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Wisdom Healing Qigong Retreats For

The Alchemy Of

Body & Soul 
Awaken to Your True Essence, Open Your Energy Flow & Heal Your Mind-Body-Heart
10-Day Qigong Intensives in New Mexico
with Master Mingtong Gu

October & November 2022
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October 14 - 23, 2022
10-Days in New Mexico

October 26 - November 4, 2022
10-Days in New Mexico

November 9 - 18, 2022
10-Days in New Mexico

(prerequisites required)

If you choose to attend more than one retreat you can stay on campus in between each event with room and board at no additional cost!
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“In this unprecedented time of crisis & unpredictable change, our dedication and commitment to support you in your journey of self-healing and self-realization are even stronger than ever. Together we can be the change we want to see in the world.— Master Mingtong Gu
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Questions?  Schedule a time to talk to one of our Retreat Experts!
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Concerned about traveling and attending due to virus risks?  You can join Fall Retreats from the comfort and safety of your home, too!

Please see our revised COVID notice at the bottom of this page to help you make this important decision. Online Retreat registration will open in September for Fall Online Retreats.
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Qi means "energy or vital lifeforce".  Gong refers to "deepening or cultivation".  Wisdom Healing Qigong is a whole system of practice to upgrade your mental, physical, spiritual & emotional wellbeing using connection to and cultivation of universal energy.
Wisdom Healing Qigong. combines Meditative Movement, Vibrational Sound, and Awakening Practices.  It is complementary to all other forms of energy work, movement, practice, medicine, healing, & therapies, and is adaptable to all mobility and fitness levels.
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Your Retreat Experience Will Include:

GENTLE & ENLIVENING MOVEMENT AND EMBODIMENT PRACTICES

We’ll start each day's session with a short meditation (called setting the chi field), followed by Master Mingtong teaching you simple movement practices that relax your mind and body to generate more powerful healing and awakening effects. Then we'll continue working together as a group in the beautiful round Lotus Flower Kiva and/or our geodesic Compassion Dome.  Your day will include teachings, transmissions, sound healing technologies, and gentle movement practices.

SOUND HEALING TO OPEN YOUR HEART & EMOTIONAL ENERGY 

You will learn and practice intensive Sound Healing for the 5 organ systems. Sacred healing sounds work to release the stress we all feel — which is often primarily emotional stress locked in the cellular memory of our organs. By healing these emotional contractions of energy, you empower yourself to heal and awaken on every level of your life.

Sound Healing is a deeply empowering practice.  Anybody can do it.

You don’t need to know how to play musical instrument, you don’t need a strong voice, and you don’t need any special healing skills. You simply join in making the healing sounds and experience the sounds and energy around you.

Sound is an energetic vibration that can awaken your heart, your organs, your consciousness, and your cells – to facilitate deep healing and transformation on all levels from the physical to the emotional and spiritual.

Master Mingtong will teach you the Sound Healing techniques that are normally shared with Level 3 practitioners of Wisdom Healing Qigong. Advanced toning techniques benefit the brain, spinal cord, nerves, joints, muscles, and tendons — as well as awaken your consciousness.

Even if you’re a complete beginner, you can learn these techniques with step-by-step guidance. And, there will be plenty of breaks to allow you to assimilate.

PURE CONSCIOUSNESS PRACTICES TO CONNECT TO ESSENCE

Continuing the progress you’ve made in Sound Healing and Movement practices, Master Mingtong will introduce you to the beautiful practice of Lift Chi Up & Pour Chi Down, plus beginning Pure Consciousness practices.

This will be the one of the rare times both these practice forms are shared with the general public — the teachings were previously only available within the Zhineng Qigong Master training program in China.

By combining these practices with the energetic charge of our sacred location, plus the collective energy field of the group... the entire Retreat will become a supercharged experience of healing and spiritual awakening!

SMALL GROUP REFLECTION  & INTEGRATION ACTIVITIES 

The power of small groups is priceless and immeasurable.  You will be invited to join a small group of 6-8 like-minded people to share, connect, and support each other.  Your group will be provided study questions and a powerful template that is used during all Wisdom Healing Qigong Intensive Retreats.

