Mondays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 10:30am-11:30am
Qigong, the art and science of cultivating the body’s energy, has been practiced in China for thousands of years as a technique to improve the body’s self-healing abilities. Qigong, simply stated, is the cultivation of Qi or vital life energy.
The gentle rhythmic movements of Qigong reduce stress, build stamina, increase vitality and enhance the immune system. It has also been found to improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic and digestive functions. Those who maintain a consistent practice of Qigong find that it helps one regain a youthful vitality, maintain health even into old age and helps speed recovery from illness.
Qigong practice includes gentle movement with postural alignment, deep breathing techniques, and relaxation/meditation practices. During this session, participants will learn Vitality Enhancement Qigong as well as other techniques. They are easily adaptable to every lifestyle and can be done while standing, seated, and even lying down.
Bonnie Sokolov began studying T’ai Chi in 1998. She became a certified teacher of T’ai Chi Chih in 2001. In 2008, she graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and T’ai Chi.