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Sunset Qigong: Facing West over the Hudson River! Join us on Friday evenings during the month of June.
Qigong, a moving meditation is a practice that has been used for thousands of years to promote vitality and longevity. Sometimes referred to as Chinese or Daoism Yoga, it combines breath practice with moving meditation. Ancient practitioners studied the natural world and the changing seasons and recognized how the same energetic changes they observed in nature also occur in predictable cycles during our lives. Qigong applies this knowledge to bring mind, body, and spirit into alignment with Universal energy.
This Qigong practice will incorporate both the Chinese Five Element Theory and The Meridian Theory for a very holistic approach to this fluid standing meditation practice.
Qigong is a health cultivation/restorative discipline that is accessible to everybody. It can be practiced anywhere, and requires no special equipment.
All are welcome to attend, no prior experience necessary. No particular attire is required; only to dress comfortably.
Dates: June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 from 7:30 to 8:30pm
Presenter: Carol Davis
Fee: $15 per session
About the Presenter:
Carol Davis practices Holistic Medical Qigong. Carol is a Certified Mat Pilates Instructor, Spin Instructor, Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Vinyasa Yoga Instructor. She is a Triathlon and Endurance Sports competitor, and has competed in Canada’s Ironman.
Meditation is an informal gathering aimed at supporting each person in their meditation practice. Beginners are welcome, as are individuals who have meditation experience. Meditation will begin promptly at 7 pm. Please arrive at 6:45 pm if instruction is needed.
There are many ways to meditate, and each person is encouraged to try suggested instructions, and use the process that works best for them. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.
At the end of each meditation, we will gather holding hands, sending healing to those who we choose to name, and to our planet.
Time: Six consecutive Wednesday evenings, from June 7 through July 12, from 6:45 to 7:45 pm
Instructor: Meg Pressman, LMT, RMT
Fee: Free will donation
About the Presenter:
Meg Pressman has been involved with meditation and mindfulness since 1978. She has held various meditation groups in the Hudson Valley since 1996. A New York State Licensed Massage Therapist and Reiki Master, she has a private practice, and also practices with Phelps Hospice. She has worked for the past nine years at The Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital of the Westchester Medical Center, in the Oncology/Hematology departments, with a focus on comfort for patients and