Qigong: Exploring the Five Elements
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Discover some simple energy-based exercises closely related to tai chi that support your wellbeing and vitality. You will learn aspects of qigong or 'energy cultivation' related to the five 'moving forces' to help you feel more alive. The exercises involve flowing stretches and postures, which will improve your awareness of how energy moves through you and through nature in general. In addition to Five Element theory and insights from Taoism and oriental medicine, you will also learn some self-massage, meditation and relaxing breathing techniques. This course is suitable for those with a moderate level of fitness and a curiosity in subtle experiential bodywork and awareness.