Special Dahn Yoga Workshop Teaches Meditation and Korean Heritage

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The June 2013 issue of Dahn Yoga Life spotlights the recent “Korean Chunhwa Meditation Tour” and shares details from the sacred experience as participants explore the natural world, themselves and the homeland of Dahn Yoga practice.

Travelers Enjoyed Chunhwa Meditation Tour this May

I felt a tremendous, almost overwhelming feeling of gratitude and humility upon receiving and donning the Dahn Master’s uniform in the land where Dahn Yoga began.

Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a national leader in health and wellness, spotlights the recent Korean Chunhwa Meditation Tour in their newsletter, Dahn Yoga Life. The June 2013 issue features the story of participant, Susan Lee who became vested as a Dahn Master in a special ceremony along the way.

Lee offers the workshop's timeline and shares her impressions as she and 24 others from the U.S. Dahn Yoga community shared the sacred experience and explored the natural world, themselves and the homeland of Dahn Yoga practice.

The nine day Korean Chunhwa Meditation Tour held in May of this year began in South Korean and included visits to Anyang Park, where Ilchi Lee first began developing and teaching Dahn Yoga principles, Ilchi’s original home; Kookhakwon, the Institute of Korean Cultural Studies, the sacred site of Mount Moak, Jeju Island, and Seoul. The travelers participated in workshops, meditations and ceremonies during the excursion.

Susan Lee remarks, “On the fifth day, Manwol Daesunsanim vested ten of us as Dahn Masters in a special ceremony that was truly moving and joyous. I felt a tremendous, almost overwhelming feeling of gratitude and humility upon receiving and donning the Dahn Master’s uniform in the land where Dahn Yoga began.”

Read more about Lee’s experience of the Dahn Yoga workshop, “Korean Chunhwa Meditation Tour” in the article, “Engaging in a Journey to Oneness and Peace” on the website, http://www.dahnyoga.com. The monthly publication, Dahn Yoga Life, offers a broad overview of topics of interest for Dahn Yoga practitioners and those interested in learning more about the practice and benefits as well as information about Korean culture and current events in the Dahn Yoga community throughout the world.

About Dahn Yoga:
A national leader in health and wellness, Dahn Yoga is a dynamic mind-body practice originating in Korea that combines stretching, flowing movement, deep breathing exercises and meditation in a simple and easy to learn format that focuses on the development of the body’s core strength as the basis of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Dahn Yoga practice includes a unique emphasis on the brain as the determiner of health and wellbeing and classes may include brain exercises that challenge and sharpen the mind and help practitioners develop greater awareness and sensitivity to the well-being of their bodies.

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