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 her 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 weekly Qigong and meditation classes and a monthly Taoist women’s circle called Yin Way. She also teaches weekend workshops during the year – Foundations of the Tao, Healing Love and a Jade Egg workshop for women.
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.
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”.
We are delighted to have Aisha on our team in Ireland. She teaches the Chi Nei Tsang certification programme in June and also a Tao Yin workshop.