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Wellness Workshops & Classes

ALL CLASSES / WORKSHOPS OFFERED

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

  • Tai Chi and Chi Kung for Health

    Location: The Life Breath Wellness Center at the Elms
    378 Main Street. East Greenwich, RI 02818
    Time: Thursdays 6 – 7:30PM

    Tai Chi (Yang style as taught by Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming and Instructor Brian Cooper)
    Fee:
    – 12 class series for $144 (can be paid in 2 payments of $72 each)
    – Single class – $15
    Class time: 1hour
    Format
    • Opening Chi Kung Salutation
    • Joint Loosening exercises
    • Tai Chi Principles and Fundamentals
    • Tai Chi Form
    • Cool Down set
    • Closing Salutation
    Chi Kung (Qigong)
    Fee:
    – Fee for students only attending Chi Kung class: 12 class series for $96
    Reduced Fee for students also attending Tai Chi classes: 12 class series for $60 (with Tai Chi Class fee)
    Class time: 30 minutes
    Format
  • Tai Chi for Arthritis Program (6 week program)

    Instructor: Dr. Christopher Carlow, D. Ac., Certified Instructor
    Fee: $60 (6 week course)

    Currently no schedule

    Call if you have questions: 401-219-6446

    Interested in being a sponsor & bringing this wellness program to your location?
    Contact Chris: (401) 219-6446

  • COMING THIS SUMMER… Tai Chi in the Park - FREE / SEASONAL

    Dates: TBD Exceptions: No Tai Chi during inclement weather
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  • Herbal Hot Pouches are Available!

    Handmade in the USA – rare but true! Herbal Hot pouches get your Qi moving! Make Winter more enjoyable with the warm, aromatic scents of cinnamon and clove!

    3L Wellness Workshops & Classes

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Host a Presentation or Wellness Workshop in your own home or office.

You can request a custom workshop designed for your interests.

Review the classes and themes below and

call or email to discuss your interest – (401) 219-6446


CLASSES / WORKSHOPS OFFERED

Four Seasons Chi Kung

Wellness Workshop on Breathing

Back & Knee Pain – Promoting Prevention & Relief

Making Herbal Hot Pouches – Heat Therapy

Making Herbal Eye Pillows – Relaxation Therapy

Stress Management Lecture

Tai Chi for Arthritis Program

Tai Chi (Tai Ji) Classes

Tai Chi in the Park – (Free / Seasonal)

Chi Kung (Qi Gong) Classes

Introducing Chi Kung – Lecture

Nutrition by Tradition

Meditation Workshop

Health in Lifestyle

Women’s Health – Engendering Healthy Cycles

Ancient & Modern Secrets of Health and Longevity

Chi Kung for Asthma

Tai Chi for Balance, Preventing Falls and Rehabilitation

Intro to Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Health & Harmony In The Classroom

Cupping TherapyUse Contact Info for details

Tui Na Medical MassageUse Contact Info for details

Medical Presentation & Case Study Review (NCCAOM Reviewed for PDA points/CEU’s)

Immune Boosting Workshop


Stress Management

- Identifying Stress Factors and Methods of Relief -

“It is estimated that 75-90% of visits to primary care physicians are for stress induced complaints, many of which can be alleviated by appropriate stress reduction techniques.” (The American Institute of Stress)

Awareness is the first step to identifying how stress impacts health mentally, emotionally and physically. These stress factors can be debilitating eventually leading to chronic health issues.

Many health professionals view stress as a beginning to many of today’s modern health issues. This lecture will offer an alternative view on the impact of stress on health and some simple techniques to promote relief based on the time-honored principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chi Kung.

