Cairns Workshop May 2020


Da Xuan is a Daoist tradition of practices and philosophy for the complete development of the human being.

The tradition has preserved and transmitted its practices from generation to generation for more than 1500 years. While being Chinese in origin, this rich and unique approach is specifically non-cultural and non-religious. It is concerned with the development of human qualities, and as such is open to anyone of any culture or belief.

The exercises are designed for balance and longevity, and so are simple and restorative. They work equally well for the athletic, sedentary, old and young alike, drawing from 1,500 years of experience working with thousands of students.  All are welcome and no particular skills or capacities are necessary.

SATURDAY Workshop:

Introduction to Da Xuan Daoism

This day-long workshop will introduce the fundamental practices of our tradition. It will be split into 2 sessions. In the morning we will be focusing on the physical practices that will train our coordination and highlight and repair areas of weakness and tension using simple exercises. In the afternoon, we will explore the usage of the breath to bring in more energy with primordial breathing and internal alchemy exercises, followed by training the mind to be more available using shen gong exercises.

Overall we will focus on building:

    • detailed body awareness
    • deep relaxation
    • coordination
    • united, whole-body strength by targeting weak links
    • grounding
    • better breathing
    • emotional regulation
    • focus
    • clarity of mind
    • more energy

Workshop Details

May 2nd
Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pm (Break: ~90mins)

Shoshin Movement – Level 2/82 Grafton St, Cairns City QLD 4870

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What to Bring:
– notepad & pen
– comfortable loose clothing

$200 (early bird) / $250 (late registration)

If you need to pull out, please contact Craig directly to arrange a refund.  Refunds are not available after the early bird has expired, however you may be able to receive credit for a future workshop.

Please register using the form below: