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You are warmly invited to join us in these ancient and

health promoting breathing and moving exercises.

Beginners: learn qi gong for the first time.

Seasoned practitioners: further cultivate, share and refine your energy.

This wonderful class is a community offering from Gentle Way Acupuncture. It is my joy to share this fun, health building practice with you.

No prior experience required. Anyone can learn.

I am a Culver City local, acupuncturist and owner of Gentle Way Acupuncture, Star Urmston LAc. I have a deep love for the sweetness of the Culver City Area, as well as the ancient art of qi gong.... so why not combine the two? Ever heard of Tai Qi? Well, Qi Gong is very similar. It is breathing and moving practice rooted in the ancient wisdom of the Martial Arts and Taoist - Chinese Medicine. It is a way of refining and cultivating oneself and, most of all, enjoying the incredible beauty of the present moment.

The purpose of this group is to provide basic qi gong instruction in a natural setting, as is traditional. You are invited to gather with us in the park and enjoy waking up and cultivating your energy. The more we proactively awaken ourselves every day, the more enjoyment in our lives we have, and the more we have to offer to the world around us. Also, did I mention it is fun!

This Meet-Up is open to all ages (who have the ability to participate in an hour long class) and all abilities. I will provide qi gong instruction in a playful, free form way to connect to the energy within and all around us. I will also give traditionally rooted instruction in the wonderful and foundational qi gong practice called "The Ten Pieces of Silk." This is a superb daily practice for working with basic health promoting breathing and moving exercises. All are welcome- Seasoned practitioners: come share and further cultivate your presence and energy. Beginners: we all must awaken a beginners mind of curiosity, focus and enjoyment in every moment, so you are right where you need to be to begin practicing and learning qi gong for the first time. Hope to see you here : ). (Note: No Class if raining).

Warmly,

-Star Urmston LAc

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8am Tuesdays Qi Gong

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You are warmly invited to join us in these ancient and health promoting breathing and slow moving exercises. Cultivate mental focus, relax and expand your breath, build leg strength and balance, coordinate your movement with awareness of your feeling state, circulate your vital energy. Beginners: learn qi gong for the first time. Seasoned practitioners: further cultivate, share and refine your energy. This wonderful class is a community wellness offering from my Acupuncture office. It is my joy to share this fun, health building practice with you. Who: Anyone interested in practicing moving meditation, No prior experience required. Anyone can learn. When: Tuesdays 8am ~ 1 hr Where: Zoom and in person at Bill Botts Park after quarantine is lifted. Zoom Registration Info: Step 1) go to this link to sign up and register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpcocOCsqTwtwuL7ldcH1qJfBi69bQ3ZRQ Step 2) Once registered Zoom will send you a link to be able to join the class- this is what you then use to link to our Tuesday 8am qi gong class. (Zoom Meeting ID:[masked]) (password:[masked]) Notes: You will need a simple space for standing practices- you should be able to freely move your arms and legs. Zoom only if RAINING PAYMENT: This class is currently donation basis only- to offset meet up fees and organizational costs. ~ please do not let lack of funds deter you from participating. If you wish to make a donation for your class you can find me at: Venmo: Star-Star Paypal: [masked] PRE-REQUISITES: must be able to stand for 1 hour, no other coursework is required CAUTIONS: This class is for fun, health building purposes. Please always listen to your own body- and respect any injuries, limitations, or pain signals you have. Instructions given are guidelines only. please ask for help if you have pain or injuries, and need modifications. When in doubt for your own body, go with the spirit of the exercise: which is to awaken, circulate your aliveness and breathe..... you cannot harm yourself breathing, so please exercise common sense and adapt exercises for your own body and unique needs that day. We cannot be liable for any instructions or recommendations given or injuries sustained. Keep in mind you are participating freely and this class is to simply share in fun morning awakening. MeetUp Group Background: I am a Culver City local, acupuncturist and owner of Gentle Way Acupuncture, Star Urmston LAc. I have a deep love for the sweetness of the Culver City Area, as well as the ancient art of qi gong.... so why not combine the two? Ever heard of Tai Qi? Well, Qi Gong is very similar. It is breathing and moving practice rooted in the ancient wisdom of the Martial Arts and Taoist - Chinese Medicine. It is a way of refining and cultivating oneself and, most of all, enjoying the incredible beauty of the present moment. The purpose of this group is to share basic qi gong exercises in a natural setting, as is traditional. You are invited to gather with us in the park and enjoy waking up and cultivating your energy. The more we proactively awaken ourselves every day, the more enjoyment in our lives we have, and the more we have to offer to the world around us. Also, did I mention it is fun! I will provide qi gong instruction in a playful, free form way to connect to the energy within and all around us. I will also give traditionally rooted instruction in the wonderful and foundational qi gong practice called "The Ten Pieces of Silk," and advanced Meridian Cleanse Exercises. This is a superb daily practice for working with basic health promoting breathing and moving exercises. Hope to see you here : ). Warmly, -Star Urmston LAc

