Flowing River Qigong, Tai Chi, and Yoga

Guiding You to a Healthier Life

Practices designed to revitalize, bring peace of mind, and support healing...

Welcome!  Flowing River Qigong, Tai Chi, and Yoga was created from a love for the healing arts and a desire to help others achieve success with their own health goals.

  My name is Marie Theriault, and I teach Qigong, Tai Chi, and Yoga classes virtually and in my studio in Waxhaw, NC. I am committed to offering my students unique and effective ways to exercise and manage stress so they can live healthier lives. We practice outdoors, weather permitting, or indoors as needed!

Qigong class has returned to Integra Wellness Center in Indian Land, SC on Monday evenings at 6:30pm!  All are welcome!

In Studio and Virtual Classes


Choose between Qigong, Tai Chi, and Yoga!  All practices bring a deep level of healing to the mind and the body through flowing, meditative movements. Private lessons are also available. When you take time for self-care, you are investing in an active and independent life and many healthy tomorrows.

Register for classes to see the Monthly Schedule or schedule a Free 15-minute Telephone Consultation.   Connect with Marie to find out about special pricing for cancer patients and survivors, ask questions, or request additional information.  Invest in your Health!  It's the Ultimate Wealth!

My Blog

A place to read more about my thoughts on Qigong, Tai Chi, and various styles of Yoga.

The Love and Light of the Fire Element

What a gift Fire has been to humankind! The first expression of Fire here on Earth was produced by lightning strikes and volcanic eruptions. It was a major turning point when hundreds of thousands of years ago it was discovered that a naturally occurring Fire could be preserved and used for warmth and cooking. Fast…
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What is Tai Chi?

yin yang with lotus flowers
Tai chi is a martial art that was developed in China thousands of years ago.  It evolved from the system of Qigong which has its roots in Chinese medicine.  Originally Tai Chi was used as a form of self-defense, but over the years the system of Tai Chi is now more commonly practiced as a…
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Chair Yoga: Get Fit While You Sit

Chair Yoga is a type of gentle Yoga that can be practiced while sitting in a chair or using a chair to support balancing and standing poses. It is a form of exercise that is a great practice for everyone because it increases coordination and balance which can help prevent falls and helps participants to…
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Tai Chi Chuan, the great ultimate, strengthens the weak, raises the sick, invigorates the debilitated, and encourages the timid.

Cheng Man Ching

The magical property of Qigong is its ability to help you deal with the kind of stress that makes us age. Qigong helps slow aging at the cellular level.

Michael Roizen

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.

John O'Donohue

Yoga is learning to partner with your body, rather than trying to conquer it.

Charlotte Bell

The beauty of the Qigong approach is that you simply start from where you are. Tiny steps can still take you where you want to go; you just need to dedicate some of your time to yourself, which is a form of self-respect and love.

Dr. Daju Suzanne Friedman

Cancer steals your breath away.  Yoga gives it back.

Tari Prinster

Health is wealth. Peace of mind is happiness. Yoga shows the way.

Vishnudevananda Saraswati

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