Explore a Path Best for You : Visit Our Meditative Art Gallery
Create, Expand, Love, Forgive, Envision, Heal, Balance, Awaken, Re-charge, Live.
Will your Path be the Way of Action?
The path of Action requires you to do practices two times a day for short periods of time. It does not require any profound knowledge of yoga, meditation or any prior experience. Just dedicated Action.
Faces of Suns
"A field of sunflowers, moving sculptures. The flowers converse, look after one another, bow in all directions. Eyelids of suns. Us."
-The texts are by Dr. Paul Briot, philosopher, poet &. professor of Comparative Religion. Published by Editions Caracteres, Le Rayonnant, l'Art Vers L'infini.
The White Spindle
"A white bobbin quivers. It links earth and sky. A thread unites man with God. We are that thread."
- The paintings are by the Shodo Master Saiso Shimada created after meditating with Nathalie Ishizuka on Dr. Paul Briot's Text.
The Purple Cloud
"A purple cloud condenses into a rain of ideas."
- The original music pieces were created for each individual art work by the Shakuhatchi Master Masaki Nakamura after meditating with Nathalie Ishizuka & Saiso Shimada.
Will Your Path be The Way of the Heart?
The path of the heart requires you to forget everything you know and release negative emotions and thoughts as they arise. We learn to love ourselves unconditionally. This is the fastest route. Constant love.
Sun and Earth Unite
A large acrylic painting by Nathalie Ishizuka with a meditation for the viewer that anchors the Earth and Sky for when you need to combine Vision with Balance and Grounding. This is for us dreamers to anchor our visions into the earth and in the present. Let us rise to inspired action.
Man's Step Forward
Man's Step Forward by Nathalie Ishizuka invites you to change your conception of a To Do List. Each step becomes the list in itself. Choose an intention, what you seek most, and why move at all. It is not so much what you do, but how you do it that will transform your life.
Energy South India
Soak in the energy from Nathalie Ishizuka's stay in South India meditating with Sadhguru on a special night where the Indian Prime Minister and so many others were present. Harmonize the physical and spiritual. Learn about different paths of the spirit. Find one that is suitable for you.
Will Your Path be the Way of Knowledge?
The path of knowledge is for the curious who want to know how everything -- including the universe works. This is experience based. Be ready to turn everything in your life updside down. Everything.
This painting by Nathalie Ishizuka is about the soul blossoming after March 11, 2011. The 15 minute meditation works on self healing in deep ways that include regeneration of one's cells. It allows us to get rid of the old outdated and polluted cellular information and to evolve to a new level. Ideal frequency is once a week.
This painting by Nathalie Ishizuka is about the spirit being as sharp as a sword -- and piercing three peaches. Each peach represents a crisis: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Fukushima. The spirit transcends. This 10 minute meditation helps circulate Kundalini energy from the earth to your nadis and upper chakras. The meditation we do together adapts to your level.
This painting by Nathalie Ishizuka is about the earth and its intimate link with the Sun (the eye). This 15 minute meditation is done with a candle lit representing the sun and our own personal request that any blockages or self limitations that do not have to be made conscious are removed. It can be done whenever you feel the need.
Learn with an Advanced Yoga Practice Instructor a 5-10 minute Morning Asanas Routine to start your Day as a Meditation. A simple 20 minute AYP meditation. 5-10 minute rest period. Experience each pose. View Shodo Paintings of Each Asanas to Understand the Energy. Release. Refresh. Explore. Awaken Invigorated. Ready for Anything?
Keep Balanced during Your day by remaining Conscious of your Actions. Learn to Release negative Emotions to Free up your Energy. Learn about 3 Different methods of Releasing Negative Energy and pick one right for you. Save energy. Be more Effective. Enjoy the Present. Explore balancing your center not at the head, but at the heart and navel.
Let go of Your Day. Release. Let Go. Forgive. Forget. Re-invigorate. Refresh. Heal. Chose to either focus the session on learning how to Sleep Better at night or to creatively answer questions. Self Inquiry Using a Night's Rest. Pose a Question in Your Sleep. Wake Up with an Unexpected Answer. Awaken Refreshed.
Ask Yourself this Question in Front of The Mirror in the Morning. The Answer....Differs Every Day. What is the question? Come into the Gallery and Look Into Our Mirror.
Do Our Quiz to Find Out What Meditations Could Help Solve Your Most Pressing Problems Now. Health? Love? Work? Meaning?
The Latest Texts on visionary art that will move your spirit by the Belgian Philosopher Dr. Paul Briot. Meditative Paintings on these texts by Shodo Master Saiso Shimada. Original Music Created for Each Painting and Text by Masaki Nakamura.
There are 7 more paintings by Saiso Shimada on 7 texts by Dr. Paul Briot which exist in Tokyo. Help us bring them to Singapore to create a larger exhibit in an innovative museum in the hub of Asia.
Select Your Painting. Each has a different theme and a different meditative experience. Release your emotions into the ground. Unwind any tensions accumulated. Let Nature and short meditations ground you. In the three month training course we can work on specific areas critical to release blockages in your life. Make your life your own. As you dream it. Take the first steps to create a life of inspired action.
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"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein."
--H. Jackson Brown, JR.
Embassy or Important Event Involving Asia, the Arts & Change through Culture? Have our Director Present a New Elevated Art that Transforms Us All. Can be as short as 20 Minutes. Set the Stage for a New You, for an Inspired Moment.
Enjoy Inner Silence
Beauty of space -- both inner and outer-- combine for your experience of meditation as the art or life. Art workshops are also offered for those who want to create with their hands and not just with the spirit or heart.
Explore One or Two Meditations Outside
A few of the meditations release negative emotions. These should be ideally done outside on a terrace or outside in the garden. Outside practices are accessible for practioners depending on need and inclination. For those healing from physical ailments, nature will nurture.
A Sacred Space to Practice
Finding it difficult to teach in a space that was consistently energized and where she could explore freely art (as art and life can get messy!), Nathalie Ishizuka decided to share her personal space with a very small group of others committed to practice and to follow their, heart, mind and spirit.
Artist, meditator & Director of Beyond OUr BEst
Director Beyond Our Best, Worked over 25 years on a Psychology of Health and Happiness, Artist, Writer, Individual & Societal Change, Certified Yoga Teacher of Advanced Yoga Practices. Works with Individuals & International Organizations.
M.A.L.D. Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (admin in cooperation with Harvard), M.B.A. HEC, B.A. Amherst College, summa cum laude, Article 9 of Japanese Constitution. Keio University & Seishin Joshi Gakuin exchange. SELF TAUGHT ARTIST. Co-founded movement with 90 year old Belgian philosopher who sees crisis as an opportunity to re-invent ourselves and ART as a means to do that. Practiced meditation or creative brainstorming with Shodo Masters, MIT professors, Reknown Architects, Nihon Buyo Masters and those who can change us from WITHIN. Inspired by Paul Briot created Text & Illustrations for Kizuna performed by reknown Nihon Buyo Artist in cafe of Artists working together after Fukushima. Works across disciplines to create something entirely new.
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