zo 13 sep|
Tai Chi & Chi Gong Retreat Day
The Intention of this Retreat Day Together we will embrace the opportunity to connect with the foundations of Tai Chi and Chi Gong, coming back to the basics and principles as well as enjoying the flow of the Tai Chi form.
Time & Location
13 sep 2020 10:00 – 16:00
Embodied Empowerment, Christoffel Plantijngracht 6, 1064 GW Amsterdam, Netherlands
About the event
If you are brand new to Tai Chi this is an ideal way to really connect to this practice fully, with plenty of time and input with your teacher Sophie.
If you have studied Tai Chi for a while then this will be a golden opportunity to go deeper into your practice.
Whatever your ability and experience you will feel deeply relaxed yet energised by the end of the day and hopefully inspired and connected to keep Tai Chi in your day to day life as a nourishing well -being practice.
What is Chi Gong and Tai Chi?
Tai Chi and Chi Gong are ancient forms of Chinese exercise which have been practised for hundreds of years to help promote wellbeing in both body and mind. The soft yet strong flowing movements in combination with meditative breathing and mind focus bring a deep sense of connection both within our own body and mind.
This Workshop Is open to all people of all experience and abilities - Everyone is most welcome
Morning Session 10 am- 12.30 Jibengong - Foundation exercises
This may include Chi Gong (moving meditation), Chan Si Gong (Silk Reeling), partner exercises and more .
All with the intention of embodying the Tai Chi principles.
Lunch Time 12.30 - 13.30 Bring your own lunch so you can feel nourished for our full day of training.
There is a kitchen available to use and plenty of space in the surrounding area to eat in nature outside.
Afternoon Session 13.30 - 16.00
Bringing our learning from the Jibengong session into the flowing movements of the Tai Chi forms.
This part of the day will be tailored to everyone's needs. Whether you are a complete beginner or more experienced.
Sophie will endeavour to give you all what you need to feel inspired and grown in your Tai Chi practice.
About your instructor:-
Sophie has been a keen practitioner of Tai Chi and Chi Gong for 15 years. Training in the UK, China and the Netherlands.
She is both enthusiastic and passionate about sharing this beautiful form of Chinese exercise with all people.
She is the founder of Amsterdam Chen Tai Chi & Chi Gong which offers regular classes and workshops in Amsterdam and further a field too.
Guest Teacher ♥
We are very honoured to have Bart van Meeteren from Slow Motions Tai Chi Utrecht to be joining us for this retreat day. Bart will be sharing some insights, exercises and learnings from the Yang style Tai Chi tradition.
This will bring a unique opportunity to experience Tai Chi teachings from both Chen and Yang style in this one workshop.
Cost To enable the course to be more accessible there are two price tiers.
Please choose which is right for you. €60 - Regular Price €45 - Low income / unemployed
Low income / unemployed
This ticket is offered to those who are on a low income or unemployed€ 45,00
Regular Bird€ 60,00