Chi Kung (Qi Gong) Classes with Dan Brierley
Next Term • 6 weeks • from January 17th, 2024 • 10-11am (Europe/London)
Chi Kung with Dan Brierley
Join us for our next term of Conscious Movement Chi Kung with experienced instructor, Dan Brierley, who served as principal teacher of Chi Kung at the London College of Elemental Chi Kung for over 14 years.
Everyone is welcome to come along, regardless of level, it is a friendly, no-pressure environment.
About Our Winter 2024 Term - Water: The Element of Winter
Conscious Movement Chi Kung
When we work with the Water element, the aim is to support and gather ourselves with flows that are meditative and restorative.
Water element forms, therefore, are soothing, calming and resourcing. In the body we are working with fluid, balance and temperature control, the organs; the kidney and bladder, our nervous system and the adrenals.
The emotion commonly connected to water is fear. Too much fear can be overwhelming, and being fearless can be desensitising. As in all things, including emotions, we are aiming to live in balance.
This six-week course will support our nervous system in resting and storing Chi, and prepare us for the transition from winter to spring.
All are welcome, whether experienced students or completely new to Chi Kung or Conscious Movement practice. Recordings are made available every week. We operate on a sliding-scale model of fees, and bursaries are available for those on a low-income.
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About the teacher
Daniel Brierley is a Cranio-Sacral Therapist, a Shiatsu Practitioner and served as the former Principal Tutor of the London College of Elemental Chi Kung for 14 years. He has been practising for over 30 years, and has taught workshops and courses across the UK, in India, New Zealand, Australia, Morocco and many European countries for over 15 years.
“The single constant throughout my journey – of various complementary health modalities, physical therapy systems and personal development – the thing that bound all my therapy training together and gave me a framework to explore wellness, has been my practice of Chi Kung.”
About Chi Kung
Chi Kung is an ancient system of health and exercise that originates from China, where it has been developing and evolving for thousands of years. People have used this practice for millennia, not only to support and maintain health but also as a form of conscious exercise and meditation. Thus, Chi Kung online classes are suitable for any age group, and any level of health and fitness. Elemental Chi Kung is a branch of Chi Kung that is rooted in Classical Chinese medicine. It is based on a system of five elements, Earth, Fire, Metal, Water and Wood. Chi Kung guides us to a better understanding of the health and function of our bodies, it encourages optimum health and fitness. Each Movement form we practice is based on one of these elements. Moreover, elemental Chi Kung heals and strengthens the body, calms the mind, and lifts the spirits. Chi Kung tends to focus on movement, flow and breath. Supporting the internal structures and systems of the body, improving breath control and increasing general vitality and awareness. Furthermore, It includes Static postures that condition and strengthen the body.
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