8408
Santa Cruz
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
795
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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Chuck Walbridge
Chuck Walbridge has been studying Buddhism under Tibetan masters since 1975. He has received teachings from more than 45 Tibetan lineage holders and has completed several retreats. He has taught Buddhist meditation and philosophy for 20 years and has been a favorite instructor in the Road Scholar program for the last 10 years.
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Chuck Walbridge
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Christine Klein
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Breige Gormley Walbridge
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Venerable Drimay
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Caryl Smith
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Breige Walbridge
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Linda Vaughan
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