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Come, Relax and en-JOY: “Resting in the Essence!”

All are welcome to join us for a delightful and refreshing weekend of T’ai Chi Chih facilitated by TCC trainer Daniel Pienciak, with a focus on practice/refinements/sharing/reflection and a mix of movement and stillness. The weekend also includes a Friday afternoon introductory workshop in Seijaku. It is hosted by accredited T’ai Chi Chih and Seijaku teacher, Sheila Leonard, with support from the Newfoundland T’ai Chi Chih Community.

The event is open to all teachers and students who have already learned all of the movements. No Seijaku experience is required. Simply come and rest in the essence. Let the Chi surprise you … and us. Bring a “beginners mind” and a sense of adventure as we launch further out into the deep with our practice.


Email the host —  Sheila Leonard.

“To convey the appropriate attitude during T’ai Chi Chih practice I like to use the example of a bird soaring on a breeze. The bird does not flap its wings, but it is not “asleep at the wheel” either. It pays very close attention to the minute changes in the wind. It has an attitude of listening while being supported in flight. This is resting in the essence.” (Ed Altman, Vital Force journal, Winter 1998)

Location: The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road, St. John’s, NL Canada A1C 3X1

No on-site accommodations. If needing accommodations, perhaps we can help.

Because of allergies, please keep sessions as scent-free as possible.

Please pre-register by May 1st if possible, with a $50 deposit to guarantee your space.

Registration Form due with balance by May 31st (Cash, Cheque, Draft or E-Transfer.

Deposit refunds negotiable, pending enough registrants to make the weekend a “go”.

Payable to Sheila Leonard,67 Guzzwell Drive, St. John’s, NL Canada A1A 4M3

Name: _________________________

(I am a ___ Teacher ___ Student)


Telephone:_____________________________ (with postal/zip code)

E-mail address: _________________________(please print clearly)

Friday: Seijaku 12:30 to 4:30 followed by T’ai Chi Chih/Seijaku practice and meal

Friday: T’ai Chi Chih at 4:30 with practice followed by meal and a 7:00pm to 8:00pm session

Saturday: 9:30–5:30 (including a noon meal and ending with evening meal)

Sunday: 9:30-12:00 and meal

Please tick below to indicate meals and tally. Full amount is due with registration.

Limited re special dietary needs: ___________________

Seijaku Registration: $ 75.

T’ai Chi Chih Registration: $250.

Facility Rental Fee (per person):  $25.

Saturday Luncheon: ___ @ $10 = ____

Main Meals: ___ Fri 5:30 ___ Sat 5:30 ___ Sun Noon  ____ @ $ 15 = ____

Total amount (all Canadian $$):  ______

Please bring your copy of Spiritual Odyssey and the TCC Photo Text.

Tick below if you would like to order any of the following materials:

Please include AV payment with registration to allow time to place prepaid order.

(Prices listed in Canadian $$ and include a 30% discount for special event attendees.)

___ T’ai Chi Chih DVD ($30)

___ Seijaku DVD ($75)

___ Spiritual Odyssey ($12)

___ TCC Photo Text ($15)

___ Justin Stone Speaks on T’ai Chi Chih CD ($11)

___ Series of 13 5-minute interviews with Justin by Carmen Brocklehurst DVD ($24)

Total Amount Due for Materials = _____

Click here for a registration form and more details.