Category: Qigong Courses

Opening the Kua – Some Simple Exercises

opening the kua

The word Kua means gate and within Qigong and Taiji it refers to the energy gates that are located throughout the body (in the joints, between the vertebrae, etc). The one that is mentioned most and referred to simply as the Kua are the hip crease gates. This is rather like the Lower Dantien being …

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Qi changed my life and set me on a big adventure

My first experience with energy healing was when I had a serious injury healed. That night, Qi changed my life. After an accident, where I injured my lower back, I was on sick-leave for almost four months and then on “light duties” (no lifting of heavy objects) for a further 18 months. The prognosis was …

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Qigong for Chronic Back Pain – Get moving again

Practicing Qigong properly, guided by the tuition in our online Qigong for Chronic Back Pain course, could have a massive impact on your life. If you are suffering with chronic back pain, whether that is sacral, lumbar, thoracic, or cervical these exercises can help reduce that pain and increase your mobility. They are done in …

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Five Taoist Yin Instructor Course

November 2019 Assessment – Fully booked The Five Taoist Yin Instructor course is only suitable for experienced practitioners. Please visit the Five Taoist Yin Qigong if you only wish to learn these exercises without the assessment. Once full payment has been received for the Five Taoist Yin Instructor course you will receive a coupon code …

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Embroidered Brocade Qigong Course

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Course date: 22nd February 2020 Edit: 01/12/2019: Fully bookedEdit: 16/11/2019: Only one place left Edit: 11/11/2019: Only two places left Edit: 04/11/2019: Only three places left Edit: 26/10/2019: Only four places left on this course. This course is suitable for all levels of Qigong experience. On completion of the course, participants will have access to …

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Five Elements Dance Qigong Course

The Five Elements Dance Qigong

The Five Elements Dance The Five Elements Dance Qigong is more akin to a small form in that there are steps involved.  With a few modifications , the Five Elements Dance can also be done seated. This exercise, like so many others, has been tinkered with and embellished over the years.  So much so that the …

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The Five Taoist Yin Qigong Course

The Five Taoist Yin Qigong - Fire

Five Taoist Yin – Saturday 13th June 2020 Update 11/11/2019 – Only three places left on the 2020 course. Update 8/8/2019 – The 23/11/2019 course is now fully booked. If you wish to be added to the reserve list, or receive updates on future courses, please use our Contact Us page. Five Taoist Yin Course …

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Eight Exceptional Vessels Qigong (aka Extraordinary Meridians) Course

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Saturday 21st March 2020 6/3/2020: Only two places left for this course. Not to be missed! Course Feedback “I’m really happy with what I gained from the course; an appreciation for the intention and focus of qi gong with regards energy and the points, correct movements, and the confidence to continue practice at home. The …

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Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course

Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course – September 2020 Known as the Ten Fundamental Exercises, or the Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong, this set is beneficial to mind, body, and spirit. “Fundamental”  refers to the action that these exercises have on the health, well-being and vitality of the practitioner.  They can be practised as individual exercises, or as …

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Taiji Shibashi Qigong Instructor Course

Our next Taiji Shibashi Qigong Instructor Course – Autumn 2020. The Taiji Qigong Shibashi Instructor course is designed to provide a profound, experiential, knowledge of the Shibashi as well as all the tools and information needed to teach these exercises as true Qigong (Certificated by the San Bao Taiji & Qigong School). Anyone can mimic the movements …

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Taiji Shibashi Qigong Course

Photograph of Des Lawton teaching the Taiji Shibashi during a Pro-Holistic course

Taiji Shibashi Qigong Course The Taiji Qigong Shibashi (十八), or the eighteen postures of Taiji Qigong, is a set of Qigong exercises that are based on Taiji stances.  Unfortunately, most of the Shibashi that is now being taught no longer adheres to the basics of Taiji and the Taiji element has been disregarded.  This has …

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