All classes & workshops taught by Fay McGrew at
Hidden Pine Studio, Carlsbad CA unless otherwise noted.
Schedule, content, fees subject to change.
Spring is here
This time of year we see lots of images of rabbits and decorative eggs which are associated with ancient Springtime festivals to the goddess Ēostre [pictured above]- where the name Easter comes from.
So inspired, there are several Women's Qigong and Jade Egg workshops scheduled this season.
On the full moon, April 28 there is a free intro to Women's Qigong and Jade Egg just before the NuDan Womens Internal Alchemy Workshop where I will
share teachings from Women's Nu Dan (Internal Alchemy) retreat I attended led by Master Liu He (Jade Woman Qigong).
Sunday, May 6 I am co-teaching an in-depth Jade Egg Workshop with Francoise Ginsberg at her Goddess Lounge in La Jolla.
Tri-City Recreation and Wellness Center in Carlsbad invited me to teach a Women's Qigong Workshop "Ancient Secrets of Feminine Vitality" as part of their Mothers Day programming on Saturday May 12.
We are so fortunate my teacher, Louis Komjathy a scholar and prolific writer about Daoism teaching at USD & Qigong teacher, leads a Spring/Summer Daoist retreat at Hidden Pine, Sunday May 5 the first of day summer according to the Chinese classical calendar. Qigong is rooted in Yangsheng "Nourishing Life", the Daoist longevity practice which we will experience at this retreat through meditation, movement & wisdom. He is even cooking us a healthy vegetarian lunch following the dietetics of the season!
Every Spring at the last Saturday of the month, World Tai Chi Qigong Day is celebrated, where in each time zone around people simultaneously practice Taii Chi and Qigong. Doing our part, please join us at Hidden Pine April 28 10 - 11 AM for a Free Intro to Qigong and group class. All are welcome whether beginner or long time practionner.
Details on all these events below.
And that brings us into SUMMER!!! with scheduled dates for Summer Solstice practice, as well as Reyna and my first joint retreat at Hidden Pine.
Master Yuantong Liu returns to San Diego in July:
July 5 - 9 for QiCorp Workshop & teacher training
July 10 - 15 QiFast Nourish Retreat.
In preparation for his visit Reyna Lerma is offering a series of classes and workshops including a QiCore Workshop at Hidden Pine on May 19
If you are interested in this and teachers training, please contact Reyna.
More info to follow.
Enjoy the power of the earth renewed and rejuvenation of life enhancing practice of Qigong.
Please click here for more information or to register for Hidden Pine Studio Classes & Workshops
Spring Summer HIGHLIGHTS
Free Intro Class - World Tai Chi Qigong Day - April 28 10 - 11
Free Intro - Women's Qigong/Jade Egg - April 28 1-2
Full Moon Nu Dan Women's Qigong Workshop - April 28 3 - 8 PM
Daoist Spring/Summer Retreat with Dr. Louis Komjathy - May 5
Jade Egg Workshop @ Goddess Lounge in La Jolla - May 6
Womens' Qigong Workshop @ Tricity Wellness Center in Carlsbad - May 12
QiCore Workshop with Reyna Lerma - May 19
Free Intro - Qigong/Summer Solstice Meditation -June 20
Save the Dates
Summer Solstice Retreat - June 23
Full Moon Women's Qigong- July 28
New Moon Workshop - August 11
Day of Autumn Equinox Qigong Intensive - Sept 22
April - August 2018 Weekly Class Schedule
(See details below)
Free Intro to Qigong Classes
Opportunity to learn about the many benefits of Qigong, experience the practice and meet the instructor, Fay McGrew.
World Tai Chi Qigong Day
Join us in this international celebration of the
vitalizing practices of Qigong and Tai Chi.
Free Introduction and Qigong & practice
Sat. April 28 10 - 11 AM
at Hidden Pine Studio
Intro to Women's Qigong & Jade Egg Practice
Learn about Women's Qigong and Jade Egg practice for women's vitality, health and self realization.
This intro is before the Womens Qigong Full Moon Workshop
following 3 - 8 PM [details below]
Jade Eggs available for sale $40.
Sat. April 28 1 - 2 PM
at Hidden Pine Studio
Intro to Qigong & Summer Solstice Healing Meditation
Free Intro to Qigong
Seasonal Empowerment practice for the summer
Wed. June 20 7 - 8:30 PM
at Hidden Pine Studio
Nu Dan "Women's Internal Alchemy"
Full Moon Workshop
Moon Rises at 5:58 pm
Lecture & Practice
Led by Fay McGrew
Fay returns from Master Liu He first retreat on Nudan practice to energize your feminine essence.
