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The Art of Effortless Ease: An Introduction to Qi Gong with Hedwig Bakker
January 17 @ 9:15 am - 3:30 pm$50
Hedwig will introduce you to Qi Gong: an ancient Chinese practice of gentle movement, breathing exercises, standing postures and meditation to work skillfully with your life force energy, with the internal power that animates all physical functions and the mind.
Becoming an expert at working with your own internal energy gives you the resources to have choices and to manifest the kind of day, and the kind of life that you want to have.
Regular Qi Gong practice has many benefits and effects on a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual level such as: better health, increased vitality, less stress-more relaxation, balanced emotions and nervous system, feel energised and inspired, calm and clarity in the mind, finding connection, meaning and purpose.
Qi Gong is easy to learn and enjoyable to do. Even after a short amount of practice, you can already feel its benefits.
What to expect…
-Teachings; practice during several sessions of movement; meditation
-Learn the basics of Qi Gong and the 7 Principles of Practice
-Experience the wonderful benefits of these gentle yet powerful exercises
-Bring home some effective tools for health, vitality, well-being, relaxation and inner calm
This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in learning the beauty, effectiveness, simplicity and power of Qi Gong.
Everyone can benefit from the many resources that Qi Gong provides regardless of age, ability, belief system or life circumstances.
– Lee Holden
9.15 am: Meet and Greet
9.30-11 am: Session of Instructions and Practice
11-11.30 am: Break
11.30 am-1 pm: Session of Instructions and Practice
1-1.45 pm: Lunch break (bring your own vegetarian lunch)
1.45 pm: Walk to Sanctuary
2 – 3.30 pm: Session of Instructions and Practice at the Sanctuary
3.30 pm: Conclusion
Coffee and Tea included.
Bring your own vegetarian lunch (Mana centre is strictly meat and fish free)
Hedwig is a certified Holden Qi Gong Teacher and experienced meditation instructor and takes great joy in sharing her knowledge and experience with others.
Payment is required in full at the time of booking, by credit or debit card, or direct bank transfer using our secure POLi payment gateway.
We draw special attention to two of our guidelines before registration: Mana provides lacto-ovo vegetarian food only, this means no fish or chicken and is an alcohol and drug free environment.
This group requires a minimum number of participants to go ahead, if that number is not reached we reserve the right to cancel the event.
Should you, for any reason, decide to cancel your registration, please note our cancellation policy :
- 30 days or more prior to the start of an event, a refund will be made less a $50 administrative fee, and your spot will be offered to someone else.
- 10 – 29 days prior to the start of an event, a refund will be made less a $200 administrative fee. Event bookings less than $200 receive no refund.
- 0-9 days prior to the start of an event, no refund will be made.
- These policies are reassessed in certain circumstances.