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

 

Qigong Principals & Practice Retreat

Instructor: Harrison Moretz

 January 23rd, 9:00 am – January 25th, 4:00 pm

An exploration of the mechanisms underlying Gigong including The eight methods; posture, movement, breath, intent, visualization, massage, time/place, sound and their practical implementation.

 This retreat will provide an opportunity for immersive practice of qigong. Emphasis will be on deepening skill as well understanding the underlying principles of practice.

Intro. to Taoist Meditation

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December 21st, 9:30 – Noon

The hallmark of Taoist cultivation is Xing Ming Shuang Xiu, spiritual-nature and life-vitality cultivated together.

This meditation method develops the foundation of both stillness and nourishing of life-vitality.

 

Seated Six Qi

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 January 18th, 9:30 am – Noon

The six qi method is a traditional Daoist cultivation method.

It is, on its own, an effective practice to promote health. Traditionally it was used to help ameliorate any imbalances generated from or which might interfere with other practices.

It is especially good for people who practice meditation and other forms of cultivation practice.

Benefits include: harmonize the emotions, cleanse and revitalize the internal organs, open the organ channels, nourish the essence, and stabilize the spirit.

 

Five Animal Frolics

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January 11th  9:30 am – 3:30 pm

The Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi) is a classical Qigong system transmitted from Hua Tuo a famous Chinese doctor of the 2nd century C.E.
Derived from the movements of the bear, crane, monkey, deer and tiger, these elegant and simple movements have deep healing effects, eliminate illness and promote longevity.