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DAVID URGELES

Director of the Lotus Foundation and Draco Taiko

  • He has been studying music and percussion with different teachers in the United States for more than 30 years, among them Jim Nyoraku in New York; and with Taiko, with Kurumaia Sensei in Japan, and here in Spain by the always appreciated Isabel Romeo. He plays the tenor saxophone, the transverse flute, the shakuhachi, and the Taiko
  • Lecturer and Coach
  • Graduated with honors in Sociology from the University of Colorado in Denver
  • Master in Philosophy at the University of Leeds
  • Postgraduate in Tanatology from the University of Delaware
  • Studies in Vedanta and Buddhist philosophy in India and New York where he lived for 20 years
  • He worked in the business world for 10 years as director of two companies in Europe and the USA.
  • He studied with different teachers in Europe, USA and Asia, practicing and studying Buddhism and Vedanta
  • Zen training of the eight doors of John Daido Loori Roshi of the Zen Mountain Monastery
  • Study of Sui Zen (Shakuhachi) with teachers Ronnie Nyogetsu Seldin and Jim Nyoraku Shleffer in New York
  • Creation of the Lotus Foundation in the USA
  • Study in Sivananda Yoga Vedanta

His work the last 25 years

  • Professional ethics advisor and applied to companies and individuals
  • Coach and lecturer
  • Training courses in Yoga, meditation and philosophy
  • Project Director Prisons in the Death Hall in the USA
  • Project director in juvenile detention centers in the USA
  • Director of social projects in schools in the USA
  • Project manager for children at risk of social exclusion in Barcelona
  • Project Manager of support for the elderly in Barcelona
  • Director of support project for cancer patients in Barcelona
  • Environmental support project manager in Barcelona
  • Director of the Lotus Foundation in the US and in Catalonia

CARLOTA CORNET

Yoga teacher and Administration and Coordination of Social Projects of the Lotus Foundation

  • She plays the guitar and the Taiko
  • Higher Degree as Woodworker and Industrial Carpentry Technician
  • 1 year of wood restoration studies (antiques). Official School of Crafts
  • Businesswoman
  • Postgraduate Assistance in Motricity and Global Development
  • Professor of Yoga, Mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, for adults, adolescents and children, patients with cancer and other conditions
  • First G9 Zen Training Cycle (3 years) and Second G9 Zen Training Cycle (3 years)
  • Monthly Retreats and Workshops in Zen Meditation, Mindfulness Yoga, Contemplative Art, Ethics, Samu, Zen Buddhism Study, at the Lotus Blau Foundation
  • Sangha member for 6 years

NOEMÍ GARCIA

Yoga teacher and Grant Technician of the Lotus Foundation

  • Cultural manager
  • Diploma in Tourism. University of Barcelona
  • Child educator
  • Course of Yoga Teachers of the Lotus Blau Foundation, Basic and Advanced. Killed
  • Professor of Yoga, Mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, for adults, adolescents and children, patients with cancer and other conditions
  • First G9 Zen Training Cycle (3 years)

MARTA PETIT

Yoga teacher and Communication and Administration Technician at the Lotus Foundation

  • Graduated in Art and Design, Autonomous University of Barcelona, in the specialization of
  • Illustration at the Massana School of Barcelona
  • Graphic designer
  • Course of Yoga Teachers of the Lotus Blau Foundation, Basic and Advanced. Killed
  • Professor of Yoga, Mindfulness, meditation, relaxation, for adults, teenagers and children, patients with cancer and other conditions
  • First G9 Zen Training Cycle (3 years) and Second G9 Zen Training Cycle (3 years)