QiGong and Meditation Daylong with Teja Bell
This Retreat Teja Bell will teaching a combination of Qi Gong and Meditation during this Sunday daylong retreat. Be prepared to experience several periods of seated meditation as well as periods of mindful movement. Registration The fee is on a sliding scale of $20 to $60, according to ability. A few days prior to the retreat the minimum fee increases to $25. Please note that the registration does not include a donation for the teacher. You can donate to the teacher on the day of the event. Until Tuesday, July 17: $20 to $60 After Tuesday, July 17: $25 to $60 Scholarships are available upon request. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Please contact the registrar, Patty at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for financial assistance. If you wish to pay at the door or via check to the registrar, those options are available to you on the payment information page after you click the green "Register" button, enter the desired money amount and click the green "Checkout" button. Biography Roshi Teja Fudo Myoo Bell is a recognized Zen Master from the Rinzai Shu, or Rinzai Zen lineage. As a qigong and dharma teacher he teaches and leads retreats and trainings internationally and is a regular visiting teacher on residential retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he has taught over 100 retreats since 1999 with many teachers in the Vipassana Insight Meditation tradition, including Jack Kornfield and Robert Hall. He leads annual in-depth study and teacher-training programs and teaches ongoing classes, daylongs, and retreats. Teja is also a musician and recording artist. For more information and access to his recordings and performances, go to www.tejabell.com. Details to Consider Please try to arrive by 9:45 am to register and settle in. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a covered mug or water bottle, bag lunch and your personal cushion if you have one. Chairs and cushions will be available at the retreat, as well as tea and hot water. In the spirit of doing no harm, we ask that you refrain from using scented products that may affect others. The Dharma Center is wheelchair accessible. SBMG hosts teachers from all Buddhist traditions at weekly meetings and monthly daylong retreats. All have been welcome since 1991. SBMG is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Please contact registrar if you have any questions. Dana "Dana" is the Pali word for generosity and is the first paramita in Buddhism. You will be invited to give an additional teacher donation on the day of the retreat to thank and honor the teacher yourself as these teachings are priceless and freely given by the teacher (meaning they don't charge a specific fee). The registration fee contributes to the rent, administrative costs, teacher travel, and material expenses for both this retreat as well as SBMG's ongoing Sunday Night programs.