On-Line Registration: Dr. Yang Yang's 48-Form Taiji Camp
Welcome to camp! Here is additional information about the Scranton, PA camp logistics:
Final PaymentIf you elected to submit a downpayment, any balance is due by July 1, 2016. Here again is a total cost calculator—subtract your downpayment, if any, from the total cost:
Total Cost Calculator:
To use this calculator:
Note: If you are also attending the 2016 48-form camp, calculate the cost of that separately on the 48 camp page. If a companion will be travelling with you that will not be attending the training, they will have to pay lodging (if staying in a campus dorm room) and meals (if dining with the group) separately.
If you have any questions or would like me to assist with calculating final payment, please email me at scott"at symbol"centerfortaiji.com.
There are three options for payment:
Training will be held at The University of Scranton campus, Scranton, PA. Training will be in either the gym or Leahy Hall (Kane Forum), and on-campus housing will be in Condron Hall.
A campus map is available here. Condron Hall is building #72, and Leahy hall is building #6.
The University of Scranton is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the center of the city of Scranton. The campus is 2 hours from New York City and 2 hours from Philadelphia and is easily accessible by car, bus or air. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre International Airport (AVP) is only a fifteen minute drive from campus.
Directions to the University of Scranton campus are available here.
Please use the ride sharing spreadsheet below to either offer, or find, a ride to/from Scranton or an airport. Changes are saved automatically on the spreadsheet.
Meals:Meals will be provided in the "Fresh Food Company" Dining Hall on the third floor of the Denaples Center (building 38 on the campus map.) Vegetarian options will be available. Dinner will be provided on the first evening (Friday, July 15), and breakfast and lunch will be provided on the last day (Wednesday, July 20).
Check-in will be between 3:00 and 5:00P EST at Condron Hall. At check-in you will receive a room key, t-shirt, and name tag. Please let Scott know at scott"at symbol"centerfortaiji if you will arrive later.
***Please turn in your key, and your name badge, at the end of camp.***
Here is the training schedule for the week. Please print a copy and bring with you. A copy will be posted at the dining hall.
The week will be full of taiji/qigong training, but as always Yang Laoshi emphases the importance of nurturing and a "taiji nap" is planned for each day.
What to Bring
Please bring a yoga mat, or blanket for lying-down qigong.
Wear loose fitting, comfortable clothes with good exercise shoes. Bring layers of clothing and extra socks, as it may be cool/damp outside in the mornings. As there is a short walk between lodging, dining, and training sites, an umbrella is a good thing to bring also.
A checklist of items is available here.
Recommended Instructional MaterialsYang Laoshi's book Taijiquan, The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power, the 4 hr. DVD Dr. Yang Yang's Evidence Based Taiji and Qigong Program, and the music CD Elixir, Music for Moving and Still Meditation are highly recommended for all persons wishing to become certified instructors. The materials may be purchased on-line through the Center for Taiji Studies web site or at camp. Please email me with any questions: scott'at symbol'centerfortaiji.com.
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