Tao Yin

Discover the ancient healing art of Tao Yin

Monday 10.30am – 11.45am,  Abberley Park Hall, Christchurch

Tao Yin combines the powerful asana practice of yoga with the effortless flow of Qigong.

Tao Yin is over 6,000 years old and is the most original form of Qigong. It is the foundation from which all others emerged. Tao Yin is also a shared ancestor of yoga. Tao Yin was very formative in the evolution of yoga and helped to integrate Chinese and Indian wisdom into a powerful movement practice.

Tao Yin was practiced to cultivate the internal life force energy. Translated into English, Tao Yin means “to guide and direct the vital principle, Qi, through mind and body.”


Tao Yin was discovered when Taoist sages found paintings on cave walls and inscriptions on tortoise shells. The practice revealed natural movements that help to heal the body. Many of the practices mirror the movements of animals and of nature, reflecting a deep respect and reverence for the natural world.

This class is a combination of floor work and standing. Tao Yin is a more physical practice than our other Qigong classes, with more emphasis on building core strength, leg strength, balance and flexibility. We finish class with a relaxing guided meditation.

What to bring:

  • Comfortable clothes for stretching
  • Yoga mat (if you have one)
  • Water bottle


Monday 10.30am – 11.45am
Abberley Park Hall, Christchurch

Classes run to the school term:
Term 1 – Monday 3rd February –  Monday 30th March (8 weeks*)
*Note there is no class on Monday 16th March

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Unlimited Qigong Term Pass (Term 1, 2020)

Unlimited access to all 15 Tao Yin and Forest Qigong classes for Term 1, 2020. $340 of classes for only $275 (saving $65!)



Tao Yin Term Pass (Term 1, 2020)

8 weeks of Unlimited Tao Yin classes (75 mins / class). $200 value for $175 (saving $25)



Casual Tao Yin Class

Pay as you go! You can buy one or more 75 minute Tao Yin class with this option. Just select how many classes you’d like to sign up for below.



Abberley Park Hall, 15 Abberley Crescent, St Albans, Christchurch

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