Are you looking for ways to increase your energy and at the same time reduce stress and anxiety? The ancient practices of Qigong & Tai Chi offer simple yet powerful ways to move the body; increase flexibility and balance; quiet the mind and improve sleep.
This series of 5 outdoor classes on Pequot Library’s Great Lawn will focus on:
• Gentle & easy “exercise” movements done in a standing position (chairs are provided if you need to modify).
• Guided visualizations and meditations that reconnect you to the natural world.
• Simple yet powerful self-massage routines to get the Qi (energy) moving through the organs, muscles, lymphatic and skeletal systems.
No prior experience is required and all ages are welcome. Tea and discussion offered after each class.
$15/class or $70 for all 5 sessions.
May 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12
About the Instructor:
Julie Moffat is a teacher of Qigong, sound healing and meditative movement. Her passion is to share the powerful and transformative practices of Qigong with people of all ages and show them how to create new pathways of internal and external health. It brings her great joy to help others learn ways to take their health into their own hands. "Nurturing ourselves through Qigong, we surrender to the preciousness of the present and our own presence," she says. Julie teaches simple but powerful ways for people to improve their health by lessening anxiety, stress, sadness, and learning to let go of daily frustrations.
Julie holds certifications from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi, Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong and Organ Cleansing Qigong. She has studied with many international teachers including Daisy Lee, Francesco Garri Garripoli, Roger Jahnke, Master Kenneth Cohen, Robert Peng, Dr. Yang Yang, Master Sat Cheun Hon, Solala Towler and teachers from the Chinese Health Qigong Association. Julie also has a MA in Art History, Archives & Museum Studies. Julie lives with her husband Dan, their twin daughters and two crazy Westies in a pink house in Fairfield, CT.
• Qigong movements that help with internal and external balance including proper stance, one-legged movements and the importance of grounding.
• Qigong movements scientifically shown to boost the creation of T-fighting cells. Qigong walking and dynamic movements to increase the flow of lymph and blood.
• Qigong movements and breathing techniques to ensure a deep, restful night of sleep including ear acupressure for insomnia.
• Qigong movement that help you to slow down your breathing and rebalance the central nervous system.
• Qigong guided meditations to align you with your highest self and provide you with a strong sense of empowerment.