“To keep the body in good health is a duty. Otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
Teaching of the Medicine Buddha
Tog Chöd: also called ‘the wisdom sword’. Originating from Tibetan Buddhism this dynamic meditation works with the power of our negative emotions. Through physical exercise done with ‘the wisdom sword’ (a wooden stick) one works towards obtaining mental and emotional stability.
Lu Jong | Tibetan Yoga: roots of this ‘science of movement’ are found in Bön Vajrayana Buddhism and Tibetan medicine. Body awareness is raised. Energy flow is restored.
Tsa Lung: Tibetan breathing technique to restore ‘the flow of the body-winds’ and heal hidden traumas of the mind.
Taichi: “All parts of the body must be in motion, light, agile and interconnected. The breathing energy must be stimulated. The mind must be inwardly concentrated.’ (Classical text concerning the essence of T’ai Chi Ch’uan).
Qigong: soft flowing movements which strengthen the body and balance the mind. A correct body posture ensures an optimal flow of energy. Being aware of the breath enhances this effect. The relaxation following the former, heals.
Primordial qigong specifically strengthens the immune system, hormone- and central nervous system. Also called spiritual qigong or qigong for enlightenment.
Stress Release Training: reduces symptoms of stress and post-traumatic complaints; chronic muscle tension is released, body functions improve. Based on the evolution of the autonomic nervous system and how we, as a human being, deal with stress.