Teachers

Acharya Suzann Duquette

Acharya Suzann Duquette is a long-time student of body-focused disciplines, beginning with training in T’ai Chi Ch’uan and Mudra Space Awareness in 1974. She is an authorized instructor in the Daoist Qigong lineages of Dr. Eva Wong, with whom she has been studying since early 2007. Previously, she was an instructor of Golden Ball T’ai Chi in the lineage of Master Lam. She is also an instructor of Mudra Space Awareness, as introduced by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and Lujong (body training), in the tradition of Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche.

Suzann is former director and current Resident Acharya (senior teacher) of Karmê Chöling Shambhala Meditation Center and is senior faculty of the Shambhala Ritual Academy. She teaches meditation retreats and Qigong programs, mostly in the United States and Canada. She lives with her husband in Barnet, Vermont, where they own and run Blue Skies Guesthouse, a local B&B.

Events with Acharya Suzann Duquette

Traditional Chinese Qigong: Levels 1-3
October 25, 2020

Qigong is designed to cultivate strength of body and calmness of mind through Taoist practices that integrate movement, breath, and qi, or internal energy, to promote health and longevity. A form of gentle, relaxing exercise, qigong strengthens joints, muscles, tendons, and bones, increases flexibility, stimulates the circulation of energy in our body, and enhances mental clarity. Qigong is also an excellent way to gently introduce mobility and relaxation to persons who have physical challenges. Talks on qigong, Chinese medicine and Taoism will be included. This intensive is a rare opportunity to receive instruction in two unique qigong lineages, the Pre-Celestial…