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QiGong + Plant Medicine: 6 week immersion into the Ma Wang Dui form

Join lara pacheco of Atabey Medicine to lead a 6 weeks series learning the 'Ma Wang Dui Form'. After completing the requirements, lara has been given permission to teach this form from the Ling Gui International Healing Qigong School as taught by Dr. Liu Dong. Over six weeks we will learn this beautiful, elegant, and ancient form while also connecting and exploring some plant medicine as tea. Once participants register, you will be encouraged to purchase an accompanying booklet or e-booklet through the Ling Gui International Healing Qigong School. After our six week series, participants will have learned this form to practice on their own. Tea will be provided in person and outdoors.

Timing, Format and Cost


In-person outside in lara's backyard: NE Portland, Cully Neighborhood. Exact address will be emailed upon registering.

Dates and Times:

6 Wednesdays, 9:00am - 10:30am, July 13th - August 17th


$149, space is limited so register early to reserve your spot!

Equity pricing is available - please be in touch:

About lara

lara pacheco (they/them/she/her) is a Taíno, Latine mamita that believes part of our collective liberation is accessed through decolonizing ourselves and weaving into the web of ancestral medicine. lara directly works through this realm with plants, fungi, puppets, music and dance. When not caring for their family, land and creatures, lara co-runs Atabey Medicine of Seed and Thistle Apothecary, an educational resource that centers Queer, Trans and Gender fluid Black and Indigenous voices within herbalism. lara is a Qigong student with the Ling Gui International Healing Qigong School and a student with POCA Tech Liberation Acupuncture program to further help bring access to care to everyone.


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