Monday, October 26, 2009

Heavenly Essence Qigong

Yesterday, I attended the one day workshop led by Liping Julia Zhu titled "Qigong for Health, Part I." The worshop was held at the Green Gulch Zen Farm near Stinson Beach, north of San Francisco.

Liping Julia Zhu is a licensced acupunturist and Taiji/Qigong teacher in San Francisco.

She taught is Part I of the Heavenly Essence Qigong. Emphasis was placed on theory and an introduction to practices: seated meditation, standing sword fingers posture, massage, tapping and patting, shaking, standing gathering, and walking.

"In this series we will study fundamental theories on 6 Golden Keys in Qigong practice, useful techniques of collecting True Qi, expelling Sick Qi and nourishing Good Qi as well as the 8 dynamic Qigong exercises of Life Preserving π, Moving like a Pupa and Filling Qi into Body, Shaking Qigong, Walking, Running, and Sleeping Qigong, Kidney-Lifting Qigong, Sound Opening the Arm Meridians Method. The emphasis of this series is to equip you with efficient tools in building up health and facilitating healing with ancient Chinese Qigong methods."

Qi Dragon Healing Center