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What is Qigong?

In Chinese, “Qi” means energy and “gong” means work or cultivation.  Qigong is a system of exercises using body, mind and breath to generate greater harmony and balance among the organ systems of the body, which improves general health and well-being. 

What are the benefits of Qigong?

Qigong has been shown to reduce these side effects:

  • Depression and mood disturbances
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Fatigue

What should I expect during a Qigong class?

Qigong incorporates meditative movement practices that align mind and body through the intentional cultivation and direction of “Qi.” Practice involves sequences of gentle, specific movements that can be done sitting or standing. The instructor will take a moment to connect with the group before beginning, especially if there are any new participants in the group.

No prior experience is needed, and both in-person and Zoom options are available.

How can I register for a class?

Contact us at (585)486-0630

Who teaches Qigong?

Visit our staff team page to meet our Qigong instructors!  

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