Live Well Live Long
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Charney Bassett
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A Residential weekend on Yangsheng

Speaker(s): Peter Deadman has worked in the field of health promotion for nearly 50 years. He began by co-founding Infinity Foods (natural and organic shop, distribution warehouse and bakery) in Brighton in 1970, followed by the Brighton Natural Health Centre - an educational charity teaching the local community ways to be well and happy through yoga, meditation, tai chi, qigong, dance and more. He qualified as an acupuncturist in 1978 and practised acupuncture and then Chinese herbal medicine for over 30 years. He is the founder and publisher of The Journal of Chinese Medicine, co-author of the best-selling textbook A Manual of Acupuncture, and author of Live Well Live Long: Teachings from the Chinese Nourishment of life Tradition. Peter has lectured on Chinese health traditions all over the world and has practised and taught qigong for nearly 30 years.

Peter Deadman

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In 2022 we are returning to the peaceful location of Charney Manor following this year's residential to continue with the invaluable teachings outlined in Peter Deadman's book entitled 'Live Well Live Long'. This draws on the wisdom of the Chinese nourishing life tradition as well as the latest thinking from scientific research. The weekend will be an enjoyable and potent mix of qigong and lifestyle education. Peter will teach qigong forms (backed up by videos) as well as how we can cultivate our minds, emotions, bodies, and breath to increase health and wellbeing.


Single or Twin rooms with Private facilities / home cooked meals / beautiful grounds / historic venue

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The event will be suitable both for beginners and advanced practitioners of qigong but a moderate level of fitness is recommended. There will be several hours of qigong every day, in addition to health and lifestyle talks.



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2021-10-05 10:13:22