You can heal yourself by practicing Qigong
Qigong helps you to heal yourself by doing slow, conscious movements, using visualization and meditation. Qigong has withstood the test of time and has been practiced in China for thousands of years. It is practiced both as a martial art and for the medical benefit. It teaches you to connect to your body and to move consciously to collect, concentrate and manipulate your life force energy (Qi). It’s fun and easy to learn!
Imagine starting each day full of energy and vitality and ending the day peacefully and without stress. That is what it is like when you commit to a daily Qigong practice. With just a little commitment to your own internal energy, you will see what the power of Qi (chi) can do for you. With the costs of healthcare today, it’s wonderful to know that we have resources to heal our own body and take charge of our health.
There are many different types of Qigong but I primary teach Spring Forest Qigong and Eight Silk Brocade. I include warm up exercises and some easy TaiChi. We usually complete the class with a meditation. Classes are approximately an hour. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes and light weight sneakers. A yoga mat is not needed.
Qigong for Health and Heart
Ongoing classes Tuesday 10 am – 11:15 am, starting September 5, 2017 through October 31, 2017.
Location : Unity of The Blue Ridge 2041 Old Fanning Bridge Rd, Mills River, NC
Cost: Suggested donation of $5. 50% goes to Unity and 50% to Horse Rescues
Registration: You do not need to preregister for this class – just show up. The more you commit to attend on a regular basis you increase your healing potential.
Description: This class is to practice the basics of Qigong. It will focus on Spring Forest Qigong and include some other movements. The goal is for you to learn some moves that you can practice at home. A meditation will be included. You can do exercises seated or standing.
What to wear: Wear comfortable, loose clothing. Also, lightweight sneakers are recommended. You can go barefoot but most people prefer shoes. You can bring a yoga mat for meditation if you wish.
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QIGONG With HORSES at the Farm
Monthly Get-Together at Star Horse Farm. Second Saturday of the Month at 2 pm to 3 pm.
March 11, April 8,
Location : Star Horse Farm 292 Sun Meadow Lane, Pisgah Forest, NC
Registration: Register by clicking here to send Laura an email.
Description: This is to deepen your Qigong experience by practicing outside in close proximity to the horses of Star Horse farm. The horses are closely connected with nature and to the group consciousness, which heightens the Qigong experience. You may do this practice from the back deck where you can view the horses or in the pasture with the horses. There is no riding involved. You can stay around for a chat or meditation after the class.
Prerequisite: You must have taken 3 Qigong classes with Laura before coming to this session.
What to wear: Since you will be outside, wear layered comfortable, loose clothing. Wear footwear that is appropriate to being outside where it can potentially be muddy.
“Energy is the foundation of life. But most of us don’t know how to tap into this precious resource but the secrets are known through the ancient Chinese practice of qigong.” ~ Mehmet Oz, MD