The Healing Art of Qigong for Increased Health & Longevity
A seminar by Dr. Joseph K. Kim, L. Ac., OMD, Ph.D.
Qigong is an art and a science of cultivating and refining energy. It combines basic physical movements with breath control designed to develop a balance between the body and mind, as well as to facilitate the cultivation of the spirit.
Qigong uses various methods of practice - still postures, gentle movements, breathing, and meditation. Since Qi Gong is an integral part of Eastern Medicine, alongside acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage and dietary therapies, it is also a means to speed up the recovery process.
Millions of people around the world practice Qi Gong daily to improve their health, to combat stress and achieve longevity. Aside from these obvious health benefits, Qi Gong is also used to mitigate, cure or prevent heart and liver diseases, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, hypertension and other serious illnesses. In all, Qigong can benefit the circulatory, respiratory, nervous, musculo-skeletal, and immune systems.
- Introduction to the Healing Art of Qigong for Increased Health & Longevity
- Definition of Qigong
- Three Treasures: Jing, Qi, Shen
- Yin & Yang: Water & Fire
- Xing – Ming Axes
- 3 Essential Factors of Qigong
- 3 ways of gathering Qi
- 3 Types of Qigong
- Sound therapy
In this practical seminar, participants will learn about both the Korean and the Chinese Qigong methods.
Exchange/Investment in Yourself:
$30 preregistration / $45 at the door
Joseph K. Kim, Ph.D., Doctor of Oriental Medicine, is a third generation Eastern medical practitioner. He has served as the Chairman of the Department of Oriental Medicine at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles and is a former acupuncture researcher at UC Irvine.
Dr. Kim has been practicing martial arts, Tai Chi, and Qigong for the past 40 years. He has studied with masters in the US, Korea and China, most notably with Master Soo-il Oh, the chief disciple of Master Tae Hoon Kwon, the most famous Korean Taoist of 20th century. He served as the team doctor for the United States Tae Kwon Do team (ITF) of 1988.