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Healer Within™ Practice Leader Certification: Medical Qigong for Stress Mastery, Healing and Vitality

Sep 18 - 20, 2015 Begins in 2 weeks
with Roger Jahnke

Medical Qigong has powerful roots in ancient healing traditions and also in modern science. The Healer Within™ Practices, developed from a Chinese Medical Qigong known as Bu Zheng Qigong or Vitality Enhancement Method, help your body utilize its own extraordinary medicine through these four essential practices:
• Body practices - posture and movement
• Breathing practice
• Self-applied massage
• Mind focus practice - mindfulness meditation

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IAHE: Upledger Institute International's CranioSacral Therapy 2 

Sep 27 - Oct 02, 2015 Begins in 3 weeks
with Karen Axelrod

CranioSacral Therapy 2 studies cranial-base dysfunctions as diagnosed and treated by Dr. William Sutherland, the “father” of cranial osteopathy. The course material and hands-on sessions will focus on cranial-base dysfunctions, the masticatory system-hard palate, mandible and temporomandibular joint; whole body evaluation; and the energy cyst with regional unwinding. An introduction to SomatoEmotional Release will also be presented.
The prerequisite for this course is Upledger’s Institute CranioSacral Therapy 1 (CS1) and thorough working knowledge of the 10-Step Protocol.

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Traditional Thai Massage, Meditative Mindfulness and Six Healing Sounds Chi Kung

Oct 25 - 30, 2015 Begins in 1 month
with Richard Gold

Whether you are an experienced body worker, a complete novice, or somewhere in between, this workshop offers a joyful and profound immersion experience of traditional Thai massage. Thai massage’s historical roots are embedded in the meditative Buddhist monastic tradition of Thailand, originally practiced primarily by monks.

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The Healing Art of Deep Bodywork®; Deep Tissue Skills for Massage Practitioners Advanced Hip-work, Feet and Lower Legs

Nov 01 - 06, 2015 Begins in 1 month
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Mastering the art of moving deeply into the body’s soft tissue layers adds a powerful dimension to the massage practitioner’s skill set. Bodyworkers who have learned to work slowly and with great sensitivity on these deeper layers are sought after both in private practice and in spas. Perry and Johanna Holloman have created a series of classes for massage professionals that are designed to teach deep tissue skills, which are readily integrated into participants’ current massage practice.

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Deep Bodywork and Healing Trauma: Working with Difficult Cases

Dec 06 - 11, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Perry Holloman & Johanna Holloman

Deep Bodywork is a unique modality for healing the effects of trauma within the human organism. Because trauma lives not just in the physical tissues, but in the mind through memory, in the emotional realm through feeling, and in the soul as impression, practitioners must learn to deal with it on multiple levels in order to help heal its often intractable symptoms.

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Qigong for Health and Happiness

Dec 20 - 27, 2015 Begins in 3 months
with Mingtong Gu

Join Master Mingtong Gu for a week dedicated to healing and balancing body, mind, heart, and spirit through the powerful movement, sound, and visualization practices of qigong. This retreat is a great way to take a vacation for yourself, journey inward with deep nourishment, and recharge with renewed energy, clarity, and vitality. Qigong supports you in releasing limitations and expanding into new possibilities for balance, wellness, deep fulfillment, and lasting joy.

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Work Study - Integral Way Tai Chi®

Jan 17 - Feb 14, 2016 Begins in 4 months
with Kenn Chase & Victoria Chase

Regular practice of tai chi ch’uan can have profound effects on our neuro-biology, and it produces many health benefits. Through the centuries, the Chinese have utilized tai chi ch’uan as a healing art. We now have current medical research to confirm the power of tai chi as an optimal preventive as well as restorative healing technique.

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The Path: Mastering the Nine Pillars of Resilience and Success

Feb 19 - 21, 2016 Begins in 5 months
with Stephen Sideroff

Our stress and its symptoms are maintained unconsciously as a distraction from emotional issues and harmful thinking. By addressing these issues, the body can let go, thereby improving physical health and enhancing performance and the ability feel joy.

