In Tibetan, “tsa” means channel and “lung” means wind-energy. These are two of the three components of the subtle body. The third is essence, which is carried through the channels by the wind. Tsa Lung harnesses the breath to open the the subtle channels of the body, enabling the energy and vital essences to flow harmoniously.
With this practice, we train proper breath retention in combination with movement to release blockages. The result is increased vitality and a calmer, clearer mind.
Tsa Lung includes preliminary practices to prepare the body, breath and channels, and set the proper motivation, as well as meditation and visualization to integrate the changes.
In this introductory workshop, participants will:
– Receive background teachings on the purpose and lineage of the practice
– Learn a breathing practice to balance and cleanse the side-channels
– Practice the 4 steps of proper breath retention, which is the foundation of Tsa Lung
– Experience a core set of movements that can be done in conjunction with breath retention, whether a beginner or more advanced
– Understand what the subtle body is why it is vital to care for it
– Practice meditation to close the practice and integrate the openings that were created
Farrah Garan teaches traditional Tibetan healing movement practices that empower us to cultivate a calm mind, vibrant energy and open heart, including: Lu Jong Healing Yoga, Tog Chöd Sword Dance, and Tsa Lung Breathwork.
Farrah received the Tantric Buddhist tradition from her teacher, Tulku Lobsang Rinpoche. She has worked closely with Tulku Lobsang since 2002, as a student, president of the US affiliate of his organization, North American Tour Coordinator, and employee of Nangten Menlang International. She prepares the Teacher’s Manuals and has been integral in developing the Lu Jong Teacher Certification program and curriculum.
Farrah is dedicated to spreading the deep wisdom of the Tibetan healing arts. Her aim is to make these simple—but powerfully effective—practices widely known, particularly by training more teachers so that many may benefit.
Instruction, Guided Movement
All levels welcome.
Prepay online (see below). Cash and checks accepted at the door.
Refunds in full up to 48 hours in advance. Less than 48 hours: Certificate to apply the amount to a future Tibetan Healing Movement event within 2 years.
Pre-registration appreciated, Drop-ins Welcome.
Register at www.tibetanhealingmovement.com/events
Loose, comfortable clothing recommended.
Beverages in sealable containers only.
Silence electronics and remove shoes before entering the classroom.