Photographs from James Jereb's StarDreaming on a visit with the Labyrinth Society in October 2011. Meditative monuments, sacred spaces, and healing labyrinths bring thousands of visitors to the grounds near Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Lars Howlett builds, walks, and photographs labyrinths as a practice in mindfulness. He is a Veriditas Certified Labyrinth Facilitator having trained with Lauren Artress at Grace and Chartres Cathedrals. He is an apprentice to master builder Robert Ferre, working and collaborating in creating labyrinths for churches, universities, health centers, retreats, and private residences. In 2011 he traveled to France, Scotland, and Sweden to study the history and spiritual resonance of sacred labyrinth sites. Lars recently published “Steps Along an Unfolding Path” a book of photographs and footpaths he created over six years. He has been an invited speaker at high schools, yoga studios, art galleries, and at Grace Cathedral, as well as the national conferences of the Labyrinth Society. He specializes in the design and installation of outdoor labyrinths, leading workshops and meditative walks in the SF Bay Area and beyond.. .