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HEALTH & MEDICAL QIGONG on ZOOM extended to December Plus IN-PERSON Class options ! We have hybrid events ...and we are excited to tell you all about them. GREAT OPTIONS 1) Tuesdays at 9:30am - Zoom Only - Sept 8 - December 2) Saturdays at 9:45am - On both Zoom plus an In-Person Option with limited spaces. 13 classes from September 12-December 5th 3) Tuesday/Saturday classes - Combo prices available. 4) Wednesday Tai Chi classes - On Zoom & In Person - Sorry, these two classes are FULL 5) Saturday Tai Chi at 8:45am - Still available if you sign up before Sept 26th If you are interested in any of these classes, please email us at [masked] to receive additional information about prices. Check out our tai chi options too on our calendar. MORE DETAILS Our Tuesday, Thursday options have been extended ON ZOOM. We are continuing into December. Tuesday Qigong and Thursday Tai Chi classes will be Zoom Only. See the Thursdays on our Calendar for more information about the Tai Chi The Saturday Qigong classes will be held on both ZOOM and IN-PERSON at Highlands United Church Gym, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver. • Health and Medical Qigong is an awesome way to help induce calm, relaxation, release stress, depression, grief, and anxiety. • Practicing Qigong builds and circulates energy (Qi or Chi) through the body. Exercises specific to Health Qigong helps the Qi flow unimpeded. The exercises add strength and flexibility. • Qigong is an excellent addition to any walking, cardio or stretching regime that is already in place. • No need to memorize any of the movements… unless you want to. Just follow along, breathe deep and enjoy. • Enjoy practicing many different forms of Qigong with us… and here is a list: - Chinese Health Qigong: Baduan Jin – 8 pieces Silk & Brocade; Yi Jin Jing – Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Qigong; Liu Zi Jue – Six Healing Sounds; Wu Qin Xi – 5 Animals Qigong; Taiji Yang Sheng Zhang – Taiji Stick Health Preservation Exercises , Qigong on Wei Lei Mountain, 18 Movements, 5 Elements, Swimming Dragon, Balancing the Heart Qigong, Medical Qigong, Qigong to Relieve Anxiety & Stress, Healthy Organ Qigong, Rejuvenating Face and Body Qigong, and more…PLUS… Breathing Exercises & Meditation, Fang Song Gong Meditation, Good Posture, Balance & Stability Training and “The Dance of Qi” • YOU CAN INVITE YOUR FRIENDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. Since we launched our first on-line Qigong classes in April 2020 students have Zoomed in from West and North Vancouver, Lions Bay, Eastern Canada, Eastern & Western United States, South Africa, the Netherlands, the UK, Northern British Columbia, and Vancouver Island. • The Saturday and/or Tuesday Health and Medical Qigong classes provide great continuity when taken together. You will learn more, remember more and practice more of the movements you love. They are excellent for all levels of fitness, mind & body.
This class requires that all students will have learned the 108 Sections 1-4. All students will review section 5 and 6 plus everyone will enjoy following along in this form, the entire way through. Joining this class will help you refine your form, better your posture, remember more easily, and help you experience how your breath and qi are affected as you move slowly through all of the 108 movements. All students taking the In-Person class will also be registered to take Zoom classes just in case an at-home class is required. New students to this class will should email [masked] for further information. Wednesdays, September 8 - December 9th Time: 5pm-6pm In Person at Highlands United Church or Live On Zoom For registration details please email [masked]
DUAL FANS FLOWING... LEFT AND RIGHT This multi-fan form (two fans, one dedicated for use to the right hand and another dedicated to the left) will challenge you to better balance, posture, left and right hand coordination, focus, discipline, and above all, patience with yourself. Your hurried mind will slow, you will feel calm and yet invigorated. You will find a sense of flow within yourself. Practicing the form will increase your energy, enhance your muscle tone, flexibility, and ultimately, you will feel your power. Wednesdays In-Person or Live On Zoom - 6pm-7pm In-Person at Highlands United Church in North Vancouver Starts Wednesday, September 9th - December 9th 2020 $140.00 For registration form, please email [masked] MORE DETAILS... This form will test right handers and left handers will finally get to practice using their strong side. The Dual Flow of Tai Chi Fans has a combination of movements that resemble those used in Yang style, Chen style, and Baquazhuang. It is an energetic form designed to enhance your qi and it has many health benefits. It is particularly helpful for those who have arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, or neck/shoulder problems. All students will be required to purchase a dedicated right hand only and left hand only fan. This September to December session will introduce the Fan Basics plus Section 1. There is a total of 3 sections. The Dual Fan Form In-Person classes are already full but registering for ZOOM is still possible. Don’t be worried that learning the Fan Form on Zoom will be more challenging. It won’t. It will be the same for all…Just fun!!! There are few tai chi forms suitable for beginners where you literally hold control and power in both hands. The Dual Fan form is one of them.
Thursday Morning Tai Chi has been extended on Zoom until December 2020... Come join us ONLINE WITH ZOOM for the Yin Yang Tai Chi See details about this form below. Time: 9:00am-10:00am Live On-Zoom: Contact us for additional details. Email us at [masked] This class will provide all students with a great warm-up and then will give an introduction to the Yin Yang Tai Chi form. If you are interested in this tai chi form, that is suitable for beginners, please email us at [masked] for a Registration Form and all the details you will need to know for either class. YIN YANG Tai Chi All of the taijiquan skills originate from variations and combinations of the Taiji Thirteen Postures. This is the essence of taijiquan, the key that unlocks the secret of all taijiquan. These thirteen basic skills are the foundation of all taijiquan skills. In Yin-Yang Taiji Thirteen Postures, every movement is done on both left and right side for balance. Each movement has its yin and yang, soft and hard counterparts. The movements embody both explicit and hidden power as well as soft and explosive power. The martial application for each side of the movement has its own uniqueness. To make it more diverse, this routine has also included some of the typical movements from Yang, Chen, Sun and Wu Style Taijiquan