Healing Touch Weekend

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“Touch precedes consciousness” means that, in a certain sense, healing can begin before the moment of physical contact… and further, even before the intention has risen to the level of the consciousness. From where then does the intention arise?
In this event we are very excited to offer what are likely to be profoundly transformational tools to enliven and enrich your relationship to yourself, your lover or friend and beyond that to your family or professional life.

The weekend may include, but is not limited to…
~ meditations from Vigyan Bhairav Tantra (Book of Secrets)
~ sitting meditation for refining intention
~ tantric partner massage
~ tantric caress meditation
~ taoist self-massage techniques
~ healing qigong exercises
~ partner healing forms

Though the primary sense we’ll be working with is touch we will also explore practices which will enliven the senses of smell, hearing, vision and taste as well as intuition.

This workshop is open to couples and singles interested in creating a foundation for establishing trust and warmth in connection with a partner and accessing a deeper sense of harmony and connection as a basis for healing through lovemaking.

*Note that this event requires an equal number of participants as we will be working in pairs.  It is therefore, recommended to come along with your spouse, lover or a friend whom you feel close to and trust.  Otherwise we will need to find a suitable partner for the event.

Though the style of touch in this event may, at times be intimate, our intention is to create a space of trust and healing. Therefore, touch will not be explicitly sexual in nature.

Kalpita and Atithi are a Tantric couple on the path of Sacred Sexuality. Their complimentary differences as individuals combined with their experience as teachers and as a couple has proven to be a dynamic and sensitive force. Together they have completed Anand Sarita’s Soul Mate Couple’s Training where healing and intimate touch was a constant presence.

Kalpita’s experience as a dance teacher and choreographer for over 25 years along with her participation in many kinds of therapies (Reiki, Prana Healing, Tachyon, Join Release, Holistic Massage to name a few) has given her a unique and intuitive gift for healing touch.

Since 2003 Atithi has been on an increasingly committed spiritual path which has included yoga, qigong, taijichuan, Thai massage, Reiki and most recently Chinese Medicine. Healing touch is part of his daily personal practice and is often a feature in his style of teaching yoga and qigong.

There will be tea breaks and a lunch break.

Details:
When: Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd & 24th 2019
from 10.30-18.30
Where: Χοροχώρος, Ναυαρίνου 6, Χολαργός, 15562
τηλ. 210 654 3435

Cost:                                                                                                                                                                                Early Bird (before February 12th):                                                                                                                            Couples: 220/ Singles: 150                                                                                                                                      Standard (after February 12th):                                                                                                                                  Couples: 330/ Singles: 170                                                                                                                                      **There are a limited number of spaces for this event.

Once we have received your registration form a non- refundable deposit of 50 euros per person (100 per couple) is required to confirm your participation.  To register please email info@taoandtantra.com or call the number above.

Art of Masculinity

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Have you ever thought of your life as a form of Art?  Modern men’s work has become synonymous with brotherhood exercises which test men’s bravery through competition and requirements to challenge one another but often leave out significant portions of a man’s life.  In this one day workshop we will explore themes like gratitude, intuition and creativity- topics which are often absent from the dialogue about men’s lives.  We will also explore the role that a man’s vitality plays in creating the kind of life which satisfies his own vision of himself… his own work of Art.
Atithi Brian Schock is a international teacher of Taoist Sacred Sexual practices and Tantra.  He lives in Athens, where he teaches regular Yoga and Qigong classes and is an avid student of Traditional and Classical Chinese Medicine.
What to bring:
– a water bottle
– loose, comfortable clothing
– a notebook and pen
Cost: 60 euros (50 euros for men who attended Tao & Tantra Spa Retreat)
Details:
Χοροχώρος Dance Studio, Navarinou 6, Holargos, Athens
Sunday, December 9th, from 10.30 – 18.30

For more information email traveling.meditating@gmail.com or call 210 654 3435 or 697 807 4464

5 Element Qigong workshop~ Transition Spring to Summer

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Yijing I is a celebration of the transition from the freshness and vitality of spring (the wood element) into summer, the season of full and mature expression (the fire element.) In 5-element theory the liver (wood) is a fresh, new, bud full of enthusiasm for life. For the bud to flourish into a thriving plant it needs careful attention in the form of water, nourishing soil and steady sunlight. In a similar way these forms nurture and attune human beings toward our most authentic expression, at our ripe moment.

This workshop will uncover the six essential qigong forms from the MogaDao repertoire that will bring us securely through this transition. We will discuss how the I-ching relates directly to these qigong forms and to our natural lives. Participants will practice and learn these six forms as a qigong hexagram.

***Please note that the final hour will be dedicated to refinement of the forms and tips on how to begin one’s own personal qigong practice at home.