END-OF-THE-DAY GROUP HEALING SESSIONS

One of the most popular features during our Healing Intensive Retreats are the Healing Sessions, led by Master Mingtong Gu, just before bedtime.  Retreat attendees are invited to get comfortable, lying down with mats, pillows, and blankets in a dimly lit room. They are invited into a state of deep relaxed awareness in order to move energy in the room (and beyond!) through a collaborative process within the local and non-local chi field.

During the healing session, Master Mingtong activates the Wisdom Healing Qigong energetic flow through a combination of English, Chinese, Tibetan, and Sanskrit. The participants also engage in their own process of mindful intention — to help absorb, assimilate, and activate healing and transformation on a cellular level.

The healing energy transmission that flows through Master Mingtong and the chi field is connected to the energy that makes up your intention.  That connection activates deep openings of energetic blockages and stimulates the awakening of aliveness in the body.  This is the essence of inner medicine and the Healing Session.

TIME & SPACE TO ENJOY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Contemplation & Ceremony at the Labyrinth
Hike to the 400-year-old Grandmother Trees
Songs & Stories at the Pueblo House Courtyard
Meditation & Repose around the Koi Pond
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The Chi Center:
A Beautiful Venue In New Mexico, USA:

 The Land Of Enchantment
The Chi Center is located in the majestic high desert of Central New Mexico, USA,  just 20 minutes South of Santa Fe in the beautiful Galisteo Basin.

This beautiful 150-acre property boasts breathtaking views of New Mexico’s landscape, the dazzling sunrises and sunsets over the surrounding mountains, and expansive and true darkness that reveals the Milky Way on the many clear nights. As soon as you arrive you can feel the same sacred healing energy of the land that the native people of this area have been feeling for thousands of years.


Retreats are held in the Lotus Kiva, a beautiful circular building which replicates traditional ceremonial kivas, set into the earth. The main lodge features six fireplaces, and the grounds include two labyrinths, outdoor fireplaces and art, fountains, a pond with a waterfall and paths for reflection and hiking.  (Check out the video below for a 3-minute tour.)


“This is a place where heaven and earth truly meet within you and around you.”

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Enjoy Great Food & Charming Accommodations
During your on-campus Retreat you will enjoy stunning vistas, grounds, and the restorative atmosphere at The Center in the Galisteo Basin of New Mexico.  Along with your Retreat program of learning, practice, and healing you will have time to relax and enjoy our arroyos, petroglyphs, labyrinths, trails, water features, comfortable rooms, and healthy, flavorful meals!
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The Compassion Dome - The Perfect Space for Celebration, Ceremony, and Community
Widely acknowledged as a perfect universal shape, the spherical structure of a geodesic dome creates an ideal interior atmosphere for working with energy, blessings, and visualizations. It's a purposeful space that's rooted in the ancient science of sacred geometry where every aspect of design has a meaning that correlates to mathematics and metaphysics.  It's the perfect stage for daytime and night-time events, dance parties, and large group gatherings, too.

The dome structure is formed using sacred geometry — the synthesis of the modern scientific and the intuitive artistic dimension of geometry. It's built with a series of straight lines on a curved space that intersect to form triangles.  Because of its shape and construction air, sound, and energy circulate without obstructionThis enables temperature regulation to occur naturally and assists in feelings of inner peace and a sense of connection to your natural rhythms for gaining clarity and insight. When inside the dome you'll experience a dual feeling of wide-open spaciousness combined with a sense of solidity and grounding.
[VIDEO] Qigong in the Compassion Dome
"The Chi Center for Wisdom Healing Qigong is a one-of-a-kind place for people to come together and truly dedicate themselves to what is important — their physical health, their emotional wellbeing , plus their deeper capacity as human beings ... including their creativity.  A Chi Center Retreat is a very clear, dedicated, concentrated, and intense place for Wisdom Healing Qigong practice.

"The Center's main room for practice is called a Kiva, which is the traditional name for a place for ceremony.  And, more importantly, it's a place to have an experience of an energy portal that really represents the nature of our work together.  Sixty-feet in diameter, it is supported by an amazing sacred geometry architecture — half in the ground and half above the ground. The entire 150-acre Retreat Center is surrounded by the magical skies of The Land of Enchantment."  –Master Mingtong Gu

Master Mingtong Gu — Founder of The Chi Center for Wisdom Healing Qigong

Room Samples
5 Lodging Buildings   — Each Room Is Unique
The Lofts
The Ranch House
The Serenity Center
The Pueblo House
The Main Lodge
The Ranch House
The Main Lodge
Any 10-Day Retreat Standard Price:

Single Occupancy – includes Admission, Room & All Meals

$4,025
Ask about bringing a family member to stay in your same room for  double-occupancy pricing.

