Fundamentals of Chi Nei Tsang
w/ TaoTouch Extraordinary Chi Kung
This course is approved by NCBTMB for 45 CEUs.
October 3-9 2022
Arrive at retreat center on Sunday October 2nd
Depart on Oct 9th
Harmony Ridge Lodge
Nevada City, California (Tahoe National Forest)
1 hour from Sacramento; 3 hrs from the Bay Area
Disclaimer: Last minute changes/rescheduling may be necessary due to covid or wildfire activity.
Fundamentals of CNT is also taught at the Crete Retreat.
And again in California in Spring and Fall 2023.
Instructor: Gilles Marin
NOTE: TaoTouch Chi Kung Basics ONLINE class is required before you can take the Fundamentals class. It is offered online in September 2022. You can watch the recordings if not able to make it live. Click here to register.
In Fall 2022, we'll have an extended Fundamentals class, which includes 2 days of TaoTouch Extraordinary Chi Kung.
Training continues Oct 11-19 with Global Body Chi Nei Tsang, if you'd like to stay.
Learn this revolutionary approach to healing from within! Fundamentals of Chi Nei Tsang is a thorough introduction to Classical Taoist meditations and healing practices. TaoTouch CNT combines internal Chi Kung and deep yet gentle hands-on touch of the internal organs. It benefits physical, emotional and spiritual well-being, disease recovery and prevention, longevity and ultimate life enjoyment.
Learn how to touch non-invasively, with specific techniques to effectively treat common health issues.
By the end of the course, you will be able to perform a basic one-hour Chi Nei Tsang treatment on yourself and others!
Discover why Chi Nei Tsang is the ultimate step for good health, fitness and life enjoyment!
1 - Philosophical Concepts
TaoTouch Chi Nei Tsang as a true holistic modality
Healing vs fixing
What are pains and symptoms?
What is Chi ?
What is internal Alchemy?
Taoist cosmology and the Five Elemental Forces
2 – Chi-Kung and Functional Meditations
Earth Relationship Chi-Kung
Bone Breathing – Bone Packing
Easy Breathing: full diaphragmatic breath
The 7 levels of individuation of the Microcosmic Orbit
Healing Buddha Palms
3 – Touch
Touching for inner communication: The Listening Touch
Touching for guidance: The Power of Gentleness Touch
Touching for higher consciousness: The Peace Touch
4 – Specific Techniques
The navel as the hub of the fasciae
Navel rim feed-back touch
Differentiating navel rim and navel roots
Detoxifying the skin
Deep lymphatic drainage: "Rock ’n' Pump"
Finding the colon
Enhancing peristaltic movement
Lateral breath opening – opening the door to emotions
Opening the Wind Gates
The pancreas and the 3 Laws of Dietary Hygiene
Liver treatment – addictions – detoxifying process
Kidneys and adrenals – assessing for kidney stones
Listening to the small intestine Insomnia and the stress response
Caressing the spine from the abdomen CNT on the back (using leg leverage)
Dermatomes, skin markings
Main acupuncture points used
In this classes you will learn how to use the healing energy of Chi, precise therapeutic manipulations, and how to deepen your awareness, to help people heal at deep levels.
“The key to the healing process is awareness. Healing is ruled by spirit; spirit means guidance and being connected with our reason for being alive.“ ~ Gilles
We will explore these and many other topics on the road to understanding a truly holistic approach to health, healing, and a lifetime of optimal wellness.
Remember: Half the time you will be receiving Chi Nei Tsang too! :)
Healing From Within by Gilles Marin.
Class Retreat Location:
18883 State Highway 20
Nevada City, CA 95959
1hr from Sacramento; 3 hrs from the SF Bay Area
October 3-9, 2022
If staying at the retreat center, arrive on Sunday October 2nd after 2pm.
Depart after morning closing circle on Monday October 10th (check out at 11am)
9:00am-12:30pm Morning class
12:30-2:30pm Lunch, siesta
2:30-6:00pm - Afternoon class
9:00am: Morning circle, wrap up
10:15 or so: Clean up
11am: Check out
Fly in Sun Oct 2nd in late morning/early afternoon if possible.
Fly out Mon Oct 10th in afternoon/eve. Or Oct 11th (get airport hotel). (Unless staying for Global Body.)
We can pick you up on Oct 2nd in the afternoon, and drop you off around 1pm on Oct 10th (extra fee).
Click here for Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner Certification requirements.
New and existing practitioners, please review the new Certification Renewal Program.
• 12 weeks or more prior to start of course:
Class deposit and tuition, less paypal fees, will be fully refunded if the Chi Nei Tsang Institute is notified 12 or more weeks prior to the start of the course.
• 6-12 weeks prior to course:
Half of the deposit and half the tuition for each class is refundable if CNTI is notified between 6-12 weeks prior to the course. Or half the deposit and the full class tuition portion is transferable to a future class retreat.
• 6 weeks or less prior to course:
The full deposit and class tuition is non-refundable if CNTI is notified less than 6 weeks prior to class. The full class tuition portion is transferable to a future class retreat.
• Rescheduling due to unforeseen events:
If a class retreat must be rescheduled on our end due to wildfires, covid, or other such events, full deposit and payment will be transferred to the next dates. If you are unable to come to the next one or so, your deposit and tuition payments may be refunded in full, less payment processor fees.