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Zhan Zhuang Qigong Course in Bali

4 Days In-Person
January 5 – 8 | Ubud | Bali
9 am – 5 pm daily

Watch the Video to hear what Master Qigong Teacher Peter Caughey Says About the Zhan Zhuang Qigong Course

Developing Stillness, Peace & Strength

This Qigong system is famous for creating more energy, strength and stamina in your body

It also enhances an experience of Stillness and Peace and Quiet in your mind.


The original Zhan Zhuang exercises were health methods used by Daoist’s in recent centuries.

Martial artists who already had static standing methods combined these with the internal mechanics of Zhan Zhuang to create superior strength exercises.

The goal of Zhan Zhuang in martial arts has been to develop a martially capable body structure, but nowadays most practitioners have again returned to a health-preservation orientation in their training and only a few teach Zhan Zhuang as a martial art method.


The word Zhan Zhuang is the modern term; it was coined by Wang Xiang zhai. Wang, a student of Xing Yi Quan, created a method of Kung Fu-based entirely upon Zhan Zhuang, known as Yi quan, “Intent Fist”. Yi Quan’s method of study is Zhan Zhuang plus movements that continue the feeling of the Standing Post in action.

The most common Zhan Zhuang method is known as Hún Yuán “Completely Round,” “Round Smoothness” or Chēng Bào – “The Tree Hugging” stance. This posture is entirely Daoist in its origins, it has many variations, and is the main training posture in all branches of Yiquan. 

This practice has recently also become common practice in Taiji and Qigong schools. 

In Xing Yi Quan, the practice of Sān Tǐ Shì (三體勢 / 三, Heaven, Earth, and Man) has been a root practice for centuries.

What you can achieve by practicing this Qigong System

Learn this famous standing Qigong Meditation exercise system, which:

  • Aids in increasing vital energy in the body
  • Develops strength and stamina 
  • Helps in calming and grounding the body
  • Increases strength and flexibility
  • Develops self awareness, balance, perseverance and discipline
  • Treats digestive disorders
  • Quietens the busy mind and gives you a sense of purpose and direction

Course Content

  • Introduction into what is Qigong & Qigong History
  • Qigong Practice Guidelines
  • Safety precautions for practicing Qigong
  • Qigong stances & preparation Qigong Opening
  • and Closing Forms
  • The 12 Primary Meridians & Extraordinary Vessels Theory
  • ZZQ Exercises
  • ZZQ Exercise Medical Applications
  • Zang fu Qigong
  • 24 hour Qi cycle
  • Emotions of the Meridians

Meet Peter Caughey

Founder of Forest Rock Qigong & The Forest Rock Taiji & Qigong School, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Master of Taiji Quan & Qigong, Acupuncturist, Chinese Medical Herbalist, Medical Qigong and Tunia practitioner & published Author.

“My mission is to help people experience that they are connected to and are part of something much larger than themselves.”

I am the last known remaining teacher of the Jen Gee Dao Tai Kit Kuen Monastery School Principles and Philosophy, originally from Southern China.

During my 30 years of both treating people in my TCM Acupuncture Clinic and practicing and teaching Taiji (Tai chi) and Qigong, I have learnt what true health in a human physical body really looks like and how to achieve it. I believe if you really want to be healthy then you need to see your life, the world and why you are here in a different way.

Prior to studying TCM, Qigong and Taiji, I spent 16 years in the New Zealand Army and seven of those in the NZSAS (New Zealand Special Forces).

I am also a husband, a father of three children and a grandfather. I love traveling the world with my wife, Josephine, and my young son, Rayner – meeting new people and experiencing their cultures and countries.

The Venue: Ananda Cottages | Ubud | Bali

The resort is located in the tranquil hills just a 25 minute walk from the village centre of Ubud, Bali.

It’s a beautiful safe and sacred space surrounded by lovely rural views of lush, fertile rice paddies, and the greenery of the jungle.

In each room you will experience all the modern conveniences expected by the discerning international traveller.

*Please note: Accommodation is excluded.

To Book Accommodation please email the hotel directly at

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Zhan Zhuang Qigong Course
Live In-Person

5 - 8 January 2023 | Ubud | Bali
$ 335 US Including:
  • Detailed Manual
  • Daily Vegetarian Buffet Lunch
  • FREE: Introduction Zhan Zhuang Qigong
    Online Course (Value $98)
  • Unlimited Access to the Online Course

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