What we're about

We are a friendly and open group of people dedicated to cultivating wellness, vitality, and spiritual fulfilment. We offer beginner classes in Qigong (pronounced "chee-kung"), Tai Chi, and Meditation. Tea is served during the mid-class break. Basic instruction is provided and practitioners of all experience levels are welcome. The class is offered on a donation basis (sliding scale $5-20 with a recommended donation of $10 per class). No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

The style of Tai Chi that we practice is Roger Jahnke's Tai Chi Easy, a simple 5-movement form that can be done sitting, standing, or walking. In addition, we teach Integral Tai Chi, which adds 4 more movements to Tai Chi Easy to make a 9-movement form. These forms contain the essential power of Tai Chi in a simple to learn form. If you have wanted to learn Tai Chi but have struggled with longer 24, 36, 52, or 108-form styles, then Tai Chi Easy might just be what you are looking for.

Each of the teachers also offers private lessons for those who want customized support and/or who want to explore and practice the "inner" forms of Qigong and Tai Chi. These more advanced forms are only taught in private lessons. If you are interested, inquire directly with the teachers.

Upcoming events (5)

Thursday Morning Summer Qigong: ONLINE

Online event

$10.00

Thursday Morning Summer Qigong: Kuan Yin Standing Qigong Kuan Kin (Compassionate Buddha) Standing Qigong is a set for opening the spine to gently increase its range of motion in all planes. This set nourishes the Kidneys and opens the Heart. It is also designed to raise the spirit- a wonderful Summertime set when Yang energy is at its peak! These classes are offered on a sliding-scale: $10-18 and NOTAFLOF paid using these links: Venmo (preferred) https://venmo.com/Nicole-Stone-35 PayPal (select Friends and Family option) https://www.paypal.me/nicolestone22 To participate: You need a computer with internet, set up in a space where you can move— in your living room, kitchen, bedroom, or even outside if you have a laptop and earbuds. - Please avoid eating heavy foods at least 1 hour before class starts - Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bare feet, soft-soled shoes or warm socks if you won't slip- your choice. - The "Room" will open 5 mins before the start time. If you arrive early, you are welcome to bring a ball to massage your feet! - Here is a helpful video from Zoom about the process of joining a meeting: https://youtu.be/vFhAEoCF7jg You do not need a Zoom account to participate in my classes, only the free Zoom App. - You must be able to see the screen on your device while practicing to help you follow along. - This class will be 1 hour in length and appropriate for all levels of experience. Thursday Morning Qigong on Zoom, 9-10 am PST, Live-Stream Online Event Access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87695717952 Clicking on the event's link above will take you directly to Zoom. You will be prompted to download the Zoom App. After downloading, click again on your event link to go directly to our live-stream class. Our virtual meeting room will open 5 minutes prior to the class start time. * All classes will be recorded, but only my image will show. Recordings are available by emailing: [masked] Thank you and I hope to move with you in cyber space soon! Nicole

Between Heaven & Earth: Intro to Qigong 4-Class Online Series

Needs a location

$60.00

Between Heaven and Earth: Introduction to Qigong 4-Class Online Series ​ Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm July 7, 14, 21, 28 $60 Register: https://www.yogaroomberkeley.com/workshops-intensives ​ This introductory series will cover some basics of Qigong practice. Through our bodies, we will explore yin and yang polarities, the three dantiens (energy centers), Qi circulation, and three-dimensional movement. Beginners and intermediate practitioners are welcome! Classes will be recorded so if you are unable to make a class, you will be able to view later. ​ Nicole Stone, M.A., is a movement artist who draws from her studies with many qigong teachers- from Daoist priests to martial artists to Qi healers- to offer unique and depthful Qigong classes. Nicole founded Joyful Movement Qigong in 2014 and has been teaching in Alameda for the past six years.

Wednesday Afternoon Summer Qigong: ONLINE

Online event

$10.00

Wednesday Afternoon Summer Qigong: Kuan Yin Standing Qigong Kuan Kin (Compassionate Buddha) Standing Qigong is a set for opening the spine to gently increase its range of motion in all planes. This set nourishes the Kidneys and opens the Heart. It is also designed to raise the spirit- a wonderful Summertime set when Yang energy is at its peak! These classes are offered on a sliding-scale: $10-18 and NOTAFLOF paid using these links: Venmo (preferred) https://venmo.com/Nicole-Stone-35 PayPal (select Friends and Family option) https://www.paypal.me/nicolestone22 To participate: You need a computer with internet, set up in a space where you can move— in your living room, kitchen, bedroom, or even outside if you have a laptop and earbuds. - Please avoid eating heavy foods at least 1 hour before class starts - Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bare feet, soft-soled shoes or warm socks if you won't slip- your choice. - The "Room" will open 5 mins before the start time. If you arrive early, you are welcome to bring a ball to massage your feet! - Here is a helpful video from Zoom about the process of joining a meeting: https://youtu.be/vFhAEoCF7jg You do not need a Zoom account to participate in my classes, only the free Zoom App. - You must be able to see the screen on your device while practicing to help you follow along. - This class will be 1 hour in length and appropriate for all levels of experience. Wednesday Afternoon Qigong on Zoom, 5-6 pm PST, Live-Stream Online Event Access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88486733108 Clicking on the event's link above will take you directly to Zoom. You will be prompted to download the Zoom App. After downloading, click again on your event link to go directly to our live-stream class. Our virtual meeting room will open 5 minutes prior to the class start time. * All classes will be recorded, but only my image will show. Recordings are available by emailing: [masked] Thank you and I hope to move with you in cyber space soon! Nicole

Thursday Morning Summer Qigong: ONLINE

Online event

$10.00

Thursday Morning Summer Qigong: Kuan Yin Standing Qigong Kuan Kin (Compassionate Buddha) Standing Qigong is a set for opening the spine to gently increase its range of motion in all planes. This set nourishes the Kidneys and opens the Heart. It is also designed to raise the spirit- a wonderful Summertime set when Yang energy is at its peak! These classes are offered on a sliding-scale: $10-18 and NOTAFLOF paid using these links: Venmo (preferred) https://venmo.com/Nicole-Stone-35 PayPal (select Friends and Family option) https://www.paypal.me/nicolestone22 To participate: You need a computer with internet, set up in a space where you can move— in your living room, kitchen, bedroom, or even outside if you have a laptop and earbuds. - Please avoid eating heavy foods at least 1 hour before class starts - Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bare feet, soft-soled shoes or warm socks if you won't slip- your choice. - The "Room" will open 5 mins before the start time. If you arrive early, you are welcome to bring a ball to massage your feet! - Here is a helpful video from Zoom about the process of joining a meeting: https://youtu.be/vFhAEoCF7jg You do not need a Zoom account to participate in my classes, only the free Zoom App. - You must be able to see the screen on your device while practicing to help you follow along. - This class will be 1 hour in length and appropriate for all levels of experience. Thursday Morning Qigong on Zoom, 9-10 am PST, Live-Stream Online Event Access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87695717952 Clicking on the event's link above will take you directly to Zoom. You will be prompted to download the Zoom App. After downloading, click again on your event link to go directly to our live-stream class. Our virtual meeting room will open 5 minutes prior to the class start time. * All classes will be recorded, but only my image will show. Recordings are available by emailing: [masked] Thank you and I hope to move with you in cyber space soon! Nicole

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Wednesday Afternoon Summer Qigong: ONLINE

Online event

$10.00

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