Qigong Classes

what is qigong?

Qigong is the art of energy cultivation that originated in ancient China over 5,000 years ago. Typically, Qigong practice sets include a combination of still and moving postures that are simple, slow, gentle and rhythmic. Qigong movements resemble Tai Chi, which is a martial art based on Qigong, and are designed to develop life force energy. However, Qigong is much simpler and easier to learn.

Professor Arnold Tayam

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Awakening Qi 8-Day Challenge teaches you a series of 7 beginning Qigong practices (1 a day). These individual practices are combined on Day 8 into a complete 20-minute routine. You will also learn how to feel and sense your Qi, or Life Force Energy.

These practices are designed to help you start on a path of physical and mental healing and wellness. This class is of value to anyone regardless of their physical capabilities. 

Specialty Classes

These classes are usually presented as half-day, full-day, or any short series and are specifically focused on certain Qigong applications. They are offered on a regular basis, so check back later for registration information.

MEDICAL QIGONG 3-YEAR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Advanced Medical Qigong Certification program is one of the most complete and comprehensive programs offered in the world.  The Certification Program starts with the Beginning/Ongoing Qigong 10-week comprehensive class series. This is the foundational level of the 3-year program that is focused on self-healing and is the recommended class series for those serious about completing the 3-year program and/or having more particular health concerns. Beginning/Ongoing Qigong consists of two 5-week sections, both of which must be completed before a student can move on in the Medical Qigong Certification Program.

The Intermediate Qigong class is the second level which offers practices designed for deeper self-healing and skill development that is a transitional step for those interested in developing their Qi toward clinic application.

The third level consists of four terms that mainly utilize the textbook series Chinese Energetic Medicine along with over three decades of direct experience of clinical application. Professor Tayam in one of the first to graduate from the Doctoral Medical Qigong Program of the International Institute Medical Qigong and Haiden University (Beijing, China).

Upon successful completion of Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Qigong Levels 1, 2, and 3, the program culminates in the CAMQ certificate of Advanced Medical Qigong awarded from The Longevity Center.

How Tai Chi and Qigong Benefit Your Health

 

 

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United States National Institutes of Health

“Practicing Tai Chi may help to improve balance and stability in older people and in those with Parkinson’s disease, reduce back pain and pain from knee osteoarthritis, and improve quality of life in people with heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Tai Chi and Qi gong may ease fibromyalgia pain and promote general quality of life. Qi gong may reduce chronic neck pain, but study results are mixed. Tai Chi also may improve reasoning ability in older people.”

The Nethersole
School of Nursing
The Chinese University of
Hong Kong
&
College of Nursing
University of Arizona

A randomized controlled trial

“Tai Chi is better than brisk walking in reducing several cardiovascular disease risk factors and improving psychosocial well-being, and can be recommended as a viable exercise for building a healthy life free of cardiovascular disease.”

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