Course Details

980: Qigong Practice for Greater Vitality and Resilience

July 10-14
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

QI = Animating Energy or Life Force Energy. GONG = Skills or Work. Qigong is a practice of Lifeforce Energy Skills. Based on the same model as acupuncture, ie., Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qigong is a life-supporting approach from ancient China. It involves easy, playful movements, self-massage, sounds, and meditations that improve our overall mental & physical health. Qigong is appropriate and accessible for almost ANY body, that is, it’s powerful without being strenuous and can be adapted for almost anyone. Classes will focus on a Qigong practice that is grounding to the nervous system, increases vitality, and enhances physical and psychological resilience. For more info, see: Note: Before participating in any exercise program, participants should check with their doctors to ensure that there are no contraindications, special considerations, or limitations from a medical standpoint. This course meets from 9:45-10:30 AM. This study group has a high class size capacity.

Class Type: Appreciation

Class Format: Online

Hours of Reading: No reading

Study Group Leader(s):

Robin Carnes

Robin Carnes, MBA, Certified YOQI Qigong. Flow Associate Instructor, Certified Yoga Therapist. Robin has practiced and taught qigong since 2007. Robin is well-recognized as a pioneer and innovator in the field of mind-body therapies for mental health, trauma and related conditions. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, Woman’s Day Magazine, Yoga Journal, Army Magazine, The Huffington Post,, and Yoga International. In 2013, The Smithsonian Institute recognized Robin for bringing evidence-based yoga and meditation to military communities.