Lecture Overview

  • Defining Stress – Eastern / Western Medical View
  • Principles of Health and Good Circulation (Mental, Emotional and Physical Factors)
  • Yin Yang Theory (discovering balance for health)
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine & Chi Kung (experienced based principles)
  • Physical Postural
  • Respiratory Health
  • Mind – Emotion – Spirit: Mental Clarity and Focus, Emotional Imbalances
  • Relationships (supportive and connective principles)
  • Observation – Monitoring health for signs of stress
  • Stress Relief Techniques – Simple & Easy

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Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Chuan (more appropriately written as Tai Ji Quan and pronounced – ‘Tai Jee Chuen’) is a rejuvenating form of exercise that integrates mental concentration, body movement and breathing techniques for health and well-being. The Yang Style Tai Ji Quan form is made up of 38 postures that are performed sequentially as a graceful form of meditation in motion. Steeped in philosophy and tradition, this ancient art form holds modern health benefits promoting relaxation, physical balance, and mental concentration, improving circulation, and strengthening the body. The level of difficulty in practicing this rejuvenating exercise is flexible and can be easily adjusted to suit all ages and capabilities. The only equipment required for this wonderful practice is your attention.

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Chi Kung Classes

Chi Kung – an exercise that inspires self-cultivation for managing your Health. Chi Kung (pronounced ‘chee kung’ and more appropriately written as Qi Gong)) is an ancient art form that integrates mental concentration, body movement and breathing techniques into an exercise that promotes health through higher self-awareness. A more popular form of Chi Kung is known as Tai Chi Chuan. The level of difficulty in practicing this rejuvenating exercise is flexible and can be modified to suit all ages and capabilities. Chi Kung is often taught as a complementary form of therapy for patients seeking treatment within Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Understanding the fundamental principles of Chi Kung can help you design personal exercises that can support your individual health concerns.

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New Study shows Chi Kung improves students’ health and overall behavior

Tai Chi (a form of Qi Gong) Boosts Immunity


Lecture – Introducing Chi Kung

1 hour lecture – Introducing Chi Kung

Learn the fundamental principles of Chi Kung (Qi Gong) that underlies the health promoting aspects of Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan).

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New Study shows Chi Kung improves students’ health and overall behavior


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Lecture – Nutrition by Tradition

Nutrition by Tradition is a nutrition class based on traditional Taoist and Chinese Medical Principles to promote health. Each individual has unique lifestyle patterns or constitutional differences that can be best support by specific or unique food choices. In addition, environmental changes can Adversely impact our health and cause imbalances. Nutrition by Tradition is a way of developing an understanding of healthy food choices to attune our health to the environment, our lifestyle and our constitutional makeup.

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Intro to Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Under the scope of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine is a patient centered medicine and not a disease centered medicine. It history spans over several thousand years based on clinical experience. It’s short history in the United States only dates back to the early 1970’s after President Nixon’s visit to China.

More and more evidence through scientific research is unraveling the therapeutic effects of this wonderful medicine.

Find out how acupuncture and herbal medicine can address your health concerns. Contact Dr. Christopher Carlow for a free consultation.

Free group lectures can be given for interested parties. Contact us to schedule a group lecture/class

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Herbal Hot Pouch Therapy

Making Herbal Hot Pouches Based on Chinese Herbal Medicine

Under the treatment of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine there is a saying, “When there is pain move it away”. Applying heat helps relax and relieve stagnation or constriction from cold conditions to promote circulation and restore a healthy balance to the body. Herbal pouch therapy combines specific herbs based on Chinese Herbal Medicine to engender a specific therapeutic effect. Herbal hot pouches can be therapeutically formulated and applied for a variety of ailments. Pain translates generally as stagnation – circulation is obstructed. Usually heat is applied to balance cold conditions or to unblock and relieve stagnation or pain.

Applicable Conditions: abdominal cramps, sore achy muscles, back pain, leg pain, restless leg syndrome, cold hands/feet, chest congestion, cold environments and more…

Supplies needed for class: Fabric (cotton works well / avoid fragile, thin fabrics) – (pouches will need to be heated typically via microwave or conventional oven)

  • To make a 10 x 6 inch pouch you will need a little more than 10 x 12 inch strip of fabric.
  • Sewing kit (needle and thread) – Pre-Sew 3 sides of the pouch before class.

After cooking, the pouches will be filled with the herbs and the forth side of the pouch can then be sewed shut.

