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Stand Like A Tree To Power Up Your Chi

Teacher: Paul Dorrian
Cost: 2 days accommodation + R250 surcharge
Dates: Tuesday 11 October 2022 - Thursday 13 October 2022

paul dorrianZhan Zhuang (‘Standing like a Tree’) Qigong is unlike most other Qigong styles, in that with the exception of changing from one static posture to the next, the practitioner remains absolutely still. Regarded by many contemporary Masters as the most powerful of all Qigong practices, it opens all of the nine energy portals in the body, and encourages one’s chi (life force) to flow powerfully throughout one’s entire being. In this retreat Paul will teach the Four Posture Zhan Zhuang Form, which assists in developing a strong physical structure as well as creating a greater supply of healing chi to promote health and vitality. He will also teach the ancient Taoist Qigong meditation for inner tranquillity.

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Paul Dorrian is a former international management consultant, author and speaker. His interest in improving employee wellness in the work place led him to teach Qigong and Tai Chi Chuan. Paul has studied these disciplines under various teachers in South Africa, the UK and Spain, and with the late Master Dr Nico Snyman, his current teacher Master Marleen Bilas and with his Grandmaster Dr Lin Feng-Chao. He currently teaches Tai Chi Chuan in the Yang style and Qigong in the Pa Tuan Chin, Healing Sounds and Zhan Zhuang styles at his school, the Lin Li School of Tai Chi Chuan, and with private students in Pietermaritzburg.