Tai Chi and Meditation with Master Chung Ying Yang -

A unique eight-day programme of Yang - the most popular Tai Chi style.

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For the third year in a row, master Chung Ying Yang will come to Lerab Ling to give eight days of training in Tai Chi which is open to everyone. This is an opportunity to discover, deepen and perfect the practice of Tai Chi under the guidance of a qualified teacher. Master Chung will also offer all the tools you need to continue to practice Tai Chi in your daily life.

The maximum participants for this event is 35 people. We offer the following options:

  • 20 to 24 June (5 days) – For those participating for the first time to be introduced and to familiarize themselves with some of the movements of the first form.
  • 25-27 June (3 days) – For those familiar with Tai Chi when Master Chung will introduce new movements.
  • 20 to 27 June (8 days) – Both options: first-timers and those who are already familiar Tai-chi and who wish to review and stabilize what they have learned as well as to be introduced to new movements during the last 3 days.

* If you come for both options (20 to 27 June), you can apply the coupon 2020TAICHI and receive 15% discount on your accommodation.

Master Chung will teach the complete first form and in the last 3 days more the advanced single movements. He will also introduce Standing Meditation, a simple yet most powerful form of meditation. With our physical body aligned in a particular way and held mostly still, the chi (life-force energy) is stimulated to find its natural rhythm as it flows through the meridians, gently dissolving any blockages that may have been preventing this. During the course Master Chung will also teach the Pushing Hands exercise and the Chinese massage technique of the energy channels.

What is Tai Chi? - It is an ancient Chinese tradition that evolved over the centuries to become a means of alleviating stress and anxiety by adding motion to meditation. The Yang form of Tai Chi is known for its slow and steady movements, which helps practitioners to relax and feel the flow of energy within their body. The movements are powerful enough to experience a sense of joy and freedom.

Health Benefits - Tai Chi is a non-competitive martial art known for both its defence techniques and its health benefits. As an exercise, Tai Chi consists of gentle physical movements and stretching with mindfulness. It is known to improve balance control, fitness, flexibility, improve circulation and to reduce the risk of falling for older people. It is said that Tai Chi reduces pain and alleviates the symptoms of depression.

ChungYingYang Bio IconChung Ying Yang began practising Chinese martial arts at the age of 10 and is skilled in the following areas: martial arts combat, combining Tai Chi, meditation, bone setting, acupuncture, and Chinese Herbs for many mental and physical diseases. He spent his younger years... Read more

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ChungYingYang Bio IconChung Ying Yang

began practising Chinese martial arts at the age of 10 and is skilled in the following areas: martial arts combat, combining Tai Chi, meditation, bone setting, acupuncture, and Chinese Herbs for many mental and physical diseases. He spent his younger years moving between Europe, Asia and Hong Kong and later participated in many life science activities and courses, while studying with many well-known masters, one of which was Master Nan Huai Chin. In 2008 he graduated from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and became a professional traditional Chinese medicine doctor.

In 2010, he co-founded Natural Path Academy, an organization dedicated to promoting Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine. He founded the Xihetang traditional Chinese medicine clinic and has integrated teaching martial arts and practicing medicine. He currently focuses on psychosomatic medicine research and has published numerous articles on the subject.

To see the programme for Rigpa students please log in with your "Rigpa Admin & Care" email and password. If you are a student from another sangha and you think you qualify to participate to this event, please send an email to registration@rigpa.org