8408
California
Buddhist Insights into Living & Dying, Energy Massage and Qi Gong
Learn to find physical happiness, mental calm and a sense of well-being during a week of Buddhist insight lectures, meditation and movement classes at a tranquil California retreat.
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Program No. 8408RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
799
Getting There
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At a Glance

Discover age-old secrets that will let you unlock joy and life energy during three invigorating courses led by experts at Land of Medicine Buddha, a serene mountain retreat in California’s redwood forest. Gain insight into Tibetan Buddhists’ thoughts on life, aging and death. Experience the health benefits of energy massage, including increased circulation and improved range of motion. Finally, learn how to build energy and flexibility through the Chinese practice of Qi Gong. Be assured: When you return home, you will feel like a new person.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Short walking distances between accommodation, meeting rooms and dining room. Hilly terrain, uneven ground in places, some stairs or a steep hill & ramps to the dining room and meeting room.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn proven Buddhist meditation methods that help train your mind to find peace and fill your heart with joy.
  • Learn practical energy massage and acupressure techniques for maximum stimulation and regeneration.
  • Activate and harmonize the “chi” — life energy — that flows through your body with gentle physical movements, mindful breathing and increased awareness.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
Featured Expert
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Jon Landaw
Jon Landaw is an instructor of Buddhist meditation and an author of several books on the topic including "Buddhism for Dummies" and "Prince Siddhartha: The Story of Buddha." From 1972 to 1977 he worked as an English editor for the translation bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India. Jon has taught in numerous Dharma centers throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. He currently leads courses and teaches in Road Scholar programs at the Land of Medicine Buddha retreat center in California.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Chuck Walbridge
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Breige Walbridge
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Christine Klein
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Breige Gormley Walbridge
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Caryl Smith
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Jon Landaw
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Linda Vaughan
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