Asian Bodywork Therapy: Qigong

Asian Bodywork Therapy: Qigong

Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin - Austin, TX

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Chinese medical qigong is one of the oldest branches of Chinese medicine, predating acupuncture by thousands of years. It is a therapeutic method for improving health and well-being, regaining and maintaining mind/body balance, preserving health, and enhancing longevity through the training of the mind, the breath, and the physiological processes of the body. Qi refers to the energy that animates life, while ÒgongÓ means skills acquired through practice.

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Curriculum

ABQ01 Chinese Medical Qigong 1
18/18/0/3 Prereq: None Co-req: AT0101
The three courses of this series present a comprehensive study of Chinese medical qigong and include the philosophy of qigong as well as exercises and movements which focus on cultivating internal energy. A series of traditional and modern qigong exercises is taught throughout these courses, including meditation (static qigong) and daoyin (dynamic qigong), for the purpose of training and refining inner energy. Focus of this f

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