This first course is designed to introduce the student to Medical Qigong exercises to maintain health, heal their bodies, calm their minds, and reconnect with their spirit.
Medical Qigong exercises will be taught that help the body correct the physical and energetic imbalances. This strengthens and regulates internal organs, nervous system and immune system, relieves pain, regulates hormones, and strengthens and releases deep-seated emotions and stress. The course will introduce the student to the basic theories of energy tonification, purgation, and regulation of the body’s organs and energy channels, as well as strengthening the body’s protective energy field (Wei Qi).
Other topics covered in this course include:
- Respiration, posture, and mental training
- Emotional detoxification
- Healing sound therapy
- Analyzing and categorizing qigong exercises
- Introduction to medical qigong prescriptions
- Establish a personal medical qigong workout
Objective: Students will have a basic understanding of the three regulations of medical qigong and be able to properly develop a medical qigong routine.
Required Text: “Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy: A Comprehensive Clinical Text”