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30.04.2022 - 08.10.2022

Qi Gong in the woods: nature lessons in Oasi Zegna

Five sessions with an expert instructor, starting on 29 May: registration list already open

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Qi Gong in the woods: walking and exercises to activate vital energy. Six days in Oasi Zegna, between Trivero Valdilana, Bielmonte and Bocchetto Sessera (in Biella province, only 90 minutes from Milan and Turin), to immerse oneself in the principles of traditional Chinese medicine under the guidance of Natalina Bassetto, a Qi Gong teacher with a vast experience of oriental disciplines, with which she has worked since the 1970s. Natalina also teaches Tàijí quán and spends long periods of study in China every year. Lessons will be held on Saturdays from the end of April onward. At which time of year, what better excuse for lengthening the visit to Oasi Zegna, staying at Albergo Bucaneve overnight and enjoying walks in the green landscape and tastings in one of the many hospitality facilities in the area.


The theme and the scenario are seriously captivating, so it would be wise to save the dates now and book, because there are a limited number of places.

On 30 April, 28 May, 25 June, 23 July, 6 August (Qi Gong and Feldenkrais), 8 October meet up at 10.00 at Bocchetto Sessera, for a walk through nature and then Qi Gong in the Forest of Smiles. In the afternoon, till 16.00, theory and practice. Lunch is vegetarian at Albergo Bucaneve di Bielmonte.


Qi Gong is a set of simple exercises that loosen the joints, improve posture and strengthen the bones (combating osteoporosis), as well as having beneficial effects on balance, vision disorders and functions of the internal organs. Correct posture regulates and harmonizes the body by relaxing it and keeping it in a position in which every part is in a natural physiological state, thus allowing internal energy to circulate through the energy channels without obstacle. Natural breathing gradually becomes thin, long and deep. Mind and heart harmonize by entering a state of calm and tranquility, passing from a state of agitation to one of peace.


One whole day costs 50 euros per person (including lunch). 


There are a limited number of places. To register, please contact Fondo Edo Tempia: tel. 015.351830.

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