Lecture Overview

  • Brief explanation of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Properties, Actions, Channels Entered, Thermal Nature
  • Yin/Yang Theory
  • Five Element Theory
  • Cooking Principals
  • Warming Principles
  • Preparations
  • Alternatives

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Herbal Eye Pillow Therapy

Making Herbal Eye Pillows Based on Chinese Herbal Medicine

The expression “the eyes are the window to the soul” conveys a similar meaning in Oriental Medicine as the eyes communicate our mental, emotional and spiritual well-being. Under the treatment of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine eye pillows are often used to promote relaxation.

 

Emotional imbalances such as stress can generate heat that can excessively rise and obstruct circulation resulting in headaches, neck pain, dizziness, restlessness and more. Applying the principles of yin and yang under the scope of Oriental Medicine to soothe the eyes can promote circulation and relieve tension.

 

Herbal therapy combines specific herbs based on Chinese Herbal Medicine to engender a specific therapeutic effect for a variety of ailments.

 

Applicable Conditions: stress, headaches, migraines, neck pain, upper back pain, dizziness, restlessness, facial tension, eye strain and more…

Supplies needed for class:

  • Fabric (soft fabrics such as cotton or silk)
  • To make a 4.5 x 8.5 inch pouch you will need a 9 x 8.5 inch strip of fabric.
  • Sewing kit (needle and thread) – Pre-Sew 3 sides of pouch before or during class. After herbs are prepared the final side can be sewed shut.

After preparing the herbs the pouches will be filled with the herbs and the forth side of the pouch can then be sewed shut.

Lecture Overview

  • Brief explanation of Chinese Herbal Medicine: Properties, Actions, Channels Entered, Thermal Nature
  • Yin/Yang Theory
  • Five Element Theory
  • Cooking Principals
  • Cooling Principles
  • Preparations
  • Alternatives

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Four Seasons Chi Kung

Fall (Lungs) / Winter (Kidneys) Spring (Liver) / Summer (Heart)

This class will be taught 4 times per year focusing only on the current and upcoming season.

Dress comfortable

Two separate studies shows Tai Chi, a form of Chi Kung, significantly improves immunity, physical functioning, bodily pain, vitality and mental health. <http://news.biocompare.com/newsstory.asp?id=177571>

Source: National Institute on Aging 2007; National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2003

Chi Kung is an ancient Chinese art form used to condition the body and improve health. Four Seasons Chi Kung contains a set of forms practiced during a specific season. Practicing the corresponding Chi Kung forms helps harmonize specific organ systems in the body to promote health through seasonal change.

The seasons of Fall and Winter, corresponding to the Lung and Kidney system, is a time for harvesting as the energy declines into Winter hibernation. The dispersing and expanding nature of the Lung system can be strained by the natural contracting forces of Fall and Winter.

The seasons of Spring and Summer, corresponding to the Liver and Heart system, is a time for sprouting and flowering as the energy rises reaching a high point in the seasonal transition. The rising and expanding nature of the Liver and Heart requires nurturing to ensure balance in growth.

Four Seasons Chi Kung for the Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer can promote health by attuning the body to these seasonal transitions that embody the energies of Birth, Growth, Change/Transformation, Decline/Harvest and Storage.

In order to teach all seasonal sets this lecture will be held four times a year focusing on the current season and the upcoming season.

Lecture Overview

  • Defining Chi Kung
  • Four Seasons Chi Kung – Seasonal Sets: – current and upcoming seasons
  • Yin Yang Theory – Fundamental Principles
  • Posture
  • Mental Focus – Yi (Wisdom-Mind) / Xin (Emotional-Mind)
  • Breathing Technique
  • Taoist Healing Sound
  • Form Demonstration & Participation with handouts

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BACK AND KNEE PAIN PROMOTING PREVENTION AND RELIEF

BASED ON PRINCIPLES OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE & CHI KUNG

Back pain and knee pain are very common and debilitating health issues troubling many people. This lecture will reveal new ideas based on traditional medicine to understand and cope with chronic back and knee pain.

