Retreats in Chiang Mai this dry season

While we usually focus on free events in Bangkok, the following is also of interest especially for those who have met the organiser Khun Morakot, who leads the monthly meditation session at Kathmandu Gallery:

Weekend Retreat at Dr. Tui’s Organic Farm in Chiang Mai’s Mae Tang District

Available only from December 4, 2009 – February 28, 2010

Every weekend from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, Dr. Tui’s Organic Farm is presenting its

“ boutique ashram ” weekend retreat program, offering lodging in a luxury safari tent under the lichi trees, gourmet organic meals, meditation, chi kung, tai chi, yoga, an excursion to Buatong Waterfall and transportation from and to Chiang Mai city. On our first weekend of December 4-6, 2009, Yoko Fukatsu will be our guest yoga teacher. Meditation is led by Morakot Piyakesin. Program is in English and Thai (possibly also Japanese for yoga!)

Fee ranges from 3,600 – 4,400 baht per person with a maximum of 12 participants for each weekend.

Private classes, massage and banana leaves sauna at reasonable fees are also available for upon request.

If interested, please call Dr. Tui’s Bed and Breakfast 053 216 316 (speaking Thai only) or Organic Farm 087 187 3431 (English) or send your inquiries to

Dr.Tui’s Bed and Breakfast and Organic Farm are vegetarian friendly and environmentally conscious

Some general background on the farm and activities: Dr Tuis farm

On the weekend of December 18-20, 2009, Universal Tao Certified instructor, Veronique Hogan will lead the retreat of meditation, chi kung and tao yin as well as give Chi Nei Tsang massage. Participants need no prior experience. Beginners are welcome.

After 15 years of journalism, Veronique has taken a complete turn of her life upon discovering Chi Nei Tsang, the abdominal massage, which cured her excruciating stomach pain. She became a student of Master Mantak Chia and discovered self healing through chi kung, tai chi, tao yin and meditation. Originally from Switzerland and now living in Bangkok with her family, Veronique speaks French, English and Thai. Her website is

2 replies on “Retreats in Chiang Mai this dry season”

  1. Thank you for your concern. Whatever happens, happens. We still have to take care of our mind and body. It is probably the best thing to do now. However, Chiang Mai is not as red as the media makes it to be.

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