3 Canadian Rocky Mountain Tai Chi Workshops This Summer 2009

Posted by on Mar 16, 2009 in Calgary, Chi Kung, General, Meditation, Philosophy, Tai Chi | One Comment

In addition to the workshop in France, Danny’s heading back to the mountains to teach 3 workshops this summer:

http://www.crossriver.ca/dharmazentaichiqigongbuddhismretreat.asp

Length: Two days (two nights)
Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate
Dates: May 22-24; June 26-28; September 4-6, 2009

Retreat Itinerary


Day 1:
Arrive at CrossRiver Wilderness Centre by 7:00 p.m. After preliminary introductions with staff and facilitators, you will have the opportunity to discuss more about the coming weekend experiences, settle in to your cabin and the Wilderness Centre, and relax and enjoy the evening.

Day 2:
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Qi Gong breath exercises
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast & free time
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Warm-up & Qi Gong exercises
(Includes stretching, standing meditation, and 12 Qi Gong movements — See YouTube Clip Below)
11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & free time
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. DharmaZen 24-style Tai Chi (See YouTube Clip Below)
(There will be a 10-minute rest break at least every hour; go to www.damazen.com
for an explanation of this Tai Chi style)
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Tea time & Introduction to meditation
(Loose-leaf green tea from Taiwan, made Chinese-style in little cups; the meditation practices will be Buddhist-style sitting meditation)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Meditation
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Break
6:30 p.m. Dinner & free time into the evening
(the Wilderness Centre in the evenings has many different spaces available for both
secluded time alone with a book or journal, as well as community time around the
campfire, or in the outdoor wood-fired hot tub)

Day 3:
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Qi Gong breath exercises
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast & free time
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Warm-up & Qi Gong exercises
11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & free time
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. DharmaZen 24-style Tai Chi
4:40 – 5:10 p.m. Meditation
5:10 – 6:00 p.m. Discussion & question period; end of retreat

Note: there are only 12 spaces available in each retreat

Dharma-Zen Chi Kung I

Dharma-Zen 24 Movement Tai Chi Form

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