr Masaru Emoto… ( He is the Japanese scientist who has researched how water responds to consciousness) ========== To All People Around the World, Please send your prayers of love and gratitude to water at the nuclear plants in Fukushima, Japan! Day and Time: March 31st, 2011 (Thursday) 12:00 noon in each time zone Continue reading

Taimyo in Day Street 2011

Dear Members of the Taimyo Network around the world: Greetings from SF CA! I will be leading a series of Taimyo classes at the Day Street Dojo in SF starting this Monday! Would you like to join me/us in meditation beyond time & space? Monday, January 24 Monday, January 31 Monday, February 7 Monday, February 14 Time: 7 -8:30pm Location: 426 Day Street RSVP bordensheets@aol.com The following is a message of encouragement that I received from A-sensei 10 years ago… Really started appreciating it recently! It is my pleasure to share it with you this time….. === Shintaido works in our lives at so many different levels. At first the Continue reading

July 2009, San Fransisco Workshop

Hello from San Francisco! I returned to the Bay Area on July 20, and will be doing workshops and giving private lessons here until early September. This includes a six-week program in Taimyo meditation that I will be leading every Monday night at the Day Street Dojo in San Francisco. Please join us if you can! For reference, I recommend the following book: Instinct for Freedom, by Alan Clements, New World Library (You might be interested to know that the title of this book in Japanese is “Dharma Life”.) Hope to practice with you this coming Monday night – July 27! -Fugaku Ito P.S. Please forward this note to anyone Continue reading