Meditation, Qigong & Tai Chi
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”
– Lao Tzu.
“Whatever you leave empty, Grace can fill.”
(A Course in Miracles)
“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu.
“Whatever you leave empty, Grace can fill.” (A Course in Miracles)
For thousands of years the Chinese have practiced Qigong and Tai Chi to encourage health, prolong life, reduce stress, cultivate awareness, engender a sense of balance. Based on principles of Chinese medicine and Qi flow through the meridians, your practice will influence patience, perseverance, confidence and elevate your mood.
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5 Things you didn’t know about Qigong:
1. Qigong is Chinese Yoga
2. Qigong is the art of energy cultivation
3. Qigong is easier to learn than Tai Chi
4. Qigong clears mental clutter and expands your mind
5. Qigong cultivates your greater self
Qi gong is the ancient Chinese art of meditation in motion, based on the same principles behind Chinese Medicine. Sometimes it is also called ‘Daoist Yoga’ or ‘Buddhist Energy Exercises’. You will learn powerful tools to unify movement & breath with Mind via stimulation of the meridian energy system, increasing free flow of blood and Qi, thus improving your health. Movements are relaxing, profound yet simple. It is a self-empowering practice that promotes health, wellbeing & potentiates transformation on all levels. Relax into realization.
Qigong therapy is a form of exercise and meditation therapy in one. Slow deep breaths are co-ordinated with special movements and creative visualisation.
“There are many medical applications of Qigong. Some of the most promising for Western healthcare are for chronic problems such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, aging, asthma, allergies, neuromuscular problems, and cancer…” – Medical Applications of Qigong – Alternative Therapies, Jan 1996.
Some of the styles of Qigong that are taught are from the Zi Ran Men tradition, learnt from Master Liu De Ming. And also includes Health Qigong learnt via the Chinese Health Qigong Association.
Types of Qigong taught include:
– Qigong Six Healing Sounds
– Five Animal Frolic
– Five Elements
– Da Wu
– Muscle/Tendon Changing Classic
Private classes available, please call Kerry on 0425 801 912 or email email@example.com to book your session.
“Studying Qi Gong with Kerry was an important part of my personal growth. Her facilitation of movement education is patient, intuitive, inclusive and fun. The six months I spent studying with her gave me many insights into opening further, enhancing my martial movement and energetic well being. Skills which I have maintained as testament to her ability to impart knowledge…” – Heath M.
Qigong is a practice where exercises and breathing techniques that benefit particular ailments and areas of the body are prescribed. Research has shown that Qigong can promote longevity and can even reverse the aging process. Qigong can reduce substance and food addictions, improves mental function, promotes healthy blood pressure, shortens your recovery time from injuries and after surgery, reduces pain, improves your immune system, improves sleep and promotes a deep calm. Qigong Therapy is a very useful modality to include within your tailored treatment.
Are you looking for a form of exercise that will calm and uplift your spirit?
Tai Chi reduces high blood pressure and effectively calms the inner chatterbox. It is enjoyable and will help conditions such as arthritis.
“Tai Chi… may safely and effectively be used to treat knee osteoarthritis…Significant improvements have been reported in balance, strength, flexibility, cardiovascular and respiratory function, and reduction of pain, depression, anxiety and arthritic symptoms in a variety of patient populations including KOA.”
– Tai Chi for Treating Knee Osteoarthritis: Designing a Long-term Follow up Randomized Controlled Trial – BMC -Musculoskeletal Disorders, 15 Sept 2008.
Yang style 24 form Tai Chi consists of graceful flowing movements that loosen and limber while improving your circulation and joint mobility. It promotes relaxation through slow, smooth movements practiced with a relaxed mind.
Here is a video of Master Liu Deming practising Yang Style 24 Form Tai Chi:
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03) 5222 6868