Qigong is an ancient health and wellness system that has a history spanning 5,000 years.
Qigong is a gentle set of physical exercises that combine with breathing practices in order to improve the overall health of the practitioner. The breathing element progresses to enhance the meditative aspect of this ancient art form and it falls comfortably into the category of moving meditation.
Qigong can be defined as a system of mindful movement derived from the study of meditation and martial arts combined with the principles and theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Learning Qigong is the first step on a journey of a healthier and more balanced lifestyle and deeper awareness. It is simple to learn and is accessible for people of all ages and mobility ranges.
Qigong is suitable for all ages and and the only prerequisites needed are patience and the desire to experience the healing benefits of Qigong. As well as our regular classes, we also offer White Feather training courses. This training is available online or offline. This is a great addition to the skill sets of holistic and complementary therapists, including and not limited to-
White feather Qigong is specifically tailored to help-
The elderly and those with limited mobility
Pregnant and post natal women
Sufferers of anxiety and depression
Having said that, the benefits of Qigong are many and the results of regular practice will provide a boost to you overall health, including-
Improved core strength
A calmer and more focused mind
A more robust immune system
Strengthens the organs
Improves cognitive function and coordination
Protects the heart
Preventing injuries (from overtraining or poor flexibility)
Good for the skin
Helps promote a healthy balanced mood.
The list of things that regular Qigong practice can help with is immense. For a good idea of the healing benefits of this ancient artform consider the benefits associated with meditation, acupuncture and yoga and you will get a get a good idea of the sheer volume of benefits associated with regular Qigong practice.