Qigong Classes

Qigong classes run according to Five Chinese Elements where we focus on cleansing and strengthening organs associated with the current season.

Spring – Liver & Gall Bladder
Summer –Heart & Small Intestine
Late Summer – Spleen & Stomach
Winter – Kidneys & Bladder
Spring – Liver & Gall Bladder
Each season is split into 3 different Qigong practises PURGING, TONIFING and CIRCULATING sessions to cleanse, nourish, circulate, refine and store QI (energy).

PURGING

Exercises are used to cleanse the body of acquired QI and to release QI stagnation. Purging practises can be used to relieve anxiety and toxicity.

TONIFICATION

Exercises nourish the organs, smooth the flow of QI through the meridians and fortify the QI in the lower Dantien. Tonification routines are best to used when you feel tired, are recovering from the surgery or illness and to increase life forced energy for longevity.

CIRCULATION

Exercises irrigate the tissues, energize organs, recycle energy, build internal power and strength. Circulation practices can be used to calm down, or when feel healthy and wish to increase life forced energy and raise your vitality.

SPRING

Spring is considered the first season of the year. It’s a time of new beginnings and rising energy. So this is a powerful season to reset your energy system and harmonise the liver, our largest digestive organ of detoxification. Cleansing and strengthening Qigong exercises help the liver to carry out it’s job to move good Qi throughout the whole system, giving us a natural daily dose of energy and stamina.

SUMMER

Summer, being the hottest time of the year, is prone to it’s own two unique imbalances called Summer Heat and Summer damp. This can manifest in the form of physical heat and emotional heat. Heart is the dominating organ in Summer and therefore Qigong routine focuses on exercises that clear heat, calm emotional heat and move the Qi in the blood.

LATE SUMMER

Late summer, sometimes called “Indian Summer”, resonates with Stomach and Spleen. Qigong routine to purge, tonify and nourish the Spleen and Stomach. It is great for digestive health, boosting the immune system and cultivating energy in the lower dantian, our energy bank account.

AUTUMN

The season of autumn supports letting go of old energy that does not serve us;physically, emotionally and mentally. I Autumn Qigong routine focuses on the lung organs, releasing tension from the lung and large intestine meridians, invigorating the blood circulation and clearing any stagnation to boost immune system and prevent allergies..

 

WINTER

Winters heated and dynamic Qigong session focuses on warming the kidneys to boost your vitality, prepare the body for winter season and prevent colds and flus. Happy kidneys are relaxed kidneys and their state of vitality is the key to our health and longevity.

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