Master Yang is a traditionally trained, internationally recognized taiji and qigong grandmaster who has distilled essential aspects of these arts into an easy-to-learn program suitable for people of all ages and physical abilities. His Evidence-Based Taiji and Qigong (EBT and EBQ) programs were originally designed for research interventions to yield maximum benefit in the shortest amount of time. During this five-day workshop, participants will be shown static and dynamic qigong exercises and taiji form movements designed to nurture energy, develop the mind-body connection, and enhance well-being, tranquility, and positive thinking in daily life. Master Yang’s teachings embody the ultimate purpose of taiji and qigong practice: With your whole being, develop your life. Integrated with Master Yang's teachings will be one-hour presentations by special guest instructor Robert Sheeler, MD. Dr. Sheeler, editor of the Mayo Clinic Health Letter, will discuss the pragmatic aspects of mind-body medicine. Both the weekend (8.5 contact hours, see July 18-20) and 5-day (23.5 contact hours) workshops with Dr. Yang are required for those seeking Level I (EBQ) instructor certification; however, the courses are non-sequential and may be taken in either order. The 5-day course is designed as an immersion training, allowing participants more time to work with Dr. Yang and to deepen their understanding of the material. For more information about certification visit http://centerfortaiji.com/certification.
Recommended reading: Yang and Grubisich, Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power.
CE credit for nurses;
CE credit for MFTs and LCSWs;
CE credit for acupuncturists;