Fostering the Taoist tradition through Cultivation, Education, and the Arts




Taoist Meditation



Instructor: Harrison Moretz

Fri Dec 30th 9am – Mon Jan 2nd 4pm

Taoist Meditation combines spiritual cultivation and the nourishment of physical health and vitality.

The juxtaposition of these two aspects results in a potent system of practice.

Deep Nourishing

In this retreat we will practice Taoist Meditation and engage in deep nourishing practices to enhance rest and rejuvenation. Taking the time to nourish oneself in the winter, lays the foundation of health and vitality for the coming year.

Meals will be prepared according to winter Yang Sheng principles. Taoist napping and sleeping practices which are especially effective in the winter will also be taught.




The Way of Nourishing Life


Yang Sheng Zhi Dao

Saturday Dec 10th & Sunday Dec 11th

Instructor: Harrison Moretz, Jason Robertson, Daniel Altshuler, and Matt Branham

The Yang Sheng program at TSI is offered as a comprehensive system of self care and development in accordance with the natural world.

 Nourishing the Genuine


  Instructor: Harrison Moretz

Monday December 12th  6:00pm – 7:30pm

The foundation of Daoist cultivation is the context,
the view of the Dao

In beginning the Study of the Dao it is difficult to know where to start. The foundation of Daoist cultivation is the context,the view of the Dao. The Yang Zhen Ji is a marvelous compendium of Daoist writing that systematically presents both the language and context of Daoist cultivation.

A Practical Introduction to the Taiji Classics I

Instructor: Harrison Moretz

Sunday December 18th

This intensive is an introduction to the classical writings on Tai Ji Quan. We will explore their meaning and embodiment in our own practice.

The classical writings on Taijiquan contain within them both the essential philosophical context of Taijiquan and practical keys to deepening practice. In this class we will examine the writings and learn how to directly apply them to practice.