Cultivating vital life energy, relaxed strength and awareness in action
Shirsha Marie is the Founder & Principal of Heart Mind Centre in Byron Bay (est. 1986), where she has taught a large number of dedicated students a range of Eastern traditions that develop and integrate body, mind and spirit.
Shirsha’s training programme includes the soft-style martial art of Taiji and the gentle exercise art of Qigong. She has expert knowledge of the body-mind system and the cultivation, conservation and refinement of essential energy.
Shirsha's teaching style is a significant outcome of over 30 years of dedication to health and martial arts. She is renowned for her clear instruction and ability to convey the subtleties of Taiji and Qigong with depth and insight.
Art of Flowing Movement
Internal Strength & Harmony
Taiji (Tai Chi) is an ancient art of movement based on principles of relaxation and meditation. Its fluid, circular moves express the underlying forms of energy and motion inherent in life.
The smooth, flowing techniques of Taiji are employed to harmonise with incoming force and develop flexibility, alignment, stability, inner strength and focused awareness.
Taiji is often referred to as a 'moving meditation' which coordinates body, mind and energy to foster calmness, inner peace and the experience of stillness in action.
Shirsha Marie teaches the Yang Form, in the traditional lineage of Yang Chen-Fu, Cheng Man-Ch'ing and Huang Sheng-Shuan, as systemized by Patrick Kelly.
Gentle Art of Self-Healing
Cultivating Vital Life Energy
Qigong (Chi Kung) is a gentle exercise system which stems from ancient China and the nature based philosophy of Taoism. It is a powerful self-healing practice that develops and integrates the body, breath and mind to promote radiant health, longevity and well-being.
Qigong is both soothing and energizing. Its circular rhythmic moves enhance the smooth flow of energy throughout the whole body. This nourishes every organ and tissue and improves all functions of the body.
Qigong has been traditionally practiced to calm the mind, slow down the ageing process and protect the body from stress and disease.
Qigong Practice includes: light flowing stretches, gentle joint rotations; postural alignment techniques; deep breathing methods; guided relaxation and meditation.
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Traditions That Have Healed and Inspired
for Thousands of Years