Qigong for Health-Workshop on September 15


Qigong for Health ☀️ 
Every Saturday mornings, 9:30am- 10:20am
St. Jude C.S. (68 Coles Ave., Ajax)
Begins Saturday, September 15
Instructor: Yean-Weng Pang
Registration required! Contact: Jane Cheung (905)721-4917 or E: go.tcm.jane@gmail.com

Qigong is amazing for health preservation of all ages! Those who practice Qigong recover more quickly and empowers the patients with more tools for self-care. In the ancient Chinese texts, the goal of qigong is ‘Xing ming shuang xiu - spirit and body both cultivated’. According to peer-reviewed research studies, the clinical application of Qigong is broad and can improve overall quality of life for psychological well-being, bone health, movement coordination, and heart circulation.

Brief intro on the instructor
A grandmother of five where she learned Qigong with different masters within the Chinese community in Toronto. Qigong has helped with her stamina, diabetes and high blood pressure. With gratitude what she has gained in overall health and well-being, she is paying forward by spending her volunteer time teaching others of the positive attributes of Qigong in a community setting. She has been teaching for five years. Classes are free.

Few of the basic classical forms taught throughout the school year (meets China National Standard)
- Wu Xin Xi (The Five Animal Frolics)
- Yi Jing Jin (Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercise) 
- Ba Duan Jing (Eight Silken Movements)

-https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3557628/ Research shows that qigong improve overall quality of life for those suffering from anxiety, depression, and chronic illness such as diabetes. 
-https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832/ One of the largest studies involving qigong is the 2010 review involving 6,410 participants, which was published in in the American Journal of Health Promotion suggesting that Qigong improve bone health and balance.