• Centro Zen Anshin Pace del Cuore

    Centro Zen Anshin Pace del Cuore

    at every step, the deep meaning of reality, endless.

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  • Il Risveglio

    Il Risveglio

    the awakening of spirit in the beauty of forms.

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  • Meditazione Zen e Studio del Dharma

    Meditazione Zen e Studio del Dharma

    only a Buddha bows to another Buddha

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  • Danza Creativa - Danzaterapia

    Danza Creativa - Danzaterapia

    Anshin, a peaceful oasis in the heart of Rome

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  • Spiritualità, Arte e Cultura

    Spiritualità, Arte e Cultura

    every being has his own power, his own energy, his own dance

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  • Radici

    Radici

    Tai Chi born from Infinite

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  • Centro Zen Anshin Pace del Cuore
  • Il Risveglio
  • Meditazione Zen e Studio del Dharma
  • Danza Creativa - Danzaterapia
  • Spiritualità, Arte e Cultura
  • Radici

“With practice and study we can awake an amazing body, mind and spirit. Our big duty as human being is to show the beauty of being exactly as we are, embracing the uncertain and stormy nature of the existence”

Anshin Zen Centre is affiliated to the  Sanshin Zen Community founded by Master Shohaku Okumura and is also associated to the  Italian Buddhist Union
Meditation and all the Centre activities are open to everyone, independently from any religious belief or culture.

Zen - Zazen Meditation

True everyday Practice becomes naturally a beneficial gift
for us and all beings.
Zen - Zazen Meditation

Practising at Anshin

Hours and days of Anshin Practice.

Zen - Zazen Meditation

Zen and Forms

Studying and understanding the meaning of the forms of Zen.

CREATIVE DANCE – DANCETHERAPY

Awakening of agility, elasticity and trust in your own body, emotions and creativity.
CREATIVE DANCE – DANCETHERAPY

CONSCIOUS LISTENING

A space to grow and free your own vital force

CREATIVE DANCE – DANCETHERAPY

Tai chi - Qi Gong

Equilibrium, harmony, balance: an ancient wisdom for a new wellness.

ZEN AND DANCE

Workshops with dancer and zen priest Annamaria Gyoetsu Epifanìa
ZEN AND DANCE

Anshin - The Teachers

Annamaria Gyoetsu Epifanìa
Guglielmo Doryu Cappelli

ZEN AND DANCE

HOLIDAY IN ANSHIN

Zen Garden B&B
Blue River Guest House

Miscellaneous Information:

Annamaria Gyoestu Epifanìa is a professional classical dancer and dance therapist.

Graduated from the National Academy of Dance in Rome, she has been is a solo dancer at: ATERBALLETTO, Arena di Verona, Carla Fracci Ballet Company, La Fenice Theatre of Venice, Biennale Venice, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and others.

She had theatrical experiences at: Actor's Studio in Paris, Theatre University of Caracas, La Sapienza University of Rome.

Among the directors and choreographers with whom she studied and worked : Rudolf Nureyev, Aurelio Milloss, Amedeo Amodio, Vittorio Biagi, Jean Cébron, Pier'Alli, Lindsay Kemp, Maria Fux, Kazuo Ōno .

In 1983 she founded the Teatro del Disgelo (Theatre of the Thaw) Dance Theater Company  of which she has been director and choreographer , producing shows appreciated by critics and audiences . At the same time she began an intensive artistic didactic activity both  formative and social.

In 1988 she founded the Tara Bianca (White Tara) Center in Rome  (now Anshin Zen Center) supported by Guglielmo Doryu Cappelli, her partner in art and life. She integrated her studies with: martial arts, psychomotor therapies and techniques, Tai Chi Chuan, Qi Gong, Karate, Feldenkrais Method, Mézières, Natural Nutrition, and other holistic disciplines .

She currently teaches Creative Dance - Dance Therapy , Tai Chi - Qi Gong, holds individual sessions of Listening Therapy and conducts workshops and seminars on Zen and Dance.

Buddhist practitioner since 1984, she has been ordained Zen Nun in 1999 in the Japanese Soto Zen tradition.
She is in training with Shohaku Okumura Roshi and  leads the Anshin Zen Centre's Practice both in Palermo and Ragusa and, with Guglielmo Doryu Cappeli, the activities and the Practice of the Anshin Zen Centre of Rome.

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2 minutes walking distance from Trastevere station, Anshin Zen Centre is well connected with public transportation: directly linked to the airport Leonardo Da Vinci and to Termini station.mappa

 

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