Grandmaster Mantak Chia: Mantak Chia is the founder of the Universal Healing Tao System, as taught throughout the world to tens of thousands of students of the Tao. He has been the only one named Qigong Master of the Year twice by the International Congress of Chinese Medicine & Qi Gong in 1990 and 2012. He is also listed as number 18 of the 100 most Spiritually Influential people in The Watkins Review 2012 and still features on this list. He has often been credited as the person who brought Qi Gong and Taoism to the West.
Master Chia lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand at Tao Garden, the training centre, spa and health resort he created to help spread the Tao to the world.
We are delighted to welcome Master Chia to teach here in Ireland as part of his European Spring Tour. He will be in Dublin for a 7-Day seminar from May 10th – 16th 2019.
Máire Ní G: Having travelled the world and studied many spiritual traditions, Máire finally found truth in the Tao. She trained directly with Grandmaster Mantak Chia in the Tao Garden, and became the first certified Universal Healing Tao Instructor In Ireland. Máire is the founder of Universal Healing Tao Ireland and organises Mantak Chia’s visits to Dublin.
Through dedication to her practice, Máire continues to experience huge shifts in energy and personal transformation. She is passionate about sharing these well preserved ancient practices with others so that they may experience the benefits too.
Máire teaches classes, courses and workshops year-round – Chi Kung/Qi Gong, Foundations of the Tao (basic Taoist practice), Healing Love, Tao Yin (Taoist yoga) and workshops on Female Sexual Alchemy.
Olivier Barré: Olivier is a Senior Universal Healing Tao Instructor from the South of France who has trained extensively with Grandmaster Mantak Chia. He has over 20 years experience with the practices and assists Master Chia in teaching new instructors at the Tao Garden in Thailand.
He teaches Iron Shirt Chi Kung, Tai Chi, Tao Yin, Tan Tien Chi Kung, Healing Love, Fusion, Chi Nei Tsang and is a Cosmic Healing practitioner. Olivier has helped develop and teach the Associate Instructor Training here in Ireland and is a valued member of our team, teaching several workshops throughout the year.
As an acupuncturist, Olivier is firmly rooted in traditional Chinese medicine, with broad knowledge of meridians and five elements theory which support his teaching. He is also a capoiera teacher.
Jutta Kellenberger: Jutta became a student of Taoist Master Mantak Chia in 1987 and has been committed to advancing herself in the Taoist energy practices since then. In 1990, she became an Instructor to begin teaching the Universal Healing Tao system in Europe, and later moved to Thailand to live, work and teach at Master Chia’s centre, the Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort.
Jutta became a Senior Instructor teaching many levels and forms of the energy practices, including much of what she teaches today – different Chi Kung and Tai Chi forms, Healing Love practices for women and men, Fusion of the five Elements, supreme Inner Alchemy meditation, Cosmic Healing classes and Chi Nei Tsang I, II and III massage training. Since 2010, she has served as the Global Branch Leader for Chi Nei Tsang, guiding and managing how the abdominal massage is taught and practiced around the world.
Teaching is truly Jutta’s passion and inspiring others to try these ancient practices. She feels so inspired and compelled to teach these practices all over the world because the Tao has completely transformed her life, who she is and her spirituality.
Aisha Sieburth: Aisha is a Senior Universal Healing Tao Instructor and the founder of the Tao of Vitality school in France. She connects tradition and innovation in a creative approach to awaken vitality through the arts of movement, touch and internal energy work.
Aisha has trained in classical Indian dance, Shiatsu, Thai Yoga Massage, TCM and pursued research with Kung Fu Wushu, Anatomy in Movement and Continuum Method for Self Discovery.
Continuing her travels and research in China and India, Aisha integrates the practice of the Taoist Arts in her teaching, research and creations, co-authoring two books with Master Mantak Chia on “Life Pulse Massage” and “Chi Nei Tsang Microcurrent”.