9pm Mondays ~ Healing Sounds Internal Cultivation Practice

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It is my great joy to share with you one of my favorite internal cultivation practices ~ a beautiful, short and sweet 1/2 hr Healing Sounds Practice. This practice is a core part of my Acupuncture Wellness Offerings. WHAT: Healing Sounds- Internal Cultivation Practice: In this class we focus on the 5 Yin Organs and will be focusing on the silent healing sounds, as the silence emphasizes building strength and refueling the internal organs. Practice is enriching and cumulative. This practice is done seated and laying down, fantastic to be done right before bed to enhance sleep, cultivates mental focus and internal organ health as well as lung capacity. SET-UP: Have a comfortable chair where you can sit upright, and a place to lay down at the end. WHEN: Mondays ~ Starting 9:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) WHERE: ZOOM.com 1) Register in advance for this meeting by clicking below: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ofu6prz8uGNyjDMUr4BHlujR6CAU3TJU5 2) After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. (Meetin ID:[masked]) (password:[masked]) NOTES: Zoom Meeting will be on “Mute” during class, so please text me questions, or requests to work with, before and during class to my cell phone:[masked] or you can try posting relevant questions in zoom chat PRE-REQUISITES: none PAYMENT: This class is currently donation basis, to offset meet up and organizational fees. ~ please do not let lack of funds deter you from participating. If you wish to make a donation for your class to help off set organizational and meet up costs, you can find me at: Venmo: Star-Star Paypal: [masked]

8am Tuesdays Qi Gong

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You are warmly invited to join us in these ancient and health promoting breathing and slow moving exercises. Cultivate mental focus, relax and expand your breath, build leg strength and balance, coordinate your movement with awareness of your feeling state, circulate your vital energy. Beginners: learn qi gong for the first time. Seasoned practitioners: further cultivate, share and refine your energy. This wonderful class is a community wellness offering from my Acupuncture office. It is my joy to share this fun, health building practice with you. Who: Anyone interested in practicing moving meditation, No prior experience required. Anyone can learn. When: Tuesdays 8am ~ 1 hr Where: Zoom and in person at Bill Botts Park after quarantine is lifted. Zoom Registration Info: Step 1) go to this link to sign up and register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/vpcocOCsqTwtwuL7ldcH1qJfBi69bQ3ZRQ Step 2) Once registered Zoom will send you a link to be able to join the class- this is what you then use to link to our Tuesday 8am qi gong class. (Zoom Meeting ID:[masked]) (password:[masked]) Notes: You will need a simple space for standing practices- you should be able to freely move your arms and legs. Zoom only if RAINING PAYMENT: This class is currently donation basis only- to offset meet up fees and organizational costs. ~ please do not let lack of funds deter you from participating. If you wish to make a donation for your class you can find me at: Venmo: Star-Star Paypal: [masked] PRE-REQUISITES: must be able to stand for 1 hour, no other coursework is required CAUTIONS: This class is for fun, health building purposes. Please always listen to your own body- and respect any injuries, limitations, or pain signals you have. Instructions given are guidelines only. please ask for help if you have pain or injuries, and need modifications. When in doubt for your own body, go with the spirit of the exercise: which is to awaken, circulate your aliveness and breathe..... you cannot harm yourself breathing, so please exercise common sense and adapt exercises for your own body and unique needs that day. We cannot be liable for any instructions or recommendations given or injuries sustained. Keep in mind you are participating freely and this class is to simply share in fun morning awakening. MeetUp Group Background: I am a Culver City local, acupuncturist and owner of Gentle Way Acupuncture, Star Urmston LAc. I have a deep love for the sweetness of the Culver City Area, as well as the ancient art of qi gong.... so why not combine the two? Ever heard of Tai Qi? Well, Qi Gong is very similar. It is breathing and moving practice rooted in the ancient wisdom of the Martial Arts and Taoist - Chinese Medicine. It is a way of refining and cultivating oneself and, most of all, enjoying the incredible beauty of the present moment. The purpose of this group is to share basic qi gong exercises in a natural setting, as is traditional. You are invited to gather with us in the park and enjoy waking up and cultivating your energy. The more we proactively awaken ourselves every day, the more enjoyment in our lives we have, and the more we have to offer to the world around us. Also, did I mention it is fun! I will provide qi gong instruction in a playful, free form way to connect to the energy within and all around us. I will also give traditionally rooted instruction in the wonderful and foundational qi gong practice called "The Ten Pieces of Silk," and advanced Meridian Cleanse Exercises. This is a superb daily practice for working with basic health promoting breathing and moving exercises. Hope to see you here : ). Warmly, -Star Urmston LAc

9:30pm Wednesday Night Inner Smile Meditation ~ 30 mins

Dear Ones, I’m delighted to add this new class to my Acupuncture Practice Wellness Offerings. This is my all-time favorite short and sweet Internal Cultivation Practice: The Inner Smile. Please take some time and follow the steps to register with Zoom for this Inner Smile class (see link below in green) ahead of time so you can easily join class when we start. Warmly, ~Star WHAT: Inner Smile ~ Internal Cultivation Practice: In this class we bathe our senses and nourish our inner being with the power of our kind, compassionate, and loving presence, attention and smiling action. Even if you already know this practice, it is a joy to practice with other- join us : )! This practice is done seated, fantastic to be done right before bed to enhance sleep, cultivates mental focus, brightness and steadiness through all things, as well as internal organ harmony. SET-UP: Have a comfortable chair or meditation space where you can sit upright. WHEN: Wednesdays ~ 9:00 PM Pacific Time (Los Angeles Time) 1) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvduCvpjsiHdbZnXjj24oCsx5_AGoXRIRW 2) After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. (Zoom Meeting ID:[masked]) 3) after receiving your confirmation email, please message me via MeetUp.com or text me at[masked]. Identify yourself and which class you registered for, and I will send you the password to enter the class via zoom. NOTES: Zoom Meeting will be on “Mute” during class, so please text questions, or requests to work with, before and during class to my cell phone:[masked] PAYMENT: This class is on donation basis only to uphold meet up and organizational fees ~ do not let lack of funds deter you from participating. If you wish to make a donation for your class you can find me at: Venmo: Star-Star Paypal: [masked]

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