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									The West Adams
 Prep Labyrinth
Ms. Lórien Eck, NBCT and West
            Adams
         Prep Students
          WA Labyrinth
                     Facts:
            Fastwill grow up to 4-6 feet tall
•it is permanent and
•designed by WA students (inspired by an Aztec
labyrinth)
•20 WA students spent 5 days constructing the
Labyrinth
•the Labyrinth is open to all- after school and
on weekends
    Why a Labyrinth?
•adds natural beauty and a “green space”
to the WA campus
•Labyrinths have a history that reaches
back into the mists of time
•creates a sacred space for reflection,
silence, and meditation
•you can enjoy alone or share with your
friends and family- it is for the entire WA
community
Peace Awareness Labyrinth and Garden
        3500 West Adams, LA
      Field Trip, March 25, 2008
Experimenting with Labyrinth
         Designs
Learning about landscape design
 from Stephen, Josh, and Randie
    from Inner Gardens, Inc
Learning to draw
    to scale
Measuring the space and
laying out the design for
           the
        1st time
  Field Trip to Inner
       Gardens
Showroom and Nursery
  The Design
  Inspiration




An Ancient Aztec Design
The scale rendering of the
      WA Labyrinth
Day 1 March 19, 2009
Our first real work day
The Ground is Ready-
    Now the 250+
Rosemarinus officinalis
  plants and digging!
Our Labyrinth Design in
    Gypsum-Day 2
Digging the Trenches to Plant the Rosemary Shrubs
An Arial Shot Day 2
Day 3-Planting the
Rosemary from the
 Center-outwards
Planting Away on
    Days 3/4
Day 5-The Final Rosemary Planting
             and the
 Pathways- Decomposed Granite
Ariel Shots-End of
 Day 5 and Today
 Student-facilitated tours are
conducted for the entire West
         Adams Prep
student body (2560 students +
           faculty)
When/Why to Walk the
             Labyrinth?
* Start the day off well
  * Gain a renewed sense of well-being + inner
peace
  * Focus on a particular question or issue
  * A path of meditation or prayer
  * To celebrate a life event, i.e. birthday
graduation
  * To remember someone
  * For simple outdoor exercise
  * Walk with a group as a shared experience
     i.e. sports team, club, etc.
Groups of WA Students
Walking the Sacred Path
Enjoy! This is for the entire
 West Adams Community!




See us on the web at:
www.westadamsprep.wordpress.com/
and the World-Wide Labyrinth Locator
• •All of the students who dedicated their
  talent, Special Thanks to:
          time, and energy
• •MLA Partner Schools and WA Faculty/Staff
• •Charla Austin, Kevin Lum, and Monica
  Cardona
• •Stephen Block and all at Inner Gardens-
  Randie, Josh
• •Harold-Jones Landscaping team, Jason,
  Denato, et al
• •WA building and grounds staff-Miguel
  Osorio
• •Michael Soetaert, LAUSD employee
A•Evelin Adame “Shout Out” to the
   special
 •Vanessa AguilarWA Students who
 Amazing
 •Manuel Diaz
         this
made Galindo Labyrinth Possible:
 •Aidan
  •Julie Hernandez
  •Wesley Lane
  •Carlos Lemus
  •John Lopez
  •Kenia Lopez
  •Yessica Martinez
  Sebastian Morie
  •Denisse Olivo
  •Pamela Velasquez Avila
 In-Kind Donations
• •Harold-Jones Landscaping, Inc
• •Inner Gardens, Inc
• •Lupita’s Bakery
• •Urth Caffé-Shallom Berkman
 and Jorge Garcia
     Remember...
• As a friend once said…
• “stick to the path…keep
 your eye on the prize
 …and take all your
 friends along with you.
 all power to the
 labyrinth!”

								
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