Our First Origami Class!
Saturday January 27th
Looking for something a little different to do on a winter's day? Come join Chris Hertzog on January 27th to learn aspects of the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Class includes history, instruction, and all supplies needed to create a unique project that will bring color to the winter season. Also includes sushi and a glass of wine!
" I started practicing Origami about 30 years ago, when I lived in Japan with my parents while my father was stationed there. From the first crane I folded, I fell in love with the simple beauty of the art. For the most part, origami was simply play; something fun to do to pass time. In 2012, I started experiencing symptoms related to Parkinson's, and origami took on a more therapeutic role, offering a calming, centering activity when mind or body were struggling with the illness. It was during this time I was introduced to the concept of mindful living; being aware and living in the present moment without judgement. As I learned more about mindfulness, I became aware of the connection between mindfulness and practicing origami. My journey with origami continues, as I've started offering classes to all ages to share this transformative art.