exercises are meant to cultivate the vital energy within us. In
practice the goal is to express the spirit through movements of
the Crane, Bear, Monkey, Deer, and Tiger in playful, dance-like
for Emotional Vitality:
These Qigong exercises balance the
emotional qi within the body. They are slow moving stretching exercises
tied to the yin organs: the Liver (anger), Heart (joy), Spleen (anxiety)
Lung (grief) and Kidneys (fear).
Bone Marrow Wash:
is a more involved standing exercise which cleanses and refines
the qi in the body.
and Postural Awareness:
This series of exercises helps participants
to center and quiet the mind while aligning the body for more advanced
This is a standing exercise for gently
cleansing the body of stale qi while allowing fresh qi to enter.
Kung and Internal Exercises:
The first ten movements are basic stretching
and strengthening exercises which provide a foundation for the practice
of Tai Chi Chuan. The second eight movements are gentle
Qigong exercises that circulate qi throughout the body.
Self-Massage and Accupressure Points:
This series of gentle massages helps
to circulate qi throughout the body and leads one to a peaceful
state of being.
These eight exercises not only open
the energy channels in the body but help to release toxins and accumulated
stress in the yin organs.
Tai Chi Chuan--
an ancient form of Chinese exercise that is performed as a slow-moving
dance. It combines relaxation and gentle physical exercise. Through
practice one learns to center the mind, calm the body and energize
This Qigong exercise helps one to lose
weight by promoting fitness and a general sense of well-being.
information about classes
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