with visiting artistes
Into the Moment - a journey to the innermost intuition
- Gil Alon, Actor, Director, Singer from Israel
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A noted theatre and film personality from Israel, Gil Alon is a Reiki master and a follower of Zen
Buddhism. On March 25, 2002, during his first visit to Chennai, Anita Ratnam and Arangham Trust
organized Alon's "Into the Moment - a journey to the innermost intuition".
The creativity workshop using Zen Buddhism Meditation Techniques found 32 participants put
through various types of dynamic and quiet meditation techniques, joined with various theater
exercises such as music, movement, expression, emotions and words. A special workshop to
deepen and develop personal creativity, all participants had to put aside previous beliefs and
opinions and strive to reach the eternal present moment, to find the true inner voice, without the
need to excel or to be the best.
Lalitha Venkat's response after attending Alon's workshop:
The choreographic abilities of even non-dancers came to the fore because there was no 'trying to
be the best' attitude from anyone. It was just joy of movement. Irrespective of age - the oldest
was 47 and youngest was 15 - the room came alive with naughty, weepy, happy, sporty, dancing
5 year olds. Physical exercises were alternated with sedate exercises... In a matter of 3 hours, we
agonized, fought, laughed, created, spoke to 'strangers', guided and were guided. No
self-consciousness, no trying to be best, as Gil put it, just being ourselves.
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