Yoga, Martial Arts, and the Chinese Five Elements
July 30-August 4, 2017
Sunday-Friday, 5 nights
Plus 5 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.
Experience Primal Yoga, a fluid and thoughtfully sequenced style that combines movement and breath to cultivate the flow of qi and pranic energy throughout the body. Seamlessly blending yoga with slow flowing movements inspired by tai chi, qigong, and kung fu, Primal Yoga becomes a harmonious dance that creates balance, strength, and synergy in our physical and emotional bodies.
In this special 5-day immersion, we will explore the relationship between yoga and martial arts within the framework and philosophy of the Chinese Five Elements. Each day, we will work with one of the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. Throughout, you will experience creative, out-of-the box movement, artful transitions, and philosophical discussions as you learn:
With an emphasis on breath, fluidity and alignment-based sequencing, Primal Yoga taps into your body’s innate wisdom to unlock the healing potential within, fostering integrated alignment and balance. You will leave energized, uplifted, and inspired, with practices to continue at home.
Liz Arch, named one of the “100 Women to Watch in Wellness” by MindBodyGreen, is creator of Primal Yoga®, a dynamic yoga and martial arts fusion class merging vinyasa yoga with the artistry of kung fu and the grace of Tai Chi.
With more than 10 years’ experience in various yoga and martial arts styles, she holds a Tai Chi Quan certification from the Beijing Tai Chi and Kung Fu Academy and has won local and national kung fu and Tai Chi competitions. She holds multiple yoga certifications and has trained celebrities, musicians, and Olympic athletes.
Liz travels the world leading teacher trainings, workshops, and retreats. She has graced the cover of international yoga magazines and has contributed as a health and wellness expert to Self.com, MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal, and other online lifestyle resources. A firm believer in the capacity of yoga to heal, she donates her time to the causes that touch her heart.
Create radiant health and vitality by applying the wisdom of the Chinese Five Elements to yoga and martial arts sequences.
Learn a dynamic yoga and martial arts fusion that creates balance, strength, and synergy in the physical and emotional bodies.
Connect with ancient healing wisdom you can easily use to inspire a fresh, new future.
Download a sample schedule.
No prior martial arts experience necessary.
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*
Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:
Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.
*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
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