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Healthy Living at AMoA - Saturday Morning Qi Gong

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Start Date:
October 31, 2020
End Date:
December 19, 2020
Alexandria Museum of Art
10:30 AM

FREE Qi Gong!

 Join Paul Nettles for

 Qi Gong in the Galleries

Saturday mornings at 10:30am.
You must call (318) - 443 - 3458 to sign up for this class.

Spaces are limited, get signed up for your spot soon!

Checkout the Levee Tai Chi School's Facebook page, if you want to learn more about this technique or even do it yourself, Click Here! 

Originating in ancient China roughly four thousand years ago, Qi Gong or Qigong (pronounced Chee Gong, literally “Life Energy Cultivation”) is an ancient system of coordinated body postures and movements combined with deep breathing and meditation. It is a powerful tool used to stimulate good health, spirituality, and a state of calm mindfulness.

Qi Gong draws from Chinese medicine, philosophy, and even martial arts. It is traditionally viewed as a means of balancing and cultivating qi, the “life energy” that pervades all living things. Like Tai Chi Chuan, it has been described as a “moving meditation,” akin to walking meditation practices although depending on the form, most Qi Gong practices are performed without excessive walking.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Instructor Paul Nettles was first trained in the form in 2011 by the American Kung Fu Academy in Alexandria—two years later he was awarded accreditation as a Lao Shi, Mandarin for “elder teacher,” in Professor Chen Man Ching’s 37 Posture Yang Style Short Form Tai Chi Chuan, Tai Chi sword form, and in the Eight Pieces of Brocade Silk Qi Gong form. Paul has hosted a Morning Tai Chi on The Levee school since 2013. 

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