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Qigong

When: Thursdays at 2 pm and 6:20 pm

Cost: $10 per person or pre-pay 10 sessions for $80 per person

Teacher: Karen Steinbrecherkarensteinbrecher@msn.com or 215-836-7184.

Qigong literally means “energy work” and has been continuously practiced in China for thousands of years to achieve vibrant health and a calm mind.

In the introductory Qigong classes offered through The Resiliency Center, you will learn basic, yet powerful Qigong exercises based on the movement of animals and birds (such as the crane, eagle, dragon, and swan), as well as movements to strengthen the bones and the immune system and to increase range of motion with the hips, shoulders, and the neck.

Take time now to slow down, get in touch with your body, and become whole.

About Qigong

Qigong  [pronounced chee-gung] classes are offered weekly at The Resiliency Center.

“Chi”[or Qi] means energy or breath. It is the source of life. Gong means moving the energy. Qigong literally means “energy work” and has been continuously practiced in China for thousands of years to achieve vibrant health and a calm mind. Qigong is similar to Tai Chi in that it incorporates slow, meditative movements with deep abdominal breathing.

Qigong consists of ‘separate’ standing exercises used for overall wellbeing, harmony, and improved health. Practitioners choose exercises that generally increase overall range of motion, improve flexibility, and create better balance. They can be done in any order for any length of time. Conversely, Tai Chi consists of standing Qigong moves linked together in a non-changing “choreography” that has gone unaltered for centuries.

 

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Karen Steinbrecher

KarenSteinbrecherKaren Steinbrecher teaches Qi Gong classes.

As a certified Senior Fitness instructor for 23 years and a QiGong  practitioner for the last 15 years, Karen is able to personalize her QiGong sessions for her clients.

About Qi Gong

Qi Gong is a 5000 year old practice. Qi Gong consists of slow, meditative, separate standing exercises used for overall wellbeing and promoting a healthy flow of Qi [Chi – energy] throughout the body. Qi Gong is a form of self-care that is central to Chinese medicine by teaching you to integrate slow-flowing physical movements and breathing to counteract the stress and strain of daily life, to restore the body and the mind, and to improve health by strengthening the immune system.

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