Raquel de Jesus and her partner Peter den Dekker cooperate to bring traditional chi kung exercises back to their origin. This origin lays in observation of natural processes and in appreciating simplicity. They call it Tree Time.

Raquel de Jesus is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, as well as an Integrative Baby Therapist.


Peter den Dekker has studied extensively Chinese culture, martial arts, medicine and Taoism. He instructed chi kung in various European countries, introducing it in the realms of rehabilitation, sport and artistic education.

He is the author of the book The Dynamics of Standing Still.

In the 1980’s he was involved in regenerative agriculture en initiated and ran a plant in food fermentation, mainly tempeh.

For the last five year Peter has been involved as a curator in the development of a new museum in Amsterdam. This museum will open in coming May.

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