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For Dr. Jahnke’s 70th birthday he has gifted us with 5 days of videos, part practice and part information about Qigong.  He gives good insight about the four baskets of practice and how to incorporate practice and meditation into our daily lives.  Dr. Jahnke keeps it simple and practical, a much appreciated concept for today’s busy lifestyle. http://iiqtc.org/Qigong-Gifts-Extension    ...
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Beginning April 23, 2015 for five consecutive Thursdays, 7–8pm, I will be teaching Finding your center through movement and stress reduction. Come learn unique and effective skills for relieving stress such as: •  Breathing techniques •  Meditation •  Time management tools •  Movement forms to relieve stress •  Diet and exercise tips •  The impact of stress on your health. Simplifying...
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Cheri; Madison, Wisconsin: I ordered your DVD for my 80-year-old mother for Christmas.  I just watched it before giving it to her and I love it!  I will be ordering another one for myself and also recommending this to my acupressure clients.  I have researched and viewed many Qigong DVDs looking for a sensible, grounded approach for all people that...
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I have taken a couple of classes from Roger Jahnke, a TaiChi and Qigong teacher, and he has a lot of good information on the web, both at his website (which you need to subscribe to) and on the Omega Institute website: http://www.eomega.org/videos/roger-jahnke-3-minute-breathing-exercise-for-good-health The Omega Institute site is an excellent resource and on this same page you will be able...
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For those who have some interest in TaiChi, I highly recommend looking at the YouTube videos on TaiChiCentral.com.  Ian Sinclair is a pretty amazing teacher and has an excellent lesson (lesson 4) on TaiChi Tuishou or Push Hands.   He is a patient and thorough instructor and his videos have a nice relaxed sense of humor along with excellent instruction.  His...
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Visit the National Qigong Association website for a wealth of information on Qigong, events, articles and research.  Moreover, they are promoting the Five Treasures Qigong with a detailed online video you can easily follow at the following link: http://nqa.org/2008/11/five-treasures/ I really enjoy this practice which promotes blood and Qi circulation and vitality.  I come away feeling more centered and balanced as...
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For many years we have known that mindfulness meditation has a positive effect on the brain and in the link below is another study to support this.  According to Sarah McLean in her book, Soul Centered, in the January 2011 issue of Psychiatry Research Neuroimaging, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital found that after only eight weeks of meditation for an...
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Tai chi has been shown to be effective for many things, bone density, cardiovascular health and brain functioning, among other things.  Here is an article and a study that supports this and confirms what I have always suspected. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/22/tai-chi-brain-functioning-memory_n_1612276.html...
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