Tai Chi and Meditation with Master Chung Ying Yang -
A unique five-day programme of Yang - the most popular Tai Chi style.
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For the second year in a row, master Chung Ying Yang will come to Lerab Ling to give five days of training in Tai Chi which is open to everyone. This is an opportunity to discover, deepen and perfect you practice of Tai-Chi under the guidance of a qualified teacher. Master Chung will also offer all the tools you need to continue to practice Tai Chi in your daily life.
If you participated in last year’s event, you can:
- join the whole event (19-23 June) and review and stabilize what you already learned or
- join for the last part (22-23 June) when Master Chung will go deeper into the first form and introduce new movements.
If you are participating for the first time, you will have the opportunity to be introduced to and to familiarize yourself with some of the movements of the first form and benefit of the last two days when master Chung will introduce new movements.
Master Chung will also introduce Standing Meditation, a simple yet most powerful form of meditation. With our physical body aligned in a particular way and held mostly still, the chi (life-force energy) is stimulated to find its natural rhythm as it flows through the meridians, gently dissolving any blockages that may have been preventing this.
What is Tai Chi? - It is an ancient Chinese tradition that evolved over the centuries to become a means of alleviating stress and anxiety by adding motion to meditation. The Yang form of Tai Chi is known for its slow and steady movements, which helps practitioners to relax and feel the flow of energy within their body. The movements are powerful enough to experience a sense of joy and freedom.
Health Benefits - Tai Chi is a non-competitive martial art known for both its defence techniques and its health benefits. As an exercise, Tai Chi consists of gentle physical movements and stretching with mindfulness. It is known to improve balance control, fitness, flexibility and to reduce the risk of falling for older people. It is said that Tai Chi reduces pain and alleviates the symptoms of depression.
Chung Ying Yang began practising Chinese martial arts at the age of 10 and is skilled in the following areas: martial arts combat, combining Tai Chi, meditation, bone setting, acupuncture, and Chinese Herbs for many mental and physical diseases. He spent his younger years... Read more
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Chung Ying Yang
began practising Chinese martial arts at the age of 10 and is skilled in the following areas: martial arts combat, combining Tai Chi, meditation, bone setting, acupuncture, and Chinese Herbs for many mental and physical diseases. He spent his younger years moving between Europe, Asia and Hong Kong and later participated in many life science activities and courses, while studying with many well-known masters, one of which was Master Nan Huai Chin. In 2008 he graduated from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and became a professional traditional Chinese medicine doctor.
In 2010, he co-founded Natural Path Academy, an organization dedicated to promoting Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine. He founded the Xihetang traditional Chinese medicine clinic and has integrated teaching martial arts and practicing medicine. He currently focuses on psychosomatic medicine research and has published numerous articles on the subject.