"Untie your knots; soften your glare;
settle your dust.
This is your primal identity."
- Lao Tzu
Qigong is a self-healing art within the Chinese medicine system that utilizes combinations of breath, awareness, meditation, visualizations, posture, and movement to cultivate and maintain physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. There are many forms and styles of Qigong, ranging from vigorous movement to meditation in still poses.
Weekly Live-Stream Qigong Classes - 1 hour
☞ Mondays & Fridays ∞ 4:30 pm PST via Yoga Kula
These classes focus on calming and toning the nervous system, centering the mind, harmonizing breath with the movements of the body, and cultivating energy appropriate to the season. Working with various Qigong traditions, these classes are designed to settle the emotions, and to build whole-body coordination, mental focus, a relaxed yet energized feeling, and a deeply rooted, quiet joy. For all bodies and abilities.
Please wear sneakers, and clothes you can breathe and move easily in. $10
☞ Tuesdays ∞ 9am PST via Sarana Acupuncture Clinic
♡ these by-donation classes 100% benefit Sarana Acupuncture Clinic ♡
☞ No class on 4/1, 4/5, 4/12, & 4/19
Video On Demand Qigong Classes - 1 hour classes - Watch anytime for 35 Hours
2 Week class Rentals:
☞Qigong Self-Healing Massage - A simple way to de-stress, practice kindness towards yourself, and build physical, mental, and emotional well-being. All levels. 90 minutes. You get to keep this class for 2 weeks.
☞Bubbling Spring & Ignition points - Connect your movement and breath with four key acu-points to both increase your vitality and release energy you don't need. All levels. 60 minutes. You get to keep this class for 2 weeks
Rae's Qigong background:
Rae practices and teaches various Qigong traditions, including Dayan (Wild Goose), Ba Duan Jin (Eight Pieces of Brocade), Five Animal Frolics, Wuji (Primordial), Bone Marrow Washing, and Yijing Medical Qigong. She was fortunate enough to be a student of Qigong master, Dr. Bingkun Hu in the last few years of his life, and continues to study with Micheline Bogey. Rae's studies also include Paul Grilley's Yin Yoga and functional anatomy course, an Anusara Yoga teacher training, and Butoh studies with Doranne Crable. Her/their teaching style is gentle, contemplative, fun, and therapeutic, with strong emphasis on proper alignment and on mind-breath-body coordination. Rae's approach is informed by over two decades of study of Buddhism, Taoism, Yoga, meditation, and the Chinese medicine system, and over 15 years of professional practice of energy healing.