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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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The Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi (IIQTC) is dedicated to mobilizing citizens of all ages, professions, economic and social status to accept the responsibility for personal health promotion and self-care.  They are a great resource for information about Qigong and it’s benefits as a healing practice. http://www.instituteofintegralqigongandtaichi.org/qigong_tai_chi_research/ You can also visit the Qigong Institute for more information: http://www.qigonginstitute.org...
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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 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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The word Qigong (or chi kung) is made up of two Chinese characters. Qi (pronounced “chee”) is usually translated to mean the life force or the vital energy that flows through all things in the universe. The second word, gong (pro- nounced “gung”) means accomplishment or skill that is cultivated though steady practice. Together, Qigong means cultivating energy. Qigong is...
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Qigong is for everyone. Students with fibromyalgia, those with chronic conditions and recuperating from injury, have reported the lessening or elimination of their symptoms with consistent Qigong practice. The visualization, breathing techniques, and physical postures of Qigong promote relaxation and re-energize the body. QiGong is an ancient Chinese health-care system that is over 5,000 years old.  QiGong is not the...
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