QiGong

An ancient Asian system of health and self-development

At Delight Yoga, we offer Qigong classes and workshops guided by expert teachers in Amsterdam. QiGong is an ancient Asian system of health and self-development. Slow circular, repetitive movements invoke a sense of inner peace and relaxation. Learn to cultivate and manage a high grade of Energy. Special emphasis will be placed on intention, alignment, and Taoist “natural breath”. This practice builds strength, grace and calm. Suitable for all levels.

The QiGong practice puts emphasis on smooth transitions while being simultaneously deeply grounded. Today’s heavily emphasized Vinyasa flow classes can sometimes be a great workout, but missing the deeper rooted energy that comes from the ancient Yoga practice. The QiGong element will help you tap into that profound energy in a very real way, so that your Prana or life force is not just some mystical idea, but a real sensation that can be felt here and now.

The ancient Chinese scholars believe that the universe consists of five basic elements, which are Metal, Water, Wood, Fire and Earth. The Five Element Qigong works with these basic elements. Specific movements relate to a particular element, which in turn relates to various organs in the body.

Each element also refers to a particular season. For example, Metal, the element of the fall season, is related to the lungs and large intestine. In the Five Element Qigong, the Metal element movement of “Great Hawk Spreads Its Wings” is practiced to heal and strengthen the organs related to the element.

The Five Element Qigong practice is done in alternating intervals of standing poses and walking meditation. Each sacred gesture is followed by a few minutes of walking, the purpose of which is to learn to transition smoothly from the sacred to secular everyday activities so that over time, there’s no difference between a meditative practice and the daily life.

Location: Delight Yoga, De Clercqstraat
Price: €17 Delight Guest // Also available with any Delight Card or Delight Membership. See all pricing. For OneFit & ClassPass members we have very limited spots available.

Qigong Schedule

You can book your class two weeks in advance

QiGong Teachers

Practice Qigong with highly experienced teachers

Francesca Gobeille
De Clercqstraat, Amsterdam
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Qigong studios

Practice Qigong at one of the locations below

De Clercqstraat, Amsterdam

De Clercqstraat 66-68

1052 NJ Amsterdam

+31204125318

info@delightyoga.nl

About studio

The studio on De Clercqstraat is situated in Amsterdam West, close to the city centre. There are two shalas, a big one and a smaller one. There is also a cosy room where you can enjoy one of our massages.

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