Qigong 200 hour instructor certification Course
February - November 2020
QiGong means ‘Skillful use of Life Energy’, and in theses courses you will explore and understand methods for increasing your energy internally to better respond to situations eternally. You will activate skills of intuition, participate in your own life design and employ meditations to tune up your quality of experiences and relationships.
Each QiGong (also spelled Chi Gung, or Chi Kung) course introduces new physical, meditation and healing practices while reinforcing techniques from previous courses. And, we'll show you flexible ways to practice these effective techniques at home - in as little as 5 minutes a day!
This course is ideal for those new to yoga and QiGong, seeking to broaden their experience beyond yoga, or those experiencing health challenges.
In a our course, you will:
Discover 3 keys for living an exception life, activating the 3 treasures of your creativity, life force, and spiritual communion each day
Activate the energy system, using breathing and meridian points and energy pumps in the body
Understand the 5 elemental energies and how they affect your day - learn to guide students into a deeper understanding of their own bodies and minds
Learn the basics of traditional Chinese Medicine
Learn to practice and teach the Fundamentals of Flow
Understand the Tao / The Way of Nature
The educational side of this course will include connection and discussion of our lives. We’ll study what activities or habits increase or deplete our energy, and how to reverse this and maintain an increasing, steady, balanced energy each and every day.
We will learn to connect with the Universal energies around us, in nature, to live truly exceptional lives.
When: This class meets weekly for a 3 hour evening session, plus weekly practice sessions in the morning or evening. Monthly sessions will be on Saturday afternoons. including time outdoors and shared meals.
Class times: TBA - complete the form below and we’ll get back to you with updates!
Where: Yoga Farm in Lansing, just outside Ithaca, NY (note these classes may be outdoors in the pavilion overlooking the forested waterfall when weather permits)
Your training course Includes:
weekly small group teacher training class
weekly small group practice classes
audio and video recordings you can keep beyond the course to continue to practice
email and text coaching of your practice
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Our QiGong is an intentional design of active movements, breathing exercises, practical lessons and meditations for men and women that;
prepares you to experience the natural quiet of the mind
affords you the tangible experience of healthy power
grants you access to strength beyond what you thought you were capable of
builds your self-confidence
gives you a grounding daily routine that brings inner balance and stability
prepares you mentally and physically for the day ahead of you
connects you to your sacred inner world, deeper understanding & renewed compassion of the outer world
refreshes your personal enthusiasm for life
This course is perfect for you, if you:
Are new to yoga, and are fairly active already
Are a yoga teacher ready to learn ‘the next big thing’
Seek to learn an easy-yet-powerful sequence for your home practice
Are a Yoga Farm member, who has been coming to classes and are curious as to ‘what’s next’ on the path of yoga
Are in a yoga teacher training or meditation teacher training program, and wish to deepen your knowledge
The focus of this course is to open, stretch, and strengthen the entire body, in as little as a half hour a day. We have selected movements from Tai Chi and QiGong that most people can practice, regardless of age or fitness, and teach them mindfully so they can be practiced safely in the studio or at home with confidence and ease.
In the process, you’ll have the opportunity to
Heal from physical and emotional pain
Deepen in present moment awareness
Increase connection and reverence for your body
Strengthen your body, correct poor posture and find relief from back pain