qigong workshop

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2006 Qigong Workshops, San Francisco Bay Area, California

conducted by: Joe Hing kwok Chu



  • Dates to be announce

  • Friday evening 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; walking qigong in the park after dinner

  • Sunday morning 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Date: to be announced

Place: To be announced. (Will be in the San Francisco Bay Area) .


Overnight Accommodations:

Available and to announce

 You may also commute and attend the workshop.


Click here for items you might want to bring along to the workshop.



      Workshop alone: $200 per person. Meals and lodging cost extra.


      Double occupancy room: $95 per person per night. (Meals are included )

      Single occupancy room:   $110 per person  per night. (Meals are included )

      You can also stay at home if you live nearby.


Rates of occupancy subject to verification with the retreat centre.

For information: email qi_instruction@yahoo.com

Enhance your mind and body with simple techniques.

"I think better, sleep better, and feel better too. Qigong taught by Master Chu helps me handle the stress of my life." Roma Hammel, Ph.D., high school teacher, Los Altos.

Learn simple effective techniques that have been perfected in China for centuries.

Stretches, self-massage, acupressure, postures and conscious breathing patterns are easy and fun to learn, and they work! The "Eight Pieces of Silk", the "Five Animal Play" and other qigong programs can help people of all ages look and feel better.

Joe Hing Kwok Chu, the instructor, is a master of medical qigong. He has been teaching qigong in Redwood City since 1967, and for many years before that in China. Since 1993 he has taught continuing education courses for registered nurses and later also for licensed acupuncturists for the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of San Francisco, co-sponsored with the Qigong Institute of Menlo Park. He taught qigong classes for the Health Improvement Program offered by the Center for Research on Disease Prevention of the Stanford University School of Medicine.

What will you learn in the workshop:

  1. Basics of medical qigong

  2. Sample of medical qigong therapy techniques

  3. Qi Cultivation

  4. Food and qi

  5. Tai Ji Quan (Tai chi Chuan), a short form, good for stress reduction and balance

  6. Eight Sections of Silk (Eight Pieces of Brocade) is general health maintenance qigong

  7. Five animal play is also a general health maintenance qigong

  8. Guo Lin qiqong, a popular qigong program in China used in conjunction with traditional  Western cancer therapy

  9. Empowerments of Mahamudra tantra (non religion)

  10. Sitting Meditation of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, called Seven Essential Sitting Methods,  the foundation for enlightenment and good for calming the mind. (non religion)

  11. Treasure Pot Meditation of Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, using the energy of the nature to enhance the energy of your spirit (non religion)

  12. gTumo, psychic heat tantra (non religion)

  13. Wu Huan Gong (Five Ring Training) of Daoist (dao jia) qigong, good for improving and maintaining memory for middleaged to senior people




Breakfast: 8-9

Lunch: 12-1

Dinner: 6-7



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Last update: Oct 7, 2005 RC