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Welcome…:) This is an invitation to join me for a nourishing Chi Kung workshop that is designed to give you easy to learn techniques to increase the health of your energy reservoirs. This will be experienced through practicing simple Chi Kung forms that help harmonise the meridian flows in your body. I am offering a 20% early bird discount if you wish to book & pay in full before the 19th of December. Please see the end of this page for workshop fees and payment details. This Workshop is open to all - no previous experience required, it is about learning techniques you can do at home to stay healthy. It will be held at a fantastic location overlooking the waters of Lake Cootharaba at Boreen Point on the Sunshine Coast, surrounded by a forest of paperbark trees. For more information : Facebook: ChiKungForAll (www.facebook.com/ChiKungForAll/Events) What is Chi Kung in a nutshell? Chi Kung is the skilful practice of gathering, circulating, and harmonising one's life-force energy. What is This Workshop About? This workshop is focused on exploring Chi Kung moves and meditations that harmonise the flow of all 12 meridian pathways in the body. This is offered in a fun way :) As we explore simple Chi Kung forms and walks including Elemental Animal forms that support the meridian flows. What Are Meridians??? Put simply, Meridians are energy pathways that run throughout the body, and are deeply entwined with the expression of healthy flow (or lack) of energy in the areas of the body they pass through, and the organs they are named after. The harmonious balancing of these energy pathways in the body leads to a much greater overall vitality, presence, and clarity. What Will We Be Doing Each Day? Each day will involve easy to learn Chi Kung forms that balance the Yin and Yang meridians of each of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) 5 Elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. Each Element has at least 2 meridians associated with it. For example the TCM Water Element's meridians are the Kidney Meridian (yin), and Bladder Meridian (yang). These relate to the health of the same named organs, but also all the body parts they pass through, and the TCM associated Elemental qualities. So through Chi Kung practice we can mindfully support the flow in these individual meridian pathways. We then take the next step of supporting the balance of Yin and Yang in the body, by practicing Chi Kung moves that harmonise the Elemental meridians in paired Yin & Yang forms. This increases the equilibrium of Chi flow in the body. Over the 4 day workshop, we are gradually introduced to all of the paired Elemental meridians via Chi Kung forms, walks, meditations, and also having the opportunity to follow the flow of the meridians on each other. Then, as we build up our felt sense and clarity of each of the TCM Elemental meridians, we will start building practice sequences of all the 5 Element Meridians together, to deepen the alchemy of change towards health in our body. Location - Fabulous !!! For this reason I am very excited to be offering this Chi Kung workshop at a venue overlooking the waters of Lake Cootharaba at Boreen Pt, in the Sunshine Coast. ********************************************************** At the end of the workshop we will put together a video of the moves, so you can continue resourcing yourself at home. Please facebook message me at www.facebook.com/chikungforall, or email [masked] or phone [masked] for bookings and/or queries :) Workshop Costs : Early Bird Offers…. ***Pay by Dec 19th and get 20% off the 4 day workshop - $480 ***Or Pay by Jan 2nd and get 10% off the 4 day workshop - $540 ***Bring a friend and get a further $50 off the fee*** Normal Workshop Fees: 4 day AU$600, 3 Day $480 Payment Methods: Bank transfer (please email [masked] for details) Or Phone through credit card payment using secure paypal. Look forward to seeing you there :)
What are the benefits of learning Tai Chi? Tai Chi Chuan is an exercise for anybody wanting to improve bone density, strength of their legs and joints, flexibility of the waist, to improve concentration and to calm the mind. You will improve your breathing by increasing lung capacity and your heart rate will slow, yet you can still work up a sweat. Tai Chi Chuan improves the fighting ability of martial artists by teaching them how to deal with oncoming force, how to balance their body for maximum energy output, and to achieve an external softness while maintaining an internal hardness. Classes Our classes consist of warm ups, standing post exercises, push hands, and forms. Our forms include the Beijing 24, Long Fist Yang style 24, Long Fist Yang style 108, Yang style 42, Sun style Tai Chi for Arthritis. Saturdays 9-10 am. Easy Taichi Classes are available Monday evenings (6-7pm) Tuesday and Thursday mornings (9-10am). Contact Marc Webster on[masked] to register. Click here for More Info (http://www.fitlifehealth.com.au/fitlife-martial-arts/training/tai-chi/) on the Teacher and the school - where you can also learn martial arts, lion dance and get Chinese medical treatment.
Tai Chi for Beginners Workshop Saturday, 19th January, 2:30 - 5:00 PM, Annerley This workshop is designed anyone seriously considering investing time and effort to start leaning Tai Chi for improving health and lifestyle. It is very important for you to attend this workshop so you can attend weekly group sessions on Mon and Wed nights. Come to find out what is Tai Chi all about by learning: how to do the correct breathing technique, correct posture, to do Zhan Zhuang; know the difference between Qi Gong and Tai Chi, and other wonderful things. Students will be able to do Level 1 (9 movements) after this short 2.5 hour-long course. It is very rewarding and fun when you know the flow of the movements. It's also fun to be in the group classes. $50 per person. Book and pay in full as soon as you can because number is limited. [masked][masked]
“The soft arts of Qigong, Tai Chi, Xing Yi, and Ba Gua, provide a systematic program of exercise which will invigorate your entire body, with minimal risk of strain or injury. These forms of exercise will massage and invigorate internal organs, as well as your muscles, tendons, and joints. More importantly, the soft arts lead you to a new level of self knowledge and awareness, and teach you how your body relates to your mind, and to your inner being, or soul. Training in these arts teaches the student to react naturally and calmly in stressful situations, and not to be confused by technique, fear, or uncertainty. A skilled student understands that the will commands, strength obeys, and the energy follows. Always remember, the more you give the soft arts, the more they repay you.” Extract from The Book of Soft Martial Arts by Howard Reid. Each season we train a different style of Qigong. Currently we are exploring the Shaolin Yi Jin Jing (Muscle/Tendon Changing Exercises), the sitting Ba Duan Jin (Eight Pieces of Brocades) and stationary Qigong from the Ba Gua and Xing Yi systems. Classes Qigong Classes are from 5:45 - 6:45 pm. Stretch Class is from 6:45-7:45pm. Contact Marc Webster on[masked] to register. Click here for More Info (http://www.fitlifehealth.com.au/) on the Teacher and the school - where you can also learn martial arts, lion dance and get Chinese medical treatment.