Qigong retreat on Great Barrier Island, November 2022

Qigong retreat on Great Barrier Island, November 2022

Discover your power to live well. This retreat is designed to rebalance and rejuvenate body, soul and strength with sensory, sacred qigong and restorative journaling.

How magical would it be to have the key for greater health and wellness? Absolutely, you too can enter this enchanted place. At this retreat, you’ll learn the ancient art of qigong so you can unlock the knowledge on how to improve your own health, self-healing and well-being.

Aotea/Great Barrier Island is one of only 15 International Dark Sky Sanctuaries in the whole world. On this retreat, you’ll gaze upward to the stars, move with intention, breathe the fresh sea air, immerse yourself in nature and discover your power to live well. I invite you to join me.
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Restore yourself with journaling and candlelight tai chi

Restore yourself with journaling and candlelight tai chi

Can you imagine how great it would feel to have your own dimmer switch for stress? Absolutely, what a relief! With healing, candlelit tai chi and restorative journaling with qigong, you’ll learn how to dial down your stress levels, let go of anxiety and sink into deep relaxation.

Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a magic wand to re-write your past and draw a better future? Definitely, we’d all like a wand like that. With restorative journaling, your pen becomes your magic wand to reflect on how you’ve responded to stress in the past and also to contemplate your future and how to reduce stress in the time ahead.

Join me online for these guided sessions. Read More

Matariki Magic: New Year, New You

Matariki Magic: New Year, New You

Due to ongoing Omicron transmission in the Auckland community over winter, this event has been postponed to June 2023.

At this magical retreat for Matariki, you’ll learn how to navigate into a new orbit for yourself with tai chi and restorative journaling so that you have the time and energy for everything you now want to do AND with less stress. Read More

Free tai chi in Cornwall Park

Free tai chi in Cornwall Park

Free tai chi and qigong with me every Sunday morning (9am) and Tuesday evening (6pm) in Cornwall Park until Tuesday 29 March 2022.

Ideal for beginners of all ages and abilities, especially those seeking a calming and nurturing exercise experience that is also effective for fitness and balance. Read More

Restore yourself with journaling and candlelight tai chi

Restorative tai chi and qigong by candlelight – try it with me

Wouldn’t it feel great to have a dimmer switch for stress? Imagine the relief to be able to dial down your stress levels just as you would with a harsh light?

Absolutely! With healing, candlelit tai chi and qigong, you’ll learn how to slow down, let go of stress and slip easily into soothing movements. It will be just like having your very own dimmer switch so you can feel settled, relaxed and tranquil and ready for a blissful night’s sleep. Read More

Learn tai chi online, available 24/7

Learn tai chi online, available 24/7

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could learn tai chi from me without having to leave home? Totally awesome and don’t just dream about it.

If you want to live stronger for longer with better strength, balance and mobility, this online course is for you. You can learn at any time that suits you, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and anywhere you have computer, tablet or mobile phone. Read More

No classes during Alert Levels 3 and 4

No classes during Alert Levels 3 and 4

During Level 3 & 4 lockdowns, all Kia Ora Tai Chi classes are cancelled.

Take heart – we’ve all been through this before and we can successfully do it again. Keep warm, be kind and we’ll all see each other again soon. Arohanui (big love) and tautoko (care/support) to you all. 
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Reducing your risk of dementia

Reducing your risk of dementia

Due to our ageing population, Aotearoa/NZ’s rates of dementia are surging. There is some very good news though. A recent study by the University of Auckland says we can limit this surge by managing 12 risk factors. 

How much difference will these 12 factors make?  Absolutely massive!! Almost half (47.7%) of NZ’s overall cases of dementia are considered preventable. Discover what these 12 factors are. Read More

Beginners tai chi class starts early August 2021

Beginners tai chi class starts early August 2021

If you want to get fitter without puffing, feel healthier and live stronger for longer, then tai chi and qigong can help you.

Adults of any age and ability and high school students will be welcome to attend one or both of the free introductory sessions for beginners, which will be held on Monday 2 August and Wednesday 4 August 2021, 6.30 – 7.15pm, in Manurewa, Auckland. Read More