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Stanley Tam’s Traditional Chinese Internal & External Exercises Workshop

External to Internal  - a workshop of traditional Chinese “hard” and “soft” exercises

This workshop is a great overview of both the external and internal exercises used in old China for strengthening body, mind and spirit

Topics covered:

-       Understanding Qi

-       The concept of exercise in traditional China

-       External exercises for strengthening

-       Internal exercises:

Vertical spinal mobility

Horizontal spinal mobility (swimming dragon)

Figure 8 spinal mobility (Golden child waves his body)

Shoulder – Elbow – wrist internal exercise

And others

Daoyin (Qigong) Teacher, Holistic Health Coach, Jiu-jitsu Black Belt, Law Enforcement Instructor, Author. 

The story of Stan's involvement with Daoyin (qigong) and natural health is inseparable with his life long training in the martial arts. At age 13 Stan began training martial arts in Taiwan (Republic of China) where he began studying Taji (Tai Chi), 5 animal qigong and the internal art of Xing Yi. As a child his interest was in fighting and self defence, therefore the  Daoyin (qigong) practice before the martial arts class was just a bothersome necessity before the real fun began. This continued for 16 years where Stan extensively trained in the Chinese internal martial arts and Daoyin (qigong), bringing him to study with various teachers in Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and finally in Shanghai, China. However, still preoccupied with the combat effectiveness of martial arts, Stan began to train in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, eventually earning his black belt and founding the largest network of jiujitsu academies in China (www.shanghaibjj.com). He became the official combative instructor for several elite law enforcement and military units in China and the Director of the Greater China Jiu-jitsu Federation. 

However, the all the hard physical training and late nights teaching began to take it's toll on his health. He began to feel constantly fatigued and light headed for no apparent reason. Western doctors in both China and Australia performed blood test and told him that he is in perfect health, but obviously something just wasn't right! So Stan began to look outside the conventional medical system for answers and began to research into both western natural health systems and Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the same time, desperate to regain his health he resumed the practice of Daoyin (qigong) and meditation, which he had previously put aside to make time for the physical training of jiu-jitsu and his teaching duties. Slowly but steadily, the Daoyin (qigong) practices together with a sound diet and lifestyle, his health began to improve. Over time, he built a system of health centred around the practice of Daoyin (qigong) while utilising the best practices of both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western natural health. 

Nowadays, Stan is focused on spreading the message of  health through Daoyin (qigong), physical culture and  holistic health coaching worldwide. 

https://www.thetamsystem.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZEJG2jD8gm1Lyhzz0q7Ccg

http://www.shanghaibjj.com

Where:

YOGA ELEMENTS STUDIO

We’re in the Dhammalert Building on the 6th floor
between BTS Asoke & BTS Nana

Yoga Elements
185 Dhammalert Building 6th floor, Sukhumvit Rd., Klongtoey nua, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand 10110
call us 02 255 9552
email yogaelementsbkk@gmail.com

โยคะ เอลลิเม้นท์ส
185 อาคารธรรมเลิศ ชั้น 7 ถนนสุขุมวิท แขวงคลองเตยเหนือ เขตวัฒนา กรุงเทพฯ 10110
โทร. 02 255 9552
อีเมล yogaelementsbkk@gmail.com

No photos no video no cell phones allowed!

Items to bring:

–Writing utensil and paper

–Towel

–Loose fitting trousers or shorts/short and or long sleeve shirt

–Water

Payment Info:

The workshop begins 1pm and ends 3pm at a cost of 1000baht.

Bank Transfer

Bank: Kasikorn Bank

Account name: Carl N Jones Jr

Account: 709-2-55061-8

Please email a copy of your receipt to sales@opposegravity.com and bring your reciept or email with you on the day of the event. If you have questions email info@opposegravity.com

สถานที่:

สตูดิโอ Yoga Elements อาคารธรรมเลิศ ชั้น 7

ตั้งอยู่ระหว่าง BTS สถานีอโศก และ สถานีนานา

 

ไม่อนุญาติให้ถ่ายรูปและนำโทรศัพท์เข้าไป

 

สิ่งที่ต้องเตรียมมา:

-  ปากกาและกระดาษ

- ผ้าขนหนู

- กางเกงขาสั้นหรือขายาว และเสื้อแขนสั้นหรือแขนยาว

- น้ำ

รายละเอียดการชำระเงิน:

 Workshop เริ่มตั้งแต่เวลา 1.00pm -3.00pm  ทั้งสองวัน ในราคา 1000 บาท

 

ชำระเงินโดยการโอนเงินผ่านช่องทางด้านล่างนี้

ธนาคารกสิกรไทย

ชื่อบัญชี:  Carl N Jones Jr

หมายเลขบัญชี:  709-2-55061-8

 

หลังจากชำระเงินแล้ว ให้ส่งหลักฐานการโอนเงินมาที่อีเมล sales@opposegravity.com และนำหลักฐานการโอนเงิน หรือหลักฐานอีเมลยืนยันมาด้วยในวันงาน หากท่านใดมีคำถาม สามารถติดต่อได้ที่อีเมล info@opposegravity.com

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