Fostering the Taoist tradition through cultivation, education, & the Arts 


Yang Sheng Retreat

DSC_1150Instructor :Harrison Moretz

Sept 19, 8:00 am – Sept 21, 4:00 pm

Location: Sanctuary
Yang Sheng is the art and science of nourishing life and living in accord with nature.

As we move into the fall and winter seasons it becomes especially important to pay attention to storing and nourishing.

This retreat will include Yang Sheng cooking and foods with emphasis on seasonal appropriateness.
Practices presented will include; Qigong for health and longevity, napping and sleeping Qigong as well as Yang Sheng theory


Building Gong Fu Workshop

pauInstructor: Joseph Pau

Sunday,  Sept 28th 9:30 am – Noon

We will be practicing Standing meditation, two moves from the Hunyuan Gong set, two moves from the Chansi Gong set and the closing series of self-massage.

The main teacher for this workshop will be the moves themselves with supplemental pointers given during practice.

This workshop will only be open to students who have accumulated at least 100hrs. of practice.

If you are not sure, ask the instructor if this workshop is suitable for you.

Workshops & Retreat with Master Chen Xiang

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You are invited to a reception on Friday October 3th at 6:00pm for Chen Xiang and his wife visiting from Beijing China. This will be a pot-luck so bring a salad, dessert or main course to share with everyone. The main dining room and kitchen will be open for our use.

Hope to see everyone so we can show our appreciation for their visit.


Workshops October 4th & 5th , 9:00 am –  5:00 pm

Retreat October 10th,11th, 12th, 9:00am – 9:oo pm

Chen Xiang is a senior indoor disciple of Grandmaster Feng Zhiqiang and widely recognized for his depth of understanding and accomplishment in the Hunyuan Taiji system.

He is well known in China for his internal power and fighting skill due to his profound internal cultivation.

He is a committee member of the Beijing City Martial Arts Association and vice-secretary general of the Chen-style Taiji Quan Research Association. He also is an instructor at the Feng Zhiqiang Martial Arts Academy in Beijing.

Those who have attended workshops and classes in previous years can attest to his depth of understanding and willingness to impart his knowledge.

Please send in your Registration Form Xiang via e-mail or by snail mail

.Schedule of Activities

Workshop at TSI

 Oct. 4th & 5th ( Sat. & Sun )

Morning ,

9am-10:30am   Hunyuan/Chansi/Fangsong Gong
10:30-12:00        Taiji Energies/24 Form

2:00-3:30         Chen 24 or 48 Form (both offered)
3:30-5:00         Push Hands & Application

 Retreat at TSI Sanctuary

Oct. 10-11-12th (Fri-Sat-Sun)

9:00-10:30   Hunyuan/Chansi/Fangsong Gong 10:30-12:00 Taiji Energies/24 form

2:00-3:30       Chen 24 & 48 forms
3:30-5:00        Push hands & Applications

2 hour break


7:00-9:00        Talk (Fri. & Sat.)