Everybody has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow.
You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightment.
With these uplifting words of O´Sensei Morihei Ueshiba, the Father of Aikido we would like to invite you to the seminar Balance Athletics in the Desert.
The central idea of Balance Athletics to apply correct postures and breathing in your daily life so that you can connect yourself with the greater existential space.
You don’t need to be an expert in any martial art, meditation or therapy to participate in this intensive Balance Athletics retreat.
You will learn all the principles and techniques you need.
Our playground in Marocco will awaken your senses to the beauty and spaciousness of your core being. You will feel joy, peace, and harmony. Accommodated in the comforting and uplifting surroundings of a traditional Moroccan guest house (www.kanzerremal.com), we are served three delicious and varied meals that can be adapted to various types of your particular food requirements.
In between the lessons, you will be offered many possibilities to experience the desert and the Moroccan culture. You can visit the traditional village of the Gnawa people and listening to their healing music, climbing on top of the dunes of ErgChebbi and enjoy the amazing view over the sand dunes and experience a sunset that will stay for in your heart. You can visit Nomad people and share a glass of tea with them and acknowledge humantity and the connection between all souls on the planet.
Also it will be possible to go on a camel tour, and spend a night under the milky way and sleeping in the sand under millions of stars- Only to name a few possibilies you might want to open up toyourself to experience something that will stay for a long time in your heart and soul.
Thorsten Schoo, Founder of Balance Athletics, is a 6. Dan Aikido Practitioner and Teacher (Seishinkai Aikido, Frankfurt), certified Systema Instructor (Vladimir Vasiliev, Toronto), Zen-Body therapist (Wiliam Dub Leigh), Vision-quest guide (Heiko Nitzschke), Philosopher (Universities of Heidelberg and Frankfurt).
He is married and father of two amazing children.
After 35 years in Aikido, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, American Taekwondo, Boxing, Kickboxing, Systema,Tai Chi, and Meditation, he developed Balance Athletics, a new tool for self-growth.
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