- Cultivation of the body: aligned, integrated movement, elastic strength, the ability to open and lengthen the channels and fascia, balance and stability, physical resilience.
- Cultivation of breath: deep, lower abdominal/diaphragmatic, slow, integrated with movement, deeply nourishing.
- Cultivation of the mind: absorbed in the body and breath, calm (lowering agitated Heart fire into the cooling embrace of Kidney wate)r, grounded but open, resilient, intuitive.
- Cultivation of health and wellbeing.
0 hrs - 30 min
Introductory neigong: a 3-part practice to develop equal cultivation of body, breath and mind and help move us into the 'qigong state'.
30 min - 1 hrs
The Kidneys: drawn from the baduanjin (eight silken movements) form, this beautiful and nourishing practice strengthens the lower back and legs, stimulates and regulates the Kidney zang, and activates the Kidney and Bladder channels.
1 hrs - 1.5 hrs
The Lung: drawn from the five animal crane form, this light and elegant movement opens the Lung zang (especially in the upper back) and lengthens through the Lung channel in the arms.
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
Stomach/Spleen: this movement (Separate Heaven and Earth) from the baduanjin form harmonises the rising and descending functions of the Spleen and Stomach while activating their respective channels through the legs and trunk.
2 hrs - 2.5 hrs
Liver: This practice draws on the five animal tiger practice and the baduanjin to activate the Liver and Gall Bladder channels and develop 'warrior spirit'.
2.5 hrs - 3 hrs
Heart: drawing on the five animal monkey form, we calm and open the Heart, activate the Heart channel and zang and extend warm-heartedness into the world.
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Taught by Peter Deadman
Peter Deadman has practised, taught and written about Chinese medicine and health cultivation traditions for nearly fifty years. He has practised qigong for thirty years.View full bio