Taoist Training - ZenArts

"At the centre of your being you have the answer; You know who you are, and you know what you want."
Lao Tzu

Kai Uwe Jettkandt

Sifu Kai is a deeply knowledgeable and accomplished master of many arts. In 2004 admitted to the 'International Martial Hall of Fame'.

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'Awakening the Dragon' courses

Taoist training on the way to immortality, theory and practice

  • Yang Shen - Theory and Practice of Taoist (Daoist) Nourishing Life Concept
  • Dao Yin - The so called "Chinese Yoga" before it became Qigong (Chi Kung)
  • Neigong - The Way of Advanced Qigong
  • Neidan - Inner Cultivation - The Taoist Way towards Immortality

Where: Regis Centre, Bognor Regis, West Sussex UK

When: 7th-8th March 2020

Times: 10am to 12.30pm & 3pm to 5.30pm Saturday
9.30am to 12.00pm & 1.30pm to 4pm Sunday

Cost: £340 for all courses or £98 per  2.5hr course

 

[1]Nourishing life

 

Ancient Chinese specialists in ‘nourishing life’ (養生 yǎng shēng) often made lists of ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’. These lists

guided patients toward activities that promoted health and longevity and away from those that might cause harm.

Even in the twenty-first century, these lists contain much wisdom that can guide us how to live longer, healthier

and more contented lives, and constitute a useful resource for practitioners who wish to provide focused lifestyle

advice for their patients.

From -> Journal of Chinese Medicine, Lorrain Wilcox

Dao Yin

A good translation for Dao Yin is “guiding and pulling“. More technically explained pull out or to release (pain/ blockages). This reflect the idea that one can pull the qi out of from ailing part and move it either to or from a specific area in the body.

Stretching is one way to doing it.

The Practice
More specifically, Dao Yin involves gentle movements of the body in all kinds
of different positions together with deep breathing and the focused mental guiding around the channels and body parts.

At the seminar you will learn a basic set of exercises to release tension/ blockages within meridians, muscles, tendons and fascia.

Neigong

All internal martial arts train Neigong to coordinate the body with the breath. It is to harmonize inner and outer energy to develop internal force.

 

Benefits can be the following:

  • Alignment of body structure
  • Regulation of blood and qi
  • Increasing stamina
  • Fajin - internal force
  • Faster recovery
  • A better understanding of the internal and external landscape (Dan Tiens, Meridians, etc)
  • Better health
  • Greater sensitivity (also for fighting)
  • Faster fluent movements

Similar action/exercises without the martial aspect can be referred to as Dao Yin and Qi Gong.

Sifu Kai Jett Taoist Immortality_ZenArts

The picture is a reconstruction of a 'Guiding and Pulling Chart' excavated from the Mawangdui Tomb 3 (sealed in 168BC) in the former kingdom of Changsha. The original is in the Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha, China.

Booking Details

This is the first time in many years that Sifu Kai has come to the UK to teach a course, so we expect it will be popular.

You can take all four courses or choose which ones you feel call to your nature and flow.

Non-Refundable £100 deposit required at time of booking.
Full Payment Required by 18th February 2020

To book your place please fill out your details. A confirmation will be sent to you with bank details.

Venue: Regis Centre, Belmont Street, Bognor Regis PO21 1BL

Large pay and display car park next to Regis Centre.

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