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October 12

November 11

November 25 - November 29th 

Workshop Announcement:

Making Peace with the Pieces of our Lives
A six-week performance workshop with Lakshmi Lambert
When: Sundays 3pm-5pm, Nov. 15 – Dec. 20
Registration deadline is Thursday, November 12.
Where: Held weekly, at your house, over Zoom.
Registration: for all 6 meetings is $180.
To register / or receive more information please call (landline) 310-737-1998
Email: honortheearth88@gmail.com


Group Practice Performance exercises
Drawing tools from theater, dance, ritual, and performance art practices, we will allow our collected / collective impressions to become the raw materials for solo performance work in our weekly, virtual gathering.
No experience necessary, personal expression required.
Lakshmi will facilitate the group in shared practice / process, creating a container for each to create their own piece. We will look at what it is to create solos with the collective in mind - work that is also a prayer, with planetary reverberation.
We will experiment with healing through making, transmuting past pain and future fears into a living, breathing, pulsing seed, for creative work/practice/communion.
Performance expression each week
A weekly space for: interacting, communing, radiating, making new friends, and building community.
An opportunity for integration and exploration of the depth of these times we’re living in, moving towards personal and global well being.
Culmination: Piece / Peace – each participant will perform a solo piece during the last meeting.

Tai Chi and Qi Gong Classes

Looking to learn Tai Chi and Qi Gong? Dharma Health Institute now offers ONLINE and IN PERSON classes for those seeking to learn this healing art. Students can attend live sessions by clicking here. In Person classes are limited to 4 spaces. Please reserve your spot if you would like to attend in person (classes available for reservation 4 days prior to start of class). You do not need to reserve a spot if you are attending a virtual class. If you need help with the online system, please click this button.

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If you are unable to attend a LIVE class, we encourage you to visit our partner site, www.dharmamedia.com, where all classes are taped and archived. Once you subscribe, you have access to unlimited viewing of all classes taught by Master Zi and other senior teachers. 

*Due to COVID-19, there are only 4 spots available for in person classes. Individuals are encouraged to book ahead of time if you'd like to come in. All students are required to wear masks and can check in online via the member app Zen Planner (Apple Store; Google Play). The studio is cleaned after each class, plenty of time is provided in between classes and temperature checks will be taken for all attendees. 

Dharma Health Institute is an integrative health institute located in Playa Del Rey, California that offers Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga/Vedic studies. In addition, the services offered include Acupuncture, Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy, Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP), Interpersonal Therapy and Neuroplasticity. 

Master Zi and Anisa Kassim are the founders of the Institute and have over 20 years experience in both Western and Eastern medicine. Read more about our practitioners here. 

Online Classes, Seminars and Podcasts

Dharma Health Institute is proof of Master Zi's life mission, which is to provide his clients with as much knowledge as possible so that they can become the steward of their life. Dharma Health Institute is host to hundreds of students from all over the world looking to gain better health and self-mastery. We are happy to announce that this content is now all archived and available at www.dharmamedia.com. If individuals are unable to access classes LIVE, then all classes, with all teachers, are archived and can be watched at any time at dharmamedia.com. 

We are building a library filled with content in various formats and on multiple platforms. Dharma Media fuses modern science and medicine with ancient knowledge that has more than stood the test of time. 

(By subscribing to Dharma Media, you will have full access to all the LIVE classes taught by Master Zi and senior teachers. Enhance your practice, increase your quality life and longevity - we hope you will join our community)

Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga Naga

Tai chi is a mind-body practice that involves a series of slow, flowing exercises that combine movement, meditation, and rhythmic breathing. Although it was initially developed as a martial art, it's commonly practiced as a form of "moving meditation." According to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, tai chi's movements can help stimulate the flow of vital energy (also known as "chi") and, in turn, promote healing from a variety of health conditions.

Many practitioners of tai chi use this technique to enhance physical and mental health, as well as to improve posture, balance, flexibility, and strength. In addition, tai chi is said to boost mood, alleviate pain, strengthen the immune system, and improve heart health.

Our classes are open to all levels. If you are brand new to Tai Chi, we suggest attending a Tuesday 9am class. Monday -Tuesday 7pm class, or Sunday 10am, as your first class. 


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Weekly Podcast

In our journey to reach out and expand our community, we know the only way to understanding each other is through conversation. With that in mind, we created a podcast that features our own Vin Desh and Master Zi. Come take a listen and learn about who we truly are. 

For a list of all the podcasts, please visit our partner site: www.dharmamedia.com

  • Dharma Health Institute

    “This place is a must try if you have any ailments! Their holistic approach to wellness has truly helped me. I have a lot of pain that I get treated with Anisa through acupuncture and both she and Master Zi have helped teach me how to change my lifestyle in ways that has drastically reduced a lot of my issues. I can't express enough that even if you're skeptical but looking for a new approach to things, just give them a try!”

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    “I have been attending 3-4 classes a week for about three months now, and the difference is astounding. My legs are already stronger, my posture is better, and I feel better at managing day-to-day stress. Master Zi and the other instructors are awesome. There is truly an attitude of non-judgment that is crucial to a self-practice like tai chi. The community of other students is really encouraging. I've already recommended classes to several of my friends.”

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    “Master Zi is remarkable in his omniscience of martial techniques, true Indian yoga, Eastern and Western healing practices and philosophies. He is a remarkable and creative individual. The other teachers follow his example and are excellent and inspiring practitioners. ”