Throughout his lifetime, Teja Bell has been a committed practitioner of the Dharma and the Dao, integrating qigong, martial arts, and healing energy practices.
He is a lifelong practitioner and teacher of Aikido (6th-degree black belt) and of Chinese Internal Arts with a special emphasis on the healing and restorative aspects of qigong and meditation.
Roshi Teja Fudo Myoo Bell is a recognized Zen Master from the Rinzai Shu or Rinzai Zen lineage.
Moreover, as a qigong and dharma teacher, he teaches and leads retreats and training internationally and is a regular visiting teacher on residential retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he has taught over 150 retreats since 1999 with many teachers in the Vipassana Insight Meditation tradition.
He also leads annual in-depth study and teacher-training programs and teaches residential and online classes, daylongs, and retreats.
Teja is committed to the lifelong pursuit and mastery of these evolving teachings and disciplines, and to the ethical and empowering communication and transmission of their essential qualities, for universal benefit.
“Meditation and Qiqong are life-affirming, they affirm our lives, they affirm the best heart of us.”
– Teja Bell
The EO Wonder podcast‘s Mindfulness, Meditation, and Martial Arts episode by Teja Bell is an enlightening conversation about the benefits of combining mindfulness, meditation, and martial arts. As a martial arts master and mindfulness expert.
He shared his insights into how these practices can enhance physical and mental well-being. Teja Bell explains how mindfulness can help martial artists become more aware of their bodies, minds, and surroundings.
Teja Bell shares his personal experiences with meditation and martial arts, as well as tips for incorporating mindfulness into daily life.
He also addresses common misconceptions about martial arts, emphasizing the importance of practicing with respect and humility.
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