Workshops

We offer monthly events that are on the weekends.  These are deep comprehensive workshops about Tai Chi or QiGong.  Some are several hours long.

Our Workshops are displayed on the left under the MAP.

Please visit this page for available workshops every month.  Please call to inquire about our workshops or to pre-pay with a credit card.  To reserve your spot you must pre-pay.  Workshops are more if pay at the door.

There are NO Refunds if you miss the workshops.  Only credit will be issued.


 

Here are just a few of the workshops available occasionally.

Simplified Abdominal Breathing
Abdominal Breathing by Grandmaster Yang Jwing Ming’s way from his lineage and his research from Ancient Chinese manuscripts.  Enhanced with simple techniques through decades of training by Edward.

Modified Abdominal Breathing
Prerequisite:  Simplified Abdominal Breathing.

Abdominal Breathing is the core to ALL QiGong.  Learn to properly breathe to create Qi or Prana. Then learn to use this Qi to energize and heal yourself. Learn to speed up your metabolism with this breathing technique. Learn to harness Qi to move along acupuncture meridians to preserve your health.

Understand the theory and the relationship with QiGong and acupuncture.

This is the foundation for meditation or Sitting QiGong that will help you calm down and stay focus.

Regulating the Small Heavenly Circle & Grand Heavenly Circle
Prerequisite:  Modified Abdominal Breathing.

After understanding Abdominal Breathing to create Zhen (True) Qi in the body, regulating the Qi in the Small Heavenly Circle is imperative for health.  Small Heavenly Circle is also called Microcosmic Orbit.

Completing the Small Heavenly Circle is the most crucial cycle of the body.  Small Heavenly Circle connects two important channels of the body.  Small Heavenly Circle connects the Du (Governing) Channel and Ren (Conceptional) Channel.  These two channels act like reservoirs for Qi that also supply extra Qi to other regular and extra channels of the body.  All other channels of the body are dependent on the Qi from the Small Heavenly Circle.

Understanding how to move the energy in this cycle helps move the Qi & fluids to face and head.  Small Heavenly Circle is essential in regulating body temperature.  It also helps balance excess Qi in the body.  These excess Qi can be manifested as anxiety and chest pain such as from heart aches or breathing problems. Regulating the Ren helps induce relaxation with abdominal breathing.

Regulating the Small Heavenly Circle maintains essential body function and health.

This workshop will conclude with connecting the Small Heavenly Circle with the Grand Heavenly Circle.

MingMen aka Kidney Breathing
Prerequisite:  Modified Abdominal Breathing & Regulating the Small Heavenly Circle & Grand Heavenly Circle

After mastering Abdominal Breathing, MingMen breathing is essential.  This helps massage the kidney and continuously stimulate hormone production from the kidney.

This particular breathing allows you to breathe in irregular positions such as in a fetus position.