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Medical Qigong – Preventative Medicine and Self-Healing Through Mind-Body Practices

Feb 19 - 21, 2016 Begins in 5 months
with Roger Jahnke

Qigong is medical by its very nature. Qigong works by improving the practitioners’ immunity response, increasing self-healing and self-recovery capabilities and enhancing self-regeneration potential. Science has demonstrated that humans can prevent 70-80% of the diseases for which they get treated. Qigong practice serves both a preventive and curative function. It is considered to be effective in improving many chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, allergies, asthma, arthritis, depression, anxiety, and addiction.

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The Yi Quan Qigong Intensive: Develop Health, Balance and Inner Strength

Mar 13 - 18, 2016 Begins in 6 months
with Kenneth Cohen

Do you ever wonder why, despite the miracles of modern medicine, more than 2.5 million Americans practice ancient healing exercises from China? Qigong is one of the world’s most popular and best-researched methods to improve health and vitality. Regular practice makes the mind tranquil, reduces stress, and deepens your connection with nature.

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The Art of Seeing: Integrating Our Eyes, Brain and Body for Better Wellness

Mar 25 - 27, 2016 Begins in 6 months
with Sam Berne

Today, the fear of losing our eyesight is escalating because of an increase in many deteriorating visual conditions. Current allopathic medical approaches offer little hope. In this workshop, you will be taught The Berne Method®, an evidenced-based system designed to reconnect us to the most important sense organ we have: our eyes.
Sam Berne has spent more than twenty-five years developing his method, which teaches that neuroplasticity exists within us. Topics include:
· Primordial movements that relax the reptilian response that is so ingrained in how we use our eyes

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Mindfulness through Qigong: Meditative Movement and Sound

Mar 27 - Apr 01, 2016 Begins in 6 months
with Mingtong Gu

This healing workshop is designed to activate your essential capacity to live with a clear mind and open heart. Qigong movements are both a moving meditation and a mindfulness practice that accelerates and deepens all other forms of meditation, and provides the skillful means to enter into a mindful state with energetic aliveness and healing benefit. Qigong sounds enable you to balance the emotional energy of your body to embody more joy and well-being.
Master Mingtong Gu will teach workshop participants how to:

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Gateway to Soul: Process Acupressure

May 01 - 06, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Laurie Cahoon & Paul Sibcy

Would you like to find wise inner guidance from all parts of yourself? From your body’s internal promptings, your heart’s intelligence, your mind’s clearest insight, and even your own soul’s wisdom? Would you like to get all of yourself together in an integrated way? Process Acupressure teaches you how to gain a holistic perspective on your life directions and general health. And it teaches the skills of how to uncover the wise guidance that lies at your own unique center.

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Beginning Integral Way Tai Chi™: Walking on Clouds

May 15 - 20, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Kenn Chase & Victoria Chase

Tai chi is the ancient art of moving meditation. Based on the integration of the principles of yin and yang, tai chi is practiced in a slow, sequential manner which develops the healing aspects of chi energy, slows the central nervous system, reduces stress, and improves focus.

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Garden Herbalism

May 20 - 22, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Darren Huckle

The plant world holds many tools for supporting peace, resiliency, and vitality for those of us who live intense or busy lives. This interactive and sensory-oriented workshop will explore amazing herbal allies that powerfully promote the health of our body, mind, and energy. Our special focus will be on herbs that moderate stress response, vitalize energy, promote healthy sleep, and support an overall sense of flow and well-being.

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IAHE: The Upledger Institute International's CranioSacral Therapy 1

May 29 - Jun 03, 2016 Begins in 8 months
with Melinda Naye

CranioSacral therapy is a gentle, noninvasive, hands-on technique to help detect and correct imbalances in the craniosacral system that may cause sensory, motor, or intellectual dysfunction. It is used to treat a myriad of health problems, including headaches, neck and back pain, TMJ dysfunction, chronic fatigue, motor coordination difficulties, eye problems, endogenous depression, hyperactivity, and central nervous system disorders.

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Inner Power Qigong: The 9 Phases of Qi Cultivation and Mastery

Jun 12 - 17, 2016 Begins in 9 months
with Roger Jahnke

Health, well-being, and longevity can be achieved through cultivating and mastering qi. Every style of qigong – including tai chi and yoga – shares a basis in essential principles. During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to awaken and refine natural healing and intuitive abilities associated with the most mysterious and neglected aspect of being: the eternal nature, or universal self.

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