Workshops

While we continue on with our Thursday morning online classes at this time, one outdoor ‘physically distanced’ Tai Chi workshop and one online Qigong workshop are currently being offered. Please read below for more information.

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Tai Chi Short Forms for Mind-Body Wellness

A physically distanced outdoor workshop

Saturday, December 5, 2020

2:00 to 3:30 pm


This workshop is open to all levels of Tai Chi practitioners, and will focus on two Tai Chi short forms: The Tai Chi 10 Form (currently being taught online) and the Tai Chi 24 Form, which are both excellent forms for beginners as well as more experienced Tai Chi players. The Tai Chi 24 Form is regarded as the most popular and widely practiced form throughout the world today. This workshop is most appropriate for individuals who have prior experience with one or both of these Tai Chi forms or familiarity with Yang Style Tai Chi.

Instructor: Larry Cammarata, Ph.D.

Location: The East Asheville location will be sent to you upon registration.

Please note: In the case of inclement weather, this workshop will be held online. 

Registration and Fee: To secure your registration, please remit the $25 workshop fee, payable in advance via the PayPal button below. 



Need more information or have a question? 

Please email me by clicking on this link: Workshop


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Qigong for Mind-Body Wellness

An online workshop

Saturday, December 12, 2020

2:00 to 3:30 pm (Eastern)


Qigong (pronounced "Chee Gung") is a powerful ancient Chinese system of self-healing exercise and energy medicine. Through gentle meditative movement and breathing techniques, the practice of qigong supports cardiovascular health and immune system functioning, reduces pain, strengthens joints, and promotes relaxation of the body, calmness of mind, and the balancing of emotions. The ease of qigong makes it appropriate and accessible for people of all ages and levels of fitness. 


We will enjoy the following two Qigong forms:

The Five Animal Frolics: Approximately 2000 years old, this classical form is regarded as the earliest system of medical qigong in Chinese history. This is a playful form consisting of dancelike movements embodying the Tiger, Deer, Bear, Monkey, and Crane. This form develops strength, flexibility, gracefulness, and balance. 

The Taiji Qigong 8 Form: Informed and inspired by traditional Qigong and Taiji movements, this is a modern form compiled by the workshop instructor. This form is easy-to-learn and cultivates deep relaxation, mental calmness, balance, and vitality.  


This workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced practitioners of Qigong and Tai Chi. Our time together will be primarily devoted to the joy of mindful movement!


Instructor: Larry Cammarata, Ph.D.

Location: Zoom Online. The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration. 

Registration and Fee: To secure your registration, please remit the $25 workshop fee, payable in advance via the PayPal button below. 



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Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. is an instructor of Tai Chi and Qigong and a Licensed Psychologist specializing in mindfulness-based therapy and education. He has practiced Qigong and Tai Chi for over 30 years, taught these arts for over 25 years, and has received training from many Chinese masters. Larry also teaches mindfulness and mindful movement internationally through his educational organization Mindfulness Travels

During December 2011, he was invited to participate in the First Health Qigong Seminar for International Instructors, an event that was hosted by the Chinese Health Qigong Association in Beijing, China. Larry is a member of the Certification Committee of Tai Chi Healthways, an organization founded and directed by world renowned Tai Chi Master and Qigong expert Dr. Jesse Tsao, with whom he has studied Traditional Yang and Chen Style Tai Chi as well as several Classical Qigong forms.






©  L. Cammarata 2020