Retreats

Upcoming Retreats

Spring Renewal;  Longevity and Rejuvenation Retreat

               May 26-28, 2018 in Bellingham, Washington

Practitioners in the healing arts know the value of being on Retreat. Join us for a few days of profound relaxation and drop deeper into the mysteries of healing .

We will begin our days with Qigong and Meditation in the forest of the Pacific Northwest.

Learn how to nourish and rejuvenate your body for natural and lasting health.  We will discuss the spiritual aspects of Detoxification.

Caryn will introduce several topics which will assist your body to be strong and able to detox wisely;  including Chi Nei Tsang self help routine, sensible approaches to Detox,  Forest Bathing, “taking the waters” in the European way, Lymph massage and preparing teas and congees for restoring health.  Take home several Longevity Practices.

Afternoon lectures will include lessons on casting the I Ching, Dry Brushing, and   Taoist Dream Practice.  Feel supported and Rejuvenated.

We conclude each day with Tao Yin and Meditations to assist in your healing experience.  specifically designed to open the meridians through stretching and breath work promoting deep and restful sleep.

Be sure to register 2 full weeks prior to the retreat, as you will receive some special instructions on how to best prepare for this life changing experience.

Tuition:  $450

Instructor:  Caryn Boyd Diel, founder of White Cloud Institute

Meals are not included in the Retreat Tuition.

Massage Therapists: 27 Ceu from NCBTMB

9am to 8:30pm Daily

Beginners Welcome!

 

 

Chi Nei Tsang 1 Retreat

June 19-22, 2018 at Cedar Tree House in Bellingham, Washington

Join us for four days in the Pacific Northwest Forest near the Cascades while practicing meditation, qigong, and discovering teachings that will restore your health and inner peace.

During the retreat we will be offering a complete course in Chi Nei Tsang Fundamentals along with many other Taoist teachings. Chi Nei Tsang pairs nicely with massage & acupuncture, and also stands alone as a full treatment.

Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is not only a body therapy technique, but a lineage practice involving training in energy cultivation (qigong) and alchemical Taoist meditations to heal the body, mind and spirit. You will learn Taoist Bone Breathing Qigong and the 6 Healing Sounds meditation for emotional organ healing. There will be a special Taoist meditation practice for the Summer Solstice and an introduction to Forest Breathing.

Our days will begin at 9am with Qigong outside, next to the Yurt. During class we will move consciously through each of the organ systems, learning how to access the knowledge of the body with our hearts and our hands.

After class take a short hike, relax in the hot tub or sit around the fire pit and gaze up into the trees. There is a 2 hour dinner break every day.

End your day with Tao Yin; Taoist yoga, specifically designed to open the meridians through stretching and breath work promoting deep and restful sleep.

Total tuition for this retreat is $800 which includes 5 nights lodging and 4 full days in class.  Please arrive by 6pm on June 18 for an orientation.  Class will end at 5pm on the 22nd if you have a plane to catch in Bellingham.  Or you can spend the night and leave early on the 23rd.  

Benefits:
Improved energy and sleep
Improved physical and emotional digestion
Regulation of elimination
Relief from abdominal pain
How to assist your metabolism to vibrant health
Self Empowerment over your sense of well being

You will learn:
To identify the location and function of the internal organs                                                                                                             Several treatment protocols, including a full body detoxifying routine
Manual and Energetic techniques to improve digestion and alleviate abdominal pain
Opening the diaphragm for better breathing
Introduction to the five elements theory
Qigong and meditation to boost your energy level and harmonize organs
Opening the microcosmic orbit and 6 Healing Sounds Meditation
Tao Yin to open the Meridians

Tuition:  $550 plus $250 for 5 nights lodging.  Total $800 due in full 3 weeks prior to class.

To Register:  Please copy and paste the registration form below.     You may make payments via Paypal – make a payment to whitecloudnm@aol.com.    Students who register will receive a complimentary copy of “The Mountain Path” ebook.

Instructor:  Caryn Boyd Diel, founder of White Cloud Institute

Bring your food to prepare in our communal kitchen.  There is an excellent food Coop 5 miles from Cedar Tree House.  Also bring your favorite yoga mat for our evening Tao Yin practice.  A few mats will be available.

Massage Therapists: 36 Ceu from NCBTMB

9am to 8pm Daily                                 Beginners Welcome!

 

Chi Nei Tsang 1 Retreat

October 8-11, 2018    Pagosa Springs, Colorado                   DEEPEST HOT SPRINGS IN THE WORLD

pagosa08Join us for four days of soaking in the natural healing hot springs along the San Juan River in Pagosa Springs, Colorado while practicing meditation, qigong, and discovering teachings that will restore your health and inner peace.

During the retreat we will be offering a complete course in Chi Nei Tsang Fundamentals along with many other Taoist teachings.

Chi Nei Tsang (CNT) is not only a body therapy technique, but a lineage practice involving training in energy cultivation (qigong) and alchemical Taoist meditations to heal the body, mind and spirit.

Our days will begin with Qigong outside, by the San Juan river. Chi Nei Tsang class will be held in the conference room at The Springs. Our classroom looks out over the “mother pool”.  We will move consciously through each of the organ systems, learning how to access the knowledge of the body with our hearts and our hands.

After class, take advantage of the 22 individually temperatured pools of naturally hot therapeutic mineral water situated right alongside the San Juan river. Pagosa Hot Springs is the deepest in the world! Guests of The Springs have 24-hour access to the pools.  We will have a 2 hour dinner break each day and the pools are open till 11pm.

End your day with Tao Yin; Taoist yoga, specifically designed to open the meridians through stretching and breath work promoting deep and restful sleep.  Bring your favorite yoga mat for evening practice

Benefits:
Improved energy and sleep
Improved physical and emotional digestion
Regulation of elimination
Relief from abdominal pain
How to assist your metabolism to vibrant health
Self Empowerment over your sense of well being

You will learn:
To identify the location and function of the internal organs                                                                                                             Several treatment protocols, including a full body detoxifying routine
Manual and Energetic techniques to improve digestion and alleviate abdominal pain
Opening the diaphragm for better breathing
Introduction to the five elements theory
Qigong and meditation to boost your energy level and harmonize organs
Opening the microcosmic orbit and 6 Healing Sounds Meditation
Tao Yin to open the Meridians

Tuition:  $550       To Register:  Please copy and paste the registration form below.     You may make payments via          Paypal – make a payment to whitecloudnm@aol.com.    Students who register will receive a complimentary copy of “The Mountain Path” ebook.

Plan to arrive on October 7th.  Class will end at 5pm on October 11 if you are planning to leave for home on Thursday.  We will still have evening practice on October 11.

Instructor:  Caryn Boyd Diel, founder of White Cloud Institute

Meals are not included in the Retreat Tuition but Pagosa offers many restaurants and markets. For room rates call The Springs Resort at  800-225-0934, or Healing Waters Resort at 970 264-5910.  There are many homes and cabins for rent in town.

Massage Therapists: 36 Ceu from NCBTMB

9am to 8pm Daily                                 Beginners Welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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