Qigong w/Dao Yin & Taoist Stretching
1st Class of this
15 Week Series
Weekly Tues Evenings from 6 to 7PM
The hallmark of escalating to 3 Levels form exercise classes is simply to increase the use of subtle movements & ‘moving w/sincerity’. This means learning to execute each move gracefully & precisely. Grace & Precision enable you to move through your Universe w/more ease & sensitizes you to feel universal ‘plasma’; which God surrounds us w/to sustain our lives. These are standing positions you can do anywhere!
All ages may do this exercise.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: NONE
Questions to millie [at] qigong [dot] com / 424 ~ 288 * 9273
Includes intermittent breaks for Q & A
& periods of stretching to help assist the Qigong flow.
Tuition: $15 ea or $205 for Entire Series
Learning how these exercises affect cardiovascular health in profound ways w/out inducing a stress response. Learning how doing Qigong builds muscle strength, lessening effects of stress & Cortisol release on the body. Learning how the standing forms give a most precious type of strength – endurance -- building physical vitality, immunity & raising healthy electrical energy & ATP in the body.
ASSESSMENT ON OUTCOMES ACHIEVED:
Lots of times, I see student’s expressions looking rejuvenated & relaxed after the practice. Even for someone doing it for the first time, the outcome of the exercise helps people blood flow. Since doing Qigong in a group of three or more, the energy is on overdrive & the results are at least doubles.
(A) 3 LEVEL COURSE CURRICULUM
Level 1 An opening procedure, w/five primary exercises & a closing procedure. These are all standing positions. We will practice the breathing & the mechanics of the first form called the ‘Empty Force’.
Level 2 Learning Advance Breathing & Movement Applications. Uses all the foundations from Level 1 w/more regularity & assuming to have all the understanding of certain principles.
Level 3 Learning the 7 Wuji Style Movements = an understanding of manipulating & strengthening the human energy field. Learning these 7 movements & their subtleties elevates the insight of Qi tremendously.
WEEK ONE: Introduction & Importance of Breath work & the opening form
Breath work & mechanics of the first form called the ‘Empty Force.’ We will also learn Ready Position & Opening Procedure, Spiraling, Pulsing, Pressing on Qi (Energy) Subtle Movements.
WEEK TWO: QIGONG PRACTICE FORMS
The 7 Qigong forms. Review Opening Procedure w/Ready Position, & go into the ‘Empty Force”. We then continue w/Cloud Hands, helpful for strengthening the lungs. Next is Earth Hands, good for the reproduction organs. We will then do the Around the World, to fortifying the heart & lungs. Last one is called Push Hands, which helps to emit the Qi from one hand to the other, also improves Digestion.
WEEK THREE: QIGONG PRACTICE FORMS
All Level 1 forms + the Introduction of Level 2, ‘Full Body Cleansing’. Full Body Cleansing which moves the blood & Qi from head to feet in a powerful ‘ultra-precise’ sweeping gesture washing you clean. Moving Qi inside your body & Projecting Qi externally is the theme here.
WEEK FOUR: QIGONG PRACTICE FORMS
All Level 1 forms + Second part of Level 2 ‘Drawing the Bow’, the practice for light warriors. This exercise will give you the leg power to do it! This exercise is the ultimate exercise for projecting Qi. It contains all the foundation from the Level 1 Forms & combines everything at once for greater results.
All Level 1 forms + Second & Third part of Level 2 ‘Drawing the Bow & Full Body Spiraling’, which draws energy into the Pituitary Gland. Facial Qigong massage brings energy to the eyes & meridians of the face. It uses a soft full body spiraling movement to coax energy down into the chief commander center of your brain.
PART 2 LEVEL ONE & ALL OF LEVEL TWO
WEEK SIX & SEVEN:
All of the Taoist Yoga & LEVEL 2 ‘Full Body Cleansing, Drawing the Bow, & Full-Body Spiraling’
Reviewing all the moves of Level 2 forms, moving the blood & Qi from head to feet, practicing form for light warriors & drawing energy into the Pituitary Gland.
All of Level 2 Forms. Introductions to ‘WUJI Style’ Level 3.
Cover some of the Seven Broad Categories of movements. Each category of Wuji style movements is learned separately. It is a spontaneous flow of Qi that is usually a transcendental experience of dense magnetic energy fields.
