Journey to the Heart of Tao
A Tao Retreat in the Land of Sublime Sensuality
Tour operated in cooperation with Sacred Earth Journeys
CLOSED FOR RESERVATIONS
March 6 – 18, 2012
Tour Leaders: Minke de Vos is a Senior Universal Tao Instructor and is considered a top teacher of Qigong, Tao Yoga, self-healing and Kundalini Development. As Director of Silent Ground Retreats she has devoted decades to practicing meditative, healing and movement arts. Grand Master Mantak Chia, a world renowned Taoist Master, is the founder of the Universal Healing Tao System and the director of the Universal Healing Tao Center and Tao Garden Health Resort and Training Center in Thailand. He is the author of 22 books with best sellers, including Healing Love through the Tao and The Multi-Orgasmic Couple.
Awaken your inner and outer smile as you journey through the “Land of Smiles” in Thailand with Taoist Master, Grand Master Mantak Chia and Senior Universal Tao Instructor, Minke de Vos. Rejuvenate your health, deepen intimacy, and awaken spiritual presence through Taoist energy cultivation. This retreat will teach practical tools to enrich your life and teach you how to uplift and transform energy into creativity, compassion, and love. You will learn to integrate awareness and breathing through meditation, yoga and qigong, and build the foundation for awakening to this powerful healing energy.
The first half of our retreat will be spent at the wonderful Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort, where we will be immersed in the teachings of Tao Basics of Energy Cultivation with Master Mantak Chia. Our course will focus on the following areas of study: Inner Smile, Six Healing Sounds, Opening of the Microcosmic Orbit, Iron Shirt Qigong, and Tan Tien Qigong. These Universal Healing Tao principles will build in you a strong foundation for cultivating your creative energy for healing and spiritual development. During this time we will practice meditation, Qigong and Tao Yin Yoga to transform negative emotional patterns into virtues and compassion, and learn how to open our bodies and minds to higher frequencies in order to uphold a more balanced, peaceful, and harmonious life.
The second half of our journey will take us to an exotic beach in Koh Pha Ngan where we will stay at the stunning Salad Beach Resort. Here, we will practice in beautiful outdoor environments to align ourselves with heaven and earth, and tap into abundant sources of energy. This lush environment is ideal for channelling your sexual energy into the dynamic inner alchemy of masculine and feminine energies. Classes with Minke de Vos,will deepen the embodiment of the Tao Basics and Healing Love practices learned at Tao Garden and enhance this wisdom with further teachings. Enjoy morning and evening qigong practices along with daily movement exercises, meditations and discussions.
Enhancing our experience and time in the paradise of Thailand, we will also enjoy exciting and fun-filled excursions off the resort to explore sacred temples, snorkel in the crystal waters, and discover the beauty and splendour of the island. Each resort also offers excellent facilities and a variety of amenities allowing you to enjoy your free time fully with swimming, lounging on the beach, fun activities, and optional spa treatments.
Join us for this inspiring and enriching retreat to learn about the ancient Taoist practices that will help you cultivate your relationships, and deepen your whole spiritual life. Tap into the “Fountain of Youth” and raise this rejuvenating energy to heal your body and soul, and illuminate your spirit. The essence of authentic connection starts with love for one self. The more we open to love, the more we feel the energy run through our subtle body. Experience the loving acceptance of your body and soul and awaken the power of spiritual perception to create a sense of wholeness in your life