Breath and Body Love - Qi Gongstudio + online
with John R F Lewis
with John R F Lewis
You’re invited to discover the wonders of Qi (vital breath or life energy) in the “Breath and Body Love: Qi Gong” 6-week introductory series from Infinite Way Circle in partnership with Uttara Yoga.
Over a 6 week period we will take a close look at a centuries old internal art focused on guiding Qi (pronounced Chi) through the coordination of intentional breath, earth aligning body postures, and relaxing yet energetic movements.
We will explore Ba Gua Zhang (8 trigram palm) Kung Fu, 1 of the 3 major internal Taoist Chinese Martial Arts (the other 2 Tai Chi and Xing Yi). Ba Gua Zhang uses the principles of Yin and Yang to reveal the beautiful interplay of opposites in the generation and creation of energy in the body and in all life. Qi Gong from the perspective of Ba Gua will help you align body and mind with the natural systems and movements of nature! Qi Gong body and breath work is comprehensive but easy to learn for any and every skill level.
Come join us every Wednesday for 6 week’s starting September 2nd from 6 to 7:30pm as we offer this introductory look at the Chinese 5 Element Qi Gong System focused on health and wellness in the fall season, practicing handson energetic martial arts, relaxing breath work and body alignment activities.
Learn to Move your body, find your center and discover the way it interacts with nature through interactive play and breath (QI) exercises. This introduction will help you become more aware of self while revealing the beautiful world of mind- body- spirit integration that Qi Gong and Ba Gua Zhang offers through the Infinite Way Circle.
The series will launch on Wednesday September 2nd from 6-7:30pm and continue weekly on Wednesdays for a total for six weeks.
September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and October 7.
About the instructor
John R F Lewis is the owner and founder of Infinite Way Circle, an interdisciplinary spirit-nature system focused on Full Body, Mind and Spirit integration to create balance, vitality and peace within allowing the same to permeate into the world. Through our infinite connections to source we can learn to retain what is vital (Love) releasing all else that disconnects us from divinity.
John speaks a language of holistic health and wellness which embodies the principles of love, understanding, compassion, and connectivity. He leaves others to contemplate what that universal truth means for them and how to apply it in their own lives. John is proficient in several Chinese Martial Arts (Wushu, Shao Lin, Wing Chun and Ba Gua Kung Fu and Qi Gong) of which he has studied since 1998. He uses body movement and coordination developed in each style to align with the earth, connect to center and harmonize with source while drawing upon subtle life energies to harmonize breath, mind, spirit and body. John desires to share the ancient wisdom of 5 Elements system of Qi Gong (Breath work) and Dao Yin (Leading Qi) with those who wish to cultivate the healing energy around them for positive and productive use.