Under the traditional healing principles of Oriental Medicine and Chi Kung pain translates as stagnation. The techniques covered in this lecture can encourage good circulation to help relieve stagnation and restore health.

Chi Kung is an ancient Chinese exercise used to rejuvenate the body and maintain health by promoting circulation on an energetic level. Understanding the body structure and techniques for pain relief based on Oriental Medicine and Chi Kung can promote prevention and relief of chronic back and knee pain.

LECTURE OVERVIEW

  • Defining Chi Kung
  • Anatomy & Acupuncture Channels
  • Yin Yang Theory – Fundamental Principles
  • Concepts on Posture, Mental Focus, Breathing Techniques
  • Soft / Hard Chi Kung Demonstration & Participation

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Health in Lifestyle

Promoting Healthy Living – Awareness in Life Cycles- Identifying Imbalances

Under the scope of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Lifestyle Counseling plays an important role in managing health imbalances and practicing prevention. Lifestyle counseling includes recommendations about daily habits such as diet, exercise, sleep, relationships, sex, work, life changes, digestion, mental-emotional patterns and much more.

This class offers insight on identifying important cycle and patterns that can diminish health and provide guidelines to manage a healthy lifestyle.

Outline

  • Physical
  • Breath
  • Mental
  • Emotions
  • 6 Climatic Conditions / Weather
  • 3 Treasures – Jing, Qi Shen
  • Vital Substances – Qi, Blood, Yin, Yang, Jin Ye
  • Relationships
  • 7 & 8 Year Cycles
  • Regulate sexual activity
  • Causes of Disease
  • Sleep
  • Diet – how and what
  • Bathroom Habits
  • Bowel Movement
  • Urination
  • Void of colds, coughs and allergies
  • Constancy – Smoothness, Returning to the Source, Cooling Down the Fire
  • Home Environment
  • Life Long Learning
  • Women’s Health
  • Men’s Health

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Tai Chi for Balance, Preventing Falls and Rehabilitation

An Evidence-Based Approach

Physical exercises ranging from beginner to advanced levels in a sitting, standing, or walking position based on the ancient art form of Tai Chi.

The program includes simple weight bearing exercises, joint loosening exercises, mental focusing techniques, breathing techniques – all designed to strengthen bone, improve stability, increase flexibility and develop an improved sense of balance and concentration.

Some Facts…

  • The risk of falling increases with age and is greater for women than for men.
  • A decrease in bone density contributes to falls and resultant injuries.
  • Failure to exercise regularly results in poor muscle tone, decreased strength, and loss of bone mass and flexibility.

Outline

  • Identifying Fall Risk Factors
  • Fall Risk Reduction
  • Strengthening Mental Focus, Physical Strength and Ability
  • Tai Chi and Chi Kung Principles of Health

Research Links

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Chi Kung for Asthma

Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine and the medical principles of Acupuncture, Tai Chi Chuan, and Chi Kung.

Outline

  • Chi Kung Principles
  • Breathing techniques
  • Diet
  • Understanding Seasonal Impact on Health
  • Anatomy of the Lungs
  • Mental Emotional Influences

Also helpful for other chronic respiratory ailments such as allergies, sinus infections, bronchitis…

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Ancient & Modern Secrets of Health and Longevity

Ancient and modern secrets of health and longevity explores age-old and modern methods to promote wellness. The concepts discussed in this lecture will be based on the time-honored healing principles of Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung and modern science. In order to promote health and balance one must learn to recognize imbalances. Cultivating self-awareness allows one to practice powerful preventative measures to nurture health and engender well-being.