All of Level 2 Forms & Additional Wuji Style movements.
Everyone loves to lose the structure of routine & make up their own ‘Dance of Qi’, which can cover over 7000 possible movements since the Forms are spontaneous.
All of Level 2 Forms & Level 3 Wuji Style Movements.
After the principles have been learned, Wuji Style Qigong becomes ultra powerful & lots of fun! One is literally swimming inside the Qi all around. The Health & healing benefits of this specialized “free form style’ is profound.
ALL OF LEVEL 3, W/REVIEW OF LEVEL 1 & 2
WEEK ELEVEN & TWELVE:
Practicing Level 3, Wuji Style Movements & Taoist Yoga.
Review of subtle movements such as Spiraling, rotating & Spiraling-Rotate Simultaneously, ball making movements w/open-close style & Palm-Facing Palm, Push Hands Movements in moving body w/Force-of-Energy, Projection & Drawing movements w/pointing the arrow & receiving, Locomotive movements w/counter rotating horizontal & vertical, Cleansing Style movements like washing & brushing & Swimming Style movements to feel the Qi all around.
All of Level 1 & 3
All of Level 2 & 3
Any levels & Level 3
(B) BIO (by & about the Instructor Millie)
Since young, I had an interest in exercising & eating right. Living in NYC, I easily got caught in the fast city life. However I would not be far away from living a healthier life style. I would be involved w/exercising like bike ride, walking, jogging, ice skating, roller skating or learning a new exercise. Lots of the time, I took vitamins & ate right. I was aware of what foods were good for me & what to stay away from early on.
I moved to Miami, Florida for a clean break out of the city & refreshed focus on a career based on exercising & eating right. I began to look at colleges for a career in Physical Therapy &/or Dietitian. W/still much uncertainty, I came across an ad that advertised, Massage Therapy. W/out any prior education, I used to give massages to friends & family & I would receive great compliments. Then I began to search for other massage therapy schools in the area. Months before I began, I had read a book about massage therapy & the many types of modalities this field has. After reading the book, I was eager to begin school. I began to learn a whole new lifestyle in the Holistic field. Right around this same time, my health was being compromised; whereon I took steps to process a lot in a short time. I began to be more involved w/learning all sorts of things like: meditation, juicing, Reiki & receiving treatment such as acupuncture, herbs, & massages. Being in Florida, I did a lot of swimming & some biking. My dad would speak to me about how Yoga can help me & I began to search for studios where that was taught. I searched until I found one that I liked, Bikram Hatha Yoga. I had great results & I was feeling stronger & healthier. I began to branch out in other forms of exercise, such other Yoga styles, Tai Chi & Chi Gong.
Moving to LA was somewhat unplanned, due to an uncomfortable situation I was in. I asked the Higher Power to pull me out of this situation, these circumstances, & there it was when I saw the flier of Qigong Healing & Miracle Making. Qigong, an exercise I like. Healing, something I am familiar w/per massage therapy. Miracle Making, is what I wanted to manifest in my life. However, there were circumstances which I thought might have held me back from going. One being, I had a very bad cold, & the other my finances were tight. I had seen the flier 2 days before the event, so I kind of slept on the thought of making it to the workshop.
One thing lead to another & accidentally, I had paid for the program twice. I enjoyed & embraced all the knowledge that I was learning, so when on the third day the Teacher mentioned that there would be a Level I Instructor course in two weeks. Instead of getting a refund, I let them know to put it on the Level I Instructor course. W/in the turmoil of being homeless, I still went forward in being certified & grow w/this.
The 4 day workshop had so much material; I loved the feel of the empowerment I received from it. This workshop was covering topics from health, energy, cardiovascular exercise, muscular strength, muscular endurance, meditation & science. All these things that I am interested in, under one roof worked for me. I wanted to have all that wisdom to teach others the same, to help them take charge of their health. This whole body healing method from Food Based Healing to a slow impact exercise becomes a complete Whole Body Healing experience.
I am hands on & I speak clearly explaining every step. I am able to address the needs of all learners: auditory, visual, & kinesthetic—in the way I present my material.
PRESENTLY I WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CERTIFY THIS CURRICULUM. HOWEVER, I HAVE THE SOLE RIGHT TO OFFER THIS MATERIAL.
I am researching if I am able to have the students that complete this course earn CEUs.
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