What is Qi Gong?
According to traditional Chinese medicine, Qi is energy or life force which circulates through the body enhancing health and vitality. Through practicing Qi Gong, you can learn to become calm, serene and present.
What are the main benefits of Qi Gong?
Regular practice helps to maintain health by creating a state of mental and physical calmness – indicating the Qi energy is balanced and in harmony. This allows the body, mind & spirit to function more efficiently, with the least amount of stress.
Is it a suitable exercise for seniors?
The health benefits of Qi Gong exercises can improve the quality of life of everyone who practices it – regardless of age and physical limitations. Seniors can experience an increase in their balance, stamina & strength.
Is Qi Gong suitable for people with chronic conditions?
In China, Qi Gong is used extensively for people with cancer. Qi Gong’s physical and spiritual routines move Qi in the body, to balance, smooth and strengthen the flow of energy. Chinese medicine uses Qi Gong exercises to prevent illness as well as improve and maintain general health & wellbeing.
What does an hour Qi Gong class involve?
At Bodysoul Energy, during our retreats, we combine both Tai Chi & Qi Gong as both forms of exercise improve blood & energy circulation and increase flexibility. Our class commences with joint releases & breathing exercises to warm up the body. This flows naturally into Qi Gong followed by Tai Chi. This class is excellent for Seniors.