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Tai-Chi & Raw Food Retreat

March 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - March 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm



Class description:

A 7 day Tai-Chi & Raw Food Retreat, with Ophir Biran. Ophir will teach a simple and powerful Tai-Chi form of 8 steps. We will start with Qi-gong as basic warm up and breathing techniques. We will learn and practice meditation and daily yoga stretches. We will have spare time to relax and enjoy the land and absorb its abundance. At night, we will have different activities from a Bon-fire under the full moon, Shamanic Journey ceremony led by Ophir, and some silent meditations.

Eric Rivkin, an International Raw Food Chef and owner of the farm, will take care of all our culinary needs. You will get a chance to see permaculture and a self-sustaining farm. We will enjoy amazing organic fruit from the farm. Eric He will provide us with delicious meals, smoothies for breakfasts and great evening deserts.

You will be staying on beautiful farm land in the hills of the Diamante Valley (home to the tallest waterfall in CR). There is a lot of Beauty in this land. Eric will guide us on a permaculture trip around the farm. There are two major rivers that run through the farm. We can enjoy daily baths, waterfalls and swim in natural water pools. The farm is called “La Joya Del Sol.” The website is

We will sleep in fancy tent structures (bamboo style above the ground) or bring your own. There is a communal space for food, and several spots for relaxing and meditating. We share a common bathroom shower & toilet. We also have power to charge electronic devices.

Teacher Bios:

Ophir Biran has been exploring the secrets of Tai Chi and Qi Gong for the last 18 years. He is a gold medalist of Tai Chi Yang, Shanghai Championship 2008, and student of great world Grandmaster. Ophir carries and delivers the ancient wisdom of Yang & Chen styles Tai Chi Chuan and Wu Ji Qi Gong, in a clear light way.

Viva La Raw
The purpose of the Viva La Raw Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit charity, is to provide education and support for sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just, plant-based, nutrition-rich lifestyles, supporting scientific research and creative initiatives that respect and enhance the quality of all life on Earth.

Education and living by example helps everyone make better choices to manifest the worldwide awakening to adopt conscientious lifestyles respectful to all life. The projects of Viva La Raw share skills, knowledge, and an ongoing lifestyle directly to the people that are involved in this awakening.

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March 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
March 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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La Joya Del Sol
Diamante Valley, Costa Rica
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Ophir Biran
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