Saturday, January 19th & Sunday, January 20th
Join us on either day, between 12 Noon - 4:30pm
Large-scale walking patterns have captivated humans for thousands of years. Here at Cerimon House, we see the labyrinth as a signature image for our work in the community, especially during these times of dramatic change in the world. This unique path is a pleasing way to focus, and move forward. Our walking pattern is a 33 foot adaptation of the historic design from Reims, France. Similar to a large-scale compass, our attendees enjoy walking on this floor pattern to focus, unplug, restore, and recalibrate. Unlike mazes (which are designed to amaze-or-confuse) you can't get lost on a labyrinth as they are “unicursal”, which means there is always a way forward and an arrival point at the center.
"TURNING POINTS" is the theme for our Creative Path Walk in January 2019.
We live a circular life, with our daily plans and larger life goals all adapting, curving, and turning.
How do we best set a course forward, follow a compass, chart a path, follow a map, and step into action?
And how do we stay completely adaptable so that we can turn on a dime when needed?
To everything there is a season, and we just keep evolving.
[This installation features the mandala art work of Ansula Press.]
* The Walk on our contemplative labyrinth pattern takes 30 minutes,
and we encourage you to then stay with us to sip tea and decompress.
* Our labyrinth is a shoe-free zone, so please do wear comfy socks.
* Our building is indeed climate controlled.
* Happily, it is a cellphone and camera-free zone.
* The monthly event is open to the public, and is recommended for those age 9 and up.
Donations are most welcome, as the proceeds benefit all of our nonprofit organization's
programming and community offerings, including this activity.
The Creative Path Walk experience takes 30 minutes total, and “booking a walk” is a nice way to choose your walking time. (Half hour slots are available from 12 noon to 4:00pm for pre-booking.) Walk-ins (between 12 noon to 4:00pm) are also welcome, and there is usually no more than a ten minute wait.
Voted “Best of…” in the Willamette Week,
and featured in Portland Monthly, the Oregonian, the Star, and other publications.