Qi Movement Arts - Wellness Seminars - Training Programs

Qi Movement Arts

The practice of Qigong, the skill of cultivating Qi, comprises a variety of movement arts & meditations with a wide range of applications & levels tailored to fit your needs. These practices of energetic self-management provide a balanced exercise regimen for physical development while integrating mind, breath and spirit.

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Eight Treasures Qigong

Tuesday night weekly class or Saturday morning intensives; teacher training.
CEU: RME - ASCA
The old masters' 32 movements for energy up-liftment, the Eight Treasures is a fundamental whole body workout that dissolves blockages in the mind & muscles, clears stress, strengthens the bones & joints, restores our root energy and harmonious heart. Taught in three levels.

 
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Dao-in - Chinese Yoga

CEU: RME - ASCA
An ancient predecessor of all later Qigong practice, Dao-In is a system of energy adjustment practices that include sitting, lying, twisting and stretching exercise, self-massage and meditation. It counterbalances very well a life of intellectual work and is excellent to support and complement any practice of sitting meditation.

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Embrace the mother,
return to the source

meditation retreat

CEU: RME - ASCA
Taoist meditation styles, from deep breathing to visualization, whether sitting, standing, or lying down, are rooted in the essential practice of inner quietude. A Taoist meditation class, usually tailored to a particular context, explores one or two styles at a time in order to guard simplicity of focus.

 
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Cosmic Tour Ba Gua

CEU: RME - ASCA
Discover the dynamic momentum of circular walking and unite with different aspects of natural energy through this very energising, joyful spiralling dance that freely extends to the circular movement of the stars and planets. Outstanding for healing, rehabilitation, and disease prevention. Great for outdoor practice.

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Tai Chi & instruments

CEU: RME - ASCA
Harmony Style Tai Chi  is a Taoist distillation of the popular Yang, Chen and Wu styles of Tai Chi Chuan and embodies the same natural principles found in the Tao Teh Ching.  Among its many benefits, the gently circular movement of Tai Chi deeply activates Qi and blood circulation in all joints, enhances balance and gathers energy. Four levels + Sword or Staff. Preparatory Qigong: Eight Treasures or equivalent.

 
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Crane Style Qigong

CEU: RME - ASCA
This powerful Qigong teaches us how to activate and harmonise our subtle internal energy with the environment through a movement meditation form focusing on breathing & internal Qi circulation. This gentle style will benefit practitioners at any level, excellent for stress-release, Qi refinement, increasing lung capacity and self-healing power.


Wellness Seminars

Our experienced teachers offer experiential, interactive and fun programs that practically apply an ancient natural approach to living. Espoused by traditional Chinese medicine and practiced by the sages of Tao, this not only helps prevent the occurrence of disease, but starts you on the way to a long, happy, harmonious and successful life. Topics range from healthy cooking, the Five Healths of life, Qi movement and meditation arts or organising one’s environment for optimum support.

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INFINICHI LIFE COACHING -
the FIVE HEALTHS

CEU: RME - ASCA
For anyone in transition or interested in optimum health. A comprehensive approach to living a meaningful life, this series covers the physical, mind, relationship, career, and finance aspects of life and provides a step-by-step process for self-discovery and purpose defining that includes applied Qigong & meditation practices, bringing the concepts of the Five Elements to life in a highly interactive, enjoyable and thought-provoking experience.

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Five healths fENG SHUI

CEU: RME - ASCA
Interested in the dynamics of your health with the environment or to add to your professional skill set? Learn a modern distillation of Feng Shui to support your goals. Align your environment with your positive subconscious mind, remove blockages in your home or office and enhance all aspects of your life and of the lives of your loved ones using simple, in-depth principles of balance drawn from Chinese medicine and the I Ching.

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TaSTE OF WELLNESS
COOKING SEMINARS

Saturday afternoons, 3-5pm, 2020:
Healthy breakfasts : January 25
Spices for health : April 4
Cooking with seaweed : May 2

CEU: RME - ASCA
Join us to explore healthy recipes and cooking tips based on East / West health science, relevant nutritional principles and plain good taste. Develop your "homemade" cuisine with balanced and revitalizing recipes that are easy to make while meeting your special dietary needs. Focus is on fresh, seasonal & local whole foods, an abundance of vegetables, whole grains, legumes and gluten-free alternatives, virgin unrefined oils and natural, unrefined sweeteners.


Training Programs

Chi Rivers is an accredited school of complementary medicine with ASCA and most of our offerings can be applied to Continuing Education credits in Switzerland. In addition, we work with the College of Tao and Infinichi to provide Professional Certification programs in Qi movement and Qi healing, Infinichi Life Coaching, Five Healths Feng Shui and other subjects.


Special Events

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chinese secrETS of natural beauty

September 14, October 12 & November 23, 2019

Come join acupuncturist Anais Crouzoulon in her enjoyable, in-depth class on natural beauty care. This Saturday afternoon three part series will introduce you to cosmetic acupuncture and a natural beauty program including skin care, dietary tips, self-massage and much, much more.

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OPEN HOUSE

Thursday, September 12, 18h30 - 20h00

Explore the Integral Way approach to meditation; discover how facial acupuncture, herbs, self-massage and more support natural skin radiance and beauty. An opportunity to see and hear about Chi Rivers, try out a little Qigong movement, sample a tasty morsel and some soothing tea while we engage in following the questions and answers on the path to greater health, life and wellness.

Please RSVP confirming you and your party’s plans to join us.