Welcome to a Retreat that will change the course of your life, a simple yet profound method of achieving wellness of the body and mind.

Qigong, is an ancient Chinese moving meditation exercise that looks like Tai Chi but is easier to learn and practice. It’s gentle on the physical body and most of all it can be practice by anyone.

Meditation in Motion, also known as Qigong, is an ancient practice developed over millennia for the purpose of increasing life force energy for healing. Qigong is a grounding practice that calms the nervous system as well as promotes free fluid movements and expansiveness. For people with health concerns as well as those who simply wish to increase their physical strength/stamina, personal energy and inner calm, a Qigong Practice could be the gift of a lifetime. Developed in Chinese monasteries, hospitals, and imperial courts Qigong is one of the most profound medicines. Through a sequence of slow meditative movements coordinated with breath, Qigong is a simple method for healing and increasing vitality and longevity. Discover how these movements awaken Qi, the medicine within, to transform anxiety, stress, and disease into self-confidence, inner peace and optimal health. Develop a daily self care practice you can use for the rest of your life.

At this workshop you will learn the 9 Phases of Qi Mastery, a Qigong practice of 9 steps that promotes profound healing benefits based on the book “The Healing Promise of Qi” by Roger Jahnke, O.M.D. We will also practice the Seven Gestures Qigong , an Integral Qigong method developed by Qigong Masters.

My intent is to inspire and guide you in your practice as we cultivate your inner medicine through these Ancient practices that “anyone can learn”.

What people are saying:
  • I had the pleasure of taking John’s Meditation in Motion workshop this past weekend and it was truly a magical experience.I had been interested in Qigong for many years but didn’t know where to turn or how to get started. Thankfully, I came across John’s workshop and it fit the bill to a tee. He has a very soothing demeanor and his instructions are simple and easy to understand. I would wholeheartedly recommend taking a session or workshop with him whether you’re new to Qigong or whether you’re looking for a refresher course. You will leave a changed person with a brand new perspective on life. Warmly, E.H.
  • Our long time guest at the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center, Stephen Miller said your program is one of the best he’s taken!
  • Thank you for a great experience learning Qigong. I really enjoyed the different settings and your style of teaching. I’m doing my practice daily. Thanks again Sharon Meister
  • I really liked that you just want to share your knowledge and practice so that others can be happy and healthy.
  • The new beautiful new world you have shown me and the profound sense of completeness, joy, peace and confidence in the future that it has created. Thank you for sharing your light, your knowledge, your kindness. Elisabeth
  • Hi John, now that I am back home in Myers town pa. I practiced qi gong using the video which I successfully recorded of you. I appreciated the video both for reference, and the setting with a great teacher. Your class was superb. User friendly, beautiful form, great music selections. Repetition is so important, and you patiently guided us along. But in addition, tossed in other bits of information, and fun. And you were so well organized, providing a perfect teaching sequence. It was always interesting.You embody the calm chi energy, that is inspiring. Thank you so much. Linda Krall

Three tier tuition only pricing is only for Fire Reiki & Himalayan Students


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Cancellation Policy:

Tuition is refundable minus a $25 registration fee up 60 days prior to the retreat. Minus $100 until one week prior to the retreat. Non-refundable after