The live premier workshop will be aired on January 23rd, 2021. It will be available as a webinar after that time. You can participate in the workshop, either the live premier or the webinar from the comfort and safety of you own home and on your own schedule.
Water is life. Water is alive - it has a life of its own.
Water has a memory - if you talk to it, it will remember and carry your voice.
Using water at any ceremony honors its life giving powers but water also amplifies your voice and prayers into the ether.
In this class you will make multiple handheld cups specifically designed to help you enhance your meditation and prayer practice with water. The set can be used in ceremony or gifted to another to help strengthen their meditation practice and connect in a special way to another person. Many voices carry many prayers - together, we can collectively help the world around us through meditation with water.
There has never been a more important time for us to connect with water: the giver of life. Fires are impacting us all and La Niña is approaching. We will all be impacted: floods, drought and intense storms approach us.
But at the same time, water can heal, water can sooth us, water can help the earth heal, help plants grow from a seedling into a tree and water can be a very powerful meditation tool.
What is a Ceremonial Water Cup?
These cups are specifically designed to slowly soak in water. During your meditation, you will start to feel the water on your hands. There will be a cool sensation as the water migrates onto your skin and evaporates. This will allow you to connect to the sacred water as you pray or meditate.
Katy Atchison, certified Color of Woman International Creativity Teacher, will guide you through a process where you will learn a simple daily water meditation that you can add to your own practice. She will show you ways in which we will infuse intention into your set of Water Cups.
Our special guest is Jim Atchison - 45 year expert potter. He will teach you how to build your set and explain how to build your cups and also teach us the process of getting the wet and mystical glaze in the interior of your cup set.
Lastly, we will combine our cups to be alchemized in a powerful communal firing. Out of that, our hand built vessels will emerge, ready for their intended purpose. By choosing to work together on these ceremonial pieces and then firing them communally a connection between all of our sacred Ceremonial Water Cups will be created.
In this class you will learn:
• How to make a set of Ceremonial Water Cups using ancient hand building techniques.
• Learn a short prayer that you can say when you are holding your cups in ceremony.
• Learn why water is a powerful tool for your meditation practice.
• The origin of raku firing.
• The chemical process of firing and how that relates to your cups.
All ceramic materials and simple tools are included and will be shipped to you prior to class.
All domestic shipping - all ways - is included in the class registration
International shipping will be in addition to registration.
No experience necessary.
The Webinar of this workshop will be available after the Premier LIVE event on January 23rd 2021.