Meditation and Qigong
with Acharya Suzann Duquette
December 26, 2012 - January 1, 2013
Meditation and Qigong combines the teachings and practices of ancient Daoist-Qigong with an exploration of meditation in the Shambhala tradition. The program includes Levels 1 & 2 in the Xiantianwujimen and Yiquan Zhangzhuan lineages of Eva Wong, and serves as the pre-requisite for those interested in attending Level 3. Open to everyone.
The New Years Eve Soirée at Karme Choling will begins at 7pm with potluck hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Participants, KCL staff and local community members can choose to relax in our living room, join the more festive environment in our dining room or dance in the Main Shrine Room. Dancing will begin at 9pm after a Karme Choling Year End Fundraiser. We will welcome the New Year with mediation and contemplation in the Main Shrine Room.
Karmê Chöling offers 2 price options for this program.
Please choose the option that works best for you.
Full Program Fee: $698
This price covers Karmê Chöling's actual operational cost for the program. By choosing to pay this price, you extend your generosity to Karmê Chöling and the other participants. Thanks to you, we can make more scholarships available and continue to enrich Karmê Chöling.
Discounted Program Fee: $530
This price reflects Karmê Chöling's commitment to keeping programs affordable. The operational costs for this program not covered by program fees come from donations.
Daily Fee: $90
Price includes meals but not accommodations.
It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.
Scholarship and Financial Aid resources are available to make dharma accessible to people in all circumstances. We offer different ways for overcoming financial obstacles here.
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About Acharya Suzann Duquette
Suzann is an Acharya, a senior teacher and representative of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. She has been a student, leader, and teacher in the Shambhala lineage since 1974. A former co-director of Karmê Chöling, Suzann is currently Resident Acharya for the center and a core faculty member of Karmê Chöling’s Mukpo Institute. She is also Rupa Acharya. In this position, she is responsible for maintaining and fostering the sacred ceremonial and liturgical forms of Shambhala.
Acharya Duquette teaches widely. She respects the power of embodiment in bringing conceptual learning to manifestation, and emphasizes body awareness and disciplines in all her teaching. The Acharya is a Qigong instructor in the lineage of Eva Wong, a Lujong or Warrior Exercises instructor in the lineage of Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, Rinpoche, and a Mudra Space Awareness teacher in the lineage of Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche. She lives with her husband, Jan, in Barnet, where they own a bed and breakfast, Blue Skies Guesthouse.