吉村美輝織 Mikiori Yoshimura (Iori Kolar) is a Master Teacher of the Yoshimura School of Japanese Dance. She started Japanese dance training in London where she was studying the Method Acting. Later she came back to Japan to learn more about the dance, then she was completely drawn into the world of the Japanese traditional dance.
上方舞クラス Dance Classes
Kamigata-mai or Dance of the Kamigata area (Kyoto and Osaka) is an art of movement that has been cultivated in Kamigata area for many years, colored especially by its four seasons.
Spiritual Dance Healing
Tapping into the accumulated practices of movement-based artists of Japan, who have trained their bodies in relationship to the 間 “Ma” or time/space where they communicated with deities, spirits, and/or ancestors, I would like to offer a session where you are invited to a time/space to really listen to your body and your body awareness.
体験クラス Experience Class
Forwarded by the brief explanation about the history and the theoretical background of the Japanese traditional dance, the participants are invited to experience some of the basic movements of the Japanese dance, including lower centering and sliding feet, then to dancing the spring part of 京の四季 “Four Seasons of Kyoto.”
Small-scale performances can be offered, depending on the number of the people, the amount of the budget, and the purpose of the gathering.
Meditation Class by Rudolph V. Kolar
Inspired by Maharishi Maheshi Yogi and Kobo Daishi Kukai, Rudolph has been researching consciousness for over 60 years. He went to India in the 1970’s to study vedic science, then to Okinawa and Kyoto following his wife Iori. His classes are designed to get his students to ask questions about themselves.