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Weave a Tapestry with Mindful Zen Arts

craft class

Weave a Tapestry with Mindful Zen Arts

144 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese
craft class

Weave a Tapestry with Mindful Zen Arts

craft class

Weave a Tapestry with Mindful Zen Arts

144 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese

What you'll do

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! When you step into Loop of the Loom, light music and cheerful colors invite you to a pre-set loom waiting for you. In this experience, you will create your own in our peaceful and meditative zen weaving dojo. Within a minute you will learn to start weaving by yourself. Don’t worry—it’s very easy and fun! As your session progresses, we will be on hand to answer any questions and help any time you need us. ZEN WEAVING IS YOUR CREATIVE JOURNEY. Be open-minded and follow what you like. Relax…this is "Zen weaving". It will allow you to find tranquility and relaxation in the rhythm of movement and color. NO MISTAKES! You can weave freely as you like. Unlike conventional weaving, we don't teach you how to make fabric like machine made. We always try to do what only human beings can do. Let your creative mind find your true self through playing and exploring with yarns from over 500 colorful and natural materials. TIME FLIES WHEN YOU'RE HAVING FUN! In a two hour session, you can complete a tapestry-size woven piece to take home!

Your host

Yukako

Yukako

I'm a certified instructor of SAORI Weaving since 2005. SAORI is a free-form of weaving which was developed in Japan based on the Zen philosophy. After I studied in Japan and continued to practice, I founded Loop of the Loom where everyone can weave for self-healing, self-discovery, and self-expression. I've been guiding thousands of beginners and apprentices from all over the world. Weaving has changed their life for the better. SAORI facilitates mindful meditation and lets us awaken to human equality - as a leader of the SAORI community, this is something I would like to share with you.

What's included

Equipment
A loom with a pre-set 12-inch wide black warp & unlimited yarns to weave A wooden stick to hang your finished work

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Where you'll be

You are invited to our welcoming, peaceful studio in the busy junction of museums and shopping mile on the Upper East Side. Such easy access to bring your inspiration after visiting museums or walking through the Central Park. It is the space to forget time and the hustle and bustle of the city.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Ages 6 to 100+. Please let us know if you have any disabilities. We can set up a customized loom for you.

More tips

We will ask you to take off your shoes and leave your drink and food before entering our dojo. You may keep them in the kitchen area. We have 2 locations offering three Airbnb Experiences. If you prefer to take a session in Brooklyn, please book from "Introductory of Mindfulness Zen Weaving".
Yukako
Weave a Tapestry with Mindful Zen Arts
144 reviews
From €70/person
144 reviews
From €70/person