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*COVID Informed Consent Information:

Coronavirus continues to be declared a worldwide pandemic by the world health organization. COVID-19 is contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact; as a result, federal and state health agencies continue to recommend social distancing and other precautionary measures.

Please know that we've been deeply considering best practices for reopening in-person Events with everyone in mind. As we make the transition back into in-person retreats, our priority is to promote choice and well-being for everyone that comes to The Chi Center, including all practitioners, staff, and teachers. We'll be balancing required regulations with our Company's principles to cultivate and support personal empowerment in decision-making.

Participating in or entering the The Chi Center for any Event involves the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 and could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. The Chi Center, Inc. cannot guarantee that participants will not become infected with COVID-19 while attending any Event hosted by The Chi Center or Master Mingtong Gu.

As a company The Chi Center is not anti-vax... nor pro-vax. We are, however, in full alignment and support of self-empowered decision making based on each person's unique life circumstances.

During 2022, The Chi Center is not requiring proof of vaccination, nor virus testing, nor the continuous wearing of masks for any staff or participants prior to or during any 2022 Event.

We are expecting that each person coming to The Center will act with the utmost self-responsibility and care for him/herself and fellow participants and staff, by making informed decisions and taking appropriate precautionary action for the highest good for all.  All participants will be voluntarily attending the Event and entering the location at which it is held, and will assume the risks.

Therefore, please do not plan to participate in the Event onsite in New Mexico at The Center if you elect not to assume such risks, or are sick, exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, are a vulnerable individual as defined by applicable law, or are at risk for any other reason.

If The Chi Center cancels the Events for any reason, registrants will be notified as early as possible and credit for funds on deposit will be carried over into future Chi Center programs or events.

Since we will be limiting room occupancy and can only serve a few dozen people in person at The Chi Center due to our facility size, we will continue to serve those not ready to travel or attend group Events through our high quality online Retreats.

Descriptions of Each 10-Day Retreat
October & November 2022


OCTOBER 14 - 23, 2022

Healing and Awakening Retreats with Master Mingtong Gu are the most focused and in-depth Qigong healing Retreats offered to people facing health and wellbeing challenges of all kinds: physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual.

This retreat will focus on releasing physical and emotional blockages throughout our cellular memory that are the source of dis-ease, discomfort, pain, and emotional challenges.

Guided directly by Master Mingtong Gu, you will experience the movements, sounds, meditations, and visualizations of Wisdom Healing Qigong while engaging in intensive practice that opens your energy flow to deeper levels of physical, emotional, and energetic healing. Receive direct energetic transmissions that help you absorb and assimilate the powerful teachings into embodied wisdom, that informs and transforms you on a cellular level.

OCTOBER 26 - NOVEMBER 4, 2022

This Retreat will focus on Mental, Emotional, and Physical energy flow to release energetic blockages that can become the source of dis-ease, discomfort, pain, and emotional challenges.

Master Mingtong will also include intermediate-level practices that expand the spiritual dimension of life.  You will learn and experience Pure Consciousness practices that open your heart and soul to the inner truth within.

You will experience the movements, sounds, meditations, and visualizations of Wisdom Healing Qigong while engaging in intensive practice that opens your energy flow to deeper levels of physical, emotional, and spiritual energetic healing. Receive direct energetic transmissions that help you absorb and assimilate the powerful teachings into embodied wisdom, that informs and transforms you on a cellular level.

Pre-requisite Wisdom Healing Qigong practice is required.

You must have completed Levels 100, 200, and be engaged in at least Level 300 WHQ practices.  If you have questions, please schedule a time to ask one of our Retreat experts here.

NOVEMBER 9 -18, 2022

Open to the infinite potential available in every cell and every movement in this first-of-its-kind Retreat, completely focusing on Advanced level Practices that includes Level 300, 400, 500, and Advanced Pure Consciousness practices.

Immersed in the WHQ chi field, Master Mingtong will guide you through many of the advanced teachings and practices taught in Lift Chi Up, Pour Chi Down,  Awaken Vitality, Sound Healing, as well as Pure Consciousness.

