DaleAsrael

Acharya Dale Asrael

Acharya Dale Asrael is an associate professor at Naropa University in the Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Buddhist Studies, and Contemplative Education departments. She is the Dean of Meditation Instructors for Shambhala International. Dale studies qigong with, and has been authorized to teach by, Eva Wong.

Upcoming Programs by Acharya Dale Asrael

Acharya Dale Asreal

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Level III • Denver

April 25–27, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of Qigong. This is an opportunity to receive instruction in two unique lineages, the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School, neither of which have previously been fully transmitted to students in the West. In Level III, we will learn [...]

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Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence

Also Cynthia Moku

May 14–18, 2014

Uniquely blending meditation, contemplative arts, sensory awareness practices and Hatha Yoga, we will practice in a rich environment to shed habitual patterns and rediscover the world with fresh perception. As we investigate the four elements of our inner and outer worlds, we will open ourselves to the fullness of life. Using meditation practices, periods of [...]

Touching the Moment: Indelible Presence: Housing Registration for Naropa Students

Also Cynthia Moku

May 14–18, 2014

Uniquely blending meditation, contemplative arts, sensory awareness practices and Hatha Yoga, we will practice in a rich environment to shed habitual patterns and rediscover the world with fresh perception. As we investigate the four elements of our inner and outer worlds, we will open ourselves to the fullness of life. Using meditation practices, periods of [...]

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Taming the Wild Horse: Riding the Energy of Emotions

Also Cynthia Moku

May 22–26, 2014

Intense emotions such as anger, jealousy and fear can either trap us in struggles or open us to the direct experience of awakening. This retreat presents techniques to expose core belief structures that perpetuate emotional confusion, meditation practices that foster clarity and insight, and daily Hatha Yoga classes. Revealing that even the most painful emotions [...]

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Taming the Wild Horse: Riding the Energy of Emotions: Housing Registration for Naropa Students

Also Cynthia Moku

May 22–26, 2014

Intense emotions such as anger, jealousy and fear can either trap us in struggles or open us to the direct experience of awakening. This retreat presents techniques to expose core belief structures that perpetuate emotional confusion, meditation practices that foster clarity and insight, and daily Hatha Yoga classes. Revealing that even the most painful emotions [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels I-II

Also Eva Wong

July 25–27, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Level I, we will practice techniques to strengthen the musculoskeletal systems, nourish internal organs, circulate [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels I-III

Also Eva Wong

July 25–29, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Level I, we will practice techniques to strengthen the musculoskeletal systems, nourish internal organs, circulate [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels I-V

Also Eva Wong

July 25–August 2, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Level I, we will practice techniques to strengthen the musculoskeletal systems, nourish internal organs, circulate [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels III

Also Eva Wong

July 27–29, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Levels III, IV and V, we will learn animal forms for balance and strength as [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels III-V

Also Eva Wong

July 27–August 2, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Levels III, IV and V, we will learn animal forms for balance and strength as [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels IV

Also Eva Wong

July 29–31, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Levels III, IV and V, we will learn animal forms for balance and strength as [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels V

Also Eva Wong

July 31–August 2, 2014

Cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through the healing Taoist practice of qigong. This intensive program is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages—the Pre-Celestial Limitless Gate School (Xiantianwujimen) and the Yiquan School. In Levels III, IV and V, we will learn animal forms for balance and strength as [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Tendon-Changing & Marrow-Washing Intensive

Also Eva Wong

August 13–15, 2014

This intermediate qigong program focuses on further strengthening of the musculoskeletal system—tendons, bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and spine. We will learn how to build musculoskeletal strength and endurance for the practice of the martial arts through the Eight Basic Wudang Warrior Qigong forms; how to regain tendon strength and elasticity, revitalize bone marrow, and build [...]

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Traditional Chinese Qigong: Animal Forms

Also Eva Wong

August 15–17, 2014

The ancient Chinese shamans were the first to practice the art of “becoming” an animal to embody the power of that animal. Taoist practitioners further developed the techniques of embodying animal energy as a means of enhancing health and longevity. During this training, we will learn to embody the form and essences of the animals [...]