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Tao Semko’s Tantric Yoga and Alchemical Qigong Practitioner Group

For intelligent, free-thinking, compassionate non-sectarian householder yogis, spiritual travellers, and sadhaks

Clear multimedia transmission of the views, practices, mysticism and wisdom of Tantric Yoga (Hatha, Kriya, Laya, Raja, Maithuna and Karmamudra, Mahamudra, more) and Internal Alchemy, along with social sharing with other free-thinking practitioners, cooperative social media practice challenges, and more, with a low upfront materials fee and monthly membership. Registration requires answering an application questionnaire, 3 referrals using a second questionnaire, and a video interview.

Monthly Membership:

  • Private social media Group membership (on MeWe)
  • Two or more hours/month of live online instruction in, or practice of, different facets of tantric yoga and alchemical qigong on Zoom.
  • Two hours/month of live group Q&A via Zoom videoconferencing
  • One optional 9 minute appointment each month (non-accumulating): individual Zoom video Q&A
  • Monthly social sadhanas within the social media group for credits to apply towards additional video from Tao’s College of Tantric Yogas courses, Tantric Inner Circle videos, and Progressive Sadhana recordings, available for credits, purchase, or subscription from the tuition and credit media stores inside Tao’s Practitioner Community member site, to registered members in good standing. Tantric College courses must be taken in order, and some sadhanas require permission to undertake due to the degree of skill, experience, or awareness required.
  • 30 credits at registration and 5 credits each month to apply towards the other streaming video and text courses on the site
  • $100 discount on each of Tao’s live online Kundalini Awakening Process course levels, and 50% off of the already low *online* re-attend fee (regular re-attend for physical workshops applies to cover workshop overhead).
  • Registration Access to Practitioner Community online events and physical retreats

Lectures on Theory included with Basic Registration:

  • Theory, Context, History, and Definitions: Yoga, Tantra, Qigong etc
  • Teaching on Samadhi – what is is, and ways to more rapidly transition into and between samadhi states
  • Introduction to Mahamudra
  • Teaching on Principles of Mantra Japa and Mantra Laya
  • Power, Gender, Sex, Sovereignty and Economy in Historical Tantra through Modern Times
  • Teaching on KarmaMudra
  • On Integrated Tantric Hatha Yoga Practice
  • On Asana and Energetics in Tantric Hatha Yoga
  • Using ShatKriya / ShatKarma to map subtle experience
  • Basic Metaphysics of Prayer
  • Introduction to Qigong & comparisons with Pranavidya within Tantric Yogas
  • Introduction to Avishkara, Guru Yoga, and Deity Yoga Practices / Generation Stage Practices
  • Kama Sutra vs Sexual Yoga — and their union
  • Laya Yoga (the yoga of absorption in vibration, form, and location)

Practicum Included with Basic Registration:

  • Pranayama Microteachings
  • Fundamental Techniques
  • Introductory Qigong Practices and Concepts
  • A small Treasury of Mantra used in social sadhanas and live practices
  • Simple Sexual Yogas (a list of 36+ uncomplicated practices of Maithuna, Karmamudra, and Sambhoga Yoga)
  • 8 Charana and Zhan Zhuang Social Sadhana
  • 8 Charana, Suryanamaskar, and Uddiyana Bandha Social Sadhana
  • Mantra Laya with Shambhavi Mudra & Naad Yoga Social Sadhana
  • Mantra Laya and Visual Laya Deity Yoga Social Sadhana
  • Mantra Laya and Visual Laya in individual chakras, nadis, petals Social Sadhana

Additional Practicum included with Deluxe Registration:

The full archive of previously presented “evergreen” Practitioner Group materials (included with Deluxe registration fee, and accessible as long as you maintain your membership in good standing):

Practicum on Tantric Hatha, Kriya, and Laya Yogas, Vyayama and Suksma Vayama

  • Secrets of Abdominal Isolation: Uddiyana Bandha and Nauli Kriya: How to erase traumatic visceral muscle memories, undo the knots and blockages of the central channel, and manipulate prana in the left, right, and central channels at will (streaming online instructional video – over 15 hours of progressive video lessons, beginning with preliminary practices, then the physical methods, then the addition of subtle energy awareness and manipulation)
  • Bliss and Ecstasy in Tantric Hatha Yoga: Cloaked in shadow language and skeletal instructions in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gerandha Samhita and Siva Samita, are the methods for producing and maintaining bliss using hatha yoga asana, mudra, and bandha… the secret oral instructions are given here in over a month of streaming progressive video lessons, along with how to keep ojas, prana, and chitta balanced and harmonized throughout the process… (over 40 hours of streaming video instruction). If you think Viparata Karani is “legs up the wall pose”, you may be in for a shock…
  • Rejuvenating and Balancing Sexual Energy and Vitality using Simple Applied Physical Culture How to restore and balance Ojas / Jing Chi by using specific physical principles… (streaming video lessons)
  • Tantric Secrets of Prenatal Hatha Yoga A practice from the practical lore and oral tradition of Tantric hatha yoga: for fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth (streaming video of guided practice)
  • Vyayam as Yoga How to use breath-coordinated physical culture to provide not only great exercise but deep meditative absorption and clarity of mind. (progressive streaming video course)
  • Secrets of Abdominal Isolation: Uddiyana Bandha and Nauli Kriya (step-by-step exercises) | 21 days of guided preliminary practice | 21 days of guided physical practice | 21 days of spiritual practice using nauli with visualization and kinesthetization
  • Bliss and Ecstasy in Tantric Hatha Yoga (40 days of practice videos)
  • Rejuvenating and Balancing Sexual Energy and Vitality using Simple Applied Physical Culture
  • Tantric Secrets of Prenatal Hatha Yoga(useful for both women and men for increased fertility, fluidity, groundedness, relaxation, and groundedness, as well as easier labor and birthing)
  • Vyayam as Yoga Breath-Coordinated Exercise as yoga of breath, mind, body
  • Yogic Physical Culture, Simple, powerful exercises movement and breath as they pertain to mental and energetic states, physical vitality, and libido, creativity, and spiritual connection

