Qigong Program

氣功

(Qì Gōng)

Qigong roughly translates to “energy work” as the art of naturally developing the body’s Qi (energy). In order for you to benefit from this practice it is important to understand what Qigong is and how it works.

Introduction to Qigong

This six week online course will introduce you to simple Qigong exercises along with the underlying theories & concepts behind them. In addition to each 45 minute session, reading assignments and questionnaires will be provided to further enrich your learning process.

  • Session 1

    • Build a basic understanding of Qi & Qigong concepts

      • ​​What are the purposes and benefits to Qigong practice?

      • ​​What are the different schools of Qigong?

      • What is the importance of breathing?

    • Simple stationary Qigong exercises

    • Chest & abdominal breathing techniques
       

  • Session 2

    • Learn and understand basic Qigong terminology

    • Discuss the energy structure & energy body

    • What are Normal Abdominal Breathing & Reverse Abdominal Breathing?

      • How to practice them?

      • Apply Reverse Abdominal Breathing to simple Qigong exercises
         

  • Session 3

    • What are the Five Regulatings?

      • Discuss the concepts of Body, Breath, Mind, Qi, and Spirit

      • Learn to regulate the body your breathing

      • Coordinate breathing with exercises

    • Grasp the concept of spine waving
       

  • Session 4

    • What is Dan Tian Breathing? – Connecting to the Center of Gravity. Girdle Vessel Breathing (Purpose & Benefits). Practical Introduction to Girdle Vessel Breathing.
       

  • Session 5

    • Introduction to Four Season Qigong – Connection to the Organs & Relation to the Seasons. Applied exercises to All Seasons to Enhance Body Awareness & Organ Health.
       

  • ​​Session 6

    • Review Session 1 – 5 (Q&A). Short Self-Massage/Stimulation Routine. Next steps: “Where to go from here?”

Instructor:

2 - 5 students

Six 45 min sessions

Meet twice monthly

$30 per session

Small Group Classes

1 - ∞ students

(4 device limit)

Six 45 min sessions

$60 per session

+$10 per student (3 or more)

Private & Semi Private Lessons

Introduction to Qigong

Build Your Foundation

 

Regardless of your reasons for practicing, all students begin their journey with Taijiquan fundamentals.

 

Our introduction course includes:

  • Taijiquan Basics drills

  • Taiji Qigong and White Crane Qigong

  • Part 1 of the Yang-style Long Form

 
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 • Servicing Andover, MA & the New England region •

• Available for travel worldwide •