Jeremy Kotenberg is a 22nd generation daoshi (priest) in the Long Men Pai tradition ordained at Qingcheng Shan, China and is currently in his final year of a Dr. of Medical Qigong program. He began his martial arts training as a youth but really began to dive deeper into the eastern movement and healing arts when he began his massage training focusing in yoga, taiji chuan, qigong and baguazhang. Jeremy received his BA from Naropa University in Traditional Eastern Arts focusing in Yoga and Taiji chuan while accomplishing a double minor in the psychology of Chinese 5 elements and Dance, he is also a licensed massage therapist. In his free time Jeremy enjoys getting out into nature going for hikes or enjoying some tea with friends. “Through all of my spiraling ups and downs as I journey through life one of the things I can say with clarity and certainty is that I have been blessed with amazing teachers that have been very generous with me and I feel honored to share these teaching that I have learned with others.”

Weekly Schedule

Nothing from September 17, 2018 to October 17, 2018.

In this class we will explore Taoist Qigong, Meditation and self-care techniques. It will be a balanced blend of dynamic movement, breath awareness and deep stillness. You will experience and learn to harmonize the 5 internal elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water) that are in constant relationship with our external environment. The last class of the month will be Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep). $12.00 drop-in fee. Please wear comfortable clothing.


Pranayama and Restorative with Juliet Heizman

Sunday, September 30, 5 – 6:30pm
Prana means life force or breath sustaining the body; Ayama translates as “to extend or draw out.” Together two mean breath extension or control. Learn the benefits of controlling your breath. Any level can join. Cost is $30.00. Studio 1.

Yoga Center Santa Cruz

Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.
B.K.S. Iyengar