Time is TBD | Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden

--POSTPONED-- Origami Therapy

Being able to make an origami creation from memory with a single sheet of paper gives you a tangible sense of accomplishment and happiness. It is a therapeutic exercise and a joyful meditation. Classes are at 11:00 am on June 27th and July 24th; 2:00 pm on November 14th.
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Time & Location

Time is TBD
Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, 28 Deveau Road, North Salem, NY 10560, USA

About the Event

This origami class is not only a craft class. We use Origami as a tool to gain these benefits:

  • Exercise the brain and memory
  • Create sensations on your fingers to stimulate your brain

  • Increase focus
  • Feel confident and accomplished
  • Make something fun and useful
  • Learn how to create happiness by yourself

  • Have a Zen mind
  • Make new connections with the people who have the same goals

This class includes music and physical exercises with origami teaching. Music sets the mood and stimulates your hearing, and the color of the paper stimulates your field of vision. Folding paper correctly trains your finger muscles and builds muscle memory while memorizing the steps also stimulates your brain.

Learning the logic of origami patterns expands your geometric understanding and folding origami improves your focus and helps control your emotions.

Being able to make an origami creation from memory with a single sheet of paper gives you a tangible sense of accomplishment and happiness. It is a therapeutic exercise and a joyful meditation.

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