Practical, spiritual, individual, collective, intuitive, scientific, technological, experiential: have you been looking for a single practice to increase health, energy, and creativity that considers it all?
In this 5-day experiential workshop, qigong master and global healer Mingtong Gu, guides you in uniting consciousness and energy—a union he calls “energy wisdom.” Experience the powerful ancient practice of Wisdom Healing™ Qigong which combines mindful movement, sound healing, visualization, and meditation to reconnect your mind, body, and heart to the abundant flow of life energy.
You will learn:
- The energetic principles for health and healing
- Secrets used by the ancient masters to realize human potentials
- Tools and techniques to relieve pain, eradicate stress, reduce illness, and heal disease
- Practices for becoming more mindful and present while deepening your experience of unconditional love
- Simple and effective ways to increase your energy, reconnect with source, and uncover your life’s purpose.
This healing qigong retreat is for anyone who wants to tap into the power of consciousness and energy for health, happiness, and life fulfillment. It is also for those who are addressing specific health conditions—such as cancer, diabetes, Lyme disease, addiction, or chronic pain–either personally or in their practice.
Qigong master and global healer
Named Qigong Master of the Year by the 13th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Mingtong Gu possesses a profound ability to harness energy in order to accelerate personal and global healing, making him a sought-after healer, practitioner, and teacher.
As a child growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution, Master Gu endured hunger, poverty, and a long separation from his birth family. Despite these incredible hardships, he became the first from his village to attend college, earning a bachelor’s degree in mathematics followed by two master’s degrees, including an MFA from Ohio State University. As a graduate student in art, Master Gu discovered the treasures of his own culture through the spiritual iconography of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Western mystic traditions while practicing yoga, Tantric Buddhism, and qigong.
In 1997, Master Gu returned to China for qiqong training under Dr. Pang Ming, a qigong grandmaster trained in Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, and the founder of the world’s largest qigong hospital. During his training, Master Gu observed thousands of cases of chronic and “incurable” diseases being healed at this “medicine-less” hospital, which has now treated over 200,000 patients with over 185 different illnesses, with a 95 percent effective improvement rate.
Witnessing these profound healing experiences inspired Master Gu’s dedication to the teaching and practice of qigong healing, which he now teaches to thousands of people in the United States, China, and Europe through his workshops, books, and education programs. He created the Pure Qi Online series—a collection of courses which translate the ancient teachings of Wisdom Healing Qigong™ for contemporary times—and is the founder of the Chi Center and the Center for Wisdom Healing Qigong, a beautiful 79-acre resort located 20 minutes south of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Through practice, Master Gu has recovered from his own chronic conditions of asthma, scoliosis, back pain, and kidney weakness. His teaching emphasizes activating the power of inner self-healing, facilitating the release of chronic illness while improving health and well-being. Master Gu lives and teaches with his wife Linling, also a gifted healer, and their two children.View Bio Page
Without medicine, heal yourself and others from chronic pain and disease. Master Gu was trained at the world's largest qigong hospital, where he observed thousands of cases of chronic and “incurable” diseases being healed through qigong. Through practice he has recovered from his own chronic conditions of asthma, scoliosis, back pain, and kidney weakness.
Connect the mind with the body and awaken to the fullness and interconnectedness within and around you, especially in this digital age of hustling, distraction, and stress.
Learn one practice with unlimited possibilities: Wisdom Healing™ Qigong integrates many forms of traditional qigong with Eastern and Western medicine and is a concentrated and powerful system engaging all levels of physical, mental, emotional, and soulful healing.
Things to Know/Schedule
Download a sample schedule.
What to Wear
Special Interest To
Anyone suffering from or working with poor health, chronic illness, or disease.
About 1440 Multiversity
Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.
You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.
At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.
Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.
Per-person per-night rates include:
- nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
- daily meditation and yoga classes
- non-ticketed evening events
- use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.
Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.