Dharma-Zen Tai Chi Retreat at CrossRiver Wilderness Centre

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Blog, Calgary, Chi Kung, Tai Chi | No Comments

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To Sign Up, Click Here:  http://www.crossriver.ca/dharmazentaichiqigongbuddhismretreat.asp

Date: August 23-25, 2013

Retreat Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at CrossRiver Wilderness Centre by 5:00 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 – 8:00 a.m. Qi Gong breath exercises
8:20 – 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)
11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (tea time and introduction to meditation)
(Taiwanese loose-leaf green tea prepared Chinese-style in little cups)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Meditation (Buddhist-style sitting meditation)
2:30 – 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 – 6:00 p.m. Dharmazen 24-style Tai Chi
(please go to www.damazen.com for an explanation of this tai chi style;
there will be a 10-minute rest break at least every hour)
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)

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Day 3:
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Qi Gong breath exercises
8:20 – 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 (tea time and introduction to meditation)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Meditation (Buddhist-style sitting meditation)
2:30 – 2:50 p.m. Break
2:50 – 6:00 p.m. DharmaZen 24-style Tai Chi
6:00 p.m. End of retreat; depart CrossRiver Wilderness Centre

Note: there are only 12 spaces available in this retreat

Price: Cabins – $ 396.00 CAD + taxes, per person
Teepees – Optional, please contact us for info

To Sign Up, Click Here:  http://www.crossriver.ca/dharmazentaichiqigongbuddhismretreat.asp

Price includes: certified and experienced instructor and all instruction fees; all meals; secluded facility use and spaces; and two nights heritage cabin accommodation, based on double occupancy.

Note: each participant will receive, free of charge, one of Master Danny Lai’s DharmaZen Tai Chi and Qi Gong DVDs to take home with them.

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