Qi Gong Class Outline

Qi Gong - A Healing Art for Health Instructors:

Angela K. Lee, L.Ac.

Licensed Acupuncturist & Qi Gong Instructor

Qi Gong Class Outline:

  • Class 1: Intro to Qi Gong Exercise & Warm Up

  • Class 2: Chinese Medicine of Qi Gong

  • Class 3: Herbs for your Health

  • Class 4: Demonstration of Acupuncture

  • Class 5: Review Qi Gong for Health

  • Class 6: Progress Reports for Each Student

  • Class 7: Practicing on Your Own/Evaluations

  • Class 8: Review Stances & Benefits of Qi Gong

ESSENTIALS

  • Dress warmly for the class

  • Eat a meal 1/2 hour before class

  • Wear loose-fitting clothes for movement

  • RELAX your body during the practice

  • Keep your shoulders & knees bent

  • Relax your mind & do not think about the practice

WARM UP EXERCISES

  • Belly Breaths

  • Neck Rotation

  • Shoulder Rotation Forwards

  • Shoulder Rotation Backwards

  • Twist and Pat 

  • Giant Arm Rotations 

  • Back Stretch 

  • Hip Rotations 

  • Knee Rotations 

  • Ankle Rotations

STANDING QI GONG​

  • Feet are Shoulders width apart

  • Feet are parallel

  • Toes are grabbing the earth

  • Pelvis is forward or rotated up

  • Butt is flat without a curve in the back

  • Open knees to a bowed position

  • Stomach is tight

  • Lift and open Chest

  • Your head is looking straight forward, you can move your eyes

  • Bring hands up the side of the body

  • Turn your wrist at your hips and hands

  • Come forward

  • Have your hands land in a position in front of you like you are riding a motorcycle

  • Readjust the shoulders to keep them relaxed

  • Readjust your head again to keep it forward

  • Bring your chin slightly down

  • ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN

  • Tongue is touching the roof of your mouth

  • Keep a fist length between your body and your arms

  • Elbows are in front of the body

  • Elbows are bent and forearms are parallel to the earth

  • Wrists are straight and level

  • Fingers are curved like you are holding a ball, space between each finger, thumbs are bent and level to hands

SITTING QI GONG

  • Sit on a sturdy chair, come forward

  • Move the rear end toward the front of the chair to bear more weight on legs

  • Feet are one-foot length apart

  • Feet are parallel

  • Toes are pressing to the earth

  • Knees are apart and bowed

  • Tighten Stomach

  • Straighten back

  • Move your Chest up and open

  • Tongue is touching the roof of your mouth

  • Hands are in a circle in front of you

  • Palms line up

  • ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN

  • Wrists are straight and level

  • Keep your arms from touching your body

  • Hands curved like you are holding a ball, space between fingers, thumbs are bent and level to hand

QI GONG PRACTICE FINISHING MOVEMENTS

  • Extend hands and arms straight in front of you 

  • Squeeze and relax 3x breathing in with your nose and out with your mouth

  • Inhale and bring hands toward the neck

  • Press down 3x

  • Pat yourself off: 

    1. Arms

    2. Legs down on the outside up on the inside 3x

    3. Cross hands to rub knees

    4. Pat down legs last

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