When I mention Qigong, I mean all the exercises we practise at my classes.
They are a continuing culmination of mindful movements that work. They are mined from millenia of teachers' experiences and include the benefits that I personally felt and have seen in others.
Boosts your energy levels
Helps us become more calm and relaxed
Buids supple muscles
Soothes aching musles
Helps recovery before and after sport
Prevent colds & Flu's
Boost your immune system
Improves our balance
Teaches Falls Prevention
Makes me happy
Helps against depression
Lessen Symptoms of: MS, Fibro, Diabetes and most autoimmune diseases
Help you lose weight
Helps level mood swings
Qigong has the ability to heal and promote physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being
There is another list below. First though, have a look at these dates where you can learn how to receive these benefits!
Sunday 27 January 2019 - Nano Nagle Birthplace click to see more info
Improving Qi and Blood circulation in the Kidneys
Beginners and improvers
Energise and Prepare your body-mind for Spring with Shaolin Qigong and Daoist Meditation.
SMA, Wilton, Cork. On-going lessons, start anytime. Tuesdays 6 - 7.30 PM.
An Sanctoir, Ballydehob, West Cork.On-going lessons, start anytime. Friday mornings 9.30 - 10.30 AM.
The benefits below have been gathered by Marcus Santer, who first looked at scientific tests before publishing these benefits.
Stabilise Blood Pressure
Decrease Stroke and Mortality Rates
Improve Cancer & Drug treatment
Improve the symptoms of senility
Improve memory, insomnia, vertigo, headaches and cholesterol
Relieve Stress and increase relaxation almost like a mild tranquiliser (which it isn’t).
Reduce pain, anxiety, blood pressure, cholesterol, substance abuse, and the levels of stress hormones in the blood.
Create a 12.5% lower risk of stroke or coronary mortality in adulthood.
Relieve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, reduce cardiovascular risk factors, decrease psychological distress and improve sleep patterns.
Relieve tension, create the will power and consciousness to be in control of ones life and alleviate depression, loneliness, hopelessness and despair.
Overcome information overload
Boost your performance at work, at rest and at play
Improve virtually all of your physiological functions
Help with memory and attention
Increase your ability for complex thought
Enhance your ability to control your emotions
Improve regulation of your appetite and bodyweight.
Flush toxins of your cells.
Turns off you overs stimulated Fight or Flight mode and switches on your under utilised Rest, Repair and Build mode.
Reduce the risk of mortality by 19%
Activate the release of proteins that can help protect exist brain cells
Reduce risk factors associated with cancer, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Improve stress management
Reduce stroke risk by 20%
Strong protection against non-insulin-dependent diabetes
Improve how well your heart and lungs get oxygen into your body.
Improve insulin sensitivity
Increase upper and lower body strength.
Boost your mood
Enhance metabolic support - The chemical processes that take place to maintain your life
Better weight control
Reduce blood sugar spikes
Increase independence in old age.
Less physical decline
Reduce risk of osteoporosis
Make everything you do physically easier
Reduce your risk of slips and falls
Decrease body fat and weight
Help your body burn fat for energy
Decrease blood glucose levels
Decrease insulin levels
Increase insulin sensitivity
Increase growth hormone levels
Improve cellular cleansing
Enhance brain health
Restore healthy digestion
Reduce risk for stroke and other cardiovascular disease
Reduce risk of Type 2 diabetes
Protect against certain cancers: mouth, stomach, colon/rectum
Protect against bone loss
Reduce likelihood of kidney stones
Maintain steady blood sugar levels = steady energy levels
Increase your productivity
Help you to Age Well
Decrease negative stress
Stronger immune system
Increased sense of wellbeing
Better coping skills in difficult situations
Bounce back from adversity faster
Do join us, for any of these benefits.
Keep belly breathing,