Sep
18
Wed
Wellness 101: Lunch and Learn
Sep 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wellness 101: Lunch and Learn @ Crow Collection of Asian Art | Dallas | Texas | United States

Pack a healthy lunch and join top wellness experts for a weekly lunchtime lecture. Learn about the newest breakthroughs in traditional medicine, as well as the application of ancient practices for our modern-day health concerns. Each class is free for Friends of the Crow Collection, $10 for the public. Space is limited; for reservations please call 214-979-6438.

Schedule:

September 4 | Improving Productivity ERIKA RAMELLI

September 11 | Meditation ERIKA RAMELLI

September 18 | Spice Lecture Series: Introduction to an Indian Spice Box SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

September 25 | No lecture due to construction

October 2 | Five Steps to Detox ERIKA RAMELLI

October 9 | Spice Lecture Series: Healing Power of Spices and Spice Blends in Everyday Cooking SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

October 16 | How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep ERIKA RAMELLI

October 23 | Slow Art AMY LEWIS HOFLAND

October 30 | Stress Management and the Body ERIKA RAMELLI

November 6 | Finding Wellness AMY LEWIS HOFLAND

November 13 | Personal Power and Protection ERIKA RAMELLI

November 20 | Spice Lecture Series: Spices for the Fall Season SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

November 27 | No lecture due to Thanksgiving holiday

December 4 | Stress Management and Balance ERIKA RAMELLI

December 11 | This Is All I Need for Health ERIKA RAMELLI

Featured Wellness 101 Instructors:

Erika Ramelli is a certified stress management coach, Pranic Healer, and the Founder of Better Humans LLC . She has lectured all over the world and believes in achieving physical and emotional balance through non-invasive mental, nutritional, business, and alternative techniques.

Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, MS, RDN, LD,  is a Clinical Dietitian and Vegetarian Lifestyle Facilitator and Coordinator for the state of Texas for Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She combines her formal education in Western and Ayurvedic nutrition with the practical knowledge and experience gained from her mother and guru about the power of food on all five senses.

Sep
22
Sun
Meditation in the Galleries
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meditation in the Galleries @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Under the guidance of certified meditation instructor, Michael LaValle, discover the art of mindfulness: deliberately paying attention to present experiences with an open heart and non-judgmental curiosity.

A growing amount of research continues to show that mindfulness practices enhance concentration, clarity, insight, and resilience to life challenges, in addition to reducing stress and improving sense of well-being. Mindfulness exercises also help people cultivate compassion for others while expanding their capacity for gratitude and joy.

Mindfulness meditation is non-religious and open to both beginner and advanced practitioners. Please dress comfortably. Chairs and cushions are supplied.

Biography/Certifications

Michael LaValle, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and meditation teacher in Dallas. He specializes in the use of mindfulness-based interventions in the treatment of depression, anxiety, attachment wounds, and trauma. He offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses based on the program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness.   He is a meditation teacher certified  by the Oasis Institute/Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Learn more at www.drmichaellavalle.com

 

Sep
29
Sun
Meditation in the Galleries
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meditation in the Galleries @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Under the guidance of certified meditation instructor, Michael LaValle, discover the art of mindfulness: deliberately paying attention to present experiences with an open heart and non-judgmental curiosity.

A growing amount of research continues to show that mindfulness practices enhance concentration, clarity, insight, and resilience to life challenges, in addition to reducing stress and improving sense of well-being. Mindfulness exercises also help people cultivate compassion for others while expanding their capacity for gratitude and joy.

Mindfulness meditation is non-religious and open to both beginner and advanced practitioners. Please dress comfortably. Chairs and cushions are supplied.

Biography/Certifications

Michael LaValle, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and meditation teacher in Dallas. He specializes in the use of mindfulness-based interventions in the treatment of depression, anxiety, attachment wounds, and trauma. He offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses based on the program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness.   He is a meditation teacher certified  by the Oasis Institute/Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Learn more at www.drmichaellavalle.com

 

Oct
2
Wed
Wellness 101: Lunch and Learn
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wellness 101: Lunch and Learn @ Crow Collection of Asian Art | Dallas | Texas | United States

Pack a healthy lunch and join top wellness experts for a weekly lunchtime lecture. Learn about the newest breakthroughs in traditional medicine, as well as the application of ancient practices for our modern-day health concerns. Each class is free for Friends of the Crow Collection, $10 for the public. Space is limited; for reservations please call 214-979-6438.

