The Nei Gung of Xing Yi, Level 1 with Marcus Opalenik

He Bei Style Xing Yi with Marcus Opalenik: Nei Gung Level 1 Saturday, Nov 08, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm $75/$65 for members Open to everyone (no prerequisites) For centuries the internal work ("Nei Gung") of Xing Yi has been regarded as the quickest way possible to develop internal skill. The process and step-by-step method has historically been shrouded in scret and thus hard to come by. Come learn the methods for developing internal skill on the vertical, horizontal, and diagonal plane. ... [Continue Reading]

Xing Yi: 5 Elements Series – Earth element, Oct 11 with Marcus Opalenik

He Bei Style Xing Yi with Marcus Opalenik: Earth Element Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm $75/$65 for members Open to everyone (no prerequisites) Invented by the famous General Yu Fei, Xing Yi or "form mind" boxing is designed to enliven the body, making it internally flexible and elastic. It strengthens the mind and sharpens the intent, giving one a vibrancy into old age. In this seminar we will focus on Heng Chuan - the Neutraling Fist of Xing Yi Chuan. Heng belongs to the ... [Continue Reading]

Spinal Qigong & Ting Jing (“Listening Energy”) Workshops with Robert Tangora, October 18 & 19, 2014

Spinal Qigong The more subtle aspects of Spinal Qigong include the bowing and lengthening of the spine in conjunction with the rotations of the vertebrae. Controlling these combinations give rise to the internal spirals in the spine. Without both components, the internal spirals are much less pronounced. The combination of rotations with bowing and lengthening allow a subtle balancing of the spirals which greatly improve the deep healing, meditation and martial aspects of spinal ... [Continue Reading]

Yin-Yang Lengthening and Gods Playing in the Clouds – Sept 27-28 2014

Yin-Yang Lengthening and Gods Playing in the Clouds Qigong Brookline Tai Chi, September 27-28, 2014 with Energy Arts Senior Instructor Eric Peters   An important goal of the Taoist qigong taught by Bruce Frantzis is the lengthening of the soft tissues of the body. As the body bends and stretches, it should also lengthen in and out. Over time, internal space is created in the body by releasing the nerves and lengthening muscle fiber, fascia and connective tissue.   The yin ... [Continue Reading]

18 Ways To Do The Form with Don Ethan Miller (part 3 of 3) – Sept 21, 2014

Sunday Sept 21, 2014, 10:00am – 1:00pm Early registration (before Sept 14): $90, $75 for members Late registration (on or after Sept 14): $100, $85 for members Limit: 20 participants   18 Ways To Do The Form, Part III: A Half-day Workshop in Expanding Form Practice with Don Ethan Miller   "The utility of a vessel is in its emptiness"       -- Lao Tzu   Every Tai Chi form is a vessel, which can be "filled" with a variety of energetic qualities, jings, activation ... [Continue Reading]

Xing Yi: 5 Elements Series – Fire element, Sept 13 with Marcus Opalenik

He Bei Style Xing Yi with Marcus Opalenik: Fire Element Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 3:00pm - 6:00pm $75/$65 for members Open to everyone (no prerequisites) Invented by the famous General Yu Fei, Xing Yi or "form mind" boxing is designed to enliven the body, making it internally flexible and elastic. It strengthens the mind and sharpens the intent, giving one a vibrancy into old age. In this seminar we will focus on Pao Chuan - the Explosive Fist of Xing Yi Chuan. Likened to a cannon ... [Continue Reading]

Taoist Breathing with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa, Sun Dec 14, 2014

TAOIST LONGEVITY BREATHING The Core Inner Practice within Brookline Tai Chi's Qigong, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Bagua with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 Please Note: In these workshops we will review the material we taught in our November workshops. Registration Level 1: Breathing to Relax Where You Hold Your Stress, Breathe Into and Relax Your Upper Lungs 12:30-4:00 PM Level 2: Breathe Energy Through the Core of Your Body 4:15 - 5:45 PM REGISTRATION You may ... [Continue Reading]

Taoist Breathing with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa, Sun Nov 9, 2014

TAOIST LONGEVITY BREATHING The Core Inner Practice within Brookline Tai Chi's Qigong, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Bagua with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa Sunday, November 9, 2014 Please Note: In these workshops we will review the material we taught in our October workshops. Registration Level 1: Breathing to Calm Your Mind, Breathe Into and Relax Your Upper and Middle Back 12:30-4:00 PM Level 2: Let Go of Your Breathing Expectations and Beliefs 4:15 -5:45 PM REGISTRATION You may ... [Continue Reading]

Taoist Breathing with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa, Sun Oct 5, 2014

TAOIST LONGEVITY BREATHING The Core Inner Practice within Brookline Tai Chi's Qigong, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Bagua with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa Sunday, October 5, 2014 This Sunday's workshops are part of a four-month series this Fall to help you learn to breathe better - with deeper, longer, more relaxed, and more relaxing breaths. You may attend any of these workshops even if you missed those in September, as long as you otherwise meet their prerequisites. In these workshops we will ... [Continue Reading]

Taoist Breathing with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa, Sun Sept 7, 2014

TAOIST LONGEVITY BREATHING The Core Inner Practice within Brookline Tai Chi's Qigong, Tai Chi, Meditation, and Bagua with Bill Ryan and Ana Popa Sunday, September 7, 2014 This Sunday's workshops are the first in a four-month series this Fall to help you learn to breathe better - with deeper, longer, more relaxed, and more relaxing breaths. Registration Introduction 12:30 - 1:30 PM Level 1: Breathing to Relax Your Nervous System, Breathe Into and Relax Your Abdomen and Lower Sides ... [Continue Reading]