7726
Santa Cruz
California Vegetarian Cuisine, Buddhist Thinking & Energy Through Qi Gong
Santa Cruz is a unique blend of coastal landscapes, world-renowned research centers and abundant art and culture. Come be inspired and learn a lot in this coastal California setting.
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Program No. 7726RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registration, Welcome Dinner, Orientation
Soquel, CA
D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian dinner in the dining room at 6 p.m.

Evening: Orientation at 7:00 PM.

DAY
2
Qigong, Buddhist Ways of Thinking, Vegetarian Cuisine, Nutrition
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Breakfast is in the dining room, a comfortable place to enjoy the delicious vegetarian meals prepared by our expert kitchen staff.

Morning: Qigong (Chi Kung) is an ancient Chinese healing art that has been used for centuries to balance internal body energy and to promote good health. This method of internal energy work is a fantastic and easy practice that brings physical happiness, mental calm, and a general since of well-being. Gentle physical movements are combined with breathing and awareness, for energy building and flexibility. Break. Buddhist Ways: Explore wisdom and compassion according to Buddhist teachings. Through lecture, guided meditations and discussion,learn how to move your mind to deep peace and happiness.

Lunch: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch.

Afternoon: Free time:Sauna/Swim/Hot tub/Walk in Redwoods/Read/Journal/Visit Wish Fulfilling Temple/Spin beautiful Tibetan Prayer Wheels/Private Massage. Afternoon snack CLASS: Vegetarian Cuisine/Nutrition class

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian dinner.

Evening: Documentary film, movie, lecture or free time.

DAY
3
Qigong, Buddhist Ways of Thinking, Meditation, Nature Walk, Vegetarian Cuisine, Nutrition
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian breakfast.

Morning: MOVEMENT CLASS: Delve deeper into activating and harmonizing life energy with the physical movements and vocal tones of Qigong (Chi Kung). Break. CLASS: Buddhist Ways: Explore wisdom and compassion according to Buddhist teachings. Through lecture, guided meditations and discussion,learn how to move your mind to deep peace and happiness.

Lunch: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch.

Afternoon: EXCURSION: After lunch, we,ll have a healthful nature walk to appreciate the beauty and peace of our surroundings in this pristine environment where redwood forests and rolling meadows abound. Afternoon Snack. CLASS: Vegetarian Cuisine/ Nutrition.

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian dinner.

Evening: Documentary film, movie, lecture or free time.

DAY
4
Qigong, Buddhist Ways of Thinking, Meditation, Vegetarian Foods & Herbs for Vitality
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian breakfast.

Morning: MOVEMENT CLASS: Delve deeper into activating and harmonizing life energy with the physical movements and vocal tones of Qigong (Chi Kung). Break. CLASS: Buddhist Ways: Explore wisdom and compassion according to Buddhist teachings. Through lecture, guided meditations and discussion,learn how to move your mind to deep peace and happiness.

Lunch: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch.

Afternoon: Free time. Afternoon Snack. CLASS: Vegetarian Cuisine and Herbs for Vitality

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian dinner.

Evening: Documentary film, movie, lecture or free time.

DAY
5
Qigong, Buddhist Ways of Thinking, Vegetarian Foods & Herbs for Vitality, Music Evening
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian breakfast.

Morning: MOVEMENT CLASS: Delve deeper into activating and harmonizing life energy with the physical movements and vocal tones of Qigong (Chi Kung). Break. CLASS: Buddhist Ways: Explore wisdom and compassion according to Buddhist teachings. Through lecture, guided meditations and discussion,learn how to move your mind to deep peace and happiness.

Lunch: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch.

Afternoon: Free time. Afternoon Snack. CLASS: Vegetarian Cuisine and Herbs for Vitality

Dinner: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian dinner.

Evening: Movie or Music Evening

DAY
6
Buddhist Ways of Thinking, Meditation, Qigong, Program Concludes
Soquel, CA
B,L

Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian breakfast.

Morning: MOVEMENT CLASS: Delve deeper into activating and harmonizing life energy with the physical movements of Qigong (Chi Kung). Break. CLASS: Buddhist Ways: Explore wisdom and compassion according to Buddhist teachings. Through lecture, guided meditations and discussion,learn how to move your mind to deep peace and happiness.

Lunch: Room Check out time is 11 am. Program ends after lunch. Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch at 12:30 before departing