Schedule:

September 4 | Improving Productivity ERIKA RAMELLI

September 11 | Meditation ERIKA RAMELLI

September 18 | Spice Lecture Series: Introduction to an Indian Spice Box SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

September 25 | No lecture due to construction

October 2 | Five Steps to Detox ERIKA RAMELLI

October 9 | Spice Lecture Series: Healing Power of Spices and Spice Blends in Everyday Cooking SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

October 16 | How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep ERIKA RAMELLI

October 23 | Slow Art AMY LEWIS HOFLAND

October 30 | Stress Management and the Body ERIKA RAMELLI

November 6 | Finding Wellness AMY LEWIS HOFLAND

November 13 | Personal Power and Protection ERIKA RAMELLI

November 20 | Spice Lecture Series: Spices for the Fall Season SAPNA PUNJABI-GUPTA

November 27 | No lecture due to Thanksgiving holiday

December 4 | Stress Management and Balance ERIKA RAMELLI

December 11 | This Is All I Need for Health ERIKA RAMELLI

Featured Wellness 101 Instructors:

Erika Ramelli is a certified stress management coach, Pranic Healer, and the Founder of Better Humans LLC . She has lectured all over the world and believes in achieving physical and emotional balance through non-invasive mental, nutritional, business, and alternative techniques.

Sapna Punjabi-Gupta, MS, RDN, LD,  is a Clinical Dietitian and Vegetarian Lifestyle Facilitator and Coordinator for the state of Texas for Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group. She combines her formal education in Western and Ayurvedic nutrition with the practical knowledge and experience gained from her mother and guru about the power of food on all five senses.

Oct
5
Sat
Garden Party and Street Festival
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Party and Street Festival  @ Crow Collection of Asian Art | Dallas | Texas | United States

The Crow Collection’s Sculpture Garden kicks off in full force with a street festival including activities, food trucks, guided tours of the Sculpture Garden, and entertainment galore! With performances every hour, the streets shut down to make way for a Dragon Dance with JK Wong Kung Fu Tai Chi Academy, live music, and traditional Asian dance performances. Get the first look at what has been six years in the making. Share your experiences! #AdventureAsia

 

Schedule of Events:

Art Activities in the Garden
10 AM – 4 PM ǀ Sculpture Garden
Join Crow Collection educators as they help you create art activities that represent China, Japan, India, Korea, and Indonesia. Supplies limited.

Face Painting for Children
10 AM – 4 PM ǀ Flora Street
Have your face painted by the artists of Your Enchanted Face. Face painting will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Family Photo Booth
10 AM – 4 PM ǀ Flora Street
Strike a pose with your friends and family in this fun photo booth! Take the photo with you to re your day at the Garden Party and Street Festival. First come, first served.

Origami with the Keiki Club
10 AM – 4PM ǀ Flora Street
Join Isabelle, Katherine and other s of the Keiki Club and learn the techniques of folding paper and creating origami ornaments. These talented elementary-aged girls use proceeds from their creations to raise funds for Living Water International (water.cc), a Houston-based charity that drills water wells in developing countries.

Family Meditation with the Kadampa Meditation Center Texas
10:30 – 11AM ǀ Grand Gallery, 2nd Floor
Families can learn meditations to relax body and mind, achieve inner peace, and develop a kind and patient attitude towards others. All levels of experience welcome.

Tours of the Garden
11 AM, 1 PM, & 3 PM ǀ Meet in front of the Crow Collection Fountain
Join master Japanese gardener, John Powell and a Crow Collection of Asian Art docent for an insightful look at the garden’s masterworks including contemporary sculpture from Liu Yonggang, Wang Shugang and Qin Feng.

Family Writing Workshop
Noon – 1pm ǀ Jade Room, 2nd Floor
Join instructors from the Writer’s Garret for a family writing workshop.

Young Dragons: Move Like a Ninja
Noon – 1 PM ǀ Sculpture Garden
Experience ninja games and activities that teach kids and adults how to think and move like a real ninja. Participate in safe and engaging introductory lessons on shuriken (throwing stars), katana (sword), bully proofing, and ninja balance.

Art Activities with Studio Bella
12 – 2 PM ǀ Sculpture Garden
Join Studio Bella as they walk you through activities that focus on the various works of art featured in the Sculpture Garden. Supplies limited.

Flora Street Stage:

Dallas Kiyari Daiko |10 AM

Family Yoga with Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® | 11 AM

Rodney Parker and the 50 Peso Reward |12 PM

Indique Dance Company | 1 PM

The Bridge | 2 PM

Dragon Dance with JK Wong Kung Fu Tai Chi Academy | 3 PM

 

Oct
6
Sun
Meditation in the Galleries
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meditation in the Galleries @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Under the guidance of certified meditation instructor, Michael LaValle, discover the art of mindfulness: deliberately paying attention to present experiences with an open heart and non-judgmental curiosity.

A growing amount of research continues to show that mindfulness practices enhance concentration, clarity, insight, and resilience to life challenges, in addition to reducing stress and improving sense of well-being. Mindfulness exercises also help people cultivate compassion for others while expanding their capacity for gratitude and joy.

Mindfulness meditation is non-religious and open to both beginner and advanced practitioners. Please dress comfortably. Chairs and cushions are supplied.

Biography/Certifications

Michael LaValle, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and meditation teacher in Dallas. He specializes in the use of mindfulness-based interventions in the treatment of depression, anxiety, attachment wounds, and trauma. He offers Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses based on the program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Center for Mindfulness.   He is a meditation teacher certified  by the Oasis Institute/Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Learn more at www.drmichaellavalle.com