Practicing Qi Qong is learning about and managing balance of Life Energy – cleansing, detoxifying, refining Qi and restoring the Qi (life energy) to the healthy body to have healthy bones, tendons, muscles, and fighting against arthritis and cancer, etc. It promotes spiritual stability and clarity of the mind.
Practicing Tai Chi is learning about Yin/Yang interacting both internally and externally. Every individual human is a small Tai Chi and has a microcosmic energy network in the human body and mind. All the movements of Tai Chi are a series of cycles echoing the eternal cosmic laws. The practice consists of two parts: the movements and the stillness.
SEASON OF WINTER ENERGY
October 13th – January 4th: Winter Quarter Training
November 7th: Winter Begin
December 1st: New Moon
December 15th: Full Moon | Winter Solstice
December 31st: New Moon
January 5th – January 11th: Winter Quarter Break
Surrounded by rushes of a busy world, quiet and solitude keeps life prolonged.
-Tai Chi 2018
SEASON OF SPRING ENERGY
January 13th - April 13th: Spring Quarter Training
February 10th: Lunar New Year | Year of Wood Dragon
March 10th: Spring Equinox
April 14th – April 20th: Spring Quarter Break
The school will break for federal holidays, including: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year.
The art of 'conducting physical energy.’ As a set of rhythmic movements, it is for personal adjustment, attunement, or refreshment. In the past, Dao-In was taught only in select private circles to a few special disciples...
Reserving energy and preparing for the next cycle is an important part of training.
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Eight Brocades Qi Gong (Baduajin) is a central and powerful set of Taoist exercises used for health rejuvenation, longevity, preventing injuries, improve organ functions and overall well-being. Eight Brocades Qi Gong is also the basics for Taoist internal alchemy, the path for attaining spiritual immortality.
In Taoist alchemy practice, the foods and herbs are considered immortal foods. It is a dietary system that balances the Yin/Yang in the food we provide to our bodies to sustain them every day. It promotes longevity, rejuvenation, calming the spirit and clarity of the mind. In a Taoist diet, every intake of food must have the 5 tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and salty.
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SEASON OF SUMMER ENERGY
April 21st - July 6th: Summer Quarter Training
April 24th: Summer Begin
June 6th: New Moon (Thursday) | Tai Chi Renewal
June 21st: Full Moon | Summer Solstice
July 6th: New Moon (Saturday) | Tai Chi Renewal
July 7th – July 13th: Summer Quarter Break
SEASON OF AUTUMN ENERGY
July 14th – October 5th: Autumn Quarter Training
July 21st: Full Moon | Season of Greater Heat
August 22nd: Season Ending Heat
September 22nd: Autumn Equinox
October 3rd: New Moon (Thursday) | Tai Chi Renewal
October 17th: Full Moon (Thursday)
October 6th – October 12th: Autumn Quarter Break
Learning to achieve simplemindedness by transforming negative into positive energy. Practicing helps with rejuvenation, increasing life force, and transforming daily stress into vitality. Taoist meditation promotes self-love and self-healing, and extending love and healing to others.