Workshops & Seminars

September 2020

Comprehensive Tai Chi Qigong (Instructor) Training Course Level 1
2 Day Workshop

September 19th & 20th 2020
9am – 4pm

Laguna Hills CA.

This workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of qigong. It focuses on the movements and stances of Shibashi Set 1 and includes an introduction to Inner Alchemy. The concepts and techniques of the Qigong Mode and Tai Chi Posture Requirements Course complement this instruction. Students learn the mental and physical skills necessary to practice properly, maximize qi flow and successfully teach others.

In this course, students will learn:

  • all 3 major types of qigong, namely the moving qigong, standing qigong and sitting qigong. The first set of Shibashi, the Wuji & Taiji Stances and the basic Internal Alchemy technique will be taught respectively for each type.
  • the theory of qi and the health benefits of qigong from both Eastern and Western perspectives;
  • the details surrounding each qigong movement;
  • abdominal and reverse breathing techniques;
  • about the physiological changes when one enters qigong mode (as seen on biofeedback machines);
  • about the feelings to be expected after practicing qigong and the meaning behind each of these feelings and
  • The common mistakes students make when practicing Shibashi.

By the end of the course, students will know how to:

  • check if others are relaxed by assessing their physical and mental state;
  • maximize the benefits of Shibashi by adding extra elements to certain movements;
  • incorporate some simple yet powerful stances into Shibashi;
  • modify movements when teaching seniors and those with special needs;
  • create a qi field to magnify the benefits of group practice and
  • detect and defend themselves from sick qi.

Even though the theme of this training course focuses on Shibashi, the knowledge obtained from and skills developed during this course could be applied to many different styles of qigong. Those that do not intend to teach but would like to make qigong a part of their lives will also find this course very useful.

Practical information

Location:

Laguna Hills CA

Date & Time:
Saturday September 19, 2020  9:00am-4:00pm

Sunday Septembert 20, 2020  9:00am-4:00pm (optional assessments 4:30pm-6:30pm)

Prerequisites:
None.  However, we recommend you to get familiar with the Set 1 Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi. Students registered for this course qualify to purchase the Set 1 Shibashi Home Study Course and Qigong Mode & Tai Chi Posture Requirements Home Study Course at a 50% discount.

Tuition: $350 (without assessment)

$299 Early Registration Discount 15%OFF

For students repeating the course: $150

Space is limited to ensure that every student is given a comfortable training space during the seminar.  Register online today! 

Registration does not include the optional assessment fee for  instructor certification testing.  Assessment fees are collected on the day of the exam.  

Optional Individual Assessment:

Those who intend to teach qigong Shibashi set 2 or would simply like to have individual attention from Ryan should enroll in this assessment at the end of the workshop.  The purpose of the assessment is to ensure that the student fully understand all the concepts and techniques covered in the workshop.

An instructor certificate will be issued to those who successfully passed the assessment.  Graduates could have their own person webpages published under our certified instructors section.

Prerequisites: Students must be able to recall and perform all 18 movements of Shibashi
Date & Time: September 20, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Assessment has 2 Parts:
A) Perform the first set of Shibashi
B) Demonstrate the different techniques learned during the course
Assessment Fee:
 $100

For information about the workshop you can also contact the instructor : Ryan Lee 949-388-7926 , taichi247@gmail.com

Cancellation Policy

October 2020

Common Core Tai Chi Womens Self Defense Seminar with Master Zhao Wei Dong and Sr. Instructor Ryan Lee

October 24th 2020
9am – 12noon

Laguna Woods – Clubhouse Six  
24061 Algarrobo,  
Laguna Woods, CA 92637

This seminar will introduce the beginner student to the principles and techniques of Common Core Tai Chi for Womens Self Defense. The seminar will focus on how to do the Common Core defense techniques that are most effective for women to use in the most common attack situations.

In this course, students will learn:

• Spot the body language of a potential attacker
• Remain calm and avoid panic
• Respond before, during , and after an attack
• Free yourself from wrist, arm, throat, hair, and bag grabs
• Apply the 2 most effective hand techniques for women
• Apply the most effective kicking techniques for women
• Respond effectively and remain calm if the situation goes to the ground

You will also be taught a specific set of Common Core exercises that train your body’s muscle memory making each technique more effective with practice.

 

Practical information

Space is limited to 20 participants. Register early, as this seminar will sell out!  

Registration is required.
Repeat student $50 discount

November 2020

Comprehensive Tai Chi Qigong (Instructor) Training Course Level 2
2 Day Workshop

November 21st & 22nd 2020 
9am to 4pm

 Laguna Hills CA.

This workshop provides a comprehensive understanding of qigong. It focuses on the movements and stances of Shibashi Set 2 and includes an introduction to Inner Alchemy. The concepts and techniques of the Qigong Mode and Tai Chi Posture Requirements Course complement this instruction. Students learn the mental and physical skills necessary to practice properly, maximize qi flow and successfully teach others.

In this course, students will learn:

  • Principles and theories of tai chi and qigong;
  • Advance techniques on improving the tai chi and qigong training;
  • The 18 movements of the Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi 2nd Set;
  • The Tai Chi Stance;
  • Techniques to increase the sensitivity to qi;
  • How to increase neijing (internal power);
  • An exercise that could prevent any major sicknesses;
  • An exercise to correct the spinal alignment;
  • Inner Alchemy Meditation (beginner to intermediate level)

Inner Alchemy Meditation – The beginner level student will learn how to develop their lower Dan Tian so that they can build up enough Jing (sexual energy, kidney energy or water energy) and at the same time maximize their lung capacity. The intermediate level will learn how to turn this water energy into steam (qi) and bring it upward to meet with the fire (heart energy), thus achieving the perfect condition of Hexagram 63 described by I Ching (Yi Jing). This process develops the middle Dan Tian, releases the negative energy and at the same time builds up the spiritual energy (Shen).

Practical information

Location:

Laguna Hills CA

Date & Time:
November 21, 2020  Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm

November 22, 2020  Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm (optional assessments 4:30pm-6:30pm)

Prerequisites:
None.  However, we recommend you to get familiar with the Set 1 Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi. Students registered for this course qualify to purchase the Set 2 Shibashi Home Study Course and Qigong Mode & Tai Chi Posture Requirements Home Study Course at a 50% discount.

Tuition: $350 (without assessment)

$299 Early Registration SAVE 15%

For students repeating the course: $150

Space is limited to ensure that every student is given a comfortable training space during the seminar.  Register online today! 

Registration does not include the optional assessment fee for  instructor certification testing.  Assessment fees are collected on the day of the exam.  

Optional Individual Assessment:

Those who intend to teach qigong Shibashi or would simply like to have individual attention from Ryan should enrol in this assessment at the end of the workshop.  The purpose of the assessment is to ensure that the student fully understand all the concepts and techniques covered in the workshop.

An instructor certificate will be issued to those who successfully passed the assessment.  Graduates could have their own person webpages published under our certified instructors section.

Prerequisites: Students must be able to recall and perform all 18 movements of Shibashi
Date & Time:  November 22, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Assessment has 2 Parts:
A) Perform the 2nd set of Shibashi
B) Demonstrate the different techniques learned during the course
Assessment Fee:
 $100

For information about the workshop you can also contact the instructor : Ryan Lee 949-388-7926 , taichi247@gmail.com

Cancellation Policy