Chungliang Al Huang
teaches Tai Ji philosophy, East/West synthesis, and the art of movement meditation. He is the founder-president of the Living Tao Foundation and director of Lan Ting Institute in the Sacred Mountains of China. He is the best-selling author of numerous books including Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain and Tao: The Watercourse Way, coauthored with Alan Watts.
This weekend, Chungliang Al Huang will teach the most essential qi-gong exercises of China for all who wish to sustain a daily practice for personal mind-body-spirit well-being. Master Huang will teach easy-to-absorb and adaptive exercises of this ancient qi-gong practice, and assist the seminarians through metaphors, visualization, sonic chanting mediation, and deep circular breathing methods. It will be joyful and fun for all levels and all ages of the practitioners, to catch this healthy habit for good: "Wei Wu Wei”—doing by not doing, spontaneously.
"This week, we will re-invent tai ji forms playfully with ancient Tai Ji rituals, Five Moving Forces of Nature, as well as traditional Tai Ji motifs,” Chungliang Al Huang writes. “We will explore, improvise, and evolve, to find renewal and refreshed ways to dance the open structures of this ancient wonder of movement meditation.
For more than three decades, Amory Lovins and Chungliang Al Huang have shared a special kinship in the natural wisdom of the ineffable Tao. As pioneers in their individual paths, they continue to merge in their shared living philosophy and way of being. Many years ago, in a collaboration between Lovins's Rocky Mountain Institute and Huang's Living Tao Foundation, a calligraphic poster was created of “The Tao of Leadership,” based on Verse 17 from Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching. Now it is a collector’s gem gracing the walls of executive offices around the world.