La Negra Surf Hotel

400 metros oeste del Hotel Giardino Tropicale

Playa Guiones, Nosara

Guanacaste 50206 Costa Rica

+506 2682-0700

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Qigong 2020 

Presented by Aknanda Healing Arts

La Negra is pleased to offer courses in traditional Taoist healing arts presented by Aknanda Healing Arts in 2020.  Qigong is a natural compliment to surfing, providing significantly more energy, balance, focus and spiritual presence in the ocean.  The following courses are open to the public and La Negra guests.  Contact us to reserve your spot or to book a complete package that includes qigong, accommodations and daily surf instruction. We are offering a 10% discount on rooms for guests attending Aknanda's workshops. 

5 Elements Qigong Course

DATES: February 17–19, 2020

Discover a powerful Taoist Qigong form that comes from deep in the mountains of China. Five Elements / Animals Qigong gets deep into the body; this dynamic form combines rhythmic movement of the five animals, breathing techniques and a strong focused spirit.  Each animal form works to heal and bring into balance the internal organs and the meridians of the body.  Each animal represents a different element of the five columns of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  We will move mindfully from one pose to another with elegance, animals steps and a powerful flow. This practice will work to squeeze out toxins and emotions from the organs. You will feel peaceful, energized and focused opening the pathways of vitality and human potential. All levels are welcome.

What we ´ll cover

  • Warm Up Exercises / Meridian Qigong Openers

  • Zhang Zhuan Practices (Static Qi Gong Foundation)

  • 5 Animals Wudang Form (Dragon, Tiger, Leopard, Snake, Crane)

  • 5 Animals Dynamic Steps

  • 5 Elements Theory  (water, wood, fire, earth and metal)

  • 4 pillars of Aknanda Qigong

  • Buddhism / Diaphragm Breathing

  • Qi Gong Theory

  • Zen Meditation

PRICE: $250 USD (full course) or $100 USD per day (partial course)

3 days / 4 hours of training each day

Schedule: Morning Training  Start  at 8:30am to 10:30am / Lunch Break  / Afternoon Training  Start at 3:00pm to 5pm

Aknanda Water Form Qigong Course

DATES: April 1–3, 2020

The Aknanda "Water Form Qigong", express the spirit of the dragon and the water element. 

Inspired by the fluidity and continuity of water, this qigong form is a great method for release stress, increase energy flow inside the internal organs and meridians. Good for strenghten and refine the "fascia net" creating an elastic strong body."After some time", is a real healing moving "taichi" meditation for your body, breath and spirit.

What we ´ll cover

  • Warm Up Exercises / Meridian Qigong Openers

  • Zhang Zhuan Practices (Static Qi Gong Foundation)

  • Aknanda Water Form (Movements & Techniques)

  • Water form Taichi Steps

  • 4 pillars of Aknanda Qigong

  • Buddhism / Diaphragm Breathing

  • Qi Gong Theory

  • Zen Meditation

PRICE: $250 USD (full course) or $100 USD per day (partial course)

3 days / 4 hours of training each day

Schedule: Morning Training  Start  at 8:30am to 10:30am / Lunch Break  / Afternoon Training  Start at 3:00pm to 5pm

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Bharú 

Head Instructor of Aknanda Healing Arts:

Bharú is an International qualified master instructor of Qigong, Medical Qigong, Kung fu, and Meditation/Mindfulness. He is the founder of Aknanda Healing Arts.  He started practicing at an early age and began his studies in Oriental Arts since 1999, learning in China, Indonesia, Thailand & Argentina.  During the latest years he has been teaching in Argentina, Vietnam, Nepal, Berlin, Italy & also in his base home Nosara, Costa Rica.

The purpose of the Aknanda Method is to find balance and a healthy life by developing our full human potential, quality of life and vitality.

A Lifelong Practitioner of Qigong and Healing Systems:

Holistic Therapist of: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zen Shiatsu Feldenkrais , Alexander Method, Fascial Fitness trainer. Buddhism and Dao Philosophy.  

Contact info

•Website: www.aknanda.org

•Instagram Aknanda: aknandaqigong

•Instagram Bharú: bharu_zen

•Facebook Aknanda: Aknanda Healing Arts