BDK America Class Schedules Updated through February 2019

Want to learn more about Japanese arts under a qualified teacher? Want a Buddhist-centered and gentle introduction to Yoga? Take a look at our local offerings in Moraga and Berkeley, California.

CONTACT Instructors if You Wish to Start a Class

Before you show up for a class we ask that you first contact the instructor, as space is limited. The instructor can also discuss your level and suggest appropriate classes.


Class Schedule (January and February)

Note: Times and dates are subject to change. Please be sure to contact the instructor before showing up for a first class. Our Berkeley location is at 2620 Warring Street. Our Moraga location is at 1675 School Street.


SCHEDULE BY CLASS

Ikebana — Jane Suiei Naito Sensei at 415-937-8260 or ikebana_now@icloud.com.

Date Location Time Class
1/24/19 (Th) Moraga 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Ikebana Beginner Level
2/28/19 (Th) Moraga 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Ikebana Beginner Level


Way of Tea — Yufuko Kurioka Galbraith Sensei at nogatetea@gmail.com.

Date Time Location Class
1/23/19 (W) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Berkeley Tea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On
1/26/19 (Sa) 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Moraga Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea for the family/all levels
2/2/19 (Sa) 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Moraga Tea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On
2/6/19 (W) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Berkeley Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
2/16/19 (Sa) 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Moraga Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea Course -- Level 1
2/20/19 (W) 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Berkeley Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
2/16/19 (Sa) 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Moraga Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea Course -- Level 2


Gentle Yoga, Meditation, and Readings from The Teaching of Buddhayoga.w.yukti@gmail.com.

Note: Yoga classes are subject to cancellation when enrollment is less than five.

Date Time Location Class
1/22/19 (T) 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Berkeley Week 1: Breathing Exercises and Introduction to Meditations
1/28/19 (M) 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Berkeley Week 2: Gentle Stretch and Relaxation
2/4/19 (M) 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Berkeley Week 3: Strengthen the Immune System with Asanas
2/11/19 (M) 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Berkeley Week 4: Flexible Spine, Back Bend and Side Bend
2/25/19 (M) 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. Berkeley Week 5: Focus and Balance

 


Thank you to our Instructors! BDK America is grateful to be able to host cultural and spiritual programs at its facilities in Moraga and Berkeley, California. In this way we help broaden the appreciation of the many forms of Buddhist spirituality and Japanese art and culture, thanks to our talented instructors.



PLAN AHEAD FOR FUTURE DATES

  • Ikebana. Jane Suiei Naito Sensei will soon release her 2019 schedule and we will post it for you.
  • Way of Tea and Yoga. We will share future information as it becomes available; most classes are ongoing and weekly.