Awaken your inner dragon through advanced spine-opening practices. Work with Integrative Oneness Theory, internal and external integration, accessing Hun Yuan Chi through LCUPCD, cultivation of Healing Mind, and advanced Shenji opening practices.

Expand your consciousness by experiencing vibration as the key to energetic awareness. Develop an experiential understanding of the Hun Yuan chi body as a matrix of interrelated aspects unified by the common purpose of being.

During this Retreat for advanced practitioners, you will expand your capacity for intensity and duration of practice, and discover that it is not just what we do, but how we do it that creates effective results.

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Here at The Chi Center for Wisdom Healing Qigong, our entire focus is on supporting your healing and awakening, at every level of your being.

Our founder, Master Mingtong Gu, started out with asthma, scoliosis, as well as deep emotional pain from an unhappy and unstable childhood while growing up in China.

He found very little relief from standard treatments, and was resigned to a life centered on trying to manage his symptoms and pain.

In 1993 during his search for relief and healing, a friend of his from Ohio invited him to a Qigong class she was teaching.

When he spoke about his first experience, he said, "I was  fascinated but had no idea how this could improve my health.  But then... I felt a sense of lightness, flexibility, and inner being-ness that I had never experienced before.  I asked my friend if she had any books about the practice and she gave me a book written in Chinese about the Medicineless Qigong Hospital in China.  This planted the seed that led to my return to China and studying with Dr. Grandmaster Pang Ming."

The Chinese Hospital With No Medicine

Master Mingtong's journey to wellness led him to China, to Dr. Grandmaster Pang Ming's Huaxia Zhineng Qigong Clinic, Training, and Recovery Center — also known as the Medicine-less Qigong Hospital, where he experienced profound healing through the ancient healing modality Zhineng Qigong, which translates to "Wisdom Healing Qigong".

This Center was unlike typical hospitals you might think of; it used Qigong as the only form of treatment.

Over 23 years, The Center in China served 200,000 people with chronic, incurable, and "terminal" illnesses with excellent results.

Master Mingtong learned that Zhineng Qigong wasn’t just about movements. The healing went far deeper than the physical...

“We cultivate our own life energy through accessing nature’s great store of life energy [called qi or chi]. This approach produces quick results. But cultivating one’s qi/chi is not the most fundamental; cultivating one’s spirit is.

"Mastery of qi/chi is really achieved through mastery of consciousness. We use consciousness in a careful, craftsman-like way, to shape our life, to attain our goals…

"In modern terms, Qigong is just the refinement of consciousness to enhance the state of energy in the body. This leads to vibrant health, a harmonious body and mind, and awakened spiritual life.” —Dr. Ming Pang, creator of Zhineng Qigong (aka Wisdom Healing Qigong)


People might have come in for help with a chronic illness, but they left with a depth and renewed awakening of their spirit that changed their lives in profound ways.

At first, Mingtong went to Grandmaster Pang's Medicine-less Qigong Hospital simply with the intention of finding more inner peace and emotional balance.

Yet, what he got was so much more.

"The main changes I noticed, in the beginning, were emotional.  I started to feel more open and more secure — an overall sense of centeredness at first, then a deeper sense of happiness, and eventually, an overall increase in my awareness and emotional capacity. I could feel my emotions return to inner centeredness and inner peace effectively when strong emotions arose — without being suppressed."

And, it didn't stop there.

"I started to notice a new sense of well-being after I decided to make this practice a regular routine. My spine started to open, my breathing became deeper, and my mind started to settle with an inner sense of exploration."

In time, with consistent practice,  Master Mingtong healed his asthma and scoliosis completely.

It was incredible.

As he healed at The Medicine-less Qigong Hospital, Master Mingtong watched other people come with every sort of illness and emotional struggle you could imagine, and was fascinated to watch as residents got healthier and more joyful throughout their stay.

As miraculous as this sounds, there's a lot of scientific validation to it as well!

Fast-Forward To Today
Master Mingtong Gu has changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world, using the Wisdom Healing Qigong methods that he learned from Dr. Grandmaster Pang Ming.
 
His dedication has been recognized by being named the Qigong Master of the Year by the World Congress for Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

For more than 30 years, he has continued to follow his calling to cultivate his practice and do everything possible to share the amazing gift of Qigong he received, mastered, and continues to deepen.