Where: Χοροχώρος Dance Studio, Navarinou 6, Holargos, Athens

When: Sunday May 21st, from 12.00 to 16.00

Cost: 35 euros/ 30 for regular students

For more information go to www.spiritdomeqigong.com  For booking, contact Χοροχώρος at 210 654 3435,www.dancescape.gr

These teachings and practices are derived from the original practice tradition of MogaDao, created and founded by Zhenzan Dao.www.mogadao.com

5 Element Qigong workshop~ Transition Spring to Summer

Yijing1new

Yijing I is a celebration of the transition from the freshness and vitality of spring (the wood element) into summer, the season of full and mature expression (the fire element.) In 5-element theory the liver (wood) is a fresh, new, bud full of enthusiasm for life. For the bud to flourish into a thriving plant it needs careful attention in the form of water, nourishing soil and steady sunlight. In a similar way these forms nurture and attune human beings toward our most authentic expression, at our ripe moment.

This workshop will uncover the six essential qigong forms from the MogaDao repertoire that will bring us securely through this transition. We will discuss how the I-ching relates directly to these qigong forms and to our natural lives. Participants will practice and learn these six forms as a qigong hexagram.

***Please note that the final hour will be dedicated to refinement of the forms and tips on how to begin one’s own personal qigong practice at home.

Where: Χοροχώρος Dance Studio, Navarinou 6, Holargos, Athens

When: Sunday May 21st, from 12.00 to 16.00

Cost: 35 euros/ 30 for regular students

For more information go to www.spiritdomeqigong.com  For booking, contact Χοροχώρος at 210 654 3435,www.dancescape.gr

These teachings and practices are derived from the original practice tradition of MogaDao, created and founded by Zhenzan Dao.www.mogadao.com

Qi Dance! in Cyprus

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Qi Dance! Invoking Abundance

Saturday, March 11th from 6 pm to 9 pm

Karma studio B.M.S, Filanda Court, Larnaca, Cyprus

The session typically starts with a short set of archetypal qigong movements. Participants use these archetypes to attune themselves to achieve a deep sense of centeredness. To this authentic experience of oneself we incorporate carefully selected music. With gentle and attentive guidance participants begin to work with a transpersonal theme. The combination of qigong, inspirational music, gentle instruction and the theme forms a container within which participants safely explore themselves and their relationship with others.

At this time in the flowering of human consciousness there is a great need to connect with and to heed the call of abundance that flows through all of nature. Whether we observe the opening of a blossom in springtime or enjoy a relaxing meal with a close friend we must recognize these gifts of abundance with a grateful heart. Nature needs to give to us but are we open to receive?

In this event participants will have the opportunity to identify ways in which they block the natural flow of abundance and techniques for ‘attuning’ the physical body to the natural cycles of receiving and giving. And since abundance is attracted by energy, vitality, expression and movement, you can be sure we will Dance!

This event is open to all (men and women) regardless of level of experience, age or physical ability.

For more information and to book your place please contact Irini Pandeli at +357 99085559 or info@taoandtantra.com

5 Element Qigong Workshop~ Mogadao 5-Phase Yang Tonifying Form

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with Atithi (Brian) Schock

In qigong, as in life, we are subject to transitions. Qigong reminds us that as humans and as beings in nature we must move in accordance with natural cycles.

The Mogadao 5-phase Yang Tonifying form is a set of 5 qigong forms, which correspond to the 5 elements, as well as the 5 primary organs of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Individually, these forms respond to specific psycho-spiritual functions of the element/ organ pairing that are inherent in our human lives. Taken together, these archetypal movements form a comprehensive set designed to nourish, balance and vitalize the entire being throughout any yang period of year, month or day.

Where: Χοροχώρος Dance Studio, Navarinou 6, Holargos, Athens

For more information email traveling.meditating@gmail.com, call 210 654 3435 or 697 807 4464 or visit www.spiritdomeqigong.com.

These teachings and practices are derived from the original practice tradition of MogaDao, created and founded by Zhenzan Dao. www.mogadao.com

Private Qigong Healing Session

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Qigong is used in Traditional Chinese clinics to treat a variety of acute and chronic illnesses, to relieve imbalances, pains and digestive disorders and to…

~ engage mind, body and spirit in a vital physical practice
~ increase energy and vitality
~ improve diet
~ lose weight and gain strength, naturally
~ relieve tension and stress, stagnation and blockages
~ regain a sense of spaciousness and possibility
~ tap into the harmony and opportunity in the universe
~ overcome obstacles to personal, spiritual growth
~ awaken one’s true nature

In a minimum one- hour session clients will learn a short set of qigong forms specifically designed for their unique energetic configuration that they can use regularly for healing and calming. (5 element yoga may also be prescribed.) Clients should wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring paper and a pen to take notes.

Atithi is a certified Mogadao qigong Guide, yoga instructor and Sacred Sexuality teacher. To find out more go to Spirit Dome Qigong.