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Tai Chi as Spiritual Practice
Developing and Maintaining Energetic Coherence

October 28, 2023 - December 20, 2023

Our energetic coherence is a both precious gift and precious responsibility, particularly in times of turmoil. So, so, easy to find ourselves “off-center” in these times! Tai Chi and Qigong are time proven practices that provide simple, highly developed procedures to establish, develop and maintain our energetic/physical coherence.  In this session we will work with simple movements that are accessible to beginners while also significantly upgrading the practices of long term practitioners.  We will be working within the conscious field of the group.

We are very excited to invite new members into our groups. Statements from current students below will give a sense of the possibilities. No previous tai chi or qigong experience required.


In a few short months, I have come to deeply appreciate how Allen leads us in the exploration of ‘qi’ and weaving it into sensation-based wisdom principles. These qigong movements seem to be in mutually beneficial, exploratory dialogue with so much of the Gurdjieff exercises/movements. To be clear, you do end up feeling bodily exercised in each class, but there are also aspects of forming heart connections, developing self-knowing and experiencing web-connections with each other in the class. Again, I’m so glad to be part of this class.” – Yin Mei Lawrence

“Allen is truly gifted in guiding us … much like any true artist in the oftentimes very subtle nuances of their chosen way of bringing beauty into this world.  Allen has a direct beat on engendering Presence and Connection in his preceptive attention to detail and in his ability to mid-wife Spirit as embodiment via these ancient wellsprings he generously resources us with.  Allen additionally has a keen sixth sense for knowing what “tweak” a student needs to make to open up the body to the flow of Spirit within and in relationship to the “web” we form as a class.  It is powerful and palpable both as a student and as a group experience.  I find my body/heart praying before my mind even knows how it got “there.”  I encourage you to drink from this life giving  resource! – Tom A.

If you have questions or would like to register, email allen.bourque@gmail.com
You are welcome to try the first class before committing to the six weeks.  Scholarships available for those with limited resources.

Wednesdays: 7:30-8:30PM  Eastern Time, Nov. 1-Dec. 20. $140
Saturdays: 10:30-11:30 AM Eastern Time, Oct. 28-Dec. 16. $140

Allen has been studying tai chi and related internal arts for over 30 years and has been a Wisdom student for over ten years. His Daoist studies include with several master teachers such as Bruce Frantzis, Fong Ha and Don Ethan Miller. He has been teaching “straight” tai chi as well as tai chi as a spiritual practice for over 10 years. You can read more about Allen here.


October 28, 2023
December 20, 2023
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