QiGong in southern France
QiGong in southern France
QiGong in southern France

QiGong in southern France

7 days of rejuvenation and meditation

  • Car-free country estate for absolute relaxation
  • English-speaking qualified QiGong teacher
  • Relax by the spring water pool
  • Full board & hot drinks

Trained QiGong instructor and alternative practitioner Christiane helps you unlock the various treasures QiGong offers the body on this weeklong QiGong trip in the rejuvenating countryside near Montpellier, southern France.

Trained QiGong instructor and alternative practitioner Christiane helps you unlock the various treasures QiGong offers the body on this weeklong QiGong trip in the rejuvenating countryside near Montpellier, southern France.

Price from 1.260,- €

QiGong in southern France

Guided tour, 7 days

Difficulty level

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Participants traveling by car meet at 5:30pm directly at the Retreat Centre in St Martin de Londres in the hinterland of Montpellier. A collective taxi (to be paid on site) can pick up participants taking the train at the TGV station in Montpellier. They will receive a brief introduction to the week's program after check-in whilst enjoying their welcome drink. The instructor will give them a preview of what awaits them in a practice Qigong session. Dinner at 8pm.

Day 2 to day 6: Daily QiGong sessions (ca. 3 hours a day)

Sample program

The morning begins with a rich breakfast and a QiGong session. Some QiGong sessions complement each other and build on each other so that everyone finds an easy introduction. Participants get an introduction to Daoyin (self-massage) as well as a short introduction to acupressure. Physical awareness exercises for boosting your QiGong performance.

In the afternoon, participants can choose from the following activities:

  • Relax by the pool
  • Outing in Montpellier
  • Wellness massages
  • Sports
  • Exploring nature
  • Have a siesta

There will be a 90-minute Qigong session including breathing exercises and meditating before dinner each evening.

Day 7

One last breakfast before participants part ways. Check-out at 10am. The collective taxi can take participants to the train station at Montpellier.

For more information you can request our detailed information sheet via email. Please indicate which tour you are interested in.

Travel dates

Indicated pricing per person in a double room
Single rooms upon request at a surcharge of €190

Services

Price includes: 6 nights in a double room, full board, German trained QiGong teacher, min. 3 hours of QiGong per day, daily group supervision by the seminar leader, meditative photography hike, visitor's tax.

Minimum number of participants

Guaranteed departures starting from 8 persons (16max. )
Not suitable for persons with reduced mobility.
Last possibility of cancellation by the tour operator: 21 days before departure.

Accommodation

6 nights double occupancy in a comfortable lodge with a private bathroom. The 20ha retreat center is located about 30 minutes north of Montpellier and has 22 custom chalets in the heart of nature "les Cassines". A natural setting for comfort. Situated on the edge of the Lamalou River and its ideal positioning in the Seranne mountains, the property boasts generous space for relaxation with its large natural swimming pool, shaded terraces, and its original vegetarian cuisine.

Meals

Full board of vegetarian cuisine. Rosé and red wines as well as coffee are included with the meals, hot drinks throughout the day and at least 2 servings of fruit in between fixed meals. Vegetarian or traditional cuisine (please let us know your needs in advance). Vegetarian lunch buffet, dinner in the restaurant of the center.

QiGong instructor

Christiane Krämer was trained in Germany. An alternative practitioner, she is an experienced specialist for QiGong (according to Med. Gesellschaft QiGong Yangsheng) and Shiatsu therapist (according to ESI: European Shiasu Institute). Participants will hear a lot about her passion for nature/naturopathy and for France. Christiane has a talent of conveying profound knowledge in a humorous, light-mannered way.

Level of difficulty: easy

Suitable for anyone who feels like trying something new and wants to try out QiGong. Also suitable for beginners. No previous knowledge is necessary. Daily QiGong sessions, morning and evening. Yoga mats and aids are available.

Getting there

We recommend an eco-friendly train ride to the TGV station in Montpellier. Once there, take the blue tram (line 1) in the direction of MOSSON to "Occitanie" station (runs every 5 minutes). From there take the bus (line 108) towards Ganges to St-Martin de Londres and get off at the Centre/Pharmacie stop. Pick up taxi service from the bus stop to the retreat center (approx. €15/ride). General information on how to get to France can be found here.

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