Spring Forest Qigong: Breathing Well

In this practice session, you will evaluate how you are breathing and learn simple techniques to encourage deep belly breathing.
from 10:00 to 12:00

Did you know?

~ Breathing is the main source of energy for your body

~ How you breathe is a reflection of your state of mind and level of stress

~ Your breath and your nervous system are connected

$20 per session

Description: Qigong is the study of energy (chi or qi).  It has been practiced in China for over 5,000 years and has many applications for health and wellbeing.  Spring Forest Qigong was developed by Master Chunyi Lin to provide an accessible version of this ancient practice. The exercises are gentle and can be done standing, sitting, or lying down. They support all aspects of health:  physical, emotional, psychological, mental, and spiritual.

Slow, deep, belly breathing is a powerful way to decrease stress and to activate your parasympathetic nervous system which promotes calmness and relaxation.

Consider also joining us for the second session in this Practice Series: The Effects of Stress on Wednesday, May 21.

Note: Wear comfortable clothing.  Beginners are welcome. Participants may attend either or both sessions in this series.

Teaching Staff: Carol Baker (Coordinator), Karen Clark-Stone, Certified Spring Forest Qigong Level I Instructors

Location: IAS, Alexandria, VA. Students will get directions to our office upon registration.

Click on the PayPal link below. After payment you will be returned to this site to complete the Registration Form.

By Check mailed to: IAS , P.O. Box 320245, Alexandria, VA, 22320-4245

Questions? Send us an e-mail if you have questions about this event or any of our programs.

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