Qigong News

Issue No. 7

15 April 1999
Published by Frances Ann McKenzie, Copyright (c) 1999, all rights reserved.
ISSN: 1529-9422

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Qigong Institute Information

Dr. Stephen Chang workshops at the Healing Tao Center of New Jersey, April 17-18, 1999

Falun Gong Workshop in Atlanta, GA April 16-24, 1999

T'ai Chi and Qigong Moving Meditation Program, Wayland MA May-June 1999

Dr. Roger Jahnke Seminars: MD, NY, MA April-May 1999

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The Healing Tao Center of New Jersey announces two very special workshops presented by Dr. Stephen Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Chinese Herbalist-Acupuncturist and international Taoist scholar. This will be Dr. Chang's first seminar in New Jersey.

Please pre-register by calling (201) 358-0620.
Seminar location: The Holiday Inn, Chestnut Ridge Rd., Montvale, NJ
Directions: Garden State Parkway to Exit 172, turn left at exit, left at light. Holiday Inn is just ahead on the right.

Taoist Secrets of Health & Well Being
Saturday April 17, 1999 10am-4:30pm. Fee $125 Dr. Chang will teach how to integrate diet, herbs, health, food, exercise, Chi Kung and spiritual practices for healing according to the 8 unifying Taoist principles.

Energy & Its Cultivation for Healing
Sunday April 18, 1999 9:30am-1:30pm. Fee $75 The art of energy practices or Chi development are an integral part of Taoist healing practice which includes Chi Kung, Tai Chi, meditation, internal exercise and alchemy. Dr. Chang will present a special in-depth lecture on how to reach a more comprehensive understanding and control of energy, our life force, and how to use it in our daily life for the purpose of healing and maintaining balance of mind and body.

The Healing Tao Center
Coles Crossing
Hillsdale NJ 07642
(201) 358-0620
Ronald H. Diana, Director
Contact the Center for information about ongoing classes in Taoist Yoga.


Free Falun Gong Dafa Workshop in Atlanta, GA
April 16-24, 1999 7:30-9:30pm
MARC Rm. 114, Georgia Tech
Contact Yuan P. Li (770) 495-3941
falun@mindspring.com

Falun Gong is a high-level cultivation system, beyond ordinary Chi-gong that offers stress relief and health improvement. It has five sets of exercises that are smooth, natural, and easy to learn. It also has profound principles guiding the cultivation of mind and body. Volunteers introduce the system to the public, free of charge and no donations accepted. In the workshop we will do the following:

We will learn the five sets of smooth and peaceful exercises. We will also show the lecturing videos (translated into English) by the founder of Falun Gong, Master Li Hongzhi. In order for you to get the most benefit, it is necessary to attend the 9 seminar sessions.

Topics covered include: History of Chi Gong and Meditations; Tai Chi and Chi Gong; Characteristic of China Falun Gong; Meditation and Physical Exercises; Martial Art and Chi Gong; Self-healing and Hospital Healing; Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine; Celestial Eye and Remote Sight; Cosmic Language.

Free Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) Workshops Around the World
http://falundafa.org/
http://falundafa.ca/
http://falundafa.au.cd/
Free online books in 10 languages, free teaching videos and practicing music.


What: T'ai Chi and Qigong Moving Meditation Program
Where: Studio 2 -Longfellow Club, Wayland MA

When:
Monday Evening 7:30-9 PM May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14
Wednesday Morning 8:30-10 AM May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16
Cost: 7 wks: Members $49 Non-Members $77 Newcomers welcome anytime.
Description: Simple mat, chair, and standing exercises.
Benefits: Make life easier! Burn fat, reduce stress! Transform pain, focus attention & be flexible!

Need more info? Call Judith Poole (617) 923-8856
Please refrain from wearing scented products.


Dr. Roger Jahnke - Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine presents the following spring seminars on the East Coast.

You may contact Dr. Jahnke at 805-685-4670 for details or check the Internet at:
http://www.healthy.net/Qigong/
http://www.HealerWithin.com/
Health Action, Santa Barbara, CA

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Saturday April 24, 1999 Workshop/Training
Qigong: Awakening the Healer Within
Traditional Acupuncture Institute (TAI) Columbia, Maryland

Contact Barbara Eli (410) 997-4888

Morning - Drawing upon The Healer Within we will learn methods that we can teach to others, these are traditional Tao Yin methods. Afternoon- Traditional forms: Marrow Washing, Tendon Changing, Spontaneous Qigong, etc. Qigong is more than a technique it is a "Way" - we will explore that.

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Friday Evening April 30, 1999, 7:30 pm
Awakening the Healer Within
Evening Lecture at the New York Open Center 83 Spring Street, NYC ( SOHO)
212-219-2527 - Registrar

A miracle for millions: the most profound medicine is produced with us. The ancient Chinese understood this as both practical and highly spiritual. Preparation for 5/1 workshop.

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Saturday May 1, 1999, 10 am - 5:30 pm
Qigong: The Way of Self-Healing and Transcendence Workshop Training at the New York Open Center 83 Spring Street, NYC (SOHO)
212-219-2527 - Registrar

Qigong is more than a method or technique, it is a "Way". Drawing on the Wisdom of Laotze and using numerous forms of Qigong we will investigate and even merge with the "Way".

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Friday evening-Sunday May 7-9, 1999
The Healer Within: Ancient Techniques for Awakening The Medicine Within Weekend Workshop/Training at the Kripalu Retreat Center Lenox, MA
800-741-7353 - Registrar

This is a comprehensive Healer Within training. You will learn to both use and to share the Chinese self-healing methods: body movement, breath practice, self-massage, meditation. To empower your own healing or to potentiate your work as a teacher. The most profound medicine is produced within us, Chinese knew this 5000 years ago.

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Friday evening-Sunday May 14-16, 1999
Inner Alchemy Qigong: Most Ancient and Profound Chinese Wisdom Path
Weekend Workshop/Training at the Kripalu Retreat Center Lenox, MA
800-741-7353 - Registrar

Alchemy or Inner Alchemy, also Neigong - is the deepest form of Qigong practice. The medicine within is transformed into the Golden Elixir. The intention is to merge with the transcendant life, pure peace and one's radiant soul nature.


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