Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Taoist Fair January 29th

Celebrate Taoist Healing Arts! West Hartford, 2012 – SunDo Mountain Taoism and Wu Healing Center host an amazing lineup of speakers, exhibits and demonstrations for the annual Taoist Healing Arts Fair being held January 29 at the West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium & Conference Center.Come experience first-hand the benefits of acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Tui Na, Taoist Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi and and many other healing modalities at this one-day conference designed specifically for holistic health students and professionals, and those interested in learning more about Asian culture. The Taoist Healing Arts Fair’s grand finale is a 2012 Year of the Dragon Dance Performance by members of the Asian Performing Arts Group. Demonstrations also include a traditional Chinese tea ceremony, feng shui bagua, tai chi, kung fu, Taoist yoga, sound healing and many others. Live performances of the guzheng, a traditional Chinese string intrument, and an art exhibition will take place throughout the day. Worshop presentations include:

2 pm - Change your Breath, Change your Health – Taoist yoga instructor and respitory therapist, Eunmi Han, explores the ways in which meditative breathing can lead to better health and vitality.

3 pm – Natural Breathing: The Taoist Way of Enlightenment – Join Taoist Master Hyunmoon Kim to discover how Taoist breathwork improves emotional health and leads us toward our spiritual dimension.

4 pm – Tui Na Massage for Family and Friends – Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ming Wu, teaches students to use basic Tui Na hand techniques
to give basic but effective massage to others.

5 pm – Qi Gong for Healthy Weight Loss– Teacher Erik Harris shows how Pi Gu, a type of Qi Gong, can shrink the stomach to prevent hunger and stop food addictions for more effective weight management.

6 pm - Common Cures & Chinese Herbs - Learn the herbal equivalent to many over-the-counter drugs to treat many common disharmonies in this workshop led by Chinese Herbalist Laura Mignosa.

7 pm - The Tao of Diet: Restorative Nutrition - Lisl Meredith Huebner (Herbalisl) explains how to introduce nutritive herbs into your meals so that your health will flourish in all seasons.

Cost to attend the Taoist Fair including all workshops is $20-25 through online registration or $30 at the door. Persons interested in attending the event should visit www.sundo.org/events for more information and registration. Interested exhibitors or vendors can also find a tabling application form.

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