Overview

All too often our physical bodies are the first place we feel pain and suffering. These complaints turn into stories about what is “wrong” with us, which in turn limits us from experiencing life to the fullest. Your body represents the mirror of your soul, it’s aches and pains or chronic illnesses are a reflection of the disconnection to your authentic life.

Join world-renowned Tai Chi Master, David-Dorian Ross, for a weekend of exploration in the mind, body and spirit using Tai Chi, yoga, guided meditation, QiGong and other somatic practices to open up your inner potential. Find out what the weakest link is in your life and gain valuable tools that you can use everyday to shift your life into a place of powerful transformation.

Power Freedom and Flow is a holistic approach designed to enhance your vitality, free you from internal and external constraints and help you gain a sense of uninterrupted connectedness. Leap into the unknown, resolve to do things differently, design the life you were always meant to live.

Return home with your own personally designed body, mind and spirit practice.

Items to bring: Comfortable exercise attire.

All levels welcome. No yoga or tai chi experience necessary. TaijiFit Instructors will receive TaijiFit CEC Credits.

 

About the Teacher

Grandmaster David-Dorian Ross has introduced more students to Tai Chi than any other teacher in America. An expert in using media to teach martial arts and meditation, Master Ross has written, produced and starred in more than 150 educational dvds and television programs. He is the founder and CEO of TaijiFit, the creator of the TaijiFit mind-body exercise program, and is the director of the first online Tai Chi academy using live interactive video to teach students from around the world. He has a B.A. in Human Movement Studies from San Francisco State University, has completed graduate coursework in both Physical Education and Chinese language.

Trained in China by championship martial arts coaches, Master Ross has had an illustrious career in competitive tai chi, winning eight U.S. gold medals, a world silver medal and two world bronze medals —the highest awards ever given to an American for international tai chi performance. He was the founder and chief instructor of the Honolulu T’ai Chi Academy, the Portland Tai Chi Academy and a professor for The Great Courses, where he has written and starred in three top selling martial arts programs.

Master Ross is the host of the PBS series T’ai Chi: Health and Happiness and the author of five books on health and wellness, including Exercising the Soul: How Tai Ch’i Connects You to Your Authentic Self. He is also the Executive Producer of an annual global webcast called, 24 Hours of World Peace – the live broadcast of World Tai Chi Day events from countries in every time zone. From 2012-2013, he collaborated with international action film star Jet Li to introduce a new style of Tai Chi to the West called Taiji Zen. Master Ross is the only teacher outside China authorized to teach this style. More


Schedule

Thursday
3:00 – 5:00pm: Check-in
5:00 – 6:00pm: Icebreaker Exercise
6:00 – 7:30pm: Dinner
7:30 – 7:50pm: Art of Living Retreat Center Orientation (Dining Hall)
8:00 – 10:00pm: Program Session

Friday
7:00 – 8:00am: Morning Flow
8:00 – 9:00am: Breakfast
9:00 – 11:00am: Program Session
11:00am – 12:00pm: Free Time*
12:00 – 1:30pm: Lunch
2:00 – 4:00pm: Program Session
4:00 – 6:30pm: Free Time*
6:30 – 9:30pm: Dinner Off Campus**
9:30pm: Program Session

Saturday
7:00 – 8:00am: Morning Flow
8:00 – 9:00am: Breakfast
9:00 – 11:30am: Program Session
11:30am – 12:00pm: Free Time*
12:00 – 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00 – 4:00pm: Program Session
4:00 – 6:00pm: Free Time*
6:00 – 7:00pm: Dinner
7:00pm: Program Session

Sunday
7:00 – 8:00am: Morning Flow
8:00 – 9:00am: Breakfast
9:00 – 11:00am: Program Session (Optional)
11:00am: Check-out (luggage may be stored at reception)
12:00pm: Lunch is included in your stay this day!

*Free time to enjoy a range of activities such as hiking, pottery, spa treatments, or simply unwind with a book whilst admiring the vastness of the mountain range

**Not included in the cost of the program


Date & Time

Starts: May 17, 2018 05:00 PM

Ends: May 20, 2018 01:00 PM

Teacher

David-Dorian Ross

Rate

Starting at $717

Includes room, meals & tuition

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