Myth and Transformation:
The Labyrinth as a Mirror of Self and the World

Kayleen Asbo, cultural historian, musician, writer and teacher
Original Date: Thursday, January 5, 7:30 pm

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The labyrinth is an ancient tool of self knowledge and spritual practice used throughout centuries across almost all cultures. In this lecture, we'll explore some of the oldest myths and some of the sacred geometry behind this archetypal pattern as well as discover how the practice of walking a labyrinth can promote a , calm the mind, enhance creativity, yield profound psychological insights and foster a deep sense of spiritual connection.

Mythologist, musician and cultural historian, Kayleen Asbo holds three master's degrees: in psychology, mythological studies and in music. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. She is on the faculties of Sonoma State University, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Dominican University's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, and has lectured on the intersection of spirituality, history and the arts at Oxford University, the Assisi Institute of Depth Psychology in Assisi, Italy, Grace Cathedral and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Her lecture series, The Art of Soul, has been described as "fascinating and life changing—an amazing blend of intense scholarship and heart-centered passion". A master teacher for the Veriditas Foundation, Kayleen will be co-facilitating a labyrinth pilgrimage to Chartres Cathedral in France this June for the fourth time.

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