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  • $450.00 – Program Price
  • $425.00 – *Practicing Member Price
  • $350.00 – **MRO Student Price

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Intermediate Kyudo: Zen Archery Intensive

with Don Symanski

August 4 - 9, 2020

This is one of the foremost Kyudo training opportunities in the US. You’ll receive personalized instruction in the basic principles of the kyudo form as well as formless aspects of Kyudo as a meditation practice. This retreat is designed for anyone who has taken “first shot” at the Monastery or elsewhere. Please inquire if you have question of eligibility.

Teacher

Don Symanski
Don Symanski is a longtime friend of the Monastery and a warm, skillful teacher. He began the study of Kyudo with Kanjuro Shibata Sensei in 1980. He instructs in the Hekiryu Bishu Chikurinha form of Kyudo. Don apprenticed in bow making with Shibata Sensei’s son, Nobuhiro Shibata, in Kyoto. Since 1991, he has made yumi for Kyudo students and taught students the proper use of the yumi and Kyudo as a meditation path.
Learn more about Don Symanski