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Intro to Nei Gong Series

In this training we will focus on some of the foundational practices in the Nei Gong process. We will concentrate on three different forms in order to begin this process. The first form will be Wei Gong, or body warm up exercises. These exercises open the hips, waist, and torso, increase mobility, increase spinal and neck flexibility, and release tension in shoulders.

The next form that we will be working with is Wu Ji. Wu Ji is the foundational standing posture used to help students lower their center of gravity, locate the lower Dan Tien, and begin to activate the energy system in the body.

The third form we will explore in the workshop is the Ji Ben Qi Gong series. Ji Ben Qi Gong helps students establish proper alignments within in the body, and restores proper breathing techniques.

Taken together, the three foundational processes help new students explore their “internal wetsuit,” making it easier to connect to their bodies. The postures help us connect all parts of the body into one cohesive unit and begin moving in a fluid, healthy manner.

It is open to all levels and complete beginners.

5 Saturdays beginning November 11th

from 3:00-5:00

$120 before November 1st/$145 after.

If you have questions or want to register- email Rick directly: rickmoorehead@soleawakening.com

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Rick Moorehead is a practitioner of Daoist internal arts and medicine. He received his
degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine and has been practicing since 2001. He has trained in the Internal Chinese martial arts since 1998 and most recently has trained and been authorized to teach with Damo Mitchell of the Lotus Nei Gong School of Daoist Arts.

 

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