8408
Santa Cruz
Buddhist Insights into Living & Dying, Energy Massage and 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. 8408RJ
Length
6 days
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6 days
5 nights
15 meals
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DAY
1
Check-in, Registraion, Orientation, Welcome Dinner
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
Buddhist Insights Lecture, Meditation & Movement Class
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. Tibetan Buddhist Insights into living & dying: Proven meditation methods & ways of thinking help the mind find peace and fill the heart with joy. Includes lecture, meditation and discussion.

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

Afternoon: Free time:Sauna/ Hot tub/Walk/Read/Journal/Private Massage. Afternoon snack Lecture and demonstration on healing energy massage,for balance and wellness.

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

Evening: Documentary film or lecture.

DAY
3
Buddhist Insights Lecture, Meditation & Movement Class
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

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. Tibetan Buddhist Insights into living & dying: Proven meditation methods & ways of thinking help the mind find peace and fill the heart with joy. Includes lecture, meditation and discussion.

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. Free time. Nutrition: healing with wholefoods, balancing blood sugar, and brain health

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

Evening: Documentary film or lecture.

DAY
4
Buddhist Insights Lecture, Meditation & Movement Class
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

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. Tibetan Buddhist Insights into living & dying: Proven meditation methods & ways of thinking help the mind find peace and fill the heart with joy. Includes lecture, meditation and discussion.

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

Afternoon: After some free time and a snack in the dining room, take in a lecture and demonstration on healing energy massage,for balance and wellness.

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

Evening: CLASS: Buddhist Insights & learn about the symbolism of Tibetan art, including a sand mandala, followed by a guided exploration of art works in the Meditation room at Land of Medicine Buddha.

DAY
5
Buddhist Insights Lecture, Meditation & Movement Class
Soquel, CA
B,L,D
Land of Medicine Buddha

Breakfast: Breakfast in dining room.

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. Tibetan Buddhist Insights into living & dying: Proven meditation methods & ways of thinking help the mind find peace and fill the heart with joy. Includes lecture, meditation and discussion.

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

Afternoon: Free time. Class: Herbs to boost your energy & immune system.

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

Evening: Documentary film or lecture, or music evening

DAY
6
Buddhist Insights Lecture & Meditation, Program Concludes
Soquel, CA
B,L

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

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. Tibetan Buddhist Insights into living & dying: Proven meditation methods & ways of thinking help the mind find peace and fill the heart with joy. Includes lecture, meditation and discussion. Room check-out time is 11 am

Lunch: Enjoy a delicious, mainly organic, vegetarian lunch at 12:30 before departing