At it’s most simple level Qi Gong is a basic practice of following and staying present for the continuously unfolding and changing senses of life force energy as these changes move through you. We will be starting at the beginning in this Qi Gong class: Beginner’s mind. Appropriate for those who have practiced Qi Gong, are practicing, and those who never have and/or want to begin. Beginner’s mind is always profound.
Qi Gong is an ancient system of self-healing consisting of gentle movement exercises that combine breath, slow movement, self-massage, and meditation to harmonize the body, mind and spirit. A dedicated practice can provide countless benefits including increasing calmness, reducing blood pressure, anxiety, musculoskeletal pain, regulating the neruoimmunological system and enhancing resilience,strength, balance and vitality.
You can drop in or attend regularly. We will start each class with some foundational basics and then slowly over this series learn the Ling Gui Qi Gong form. This form is specifically for the winter season when aligning with the kidney energetic system is most available. This energetic system helps keep muscles and tendons pliable and nourishes our creative energy. The Ling Gui (Spiritual Turtle) Qi Gong form is energetic, fun and simple! No prior Qi Gong experience necessary. Optional study book $15.
Embody the grace, resilience and slow fluidity of the turtle!