Lecture NuDan internal cultivation
NuDan restorative practice
Nuzi Qigong form
Deep relaxation (chi nap & energy healing)
Community (pot luck) Dinner
Outdoor Full Moon Practice
Sat. April 28, 2018
3 - 8 pm
Free Intro class prior to the workshop 1 - 2 PM
Hidden Pine Studio, Carlsbad
Tuition $45; 2 for $75
Registration & More info
Spring/Summer Daoist Retreat
Practice, Meditation, Wisdom
Daoist Priest Louis Komjathy, Ph.D.
Experience Qigong in context of its roots as Yang Sheng (nourishing life) practice in the Daoist tradition.
Includes Dao Yin (movement) practice, meditation, lecture on Daoist scripture Clarity & Stillness*, & dietetics for the season.
Includes lunch cooked by Louis.
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:30 - 4:30 pm
Hidden Pine Studio
4824 Neblina Drive
includes vegetarian lunch, snacks and tea.
$100 for Early Bird Registration
$120 Day of Class
*Scripture emailed to you upon registration
"Clarity and Stillness are
the rectification of the world"
- Daode jing
To register and details: http://daoistfoundation.org/classes/
Jade Egg Workshop
Co-taught by Francoise Ginsberg, Ph.D
& Fay McGrew
Fay is honored to co-teach this in depth workshop on Jade Egg Practice with Francoise, a leading tantra teacher and women's sexuality counselor.
Jade Egg ancient women's health & longevity practice:
strengthen pelvic floor
address incontinence & vaginal dryness
invigorate sexual organs
heal stretching & damage from childbirth
Sunday May 6
2 - 5 PM
GODDESS LOUNGE La Jolla
$40, 2 for $40 advance registration
To register & more information: www.tantraFG.com
Jade Eggs available for sale. $40 includes written instructions & bag
Women's Qigong Workshop
Ancient Secrets of Feminine Vitality
Introductory workshop for
women of all generations
Learn the secrets of vitalizing feminine energy throughout your lifetime.
Saturday, May 12 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Tri-City Fitness & Wellness Center 6250 El Camino Real Carlsbad
Tuition: 2 for $80 ; members 2 for $40
To register (877) 931-3171
All welcome, including beginners
QiCore Method Workshop
with Reyna Lerma
Certified Zhineng Qigong Teacher
Sat May 19
10 - 11
Hidden Pine Studio
Reyna leads a preparatory workshop for Master Liu's July 5 - 10 QiCore Workshop and Teacher Training in San Diego. This is an opportunity for those who already took the workshop to expand their practice in order to maximize Master Liu's forthcoming workshop.
The QiCore Method is a set of effective set of exercises that:
Improve the function of your spine
Increase your flexibility
Strengthen your core muscles, waist, and joints
Alleviate pain related to your spine or core.
This method has been created specifically for the Western body by Master Yuantong Liu based on the teachings of Dr. Pang Ming. He blended Western knowledge of the body, acupuncture, and qigong to create these set of exercises that can be completed in 15 minutes. This is perfect for those exploring mind body practices, and also for those that have a limited amount of time for a daily routine.
For more information about this workshop and teacher training contact Reyna
Summer Solstice Qigong Retreat
co-taught by Fay McGrew & Reyna Lerma
Seasonal Empowerment for the summer, Zhineng Qigong Theory, in depth practice of Hold Qi Up Pull Qi Down, Qi Core, energy healing and Qi Nap.
More details to follow.
Sat. June 23, 2018
9:30 - 8 PM
Hidden Pine Studio, Carlsbad
Tuition $120; HALF DAY $65
Weekly classes at Hidden Pine Studio
Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 PM
Tuition $20 per class
April 4 - Seasonal Empowerment - Clear & Bright & Qigong
April 11- No Class away at Qigong Retreat
April 18 - Seasonal Empowerment - Grain Rain & Qigong
April 25 - Women's Qigong Springtime Woman Qigong
May 2 - QiCore with Reyna Lerma
May 9 - Seasonal Empowerment - Start of Summer & QiCore w/Reyna
May 16 - New Moon Women's Qigong
May 23 - Seasonal Empowerment - Grain Full & Qigong
May 30 - Full Moon Women's Qigong
June 6 - Seasonal Empowerment - Grain in Ear & Qigong
June 13 - New Moon Women's Qigong
June 20 - FREE - Intro to Qigong Seasonal Empowerment - Summer Solstice & Qigong
June 27 - Full Moon Women's Qigong
July 4 & 11 - No Classes- attending Master Liu's workshop & retreat
July 18 -Seasonal Empowerment - Minor Heat & Qigong
July 25 - Seasonal Empowerment - Major Heat & Qigong
Aug 1 - Women's Qigong
Aug 8 - Seasonal Empowerment - Start of Summer & Qigong
Aug 15 - Women's Qigong
Aug 22 - Seasonal Empowerment - Limit of Heat & Qigong
Aug 29 - QiCore with Reyna
*seasonal empowerment is a specific Daoist meditation & exercise for each energetic change in nature every 15 days throughout the year. Class includes Qigong practice.