Qi Gong and Taiji Classes
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Threshold Seminars & Workshops
Designed with your group in mind, Threshold Seminars and Workshops are aimed at improving health, energy, relieving stress and helping you create a happier and more productive life. Created and led by experienced teacher and acupuncturist, John Candea, they can be structured for your group's particular needs and may range from one hour to day-long workshops. Below are some possible workshops.
Individual and Private Classes
Private instruction, structured for your specific needs, is also available. Choose Taiji, Yoga or Qi Gong or a combination. You can also schedule semi-private classes for one to three people. Call 719-966-8009 to make arrangements.
The two most important and misunderstood elements essential to life. Learn how to use the breath effectively as a healing force in your life. Also learn the importance of water and the many ways to use it to restore and maintain optimum health.
From the ancient wisdom of Yoga and Chi Gung (qi gong) we can discover how to move and be still and how these two polarities can bring balance to our lives.
Using music, rhythm, voice and simple methods of meditation to harmonize ourselves.
Stay loose and flexible . Can't afford a personal massage therapist? Learn to "do it yourself".
Learn four basic and simple beginning breathing methods form the the Yogic tradition to purify the subtle nerve channels.
This is an opportunity to be part of an "Instant Choir", singing easy to learn songs that lift the spirit and open the heart.
Also known as Zhan Zhuang (pronounced "Jan Jong") it means "standing like a stake", or "standing like a tree". This is a gentle yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, requiring very little movement. Tap into deep reserves to build stamina, strengthen immunity, relieve chronic illness and promote the natural regeneration of the nervous system. This unique approach combines exertion and relaxation simultaneously.
This exercise is especially good for weight-loss and improving the complexion. Simple and graceful movements keep the spine and joints flexible while increasing metabolism and vitality.
Emphasizing slow movement from the center in a relaxed and integrated way. Based on profound Taoist principles of balance and harmony, Taiji unifies the mind and body, increasing energy and improving health and balance.
I teach a long Yang Style and a short Wu Style Taiji form.
Joint Opening Exercises, the Macrocosmic Orbit, Taiji exercises, four Purifying Breathing Exercises and an Energy Meditation joining Yin and Yang.
A beautiful qi gong exercise I learned form Master Li Jun Feng. It can be seen on Youtube. This is a day long workshop.