The Power of Yoga and Qigong

Mar 17 - 19, 2017 or Mar 17 - 22, 2017


"...the body is not simply a biological machine but a vast energetic network."

Practitioners of ancient healing traditions of India and China have known for thousands of years what recent medical studies are now confirming: the body is not simply a biological machine but a vast energetic network. Drawing from healing traditions of Yoga and Qigong, Dr. Barili will teach:

  • a morning routine for vitality and centering,
  • gentle movements to gather energy from nature,
  • acupressure-style self-massage and release points,
  • a form of self-inquiry to find innovative solutions to personal problems, and
  • a night routine for a restful sleep.

These time-tested techniques are so simple that anyone can practice them, reaping increased energy, greater resilience, less stress, improved concentration, enhanced performance and better relationships. Recommended for anyone seeking a healthy and deeply satisfying life as well as for counseling and healthcare professionals. No prior experience with Yoga or Qigong required. 

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"Amelia is truly an exceptional teacher of Yoga and Qigong, and a genuine gift to her students. With much expertise and patience, she guides her students, through the graceful movements of the exercise, while teaching an outer attention to the form and an inner intention to the movement. Practicing in this way becomes truly transformational."

~Phil Waltz

"I took Amelia's workshop on Qigong and Yoga while recovering from a serious illness and it was the spark that lead me back to a feeling of health and renewal.  She has a wonderful spiritual presence that is very contagious and her knowledge of her subject is grounded in concrete experience and practice.One thing that truly amazed me is that Amelia is so inspiring that I have kept up the practice after finishing the workshop.  I would highly recommend the workshop to anyone looking to expand or start their practice of yoga or meditation.  It has truly been a gift." 

~Diane Putterman


Amelia Barili

Amelia Barili

Amelia Barili, Ph.D.  (Yoga Therapy and Philosophy, 1972, Kaivalyadhama Yoga Institute, India) is an internationally respected yoga teacher and a disciple of Grandmaster Yang Mei Jun, the 27th inheritor of the Taoist Medical Qigong system. She is a pioneer at integrating both wisdom traditions. She is also an award-winning faculty at UC Berkeley and the Osher Life Long Learning Institute, where she teaches youth and older adults a systematic embodied mind approach for personal and community transformation.

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(including tuition, meals, lodging, and facilities use)

Housing Type2 Days5 Days
Commuting (Day use, meals & facilities)$373$890
Own Van$403$965
Own Tent$403$965
Dormitory (4-7 to a room)$461$1110
Triple (3 to a room)$483$1165
Double (2 to a room or cabin)$505$1220
Double with Bath (2 to a room)$531$1285
Single (1 to a room or cabin)$571$1385
Single with Bath (1 to a room)$623$1515

Program Notes

  • A deposit of $100 is required with registration. Balance is due upon arrival.
    Deposits are non-refundable and are not transferable to another person. For cancellations received at least 2 weeks before the program starts, the deposit less a $50 fee will be credited to any other program within one year. No credit is available for cancellations less than two weeks prior to the program start date, for no-shows, or for leaving an event early. Housing changes incur a $20 change fee.
  • Registration check-in for this program is from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm.
  • Dinner is served from 5:30-6:30 pm on Friday and 5:00-6:00 pm on other days.
  • If you will be arriving late, please ask us to save a dinner for you.
  • Orientation begins at 7:00 pm.
  • The program will end at 1:00 pm on the final scheduled day.