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Elemental Alchemy (Qi Gong + Energy Medicine Training) - Fire

  • SOUL CENTRE 18 Huia Road Auckland, Auckland, 0604 New Zealand (map)

Elemental Alchemy - FIRE

Exploring HEART FIRE
Upward expanding energy of Fire as well as the earthy, grounded qualities found in Fire - cultivating a balanced FIRE in ourselves so that our fire fuels our passion and doesn't burn us out

Awareness of Shen (spiritual chi)
Opening to the Heart energetically and physically

Importance of our Upper Fire and Lower Fires

Understanding the Heart Protector and Triple Burner

Introduction to the relationship between Blood and Chi (qi) and how the heart transports JOY through our system.

The Bird forms - the beautiful white crane forms.

Elemental Alchemy Chi Kung creates a powerful understanding of our chi (energy) flows. It helps us tap into our intrinsic healing potential for ourselves and for others and to live with optimum vitality.

These workshops can be taken individually or together as a series to become a teacher or for your own depth of practice (there are 10 in each series)

Taken as a series over the two years you will experience a deep and profound cleansing and rejuvenation of your whole self as we move through the elements (including organs and meridians for each element) and then into the deeper chi flows of the alchemy series.

As part of these modules, using Willa's knowledge as a medicine woman, we also tap into plant medicine and essential oils for each element - using all our senses to unlock powerful healing and rejuvenation.

Wilhemeena Isabella Monroe is the founder and director of the Soul Centre ( She has been working in movement, holistic health and wellbeing for over 15 years. She is an established artist, choreographer, filmmaker, dancer and poet and has performed all over the world. She is also one of New Zealand’s top somatic practitioners and has a current practice combining, biodynamic cranio-sacral therapy, massage, movement therapy, dance, yoga, chi kung and meditation. She is a Skinner Releasing Technique certified teacher, a Shin Somatics Registered Movement Therapist and Trainer (with EastWest Somatics), a certified Birth into Being instructor and is delighted to be a facilitator for the College of Elemental Chi Kung- she is a registered member of ISMETA and has taught somatics and movement in many institutions, universities, training programs and communities, worldwide (