From Aging to Sage-ing: Practical Skills for Your Journey

Mar 23 - 25, 2018 or Mar 23 - 28, 2018


Workshop Description

The realization that our life is going by, and the call to embody wisdom, don’t suddenly start at 65. At any phase of life arise the fundamental questions about finding true meaning and purpose when confronted with physical and emotional or relational changes. These challenges invite us to pause and learn to awaken our potential for inner knowing and inner healing, to celebrate the miracle of being alive and to make the most of the life that is given to us. 

Drawing from the ancient wisdom teachings of Classical Yoga and Medical Taoist Qigong, and from the most recent findings of Western Science, in this workshop we will explore how to cultivate more skillful ways to access joy, clarity and well being.

Join Amelia Barili to learn easy and effective techniques to nurture your body, mind and spirit. 

Amelia weaves together self inquiry explorations for you to discover your most believed thoughts and how the shape your inner reality, contemplative practices to cultivate new positive traits and habits; easy physical and mental practices from the ancient wisdom of yoga and qigong to support that process of rebuilding yourself from within, and short guided meditations and prayers to integrate all dimensions of your being, develop resilience in these uncertain times and experience compassion towards yourself and others.

Anyone is welcome no matter at what phase of life you are. You will take home tools and practices to nourish you during difficult times and help you re-frame life challenges as infinite potential to grow.

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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)$411$977
Own Van$433$1032
Own Tent$433$1032
Dormitory (4-7 to a room)$491$1177
Triple (3 to a room)$519$1247
Double (2 to a room or cabin)$561$1352
Double with Bath (2 to a room)$575$1387
Single (1 to a room or cabin)$617$1492
Single with Bath (1 to a room)$677$1642

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.