A day of qigong workshops and shared practice
10:00 to 15:30 16 April 2023
UWTSD Lampeter Campus
£5 adults, free entry for children
The Festival of Practice is a one-day celebration of the Chinese Arts of Self-care. The Festival of Practice brings together Medical Qigong, Zhineng Qigong, Health Qigong and Martial Arts experts fromthe UK, Europe and China in a celebration and sharing of different practice styles and Chinese wellbeing experiences.
- Mauro Lugano's Workshops
Taiji Ball / Breath With Nature
Since 2010 Mauro has been exploring his therapeutic vocation studying Oriental Manual Therapies, and during that time began practicing traditional forms Qigong and Taiji Quan. He has received instruction and collaborated with western teachers such as Gustavo Villar from El Centro, Argentina, and later in Europe with Anne Hering from the Zhigong Institute. His wondering spirit led him to visit China where he trained under ex-Hua Xia teachers such as Yuantong Liu, Tao Qingyu, Zhao Liancheng, Liu Jianshe and Yuan Ming among others. He currently lives in Slovenija.
- Pol Wong's Workshops
Qigong: Practice and Culture - Going Deeper into Qigong
Pol Wong is founder of Hafan Shaolin Cymru School of Gung Fu and Qigong and has been teaching in North-East Wales for the last 25 years. He has studied various Southern styles including Lau Gar Kune, Wing Chun, Gong Lik kune and won medals in World and European Championship level for kickboxing. In 1995 he left Wales to join a Shaolin Temple and trained under various monks and other teachers, in the three aspects of Shaolin gong fu, - Wu Gong, Qigong and Chan. In 2000 he became a 33rd generation disciple of Shaolin Temple and began training under a single master in the internal Shaolin Gong fu system (Xing Yi Ba) until 2004.
- Yu Feixia's Workshops
Wuqinxi Five Animals Frolics / Eight Phrases Zhineng Qigong
Yu Feixia is Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Central Lancashire Confucius Institute and is the founder of YuTaichi. She teaches several forms of qigong and is active in exploring the benefits of qigong for patients with Parkinson’s and Hypertension.