In order to realize his vision of using Qigong as a path to long-term health and happiness for all, he developed a network of dedicated teachers, and created a beautiful retreat center just outside Santa Fe, New Mexico — the only center in the West to be solely dedicated to healing and awakening through Qigong.
Through his commitment and vision, Master Mingtong Gu and his global organization have helped hundreds of thousands of people uncover their own joy and healing too, by developing in-depth online and in-person healing programs using Wisdom Healing Qigong.

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What is Wisdom Healing Qigong?

QIGONG is a practice, a technology, and an art that applies ancient wisdom, modern science, and the mind’s creative power to transform our lives from dis-ease to health and well-being. 

It's a direct and powerful technology to tap into the infinite source of energy — the same energy in the Milky Way — and use this infinite source to transform our physical and psychological conditions for a better, more balanced life.

HEALING is the application and benefit of awakening consciousness and wisdom when we work with energy as the foundational substance of the creative living universe within and around us.

True healing addresses the deepest causes of disease and life's problems beyond simply fixing the symptoms.  It requires practice to  become aware of and change the limited patterns of mind, body, and heart and to then address those energetic conditions. The result is improvement of health and wellbeing, including the transformation of chronic illness for both the long and short term.  Healing also seeks – quite naturally – the deep transformation of the whole person, by realizing the whole unified harmony of the individual within and in relationship to the multi-dimensional unity of all life.

WISDOM is the understanding that arises from an awakening of our perception and consciousness of life. Ultimate wisdom is the ability to know and embody the creative source of the living universe, moment-to-moment. It is our conscious capacity to fully participate in the continuous dance of evolving creation.

WISDOM HEALING QIGONG is a Western expression of the most validated effective form of Qigong, cultivated and refined by Master Mingtong Gu.  Its foundations stem from the practice of  Zhineng Qigong, founded by Master Mingtong's revered and beloved teacher in China, Dr. Grandmaster Pang Ming.

Qigong is the cosmology (theory) and technology (art) for consciousness to work with creative energy (chi). It is a creative union of consciousness and energy, which awakens the joy-full wisdom capacity of mind, heart, and body.


Any 10-Day Retreat Standard Price:
Single Occupancy – includes Admission, Room & All Meals
$4,025
Ask about bringing a family member to stay in your same room for  double-occupancy pricing.

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*COVID Informed Consent Information:

Coronavirus continues to be declared a worldwide pandemic by the world health organization. COVID-19 is contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact; as a result, federal and state health agencies continue to recommend social distancing and other precautionary measures.

Please know that we've been deeply considering best practices for reopening in-person Events with everyone in mind. As we make the transition back into in-person retreats, our priority is to promote choice and well-being for everyone that comes to The Chi Center, including all practitioners, staff, and teachers. We'll be balancing required regulations with our Company's principles to cultivate and support personal empowerment in decision-making.

Participating in or entering the The Chi Center for any Event involves the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 and could increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. The Chi Center, Inc. cannot guarantee that participants will not become infected with COVID-19 while attending any Event hosted by The Chi Center or Master Mingtong Gu.

As a company The Chi Center is not anti-vax... nor pro-vax. We are, however, in full alignment and support of self-empowered decision making based on each person's unique life circumstances.

During 2022, The Chi Center is not requiring proof of vaccination, nor virus testing, nor the continuous wearing of masks for any staff or participants prior to or during any 2022 Event.

We are expecting that each person coming to The Center will act with the utmost self-responsibility and care for him/herself and fellow participants and staff, by making informed decisions and taking appropriate precautionary action for the highest good for all.  All participants will be voluntarily attending the Event and entering the location at which it is held, and will assume the risks.

Therefore, please do not plan to participate in the Event onsite in New Mexico at The Center if you elect not to assume such risks, or are sick, exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, are a vulnerable individual as defined by applicable law, or are at risk for any other reason.

If The Chi Center cancels the Events for any reason, registrants will be notified as early as possible and credit for funds on deposit will be carried over into future Chi Center programs or events.

Since we will be limiting room occupancy and can only serve a few dozen people in person at The Chi Center due to our facility size, we will continue to serve those not ready to travel or attend group Events through our high quality online Retreats.

Graduates share their experiences after in-person and online Retreats.
Go beyond your limitations and address the deepest causes and limiting patterns of suffering
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