Lecture Overview

  • Three Taoist Treasures – Qi, Jing, Shen
  • References from the Tao Te Ching
  • Kan and Li / Yin and Yang – methods and results for engendering balance
  • Defining health in lifestyle
  • Identifying patterns of disease
    • Stress, Weight gain / obesity and more…
  • Cooling down the fire
  • Practices in balancing health through the following:
    • Optimizing Diet / Digestion – what and how to eat
    • Exercise – Identifying the right types of exercise for individual benefit
    • Observance of Lifestyle patterns including
      • sleep patterns
      • mental-emotional health
      • balance via naturalness vs imbalance via extremes

    and more…

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Women’s Health Engendering Healthy Cycles

The menstrual cycle is an important health indicator regarding feminine health. Under the guidelines of Oriental Medicine good health can be compared with a smooth flowing circulation within the body in reference to body function such as digestion, mental-emotional aspects, posture, breathing, environmental conditions, lifestyle patterns, and cardio output to name a few. The menstrual cycle is no exception. Physical trauma, mental-emotional imbalances, blood disorders, diet and lifestyle patterns can obstruct circulation that result in uncomfortable signs and symptoms which can give rise to cycle imbalances.

Being able to identify cycle imbalances can help you engage in preventative measures that may offer relief. This seminar will discuss the menstrual cycle according to Western and Eastern medical principles and offer a variety of self-help methods to promote harmony in the cycle and encourage relief.

Lecture Overview · Understanding the Menstrual cycle – Western and Eastern Medical definitions · Defining balance · Identifying imbalances to promote awareness and prevention · 7 Emotions and their impact on cycles · Qi Stagnation vs Blood Deficiency · Charting cycle imbalances · Methods of relief based on Oriental Medicine – Chinese Herbs, Diet, Lifestyle, Meditation, Chi Kung / Tai Chi

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Tai Chi in the Park - FREE / SEASONAL -

Come join us for Tai Chi in the Park IT’S FREE! You don’t need to know Tai Chi to participate. Just simply follow along!

A NOTE OF CAUTION: All participants are responsible for their own safety. The park grounds can be uneven and therefore balance and sure-footing could be a challenge, especially for those with limited mobility.

As a rule of safety I inform all students about the 80% RULE – NEVER extend or move more than 80% of your ability so as not to over-extend and cause injury. This applies to all aspects including mental, physical and breathing techniques that are often applied. It’s difficult to access exactly where 100% of our ability is from day to day and so to continue to progress forward in good health and not be set back by avoidable injury it’s important to apply the 80% RULE.

Tai Chi is gentle, relaxing yet invigorating. My classes are open to all folks of all ages and abilities and therefore I feel the need to promote a safe environment for all to enjoy Tai Chi.

Tai Chi will start promptly at time listed under Upcoming Events so get there early to be ready for the opening. The Yang style Tai Chi Chuan form as taught by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming including warm up exercises will last approximately 1 hour.

Dress comfortable!

Bring a friend!

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MEDITATION WORKSHOP

The Unity of Mind, Body, Breath, Qi and Spirit TRANSFORMING CHAOS INTO TRANQUILITY

Stress is considered the biggest cause of illness and disease in our culture today. Dis-ease manifests as our sense of self-awareness and well-being is lost in chaotic lifestyle practices. Mental focus is scattered, breathing becomes shallow, physical body function degrades, the spirit withers and a diminished reverence and respect for ourselves and the world around us grows. Other buzz-words such as multitasking, tension, fatigue, impatience, lack of focus and concentration have become common descriptors in daily life. Living can be made easier with a natural, calm mind. Meditation is a wonderful way of promoting health and wellness by strengthening the mind-body connection and turning chaos into a deep, satisfying sense of relaxation and tranquility.

“It is estimated that 75-90% of visits to primary care physicians are for stress induced complaints, many of which can be alleviated by appropriate stress reduction techniques.” (The American Institute of Stress)

This Introductory workshop will focus on the practice of meditation based on the principles of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung.

Lecture Overview

  • Meditation Principles based on Yin Yang Theory and Oriental Medicine
  • Anatomy of Mind, body, Breath & Qi
  • Meditative Intention for Health
  • Meditation Techniques / Guided Group Session

Dress comfortable! Bring a blanket and pillow!

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Tai Chi for Arthritis Program

Tai Chi for Health

 

Dr. Carlow, D. Ac. is a certified instructor of the Tai Chi for Arthritis Program.

