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Qigong Zoom Classes

Dates: 
Thursday, 8 April 2021 to Thursday, 24 June 2021
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue: 
ZOOM (a link will be sent via email).
Tutor: 
Paul Burns
Cost: 
$120 per term or $12 per week

What is Qigong?
Qigong (Chi Kung) is a mind-body integrated exercise. It plays a strong part in Daoist philosophy, as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Martial Arts. It is a method for health and wellness purposes.

What do we be do the classes?
The exercises are composed of gentle flowing movements and stretching coordinated with breathing in a calm mindful state.

Is it like Tai Chi?
Tai Chi whilst a martial art is also considered a type of Qigong as Tai Chi contains many qigong exercises and philosophies. Qigong is easier to learn and can be a starting point for Tai Chi (Some Tai Chi may also be taught).

What will I need to do the program?
Wear comfortable clothes, shoes and bring a bottle of water. Also inform your instructor of any health concerns or injuries that may impact on your participation.

What level of fitness does one need to do these “Qigong” exercises?
This Qigong course aims to teach easy to learn practical health promoting exercises to everyday people including those healthy and with injuries or health conditions. Exercises can always be modified to suit in cases of illness/injury or restrictions.

What are the benefits of Qigong exercises?
In China for many hundreds of years Qigong has been used as a therapeutic and preventative health measure.

Modern research on Qigong indicate benefits of

  • Normalised blood pressure, improved breathing and circulation,
  • Calming central nervous system, decreased stress responses (calmness)
  • Increased immune function, digestion, bone density,
  • A low impact exercise that helps balance, co-ordination, strength and flexibility.

 

Your Instructor: Paul Burns

Qualifications:

  • Registered AHPRA Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner
  • Level 1 Ziran Qigong instructor.

Paul trains in the Chinese arts Zi Ran Men Kung Fu, Ziran Qigong, Bagua Zhang, and Tai Chi with Sifu Adam Martin at the 5 Elements Kung Fu Academy Torquay.
http://www.5elementskungfu.com.au

Paul is a also registered Chinese medicine doctor with
Geelong Chinese Medicine Clinic https://www.geelongchinesemedicine.com.au

Book the full term

Book the full term, and you'll save $$ on each session.

Qigong Zoom Classes - Full Term 2 - 2021
Qigong Zoom Classes - Full Term 2 - 2021
Thursday, 08 April 2021 to Thursday, 24 June 2021
Cost:
$120.00

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Zoom classes

Book Zoom Qigong Classes on the days that work best for you.

Available booking dates:
Thursday 22 April
Qigong Zoom Classes - Apr 22 2021
Thursday, 22 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 29 April
Qigong Zoom Classes - Apr 29 2021
Thursday, 29 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 06 May
Qigong Zoom Classes - May 06 2021
Thursday, 6 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 13 May
Qigong Zoom Classes - May 13 2021
Thursday, 13 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 20 May
Qigong Zoom Classes - May 20 2021
Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 27 May
Qigong Zoom Classes - May 27 2021
Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 03 June
Qigong Zoom Classes - Jun 03 2021
Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 10 June
Qigong Zoom Classes - Jun 10 2021
Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 17 June
Qigong Zoom Classes - Jun 17 2021
Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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Thursday 24 June
Qigong Zoom Classes - Jun 24 2021
Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Cost:
$12.00

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