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Portland Qigong & Sacred Daoist Sexuality Weekend

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November 21-23, 2014

All events at Opening to Life, 407 NE 12th at the corner of Flanders, studio upstairs

Friday, November 21

Energy & Form: Internal Alchemy & Qigong for Healing   5:30-7:00 pm   $20.

Getting through the Dark Times: Qigong, Diet & Herbs  for Seasonal Affective Disorder & Depression. 7:30-9:00 pm $25.

Saturday, November 22 

Morning Medical Qigong —  A set of 11 Qigong practices that harmonize the body and support health and healing. 9:00-10:30 am $15.

Yijing III Stillness & the Water Element — A hexagram of Qigong forms that support the Kidney and prepare us for Winter 11:00 am -12:30 pm $25.

The Women’s Forms — Qigong practices that nourish and move a woman’s sexual energy, to increase vitality in every aspect of her life. 2:00-3:30 pm  $25.

Sexy Women of a Certain Age: Thriving During The Change and After — Qigong, Diet and Herbs for Libido, Well-being & Vitality for the rest of your Life. 4:00-6:00 pm $30.

Women’s Healing Ritual Transformative group Qigong forms for all healing, including sexual trauma. 7:00-9:00 pm $30.

Sunday, November 23

The Dance of Yin & Yang — Explore the interdependence of Earth & Sky, Gathering & Expressing, Breathing In & Breathing Out.  Includes both Yin & Yang Tonifying Sets of the Five Elements. 9:00-10:30 am $25.

LGBT Qigong: Transformative & Epicene Sexuality Forms — Practices that support Gender fluidity &/or transformation. Master Zhenzan Dao, my teacher, created these forms specifically for LGBT people who want to cultivate their life force through Qigong. 11:00 am -12:45 pm $30.

The Men’s Forms — Qigong practices that enhance a man’s sexual energy, to increase vitality in every aspect of his life. (My teacher is a man, who learned from a woman — and so in the Daoist tradition, I offer these teachings) 2:00-3:30 pm $25.

Women’s Self-Cultivation & Internal Practices — In a safe, clothed, sacred atmosphere, we will explore the various Daoist techniques for cultivating sexual energy. These practices are considered so important that they are frequently done by celibate nuns to maintain their health and capacity for healing others.  You will learn sexual self massage, pressure points, healing sounds and Jade Egg work to practice at home. Jade eggs will be available for purchase. 4:00-5:45 pm $30.

Sex as Spiritual Cultivation (for any and all genders) — An introduction to Daoist Sexual Refinement, Philosophy, Erogenous Zones, Classical Sexual Positions & Ecstatic Spiritual Cultivation.7:00-8:45 pm $35.

Chairs are available for participants who are challenged to stand for periods of time. Please note, the studio is upstairs with no elevator

Sign up before your first session for 5 or more and receive a 10% discount. 

All  three days 10 Women’s & Qigong classes $195.

All three days 7 Men’s & Qigong classes $135.

All three days, 7 LGBT & Qigong classes $140. 

For further information, please contact Katja Biesanz, LPC Oregon, LPCC New Mexico  503-703-1262

Katja Biesanz is a healer, teacher and psychotherapist. She has taught energy awareness & sacred movement for four decades. A student of Master Zhenzan Dao (once known as Daniel Villasenor) for almost a decade, she is certified by him in MogaDao Qigong, Sacred Daoist Sexuality, Internal Alchemy and MogaDao Yoga.

Katja has a life-long interest in herbs, and recently graduated from the Milagro School of Herbal Medicine. She teaches Qigong, together with her husband Coby, at the MogaDao Institute in Santa Fe, NM.

The practices offered in this weekend are primarily from the deep research and cultivation of Master Zhenzan Dao. Find out more at and

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