£10 – £200

Daoist Yin Yang Movement Arts Drop-In Summer Workshops

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Daoist Yin Yang Movement Arts Drop-In Summer Workshops

Great for the general public and also for actors, performers, musicians, martial artists and creatives of all kinds.

Here's a detailed programme of happenings. Complete beginners are very welcome. To be sure of a place at each Workshop you should book in advance as places are limited OR book a FULL TICKET to be able to attend ANY Workshop at a discounted rate.



SATURDAY 1st July 2017 'Introduction to the Daoist Yin and Healing Arts'

Drop-In from 1pm through until 6pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.

1.00-2.00pm ‘Qi Bath/Wash’ - to cleanse the body-mind by limbering the joints, heating the muscles and activiating the qi (chi), followed by healing/qi activating self-massage.

2.00-3.30pm Yin ArtsSelf and partner assisted Daoyin and Qigong (breath and energy) cultivation exercises

3.30-4.30pm Yin Arts – Hand and Arm Partner Contact Work: 'Yin overcomes Yang' - Don't get uprooted!

4.30-5.00pm Yin ArtsAncient Daoist movement forms from Daojiao Lishi Quanfa

5.00-6.00pm Healing Arts – Learn some Taoist Massage Techniques and guidelines for healthy living.

6-8pm 'Opening Meal' (optional) at Restaurant near Victoria. We will take a head count on the day and reserve a table.



SUNDAY 2nd July 'Introduction to the Daoist Yang Arts - Self Defence of the Body's Health’


Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.



MONDAY 3rd July 'Finding Form' & Acting Workshop Part One

Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.



TUESDAY 4th July 'Presencing' & Acting Workshop Part Two

Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.



WEDNESDAY 5th July 'External protection of the body and its energy - Daoist Self-defence Arts'

Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.



THURSDAY 6th July 'The Yin/Yang Harmony Arts 'Daoist Aikido, Judo and Wrestling Arts' - 'Don't Get Thrown'

Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.



FRIDAY 7th July 'Taoist Healing Arts' - a day of learning Daoist Massage and Acupressure techniques and guidelines for transforming your health & life!

Experience an Introduction to ‘The Eight Strands of The Brocade’. This will be a practical workshop that will introduce ways of remaining healthy in life through breathing, massage, acupressure, heat treatment, dietary therapy and much more! There will also be an introduction to Taoist Meditation!

Please bring along if you can: towel, massage oil, plastic bag, old cloths, root ginger, clove of garlic, string. If you happen to have a portable massage table please bring also. This workshop will involve working with different partners and working with people who may be partially undressed.

Drop-In from 10.00am through until 3.00pm Donations @£10 per hour or £30 for the complete session.


Special Notices:


PLEASE NOTE THAT PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO WILL BE TAKEN THROUGHOUT THE WEEK. IF DO NOT WISH TO HAVE YOUR IMAGE USED IN PROMOTION OR SOCIAL MEDIA PLEASE MAKE THIS KNOWN TO EVENT ORGANISERS.

If you are visiting London specifically for the Festival we can try and help you find free or cheap accomodation with friends and family of people in our network - please contact us below.

Please consult a GP for advice if you are in any doubt whether taking part in a low to moderate intensity movement and exercise workshop is for you. It is important that you exercise within your own range of movement and at an intensity that suits YOU. Please be comfortable at all times and do not over exert yourself or be harmful to other people!



CONTACT (for further information or enquiries):

alex@lishi.org Dr Alex Boyd



Our partners:

London Lishi Arts - london.lishi.org a member of the International Daoist Society

Exercise, Movement and Dance Partnership - www.emdp.org

Chinese Tea is provided at some Events and Workshops by Lishi Tea: www.lishitea.com



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Lupus Street

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