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Chi Kung For Healthy Lungs
Chi Kung builds & maintains healthy Lungs. These gentle movements physically expand the Lungs, increasing your capacity to inhale more air.
Tai Chi for Gardeners: A Moving Experience
Tai Chi for Gardeners shows you how to use your current level of strength — ranging from strong to needing development — so that you’re better able to experience the beautiful feeling called ‘my garden.’
Do more gardening with less strain on your body, resulting in better health, and a more inspiring garden experience.
A Moving Experience
Tai Chi for Gardeners is a ‘moving experience’: You learn how to use your intention to focus your breath and energy in a way that enables your body to exert more force with less physical effort. This makes it possible to do more work, with less strain on your body, resulting in better health, and a more inspiring garden experience.
The Root of the Matter
Tai Chi is an ancient method for coordinating the diverse movements of the body, mind and spirit; Tai Chi for Gardeners is an application of these time-tested techniques where you learn how to use your body safely and efficiently to flow through the motions and stresses embedded in the wide variety of tasks that comprise gardening.
An Unintended Consequence
As the Tai Chi for Gardeners experience takes root in your body, mind and spirit, you may gradually notice a subtle sense of tranquility pollinating other aspects of the landscape of your life with a Tai Chi sensibility.
Frequently Asked Questions
The ‘’garden’ is a metaphor for life; if you continue to ‘grow’ as a person, you’re a ‘gardener.’
Here are some frequently asked questions to help you understand what Tai Chi for Gardeners has to offer you.
What is Tai Chi for Gardeners?
Tai Chi for Gardeners is a ‘moving experience’: You learn how to use your intention to focus your breath and energy in a way that enables your body to exert more force with less physical effort. This makes it possible to do more work, with less strain on your body, resulting in better health, and a more inspiring garden experience. (Read more).
How does it work?
Each session includes three pre-scheduled, 90 minute meetings, with additional opportunities to have your questions answered between sessions by email or phone. If you’re not ready to commit to a full session, a Tai Chi for Gardeners ‘sampler’ is available for you to get a ‘felt-sense’ of what the full program has to offer. (Learn more).
Will Tai Chi for Gardeners address my specific needs and interests?
The way you use your body and mind are unique to you, as well as what you want to use them to accomplish. Tai Chi is a ‘human’ technology that develops, integrates and focuses your energy and power — body, mind, and spirit. And when you practice and apply what you learn in your garden, you’ll also find that you’ve developed a set of skills that will blossom in other aspects of your life.
What are some of the benefits of the Tai Chi for Gardeners program?
Some of the benefits available to you include, but are not limited to:
I’m not in the best physical condition, is this something I should try?
Tai Chi for Gardeners is an experience of gentle, easy-to-use exercises that promote healthy growth — in your garden and yourself. After analyzing how comfortable you are doing different garden-related movements, we’ll work together to try and figure out ways to work around any discomforts you have. It’s important to keep in mind that you may have a pre-existing condition that requires some medical attention. If this is the case, Oriental Medicine at BIOM is a healing option you may want to consider. (Find out more).
How do I schedule a Tai Chi for Gardeners session?
What if I have questions between sessions?
As you practice what you’ve learned between meetings, it’s expected that questions will arise. Rather than wait until the next scheduled meeting you have the option to have your questions addressed by email or phone.
What is the tuition cost for Tai Chi for Gardeners?
This sounds interesting, but I’m not a gardener: Is there another way to experience this Tai Chi learning process?
The ‘‘garden’ is a metaphor for life, so if your consider the fact that you’re ‘growing’ as a person throughout your life, in a sense, everyone is a ‘gardener.’ And because everyone has a unique way of ‘being in the world,’ the Tai Chi ‘learning process’ (a ‘human’ technology that develops, integrates and focuses the energy and power of your body, mind, and spirit) can be applied to any facet of your life that you want to cultivate.