Meditation and Qi Gong for Health (60 minute class)
Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise system to maintain a balance of health physically, emotional and spiritually. Based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine, it has the power to improve our mood and outlook on life, help improve joint flexibility reducing pain, increase muscle strength, range of motion and overall balance. It is also a great tool in fighting stress and anxiety. In this class various Qi Gong exercises are explored including Animal Frolics (Crane, Bear, Tiger, Monkey, Deer), The Swimming Dragon, Eight Pieces of Brocade, Tai Chi Ruler, and Seasonal Qi Gong. Various forms of standing meditation are also introduced which include still and moving meditations that conform to the principles of Yi Chuan.