Plant-Based Traditional Chinese Medicine Food & Herbs

with Zoey Xin Yi Gong

Weekend Retreat (see housing options below)
with Yoga Asana (optional) + Fire Ceremony 
Woodstock, NY
September 28-29, 2019
Saturday 10am-9:30pm + Sunday 10-3pm
+ room (covers cost of food and Saturday night dinner)
* $75 room fee for Saturday night. Rooms are shared. Bring your friend. You may also chose to stay nearby in airbnb or hotel.

The Weekend Workshop will allow you to:

  • Identify your TCM body type

  • Understand the basics of TCM food energetics and eating philosophy

  • Understand the basics of TCM herbs and fundamental formulas

  • Hands-on cook and prepare for Saturday family dinner

  • Prepare individualized herbal tea and herbal formula

  • Identify at least 20 kinds of common TCM food ingredients and herbs

  • Create a sample, seasonal, individualized menu based on TCM Food Therapy guidelines

Tentative Schedule:

Asana (Optional)
10-11:30am Lecture on basic theory
Lecture on specific foods and conditions
4:30-6pm Hands-on medicinal food prep
6-7pm Family Dinner
7:30-9:30pm Fire Ceremony

Asana (optional)
10-11:30am Lecture on herbal formula + hands on formula prep
Workshop on menu design and herb identification
4-7pm Group Hiking Trip (optional)

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Born in Shanghai, China, Zoey started her journey as a healer by healing herself, who once had two breast tumors, constant skin rashes, amenorrhea, and joint pain. Living in New York City since 2015, she now holds a B.S. in nutrition as well as public health from New York University, 200-hr yoga instructor certification, Meridian Yoga Therapy certification, and is currently pursing her registered dietitian credential (R.D.) at Hunter College and her M.S. in Traditional Oriental Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. With her background in clinical nutrition, professional kitchen, and Chinese medicine, Zoey specializes in mostly plant-based Chinese medicinal cuisine and unique holistic treatments to help her clients reach their wellness goals and witness real, positive changes.

Passionate about culture, Zoey has travelled to more than 20 countries, incorporating various cultural traditions into her cooking and treatments. In New York City, she is the founder of Table 81 NYC, a dining experience that offers plant-based medicinal dinners. She has done partnership with Two Hands NYC, Good Thanks Café, Great Sanxiang Camelia Oil, Subculture Dining by Russell Jackson, Museum of Chinese in American, and so on.

 With an eye for aesthetics and attention to details, Zoey is dedicated to modernize ancient wisdom to create truly unique and inspiring art of cuisine and healing. She is beyond excited to share her knowledge with you and help you find your inner balance.