Franziska Kessler (CH)
August 21st – August 27th 2016
This workshop is about design and yoga – and thus an experiment on creativity.
Yoga apparently is about “being” while design entails “making”. Yoga basically tries to reach us inside whereas design directs our energy towards something outside ourselves.
But design and yoga essentially follow the same principles of form and finding: they both aim for structure, rhythm and order. While design aims to develop forms that encompass ideas, yoga combines physical excercise with meditation and translates matter into patterns of energy.
The workshop will introduce and practice methods of product design and Kundalini Yoga, thus allowing participants to explore new ways of developing things, procedures and themselves.
On a material side our focus lies on food related objects – objects that we can use in order to harvest, prepare or serve vegetarian food. In the meantime, yoga’s spiritual and physical exercises broaden our experience and connect our energy beyond the usual limitations of body and soul.
Together, yoga and design shall reach beyond egocentric ambitions and search for truth and harmony within a universe of possibilities.
Franziska Kessler Switzerland
Franziska Kessler’s professional history in the area of design is manifold. As a former lifestyle professional for magazines, she is currently working as an internationally acclaimed design consultant and interior designer. Yoga is an integral part of her life. It means a completion and reinforcement of one’s bodily and mental abilities. In the combination of modern yoga and creativity she sees an enhanced potential in all that one undertakes. What began as a rather private concern with yoga, soon brought insights that resulted in a professional commitment to it. She now regularly leads yoga classes in Switzerland and international workshops with the topic of Finding Form. A program to build up the potential of balance, courage, creativity, energy, awareness and self-love. She actually complements her work with a team of the research program ONG for a more global suitable healthy living environment. Franziska was trained by worldwide known Kundalini teachers and Reiki masters.Visit her WEBSITE