Zhan Zhuang Qigong Introduction with Peter Caughey

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Zhan Zhuang Qigong Introduction with Peter Caughey

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2018 | June 11 - June 14 (4 Days) | 09:00 - 17:00 daily

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TRAINING: ZHAN ZHUANG QIGONG INTRODUCTION
with Master Qigong Practitioner Peter Caughey

HISTORY

The Zhan Zhuang Qigong system is a famous and popular standing Qigong Meditation exercise system. The original Zhan Zhuang were health methods used by Daoists in recent centuries. Martial artists who already had static standing methods combined these with the internal mechanics of Zhan zhuang to create superior strength exercises. The goal of Zhan zhuang in martial arts has been to develop a martially capable body structure. Nowadays, most practitioners have again returned to a health-preservation orientation in their training, and few teach Zhan Zhuang as a martial method.

The word Zhan zhuang is the modern term; it was coined by Wang Xiangzhai. Wang, a student of Xing Yi Quan, created a method of Kung Fu based entirely upon Zhan zhuang, known as Yiquan - 'Intent Fist.' Yiquan's method of study is Zhan zhuang plus movements that continue the feeling of the Standing Post in action.

The most common Zhan zhuang method is known as Hún Yuán - 'Completely Round', 'Round Smoothness', or Chēng Bào - 'The Tree Hugging' stance. This posture is entirely Daoist in its origins, and has many variations. It is the main training posture in all branches of Yiquan. This practice has recently also become common practice in Taiji and Qigong schools. In Xing Yi Quan, the practice of Sān Tǐ Shì (三體勢 / 三体势, Heaven, Earth, and Man) has been a root practice for centuries.


WHAT YOU CAN ACHIEVE BY PRACTISING THIS SYSTEM

•       Aids in increasing vital energy in the body
•       Develops strength and stamina
•       Helps in calming and grounding the body
•       Increases strength and flexibility
•       Develops self-awareness, balance, perseverance and discipline
•       Treats digestive disorders
•       Quietens the busy mind and gives you a sense of purpose and direction.


COURSE CONTENT

·       Introduction to Qigong and Qigong History
·       Qigong Practice Guidelines
·       Safety precautions for practicing Qigong
·       Qigong stances and preparation Qigong Opening and closing Forms
·       The 12 primary Meridian and Extraordinary Vessels theory
·       ZZQ exercises
·       ZZQ exercise medical applications
·       Zangfu Qigong
·       24 hour Qi cycle
·       Emotions of the Meridians.


CERTIFICATION

This course gives you 30 hours toward your 200-hour Certified Forest Rock Qigong Teacher qualification.

 

ABOUT PETER

Master Qigong Practitioner, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncturist and Master Qigong Therapist, Peter Caughey is an internationally renowned healer and teacher with a practice of over 25 years. Peter is a member of the World Academy Society of Medical Qigong.

His mission is to help people discover their true essence and live with abundant freedom.