Chi Kung & Meditation Retreat
14 - 21 October 2023
Come and recharge your batteries on the beautiful greek island of Corfu!
We will immerse in 6 days of Chi Kung (Qigong) and Meditation practice in the stunning location on the Ionian coast. The practice is beginner friendly and appropriate for all ages and levels of fitness.
This retreat is led by Instructor Thomas Croc of the Nam Yang School. With his accumulated experience of the Shaolin Soft Arts and Buddhist Meditations, Thomas will be sharing a blend of Soft & Hard Chi Kung practices designed for Health & Longevity.
During free time participants can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Corfu, with it's many beautiful beaches and picturesque landscape and architecture, book a massage or healing session, enjoy good food or hang out at the lovely beach of Arillas which is walking distance from our venue.
You will spend an entire week focusing on doing well for yourself.
With meditations from the Forest Buddhist Monasteries of Northern Thailand to the roots of Chinese Medicine you will find peace of mind and deep relaxation, as well as learn tools to heal yourself and others.
The east understands the world very well and has been developing and practicing Chi Kung & Meditation for thousands of years. Thomas feels very honored to be able to bring them to the west and share these wonderful gifts with you.
"I can guarantee that you will not be the same person when leaving the Retreat and that you will have learned tools to take home with you to help handle the stress of modern life." - Thomas Croc
The retreat offers you 6 full days of training (6 hours of practice per day) and one day-off where you can sleep-in, rest, relax and explore the beautiful surroundings. It is the perfect combination of Vacation and Practice.
Our venue offers high quality apartments , all with sea-view balcony and kitchen. You may choose to have a private room to yourself of share a room with another participant. You are also very welcome to bring along your friends or family. They can stay in the apartment with you even if they don't join in the retreat.
Daily Schedule – General Outline
3-hour Morning Practice starting with Chi Kung at Sunrise, Shuang Yang and Meditation
3-hour Evening Practice ending at Sunset: Yang Chi Kung, Pushing Hands, Stretching and Meditation
What you will be learning and practicing in the Retreat:
Chi Kung for Health and Longevity. ‘Chi’ (Qi) is a natural energy which pervades all things. Chi Kung is the practice of charging the body with fresh, balanced Chi, eliminating stale Chi and circulating Chi through all of the meridians and to every cell of the body.
Shuang Yang - the Internal Art of the Shaolin White Crane Kung Fu, a rarely taught soft form. This is a very relaxed, fluid art which develops suppleness, mobility, calmness and balance
Sitting, Standing and Walking Meditation of the Buddhist tradition. Meditation supports our training by calming our minds, relaxing our bodies, circulating our Chi and enhancing our awareness.
"Sum Chien", the original Shaolin internal power training exercise.
Chi Kung for Internal Power, also known as Hard Chi Kung or Martial Chi Kung
Pushing Hands, touch sensitivity drills that provide direct, hands on contact and train speed, reactions and sensitivity.
There will also be sessions of light Workouts, Stretching and Relaxation to aid and better develop our physical fitness. Massage and Holistic Therapy treatments are available upon request.
Dates: 14 - 21 October 2023
Location: Liana Apartments, Arillas, Corfu, Greece
Prices start at 700 euros (includes accommodation and participation in the retreat).
Places are limited. Book your place soon!