Let's get together
Stay tuned to all the happenings, gatherings and events we are part of
Mindfulness & The Creative Process / LA Design Festival
June 8th / 3pm Main Stage
Founder and creative director of Marbury, Jessica Comingore, will sit down with Janessa Leoné, Satsuki Shibuya, and Mariana Orkenyi (Communal) for a panel discussion on topics ranging from mindfulness and the creative process, what it’s like to run a business in Los Angeles, growth at various stages of your brand, and how to approach work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
Please join us for a candid conversation, and stick around for a Q&A to have your questions answered by this diverse and dynamic group of women.
Dialogues : Conversations on meditation / LA
June 20th / 7:30-8:30pm
This is a FREE MONTHLY MEDITATION CIRCLE.
We are putting this out to support, to connect, to take some time to dive a little deeper, to share, to breath with intention, to EXPAND!
The first part of this gathering will be a topic of discussion around meditation and the second part of the gathering Mariana will guide a meditation.
This is going to be held at our studio in Highland Park, LA. Address will be provided upon confirmation.
Space is limited.
Learn to Meditate Course / Mexico City
¡México, vamos a meditar!
En mayo estaré en la Ciudad de Mexico con el curso de meditación y otros servicios:
Curso: Aprenda a Meditar
The Expansion Circle / The Space by Mama Medicine NYC
April 13th 6:30 to 8:00pm
I'll be leading an Expansion Circle at Space by Mama Medicine, followed by breathing practices and a guided meditation. We'll explore:
- living in contraction x expansion
- what happens when we meditate
- how to access and cultivate our center, fluidity and softness
Morning Meditation with Just Sit Authors / NYC
April 12th/ 9-10am
Join me and the authors of Just Sit The Book for a talk and guided meditation at Shop Anthom at Soho.
Quiet Mornings MOCA / LA
Quiet Mornings is a one-of-a-kind event, pairing a guided meditation exercise with the opportunity to experience a truly unique, immersive artwork. After an acclaimed run at MoMA in NYC, our partner Flavorpill is bringing the inspiration to LA. Join us for Quiet Mornings LA on Saturday, April 7 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Little Tokyo.
Enjoy The Theater of Disappearance, Adrián Villar Rojas' powerful site-specific work, and a group meditation session led by Mariana Orkenyi.
Mariana Orkenyi is a Certified Meditation Teacher and studied Mindfulness at UCLA. She founded Communal in 2014 to share integrated meditation teachings. Mariana was born and raised in Brazil where she studied Spiritualism and later lived in Mexico City and Barcelona where she continued to deepen her knowledge and education. She currently lives in Los Angeles and gives regular meditation courses, talks, and guided meditations around the world. To learn more about Communal, visit communal-la.com or follow on Instagram @_communal_.
Meditation Basics Talk / LOOM
November, 8th 1:30 -2:30pm
Join me for a free talk on meditation basics at Loom.
I'll explore what meditation really is, what are the levels of the mind and our mind-breath connection.
I'll work with breathing practices to relax, calm and ground the body and lead a guided meditation