Women's Wellness Seminar
Saturday, May 4th, 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Spring is the perfect time to re-energize, rejuvenate, balance, strengthen
& cleanse! It's nature's birthing season and a perfect time for
new growth and possibilities!
Focus, calm and still your mind. Microscosmic circuit.
*Qi Gong (Chi Kung) - breathing exercises with movement & sound to
strengthen your chi (life force energy)
& circulate it throughout your body.
& healing sounds especially
for the liver & gall bladder.
* Principles of Tai Chi (tools to balance, align, root, strengthen, relax and centre).
Exercises from both East & West to lift your spirit of Vitality!
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Women's Wellness Weekend
Facilitated by Valerie Houston - Peel our wonderful Women’s Wellness Weekend will provide you with the tools you need to strengthen, balance and beautify in the natural splendor nature. You will partake in an amazing program of meditation, exercises, health seminars and a creative component all designed for the nourishment of the Spring season.
Healthy & nutritious meals will be served. Facilities also include massage therapy, indoor pool, sauna / hot tub, gym & nature walks.
Facilitator: Valerie Houston-Peel has over 28 years experience in Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Meditation, spiritual study, Five Elements Health System, and has her Black Sash in Kung Fu. Valerie and her guest instructors will provide you with treasures of knowledge for cultivating healthy and empowering habits for wellness. You will not want to miss this insightful and rejuvenating weekend!
If you can't make the whole weekend but would like participate - inquire.
Sample Schedule of Events
Day 1- Friday
4:00 pm - Guest arrival and Check-in. Welcome Dinner 6:00 p.m.
7:00 pm - Introductions, Overview & Relaxation
Day 2 - Saturday
Meditation - Learn and practice a series of meditation techniques.
Meditation helps bring clarity to the mind, energy to the body and tranquility to the spirit. Increases intelligence too!
8:00 a.m. breakfast is served.
9:00 A morning of exercise. Principles of Tai Chi with Valerie Houston Peel Rooting, Centering, Aligning, Relaxing, Focusing and moving with the Flow. Learn the essence of Tai Chi movement which you can easily adapt into your everyday life. Harmony of mind, body and spirit. Special focus on rooting for the Wood Element. Chi Kung - Energy Exercises
Eight Pieces of Silk Brocade
Life is breath. Learn how to maximize your breath potential. These eight chi kung healing exercises combine breath with movement. They will help you to circulate chi (life force energy) through your body while nourishing the organs and improving your vitality, flexibility and strength.
18 Lohan Exercises.
A series of 18 dynamic movements to stretch and strengthen the body, activating and stimulating the flow of chi throughout the 12 major meridians of the body. Build a vigorous body with these exercises - a real energy booster!
12:00 – 2:00 pm A healthy and harmonizing lunch is served.
fresh air walkabout, nap , massage option.
2 p.m. - Introduction to Five Elements Health System & Wood Element with Valerie Houston Peel . Staying healthy through the Spring Season means keeping your Wood element organs, liver & gall bladder, in the healthiest state possible. With special attention to nutrition, cleansing, exercise, awareness and creativity. Learn about the Wood Element and all its health associations to organs, tissues, emotions, exercises, sense, sound, color, foods, herbs and more. Exercises specifically for cleansing and detoxifying the Liver & Gall bladder will be instructed.
Rest, fresh air, swim, or optional massage
6:00 p.m. With careful consideration paid to the themes of our Wellness Weekend, our Chef has prepared a special dinner.
8:00 - Evening program.
Day 3 - Sunday
7:30 a.m. Meditation
8:00 a.m. Breakfast is served.
fresh air walkabout, massage option.
9:00 a.m. Exercises & visualizations to nourish and cleanse
10:00 - 12:00 am Workshop ie. Sprouting Workshop. An interactive and informative workshop where you will learn everything you need to know about how to grow sprouts, their nutritional benefits and lots of great ideas and recipes in order to enjoy them. An easy and smart way to incorporate fresh, organic greens into your diet or spring cleanse. Yummy samples and handouts are included.
12:15 - 1:00 pm - A healthy and harmonizing lunch is served.
Parting notes & Good Byes.
1:00 pm Guest departure.
Registered massage therapy sessions are available throughout the weekend. Please make your reservation for a massage in advance to ensure availability.
For more information contact Valerie Houston-Peel at email@example.com
If you would like to organize a Women's wellness Weekend in your area please let us know.
Valerie draws her knowledge and insights from teaching Tai Chi, Sword, Chi Kung, Kung Fu, Meditation and spiritual study with Temple Knights Martial Arts Academy for over 25 years. She has her Black Sash in Kung Fu Over the years, Valerie has incorporated the Chinese Five Element Health System into her practice and teaching. Valerie teaches group and private classes, conducts corporate Health & Wellness seminars and Women's Wellness Weekends Valerie designs her programs to nourish mind, body and spirit in accordance with the seasons and has seen many transformations in the lives of those who make the time to balance this essential connection. Valerie is also currently writing a book on this topic and is featured on several health and fitness DVDs selling on the international market.