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Fundamentals of Chi Nei Tsang

NEXT CLASS:

Wed-Sun, March 18-22, 2020

Cold Springs Retreat Center

Penngrove, CA
Retreat FAQ Here

Instructor: Gilles Marin

This course is approved for 27 Continuing Education Hours (CEUs) by NCBTMB and the California Acupuncture Board (Provider #260, Category 1).

NOTE: The 2-day Taoist Chi Kung Basics class is required before you can take the CNT Fundamentals class. That takes place the weekend prior.

 

Fundamentals of Chi Nei Tsang is a thorough introduction to Taoist medicine and the principles that have ruled Traditional Oriental Medicine for thousands of years through the practical use of Chi exercises (Chi-Kung) and the gentle manipulation of the internal organs for physical, emotional and spiritual healing, well-being, disease prevention and longevity.

 

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

  • Taoist Healing Energetics 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

  • Golden Fish

  • Healing Buddha Palms

  • Sunning Exercises

  • Sleeping Chi-Kung

 

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

  • Breath consciousness

  • The navel as the hub of the fasciae

  • Navel rim feed-back touch

  • Differentiating navel rim and navel roots

  • Detoxifying the skin

  • Abdominal exploration

  • Deep lymphatic drainage: "Rock ’n' Pump"

  • Finding the colon

  • Enhancing peristaltic movement

  • Lateral breath opening – opening the door to emotions

  • Opening the Wind Gates

  • Spleen pump

  • 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 lifetime wellness.

 

Required Reading:
Healing From Within by Gilles Marin.

Return students encouraged!

Students who have already taken this class twice - you may repeat for 3rd or more time for a discount!

Contact us to register.

 

TUITION
 

Early bird with deposit by Jan 15:

$1200 residential
$825 commuter

after Jan 15:
$1375/$1000

Full payment due by March 1

 

You may register for multiple classes at the same time. Just click "continue shopping" on the PayPal checkout page. The PayPal portal accepts credit/debit cards with no PayPal account required.

 

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Click here for our updated cancellation policy
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Class Location:

Cold Springs Retreat Center

6868 Cold Springs Rd

Penngrove, CA


Class times:

8:00am-6:30pm - with a two hour lunch break, 1:00-3:00pm.
8:00: Buddha Palms warmup. 8:30 breakfast. 7:00 dinner

Sun 3/22/20: class ends at 1:00pm (half day)

 

Click here for Chi Nei Tsang Practitioner Certification requirements.

New and existing practitioners, please review the new Certification Renewal Program.