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contact us for information about courses and ongoing meditation retreats


Minke's new Book


course calendar



Silent Ground Retreats
is a holistic training and has been offering retreats for over 30 years. Annual Retreats take place in beautiful rural locations such as Cortes Island and Quadra Island. Immerse yourself in sacred, peacful places for integral transformation.
We also offer weekly classes, workshops, private sessions and bodywork in Vancouver, BC.

Tao Alchemy Training
Practice Tao Yoga, Chi Kung (Qigong), and Meditation for a amazing awakening and rejuvenating experience. Give yourself time to deeply explore your inner life. Connect with and absorb nature's splendour and pure energy. Learn tools to tune up your Energy Body so you can vibrate in resonance with your Source.
Accelerate your growth! meditative lifestyle

Certification Programs and Certification as:
Universal Healing Tao Instructor
Tao Yoga Instructor
Tao Tantric Arts Facilitator
Feminine Treasures Instructor

See femininetreasures.com

Minke de Vos, Senior Universal Tao Instructor
is the Director of Silent Ground Retreats in Vancuver BC. Minke has devoted over 30 years to the practice of internal arts. She has worked alongside Mantak Chia since 1983. She has a wide range of energetic and spiritual skills and a reputation as a top teacher of gigong, healing and women's sexuality. Practitioners of all levels benefit from her creative teaching style, with its focus on living a vital, loving and passionate life.

Articles by Minke de Vos
Heart Chi Kung
Healing my Heart


Minke's book released
June 30th 2016






Weekly Classes
in Vancouver

Qigong * March 20 - April 10 * * April 24 - May 8 * *June 5 - 19 more info
Feminine Treasures * 3 week series, April 25 - May 9 ~ *2.5 hour classes*
January - June class times and dates

Healing Tao Qigong

7:30 - 9 pm

Angel Hands Wellness register
Feminine Treasures Tuesdays 7 - 9:30 pm

Empower Health register

Tao Yoga
TBA 7:15 - 8:45 pm

Course descriptions        
Monday class at:
Angel Hands
Integrative Centre

#201 - 1416 W 8th Ave
(8th and Hemlock)
Wednesday classes at:
Empower Health
#208 - 2555 Commercial Drive

RSVP required minkedevos@gmail.com


Summer Retreat

2017 Summer Retreat

Tao Alchemy Qigong Teacher Training
more info

4 weeks
July 9 - mid August 6, 2017
200 hours certification training

Intimate group - only 12 students will be accepted for optimal personal support.

Held at beautiful Johnson's Landing Retreat Center
in the Kootenays, BC Canada

Healing Tao Qigong, Tao Yoga and Meditation
Revitlaize your self with natural energy!

Pictures from past summer retreats

more info



Super Qi Summit more info

May 26-29 Omeg Institute, Rhinebeck NY

Cultivating, storing, and expressing qi—the vital energy of life—leads to improved health and overall well-being. This special Super Qi Summit brings together modern masters with profound expertise in healing. Each master shares insights and practices to help you enhance your own well-being as you also empower your ability to help others.

more info and registration



Tao Tantric Arts for Women Book Launch

Friday December 2
7-8:30 pm
Banyen Books 3608 W 4th Ave
more info

Minke & Theda Phoenix



Song of the Goddess
Cultivate Female Sexual Energy to grow Love, Beauty and Vitality

Sunday December 11
1 - 6 pm
more info

Minke & Theda Phoenix


Salt Spring Island

Feminine Treasures
Cultivate Female Sexual Energy to grow Love, Beauty and Vitality

10 am - 6 pm
more info


Quadra Island
New Years Retreat


New Years Retreat - Dec. 28 - Jan 2, 2017
Internal Alchemy Retreat

Quadra Island, BC
more info

This residential retreat will be held at a Quadra Island Harbour House on Quadra Island, BC, which overlooks the ocean. www.harbourhouse.bc.ca



Medical Qigong Practitioner Training more info

Certification by The International Institute of Medical Qigong and Henan University
with Wendy Lang MMQ (Master of Medical Qigong)

The Medical Qi Gong Practitioner program is presented in a series of four 5 day workshop intensives, starting September 28, 2016
in Vancouver.
Please sign up by June

This in-depth training includes: intuitive energy bodywork, specific movements for different conditions, and the spiritual roots of acupuncture and oriental medicine.
Excellent tools for bodyworkers, acupuncturists, and other health practitioners.

download ionformation (word docs):
registration form
detailed course information
course syllabus

***** Introductory Evening Talks ******

September 16, 2016 ~ 7 - 8:30 pm
@ Sacred Space, 3574 West 4th Ave


*** Medical Qigong Free Clinics ***

June 4 - 5, 2016 - Practitioners Clinic
June 9 - 11, 2016
- General Clinic - All welcome

Register: 604-669-2505

www.emptymountain.com | www.medicalqigong.org

more info




Longevity Qigong
Ancient Spirals

Bone Toning
Longevity Qigong
Private Medical Qigong Sessions

Contact: Linda Fisher to register lindasarah@sasktel.net

See Article



Sacred Femininity more info
Teacher Training for Women

January - February 2017, Koh Phnagan Thailand



Private Sessions & Bodywork

Minke deVos

make an appointment


Tao Sexual Healing
Connect the source of your creative power with your loving intention to accelerate your growth. Safe and supportive ways help you to develop your sexual, Kundalini and spiritual energy. Self-healing for PMS, hormone balance, low libido, sexual frustration, abuse, and relationship disharmony. Access and channel rejuvenating energy to awaken your potential. Learn individualized practices to continue at home to enrich your daily life and relationships.
For individuals or couples. These sessions contain no nudity or sexually explicit activities.
$96 /hour, plus GST, a session is usually 1.5 hour, $144 plus GST ($151)

Medical Qigong Therapy
Minke helps you to dive into the roots of life issues and bring them into the light to be transformed. This profound bodywork channels Divine energy with the use of movement, healing sounds and colour to release, restore and rejuvenate.
The treatments and prescription exercises are rooted in Chinese medicine, intuition and body awareness.
Release unresolved emotions that can be stuck in your vital organs and around your navel with Chi Nei Tsang.
You will be given effective practices to manage your energy and balance emotions.
Develop integrity of presence and quality of your daily life .
$96 /hour, plus GST, a session is usually 1.5 hour

Private Sessions by Skype
Skype sessions are an effective way to experience self- healing and transformation at home.
$96 /hour, plus GST, a session is usually 1.5 hour, $144 plus GST ($151)


Private Sessions & Bodywork

David Gyurkovics

make an appointment

Medical Qigong, Acutonics and Chi Nei Tsang
David offers amazing treatments which combine Medical Qigong, Acutonics/Sound Healing and Chi Nei Tsang (Taoist Internal Organ Massage). He has studied and practiced qigong, meditation and Tao Yoga for 20 years and studied Japanese Acupuncture with Dr. Miki Shima OMD.
$80/ hour, plus GST, a session is usually 1.5 hour

Private Sessions
instruction is available in Meditation, Qigong, Cultivating Sexual Energy (for men or couples).
Long distance healing or live sessions.

$80/ hour, plus GST, a session is usually 1.5 hours


mailing address:

Silent Ground
#12 - 1601 Comox Street
Vancouver BC

Canada V6G 1P4


May the wisdom of the Tao bring meaning and fulfillment to your life.

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