About Dao of Well Being Tours
●Our itineraries are planned
with attention to EVERY detail, including the
time, space and freedom to REALLY experience some of the most
spectacular sites in the world at a deep and meaningful level.
● We LISTEN to what you want and and discuss details of
the trip with you, before you register, so you sure you are signing up
for the trip that is just right for you.
● We personally lead each tour; ensuring personalized
care and a friendly relaxed atmosphere.
●Our tour groups are intentionally limited in size
to optimize the best group dynamics and experience for our tour members.
Our tours are decidedly unlimited in scope.
● We have worked
closely with our friends and colleagues in China and Tibet for
over 12 years. Many of our guides are just like family. Together we
ensure that every part of our journey and your experience unfolds
● Our years of
experience leading trips to China
and a over a decade spent compiling international resources enable
us to provide you with the exceptional quality of program, itinerary,
study, accommodations and fine cuisine that we wished for in our earlier
experiences of China.
and Tai Chi program is a feature of our trips. We
include early morning Qigong and Tai Chi and also offer a program of
stress reduction, the Daoist Healing Arts and subtle energy cultivation.
This program is included in the tour. Of course, participation is
Kali is internationally recognized as an
inspiring and passionate teacher and subtle
energy healer. She is also the founding director
of Qigong Alliance International, a global
community with members from over 50 countries.
www.QiCentral.org, founder and CEO of Dao of
Well Being and former Executive Director of the
National Qigong Association.
She has practiced meditation and energy-work
since she was a teen-ager. Her practice of
Qigong, which began as a means of recovery after
an auto accident, has led to the development of
a Qigong program to help those with chronic pain
and autoimmune disorders to regain a symptom
free, active, lifestyle and exuberant energy.
Her motto is “No one should be in pain!”
Rebecca has studied Qigong in hospitals in
Beijing and Daoist philosophy and meditation
techniques in monasteries and temples throughout
China. She teaches Chinese Soaring Crane and
many other styles of Qigong, Meditation, and
Daoist Inner Alchemy. Rebecca is certified as a
Medical Qigong and Taoist Qigong Instructor.
(World Academic Society of Medical Qigong -
Beijing - 2000 - Qigong Empowerment Association
- USA - 1999).
Rebecca is also the Editor-in-chief of
Yang-Sheng (Nurturing Life) E-magazine.
Rebecca lives in northeastern Minnesota with her
husband and their two big white fluffy dogs.
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e-mail to Rebecca
Phone: 218-365-6330 or 1-800-341-8895
Rebecca can be reached at:
PO Box 750
Ely, MN 55731
Rebecca on Hua Shan
Rebecca meditating in a
hermit's cave on Hua Shan
Rebecca riding a Yak in
Mark Johnson, well known Qigong (Chi Kung)
healer and Tai Chi instructor, started his
Chinese studies in 1970 when he joined the I
Ching scholar, Khigh Dhiegh at the Taoist
Sanctuary in Los Angeles. During his 4 year stay
at the Sanctuary, he studied the I Ching,
Taoism, Feng Shui, Yang style Tai Ji Chuan and
the Chinese language.
In 1974 Mark relocated to Taiwan to study
acupuncture. While in residence there, he
studied with several famous Taoist Masters.
After a year in Taiwan, Mark returned to Malibu,
CA where he continued his Taoist training for 8
more years. During that time, he learned 3
Taoist styles of Qigong/Tai Chi, and the 8
Treasures. He also studied advanced I Ching,
Feng Shui, and enhanced his natural healing
In 1982, Mark taught Tai Chi to Francis Ford
Coppola and the cast and crew of the movie "The
Outsiders" .While with them, his Qigong healing
abilities were recognized so he was asked to
return to do healing for the cast and crew of
"Rumble Fish". Mark's students included: Tom
Cruise, Nicolas Cage, Patrick Swayze, Ralph
Macchio, Mickey Rourke, and many others.
Since 1983, Mark has founded Integral Tao
Centers in Tulsa, OK, Taos, New Mexico, New
York, Vancouver, Canada and in Cuba. He now
resides and teaches in the Sonoma, CA area. He
has been teaching throughout North America for
nearly 35 years in a variety of formats: private
sessions, on-going community classes, weekend
and week long seminars and workshops. He is a
certified Tai Chi tournament judge and has
worked over 50 tournaments in the past 13 years.
He has produced three video's: "Tai Chi for
Healing", "Tai Chi for Women" and "Tai Chi for
Seniors" which is the highest selling Tai Chi
video in the country. (over 800,000 so far!)
Mark is the author of the book, Life is Divine
Play. The second edition, My Life of Play, is
soon to be released.
He is one of the founders of the National Qigong
Association. He is the proud father of his
daughter Sita. In his "spare time" he is a pilot
and amateur astronomer.
Mark can be reached at:
801 Tupper St. Suite 1111
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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send an e-mail to Mark
Mark teaching calligraphy
Mark on Wudang Shan
Click here to
read the story of:
A Modern Daoist
Pilgrimage Rebecca and Mark's journey to almost
every major Daoist Temple and Sacred Mountain in China.
They were searching for teachers who had the expertise
and willingness to give in-depth training to Americans.
They also went with the intention to arrange future
Daoist educational tours and to establish a meaningful
dialog between Daoist in China and those in America.
They fulfilled that mission far beyond their
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Highlights of the Journey to Shangri-la
Tour April 11 - 27, 2014
and registration information
American Society of Travel
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Dao of Well Being Tours™
PO Box 750
Ely, Minnesota 55731 USA