• Single w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $2,355.00
  • Single w/ensuite* – CAD $2,205.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,880.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,640.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $3,340.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $3,040.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,820.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,670.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,520.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,365.00
  • Women only Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,230.00
  • Women only Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,230.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,042.50

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on Oct 12
Ends with lunch on Oct 17

6:00-7:00am Silent Meditation (self-guided) every morning*
7:00-8:00am Morning Yoga on October 13-16*
8:30-9:30am Breakfast
9:00-9:30am Garden Tour on October 14*
9:30-12:15pm Morning Session
12:30-1:30pm Lunch
Afternoon Off on October 15, Guided Nature Hike 1:30-4:00pm*
3:00-6:00pm Afternoon Session
6:00-6:30pm Oyster Appetizer Beach BBQ on October 16*
6:30-7:30pm Dinner
8:00-9:30pm Evening Session on October 12

*Optional Activities

Tuition: $565

Package Price: $1,042.50 - $2,355 / 5 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Excludes taxes and fees.

Scholarships: Most scholarships are 50% tuition, with a limited number of full scholarships available. Apply within your registration form. Click for more info.

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Meditation & Internal Arts: Balancing Movement and Stillness

With Dr. Mark Sherman and Paul Bromley

October 12 - 17, 2019

Open your body and relax your mind.

Chinese Internal Arts such as Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Bagua among others, offer insight into the subtle energies of the human body, opening us to increased vitality and awareness. Explore these practices as they interweave with mindfulness and loving kindness meditation – deepening inner connections, and reawakening our capacity for healing and presence.

You can expect to learn and practice:

  • Basic foundations of the Chinese Internal Arts and mindfulness meditation
  • Techniques for opening the body to prepare it for internal practices
  • Developing qualities of song (relax/release), and ting (listening/inner awareness) within the framework of Chinese Internal arts
  • Formal meditations skills including mindfulness of the breath, metta and open awareness practices



Dr. Mark Sherman
Dr. Mark Sherman is a family physician and meditation teacher. He has formal training and certification in yoga, mindfulness based stress reduction, hypnosis and cognitive behavioural therapy and has been teaching meditation for over 15 years. livingthismoment.ca 
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Paul Bromley
Paul Bromley is an Occupational Therapist, teacher and practitioner of Chinese Internal Arts for over 25 years. An avid student of various Tai Chi styles, Qi Gong systems, and other Internal Arts such as Liu He Ba Fa, Baguazhang, Xing Yi Quan, and Yiquan,  he travels the world to study with masters of these ancient traditions. He’s made it his life’s work to share their physical, emotional, and mental health benefits with as many people as possible. Paul completed the Medical Acupuncture Program in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta with his dear friend and mentor Dr. Steven…
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