Masahiro’s spiritual journey began as a childhood when he lived for periods at a 600 year old Zen temple in Japan. Since then, he has practiced Zen Meditation, Shaolin Kempo, Japanese Archery, Esoteric Shintoism, Kundalini Yoga, Tantric Yoga, Taoist Meditation, Qigong and Tai Chi. He is also a certified Prana Yoga instructor and a personal trainer. Masahiro began his studies with Taoist Master, Mantak Chia in 1980. He became a Senior Universal Healing Tao Instructor around 1990 and was chosen as Teacher of the Year of Universal Healing Tao. He is also a student of Li Jun Feng, who was in turn, teacher to Jet Li. In addition, he has studied with Dr. Hiroshi Motoyama & Mr. Michizo Noguchi and many other teachers. He is the author of books on meditation and breathing. Today, Masahiro Ouchi divides his time between NY City and Tokyo and teaches in workshop and retreat formats.
For more information or to book a workshop in your area, please visit the Universal Healing Tao Center of New York website at www.TaoZenLife.info or Universal Healing Tao of Japan www.TaoZen.jp
Tenshin Ranman T’ai Chi
T’ai Chi Chuan (aka Taijiquan) is a many-faceted discipline, at once a slow and graceful moving meditation that fosters inner peace and emotional balance; a soft, internal martial art; a healing practice that promotes chi circulation, hormone balance, and strong joints, bones and tendons; an -inner feng shui- which creates a powerful interior space and cultivates rooting and grounding; a form of joyful spiritual dance; and a way to bring about the union of yin and yang and the five elements to facilitate spiritual awakening. In this class, we will, in a noncompetitive, peaceful and fun environment, learn a T’ai Chi form that combines both slow and fast form movements to open a gateway to deep understanding and awareness. Our focus will be on correct bodily alignment, relaxed breathing and a clear and solid understanding of the movements