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Kyudo Annual Program | Karmê Chöling

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Kyudo Annual Program

with Jim Boorstein

July 9 - 12

Kyudo AzuchiSeiko warmly welcomes instructor, Jim Boorstein from NYC’s Toko Kyudojo for this year's Annual Kyudo Program. This is an opportunity to join together for an extended period of group practice in a retreat setting. The program is open to all who have taken First Shot.

"Through Kyudo one can learn to live beyond hope and fear, how to be."  – Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

Arrival & Departure

Please plan on arriving between 3-6 pm on Thursday, July 9, 2020 to register and settle-in. There is open practice from 3 pm to 5:30 pm. Dinner is offered at 6:30 pm. The program begins that evening at 7:30 pm and concludes at approximately 3 pm on Sunday, July 12.

There is solid benefit in attending the entire program, however participants may register for a segment of the program. Contact Guest Services at 802 633-2384 for per-day registration. Class equipment is available.

Limited special pricing available for those paying in Canadian funds, please inquire SeikoKyudo@KarmeCholing.org


Completion of Kyudo: First Shot


Karmê Chöling values its commitment to making programs affordable and available to all who wish to study with us. To support this commitment we provide two program price options.

This is the actual price of the program.

We offer this discounted price to those who cannot afford the full price of the program. This price is made possible through the generosity of Karmê Chöling and our donors

Daily Fee: $115

Payment Policies:
Karmê Chöling has updated its payment policies. The new policies apply to all programs that start after January 1, 2019. Please read the payment policies before proceeding with registration.

Financial Aid:
Karmê Chöling offers full-time student discounts, scholarships and other financial aid.

Program Credit:
If using existing program credit to pay for a program, you must pre-register for this program at least two weeks prior to the program start date by calling the front desk (802-633-2384 x-101 or x-103). Program credit may not be used to pay for housing or practice materials and may not be used on or after arrival day.

Please Note:
Price includes meals but not accommodations.


About Jim Boorstein

Jim Boorstein started his kyudo practice in 1991 with Kanjuro Shibata XX and Marcia Shibata. He was designated an instructor by Shibata Sensei XX in 1994. Jim lead the New York Kyudo dojo for 25 years. He has taught first shot at numerous places including Karmê Chöling and has lead kyudo programs at Skylake Lodge, the Garrison Institute, and MIT.

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