This Tai Chi for Arthritis Program is a 6-week course based on the program created by Dr. Paul Lam. The program uses Sun style Tai Chi because of its slow, gentle movements to strengthen and mobilize joints and muscles, improve physical fitness and improve mental relaxation.

The ancient discipline of Tai Chi combines agile steps, joint safe exercise and mental strength to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation in ways that help you feel in greater control over your daily life.

Feel Great, Stay Fit, and Keep Moving!

It’s a joint safe way for people of all ages to enjoy life and meet new friends, while taking control of your physical, emotional and mental health.

The Tai Chi for Arthritis Program has been shown in scientific studies to:

  • reduce pain, stiffness & fatigue.
  • improve physical function, muscle strength, flexibility / mobility, and balance.Bring a friend and try it!

Tai Chi also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind coordination, imparts tranquility of mind, and the cultivation of Qi (known in Oriental Medicine as ‘vital life force’ or ‘energy’; pronounced ‘Chee’).

The Tai Chi for Arthritis program is a specialty class that has become very popular. Classes fill quickly so please plan to call early to register.

Tai Chi For Arthritis Relief <WebMD Feature>

Tai Chi for Arthritis Program

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IMMUNE BOOSTING WORKSHOP

DISCOVER POWERFUL METHODS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM NATURALLY FOR THE UPCOMING FALL SEASON.

If you are troubled by chronic respiratory ailments such as colds, bronchitis, the flu, sinus infections, allergies or a generally weak immune system this workshop may unlock the secrets to restoring balance to your health. Keeping your immune system strong and healthy is important especially through the peaks and valleys of life challenges. A variety of stress factors such as seasonal changes, irregular lifestyle habits, poor diets as well as common physical and mental stress can challenge our immune system. A weak immune system can be easily compromised especially when unexpected challenges present themselves. Practicing natural methods of prevention can give your immune system the edge it needs to thrive and keep you feeling well. This workshop focuses on healthful concepts based on Traditional Oriental Medicine, Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung therapies involving diet, herbal medicine, lifestyle, exercise, and meditation.

The context of this seasonal workshop will vary according to the upcoming season.

Outline
  • Traditional Oriental Medicine Principles
    • Yin Yang Theory
    • Five Flavors
    • Thermal Nature
    • Six Exogenous Pathogens – handout
  • Herbal Application – Basic Formulas & Principles
  • Food Therapy & Basic Principles
  • Exercise & Meditation – Immune strengthening / Qi Building techniques

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Wellness Workshop on Breathing

HEALTH-SUPPORTIVE BREATHING TECHNIQUES TO INCREASE LUNG CAPACITY & CULTIVATE QI

Breath is Life! Therapeutic practices focused on proper breathing are age-old and beneficial to health. Special breathing techniques are used in health rejuvenating exercises such as Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Yoga and meditation. Many people struggle today with a variety of complications affecting respiration including asthma, allergies, shallow breathing, shortness of breath, stress and emotional constraint that restrict breathing, and conditions involving chronic sinus and chest congestion that impedes the breath to name a few.

Qi, (chee ) a term in Traditional Asian Medicine to define the “vital life force” that permeates all things is often translated as energy or air. Special breathing techniques are used to cultivate Qi, engendering a deep sense of relaxation and improved vitality. Understanding and practicing such techniques can improving lung capacity and invigorate, strengthen and support health.

This Wellness Workshop focuses on breathing techniques based on Traditional Asian Medicine, Tai Chi Chuan, Four Seasons Chi Kung (Organ:Lungs / Season:Fall) and meditative practices for the purpose of promoting health, self-cultivation and a deeper personal sense of self-awareness and well-being.

Dress comfortable – loose fitting clothes & comfortable shoes!

Lecture Overview

· Defining Chi Kung / Tai Chi · Four Seasons Chi Kung – Seasonal Sets: Fall · Mind – Body – Breath connection · Corresponding Organ: Lung · Posture – sitting or standing · Breathing Technique in Meditation · Taoist Healing Sound

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