Gudrun Leduc

Gudrun >Leduc

This is my good friend, Gudrun Leduc. Gudrun was born in Germany and after some extensive traveling, she settled in Montreal, Canada.

Around ten years ago, Gudrun called one of my companies, and I invited her and her husband to visit me in Panama. We have been friends ever since, and I have come to know what a remarkable person she is. Gudrun is an inspiration to many people. Some know her as the dedicated Tai Chi and Chi Gong master. Others have studied yoga and pilates with her. Still others have received expert shiatsu massage treatments from her. And many a student and friend of Gudrun has had the pleasure of sampling Gudrun’s exquisite meals.

It was in China that Gudrun received her training in Tai Chi and Chi Gong. She studied Yang style and Sun style tai chi, as well as tai chi weapons, including the use of single-edged and double-edged broadswords. She studied these arts at the University of Physical Education in Beijing under Master Wu and Grand Master Yung Ming Zhong. She then took her knowledge back to Canada, and opened the 5 Elements School, to share these arts with her own students, many of whom continued practicing with her for twenty years, until Gudrun’s move to Panama.

Gudrun now operates a healing retreat center in Cerro Punta, Panama. She is planning to offer Tai Chi, Chi Gong and Yoga Retreats at The Lotus Garden, in Limon, Panama.

Gudrun is married to Greg Leduc, a talented musician and the two have two lovely daughters and a beautiful grandson. Below, Gudrun is pictured with her daughter, Katherine, who has taken over the management of the 5 Elements School in Montreal.

Yoguinis Gudrun y Katherine - Yoga Libre Gudrun and Katherine Leduc

Limon Flower Festival

Festival de Las Flores de Limon de Campana Panama

Limon is perhaps the most picturesque community in The Republic of Panama,
thanks to its stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the mountain ranges that include Panama’s first national park, Altos de Campana.

Around 90% of Limon’s residents share a common vocation: the cultivation of flowers,
along with ornamental and medicinal plants. Once per year, the town’s people jointly prepare a joyous festival that showcases hundreds of varieties of flowers, plants and
baby trees, along with music, dance, food and handicrafts.

Flowers

The Limon residents cultivate endless varieties of flowers, including roses, orchids, papos, daisies, and hundreds more.

Papos en el Festival de Flores de Limon de Campana
Papos

Ornamental plants

Medicinal plants

The residents of Limon produce a wide range of medicinal plants including several varieties of basil and oregano, rosemary, paico, ruda, boldo, aloe vera, peppers, mint and more.

Handicrafts

People

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