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A Stress Free Life - The Holistic Way Presentation

A Stress Free Life - The Holistic Way Presentation

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  • Thu 1 Mar ’18, 7:00pm – 8:00pm


Hobsonville Point Secondary School, 70 Hobsonville Point Road, Hobsonville


All Ages

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  • General Admission: $0.00

Do you wonder how stress impacts on your health? Maybe you have heard of ‘Mindfulness’ but what does it mean? Holistic lifestyle coach Dorrie van Roij will be answering these questions during a free talk. This free talk will introduce some of the techniques that will be taught at an upcoming mindfulness retreat at Bella Rakha retreat centre in March; where Dorrie will also be teaching.

Dorrie is a holistic lifestyle coach who has trained in many areas including Physical Education, self-defence, family constellation, Neuro-linguistic Programming, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Zen, Tai Chi, Kempo, and healing work. She has also spent over ten years training in various Qigong systems, but now she focuses solely on teaching Yuan Gong—a new and modernised version of the ancient art of Qigong.

Dorrie’s career in holistic health began at the age of seventeen when her mother, who lived what most people would consider a ‘healthy lifestyle’, suffered a debilitating stroke leaving her disabled. This experience changed Dorrie’s whole view on health. “It got me thinking about why one person stays in good health while someone else doesn’t. Apart from our own DNA, I wondered if there were solutions to allow us to living a healthy and stress-free life,” - Dorrie.

From this experience, a lifelong search for answers and a passion to help others was born. Her greatest breakthrough came in 2008 when she emigrated to New Zealand and began learning Qigong from Yuan Tze, a renowned Chinese Qigong Master based in Wellington and former Director of the Regeneration Ward in the Huaxia Center, a hospital in Beijing. Yuan Tze is the founder of the Yuan Gong methodology. “The practice is now taught all over the world and has had extraordinary results by improving people’s health and wellbeing,” - Dorrie.

She explains that “Yuan Gong is simple to learn and easy to practice. Like a gentle moving meditation, the enjoyable exercises include non-strenuous, free-flowing and natural movements. By combining body movements, breathing and mind activities, practitioners can achieve increased energy, mental clarity and emotional stability, as well as improved physical health.”

“Yuan Tze’s approach to mindfulness with movement is very different from other times of moving meditation, in that it is supported by a theoretical and proven foundation. You not only learn movements, but you learn about yourself. For example, you learn why you are losing energy during a day and you learn how to go about your day differently, so that you are energised right up until you go to bed. You learn about your habits, behavioural patterns and emotions so that you can steer your life in the direction you want instead of getting stuck in a rut, with no meaning in life,” she adds.

Over the last two decades, Dorrie has helped many people find health, a sense of peace and able to feel complete and safe within. She has her own practice and works one-on-one or online sessions as well as running regular Yuan Gong classes.

This talk “A Stress Free Life - the holistic Way” will explore how every individual can determine and understand their lifestyle.

While entry is free, and tea and nibbles will be provided, please text or phone Dorrie on 021 517 197 to reserve your place. The first two attendees from Dorrie’s talk to register for the retreat in March will receive a free book by Yuan Tze, titled Wellbeing begins with you.

More info about the retreat:
www.renxueaustralasia.org or contact Verena Jonker: northernyuangong@gmail.com, 021 683 339

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