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Taoist Elixir Method with Sifu Terry Dunn

August 16-18

We are thrilled to be hosting Terence Dunn, the Chinese martial, yogic, and healing arts master, at our retreat center. Master Dunn (Master Terry) is a globally recognized expert in his field, and it is a rare opportunity for our community to learn Qigong from him.

Master Terence Dunn teaches the Taoist Elixir Method (Tao Tan Pai) Basic 31 Meditations in this 14-hour immersive Qigong workshop.  Taoist Elixir Method is a complete ancient Taoist system of moving meditation and breath control that imparts good health, vitality and personal empowerment by coordinating eyes, mind, movement, and breath according to an alchemic formula that opens the heart, clears and focuses the mind and profoundly strengthens the body.  The health benefits of Tao Tan Pai practice are improved circulation, respiration, digestion, metabolism, posture, balance, flexibility, neuro-muscular coordination, sound and restful sleep, and effective management of stress. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

The 3-day immersive workshop, August 16-18, consists of 7 two-hour sessions with 2 sessions on Friday, 3 on Saturday, and 2 on Sunday at these times (EST):

Friday: 3pm - 5pm; 7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Saturday: 10am - noon; 2:30pm - 4:30pm; 7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Sunday: 1 0am - noon; 2:30pm - 4:30pm EST


$445 early bird registration till August 1 $495 after

$75 for 1 session

Dragon Nest retreat center lodging

Double room $75 per night

Dorm bed $55 per night


Friday lunch $30

Saturday, Sunday: Breakfast and lunch $50 per day

Please, register, we have limited number of spaces

Whatsapp: 973 8969320

Payment: zelle, venmo 9738969320

Tao Tan Pai 31 Meditations ("TTP-31") is the basic health and self-healing Qigong training of the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu system, an authentic Taoist monastic system of hygienics that originated during China’s Tang Dynasty and that has been verifiably attributed to Lu Deng Bin (Lu Tung-pin), the de facto leader of the Eight Taoist Immortals (saints) and was preserved for 23 generations mostly at the Ancient Temple of the Yellow Dragon ( 黃龍古殿 Huanglong Guguan ) near Mt. Luohu in China’s Guangdong province before Taoist priest Share Lew brought the art to America in 1948.  Tan Pai Qigong traditionally has been the secret engine that develops the natural body mechanics and tangible superabundance of internal energy (Qi) that empowers the Tao Tan Pai Kung Fu.  Thus, the TTP-31 is the perfect complement that supports and facilitates any athletic activity besides martial arts.  During this weekend workshop, you learn the 15 standing and 16 seated meditations known as the Tao Tan Pai Basic 31 Meditations.  In terms of health and spirituial benefits, the  Tao Tan Pai 31 Meditations is equivalent to a system of Indian Yoga, and many of its  16 seated meditation exercises are found in Indian yogas.  You will also learn the Short Form Power Yoga, consisting of five of the 31 meditations, which is a classical--not modern--distillation of the TTP-31 system, created centuries ago by Tao Tan Pai masters as an essential practice.  

In 1983, Master Terry Dunn was formally certified to teach Tao Tan Pai Internal Arts (Nei Kung) (along with Southern Shaolin Five Animals Kung Fu) at the Taoist Sanctuary of Los Angeles and San Diego. In 1996, Master Terry was certified to teach Ehrmei Mountain Bok Fu Pai (White Tiger Style) Kung Fu, Flying Phoenix Heavenly Healing Qigong (Fei Feng San Gung), and other Bok Fu Pai internal arts by Grandmaster Doo Wai, the sixth generation master of Bok Fu Pai (White Tiger Style) Kung Fu. Through his experience of teaching Tao Tan Pai Nei Kung for 40 years and Flying Phoenix Qigong for 22 years--Sifu Dunn observed and discerned that when these two very dissimilar Qigong systems are practiced one after the other, they happen to provide profoundly enhanced, synergistic health benefits to the practitioner. Thus in this immersive Tao Tan Pai workshop, you will also experience some strategic and artful addition Flying Phoenix Qigong.

Teaching since 1983, Master Terry Dunn is one of the most thoroughly vetted Qigong teachers--by modern medicine and professional sports in America.


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