BDK America Class Schedules Updated through November

We're happy to share times and dates for local classes through October for your planning purposes. See the October and November schedule below..

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 (October and November)

Please see the following lists—both by class and location.

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.

DateLocationTimeClass
10/25/18 (Th)Moraga10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level
11/29/18 (Th)Moraga10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level
12/20/18 (Th)Moraga10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level


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

DateTimeLocationClass
10/3/18 (W)10:00 – 11:30 a.m.BerkeleyDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
10/13/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea 3 of 6
10/17/18 (W)10:00 – 11:30 a.m.BerkeleyTea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On
10/20/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea 4 of 6
10/27/18 (Sa)1:00 – 3:00 p.m.MoragaMaking Wagashi with Autumn Theme
10/27/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
11/3/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea 5 of 6
11/5/18 (M)1:15 – 2:45 p.m.BerkeleyDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
11/10/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea for the family/all levels
11/17/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.MoragaDiscovering the Japanese Way of Tea lesson 6 of 6
11/19/18 (M)1:15 – 2:45 p.m.BerkeleyTea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On


Gentle Yoga, Meditation, and Readings from The Teaching of BuddhaYukti Kurioka Galbraith Sensei at yoga.w.yukti@gmail.com.

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

DateTimeLocationClass
10/1/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>BerkeleyWeek 3: Gentle Stretch & Relaxation
10/8/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>BerkeleyWeek 4: Flexible Joints (Hip Opening Exercises)
10/15/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>BerkeleyWeek 5: Focus & Balance
10/22/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>BerkeleyWeek 1: Breathe Deeper: Breathing Exercises
10/29/18/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>BerkeleyWeek 2: Sun Salutation: Connecting Breathing Movements
11/5/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.BerkeleyWeek 3: Gentle Stretch and Relaxation
11/19/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.BerkeleyWeek 4: Strengthen the Immune System with Asanas
11/26/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.BerkeleyWeek 5: Focus and Balance

 



SCHEDULE BY LOCATION

Berkeley

DateTimeClass
10/1/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>Week 3: Gentle Stretch & Relaxation
10/3/18 (W)10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
10/8/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>Week 4: Flexible Joints (Hip Opening Exercises)
10/15/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>Week 5: Focus & Balance
10/17/18 (W)10:00 – 11:30 a.m.Tea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On
10/22/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>Week 1: Breathe Deeper: Breathing Exercises
10/29/18/18 (M)9:45 - 11:30 a.m.>Week 2: Sun Salutation: Connecting Breathing Movements
11/5/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.Week 3: Gentle Stretch and Relaxation
11/5/18 (M)1:15 – 2:45 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
11/19/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.Week 4: Strengthen the Immune System with Asanas
11/19/18 (M)1:15 – 2:45 p.m.Tea Ceremony Basics and Putting Kimono On
11/26/18 (M)9:45 – 11:30 a.m.Week 5: Focus and Balance


Moraga

DateTimeClass
10/13/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea 3 of 6
10/20/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea 4 of 6
10/25/18 (Th)10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level
10/27/18 (Sa)1:00 – 3:00 p.m.Making Wagashi with Autumn Theme
10/27/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea -- all levels
11/3/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea lesson 5 of 6
11/10/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea for the Fmily/all levels
11/17/18 (Sa)3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea 6 of 6
11/29/18 (Th)10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level
12/20/18 (Th)10:00 - 11:30 a.m.Ikebana Beginner Level

 



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 has shared her 2018 schedule through the end of the year. See the schedule here.
  • Way of Tea and Yoga. We will share future information as it becomes available; most classes are ongoing and weekly.