Qigong and Internal Alchemy Practicum:

  • Sensei Niikura’s Ki Breathing, Basic Four Exercises and Variations
  • Extraordinary Vessel Qigong
  • Shamanic 8 Forces Alchemical Qigong movements for the eight trigrams of the Bagua, in early heaven and later heaven arrangements for internal alchemy, from Sifu Dan Ferrera

Practicum on Generation and Completion Stage Tantra (Vajrayana, Saiva/Sakta, Ganapatya, Vaishnava)

  • Ganapatya Tantric Deity Yoga Sadhana: a layered self-generation sadhana including visualization, invocation, pranayam, antar japa, mantra and yantra laya, and nadi-vayu yoga… A wondrous and powerful initiation to deity yoga, and a suitable energetic and devotional foundation for Sakta Tantra, Yogini Tantra, and Vajrayana generation stage practices.(Generation and Completion stage practices) to initiate, widen, and unobstruct the internal channels and subtle winds of the body, a create a strong foundation of awareness and blissful, spacious energy…
  • Tantric transformation of negative emotions (in Generation Stage / Deity Yoga vajrayana)
  • Tantric transformations of “negative” emotions – part 2 – introductory “completion stage” practices of the inner channels, winds, chakras…
  • Tsa Lung and Bumpa-Chen (Vase Breathing) for Candali/gTummo
  • Candali/gTummo progressive practices
  • Guru Yoga Sadhana using the UpaGuru (inner guru principle) rather than a human guru – Empowerment and sadhana using mantra, visualization, and proprioceptive awareness
  • Ganapati-Ganesha-Vignesha Frontal Generation Mantra Siddhi Sadhana with Empowerment
  • Ganesha’s Mandala and Ganas, part one: Svananda Dama, the four gates, eight Parshada guardians, 2 protective shaktis, and 3 consort/companion shaktis
  • Ghantapani-Vajrasattva YabYum Crown-Generation Sadhana with Transmission
  • Ganesha’s Mandala and Ganas, part 2: The Sea of Sugar Cane Juice, the Island of Mind-Gems, the Garden of Ideas, the Wish-Fulfilling Idea Trees, the Thrones, The Bhramarambika guards, the Vahana Steed
  • Using Generation Stage Mandala Practices in Yogic and Tantric Application
  • Orthodox and Mystical Approaches to Initiation in the Yogini Tantras

Maithuna and Sexual Yoga

  • a recently translated rare 8th Century Indian Vajrayana Practice Text emphasizing karmamudra practice, with commentaries providing clear instructions on generation stage (deity yoga), completion stage (channel & wind yoga), karmamudra (sexual yoga) and mahamudra (complete yoga) practices, along with introductory materials framing Shravakayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana Views and Practices (.pdf ebook)
  • Siva Lata Mudra: A Simple Sexual Yoga (video instruction)
  • Vajroli, Sahajoli, and Swing Mantras in KarmaMudra and Maithuna Sexual Yogas (video instruction)
  • Maithuna: Solo Preliminaries & Foundation Practices

Various other Sadhanas and Practices

  • Planetary Mantra Remedies & Sadhanas
  • Clearing Heavy Energy from the Body: Solar/Lunar Bija Clearing Pranayama
  • Clearing Heavy Energy from the Body: Vajrapani and Mahamaya Mantra Samputs
  • Three-Part Vajrayana Prosperity & Generosity Practice (also aligns you with the natural world)
  • Taoist & Wu Practices for Winter Solstice
  • Practices to Inaugurate the Calendar New Year

Much love to you and yours,

Tao Semko

Register Now!

Basic Registration: (US$205 to register and then US$34.95/month)

Deluxe Registration: (As of September 1st, 2019: US$840 to register and then US$34.95/month).*

The Deluxe Evergreen Materials (stand-alone, for members in good standing who previously opted for the Basic Registration, without these materials): Currently US$940.* This option is not available to non-members!

Click Here to arrange an interview and apply

Your registration will be promtly refunded in full if you do not complete the application process or if you are turned down for any reason. Basic Kindness, Compassion, Open-Mindedness, Wisdom, Level-Headedness, and Common Sense are a must for practitioners, and practitioners must be an emancipated adult or have the permission of the custodial parents/guardians to participate. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, sexual orientation or identity, ethnicity, or age (after adulthood), that said, some practices are counter-indicated for individuals with certain mental and physical conditions, and certain countries censor websites like this one focusing on mind-body disciplines.

* The Deluxe registration fee goes up every month as each month’s materials are added to the library, increasing its value.

**Scholarships: For those in countries / regions with dramatically lower median incomes – simply email us at info1 @ taosemko . com (remove spaces) with “Scholarship Request” in the subject line if you need a scholarship, and inform us of your situation, how you intend to serve your community, and what you propose in barter for your membership and information products.)


Additional Media Store Materials available for purchase exclusively by Practitioner Group Members:

Further materials available exclusively to Practitioner Group members via either additional tuition or social sadhana credits: https://taosemko.com/media-for-members/