Integrated Qigong, Tai ji and Shaolin Gongfu
The health cultivation art of qigong is the root and foundation of taiji, an internal martial and cultivation art, and of shaolin gongfu, a more external martial and cultivation art. The classes integrate these arts into a seamless practice and ‘workout’. Each art will be emphasized in turn and studied and practiced more specifically as well. Open to all from beginners to advanced, each class will have time for individual practice and instruction.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm - 7:30pm
Saturdays 9am - 10:30am
Sheng Zhen Healing I and II Qigong
This restorative medical qigong blends ancient Chinese medical traditions with gentle, meditative movements. Learn more about Sheng Zhen Qigong visit www.shengzhen.org.
Kuan Yin Standing and Sitting Qigong
This qigong form is guided by a sense of the sacredness of your body, and how this awareness can open your heart. The fluid and relaxing movements guide the qi in releasing the suppleness and compassion of one’s original heart. This practice helps induce a relaxation response that may positively impact the body’s natural healing ability and increase your sense of balance in a seemingly stressful world.
Saturdays 11am - 12pm
A slow-paced style of yoga with postures, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—for beginners, it may range from two to five minutes; more advanced practitioners may stay in one asana for eight minutes or more.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm - 6pm