This 60-minute class begins with warm up exercises, followed by Eight Silk Brocades Qigong and Five Animals Qigong. It concludes with a short standing meditation practice.Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi - translated as "life energy". Qi flow throughout the body is improved by the gentle movements.
This 60-minute class begins with warm up exercises; followed by a short standing meditation practice; and closes with the first third of the 37 Style.This 60-minute class begins with warm up exercises; followed by a short standing meditation practice; and closes with the first third of the 37 Style.Tai chi is an ancient practice that originated in China about 2,500 years ago, is a combination of slow, deliberate movement, meditation, and breathing exercises. There is growing evidence that this mind-body practice has value in treating and preventing health problems. The gentle movements have minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. The practice helps to improve your balance, build leg strength and has been shown to increase bone density.Learn more about Tai Chi at Karma Yoga [https://www.karma.yoga/classes/tai-chi-37]