Term 3 – Qigong weekly classes:
Thurs Barwon Heads 19th July – 20th Sept 2018 (10 weeks) $160
Fri Belmont 20th July – 21st Sept 2018 (10 weeks) $160
Casual classes $20
Locations & Times
Friday morning Belmont: 9.30-10.30am St. Bernard’s Parish, 74 Fryers Road. In the church or parish hall.
Thursday evening Barwon Heads: 6.30-7.30pm 71-73 Hitchcock Avenue, Barwon Heads Uniting church. Hall at the back.
To book your place for term 3, go to
Five Animal Play Qigong
‘Rub your tummy’ like the bear, and ‘spread your wings’ like the crane.
This form is based on the movements of the tiger, deer, bear, monkey and crane. Come play and enjoy the grounding of the bear, the grace of the deer, the prowess of the tiger, the humour of the monkey, and the soaring of the bird. The movements cleanse and create space on all levels by stretching the tendons and muscles, and opening the meridians. Chi stimulation is increased by alternating expansion and relaxation, leading to improved blood circulation. Enjoy the mental space created by regular practice of this form.
A great form of mindful movement to promote fitness.All are welcome, suits beginners and advanced alike.
What is Qigong (or Chi Kung)?
Regulate the Body, Mind and Qi through postures, movements, relaxation and focus. Qigong is immeasurably beneficial & efficient at moving Qi, calming the Mind, strengthening the Body & harmonizing the physical, emotional and mental aspects of Being. Workshops covering a particular Qigong form are held throughout the year. These are usually 3 hours on a Sunday. Register your interest now and we’ll let you know about future workshops.
Qigong is based on the same principles that are applied in Chinese medicine. Movements & breath harmonise organs, meridians and emotions & rebalance our energy systems. Transform stuck, negative energy into positive healing energy. Subtle energy or life force flows freely through our bodies when we are in good health. Emotions are energy too. When this energy gets stuck or stagnant, it can lead to pain or ill health physically and emotionally. Chi Kung is a healing art that gently moves this energy and transmutes it into vitality and health. It’s an enjoyable and gentle way to bring greater equilibrium to our bodies, minds & hearts.
Learn Ancient Methods for Peace and Wellbeing. For thousands of years the Chinese have practiced Qigong and Tai Chi to encourage health, prolong life, reduce stress, cuiltivate awareness, engender a sense of balance and elevate one’s mood.
Forms that may be taught over the year include
Tendon & Meridian Cleansing method
Joint Nourishing & Bone Marrow Washing Method
Qi Gathering Method
Six Healing Sounds
Five Animal Frolic
Taichi Yang style 24 Form