Free Classes for Faculty and Staff
Participants will learn simple Qigong movements to be used as to create a healing environment, aid in relaxation and centering and to increase flexibility, balance, and body awareness. The movements are accessible to all levels. Participants are invited to incorporate Qigong into an integrative wellness maintenance program at home and at the office. The physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of this practice supports self-care, professional and personal resilience and fosters community.
Thursdays | May 18 and June 8 | 2115 Wisconsin Ave., 1st Floor, Multi-Purpose Room | 12:15-55 p.m.
Introduction to Qigong & Next Gen Qigong
Tuesdays | Apr. 18; May 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20, 27
What is Qigong
Qigong is an ancient healing art that combines gentle movement, deep breathing and meditation. This Chinese exercise system helps reduce stress, improve immune function, strengthens internal organs, and calms the mind to promote improved health, vitality and youthfulness. Through the integration of posture, body movements, breathing, and focused intention, this mind-body practice enhances vitality and calmness to reduce stress levels.
About the Instructor
Ann Duvall is a popular teacher and licensed professional counselor in the DC metro area. In her private practice she combines Qigong, spiritual wellness, expressive arts and equine assisted therapy with individual counseling for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Ann collaborates with organizations to provide on-site and on-line programs tailored to the needs of the group to enhance daily living through expressive and healing arts for integrative wellness. You can learn more about her at annduvall.com