The result of this year Daoist Medicine course was very positive. The planned content was fully taught to seven students which came from all over the world. Everybody applied himself diligently both to study and practice of the ancient Daoist arts of medicine such as: acupuncture, acupressure, moxibustion, pricking, cupping, gua sha, massage, herbal decoctions and plants recognition, music and fire healing as well as talismanic magic. The theory content such as: longevity, heavenly stems and earthly branches, meridians, differentiation methods, yin yang and five elements theory were also covered. The students also practiced Daoist longevity, healing qi gong, meditation and water style taijiquan. Everybody contributed to create a positive and family-like atmosphere and sincerely help each other to grow, learn and take good care of the temple. Everyone was challenged and motivated and at the end felt like this experience has been a step forward on their personal path. We wish everyone good luck in further exploration of life and hope to meet each other again.

Here you can find some student reflections from that course.