Classes/Workshops

Due to the Coronavirus, All INDOOR classes canceled.

Class Schedule and Workshops 2021

Zoom and Live outdoor classes in Carpinteria AND  Santa Barbara

Please wear a mask and maintain a safe distance for outdoor classes.  If it is raining, live classes will be offered online via Zoom.

MONDAYS: 

10:00   Qigong for Optimal Health ZOOM  Register here

2:30     Tai Chi Class, Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden, Santa Barbara 

4:30     Sunset Qigong/Tai Chi, Linden City Beach, Carpinteria

TUESDAYS 

10:00    Qigong,  Garden of the Women's Club of Carpinteria, 1059 Vallecito Road, Carpinteria

WEDNESDAYS: 

9:00   Introduction to Tai Chi  ZOOM 10 weeks starts 2-17   Register here

11:00: Qigong,  Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden: Santa Barbara

THURSDAYS:

10:00  Qigong/Tai Chi,  Garden of the Women's Club of Carpinteria:  1059 Vallecito Road, Carpinteria 

FRIDAYS:

9:30  Qigong/Tai Chi, Linden City Beach, Carpinteria

SATURDAYS

11:00:  Inspirations and Explorations of Qigong ZOOM    Register here

Live class prices:  $18.00 for one class, $75.00 for 5 classes and $130.00 for 10 classes .  Zoom classes are $14.00/class

Stream pre-recorded classes by clicking here

Live ZOOM Class Descriptions 

Mondays 10:00:  Qigong for Optimal Health: Every week we practice different Qigong forms.  Breathwork, self massage, meditation and movement are all incorporated into this one hour class.  Your body will feel gently stretched, your heart and mind will be clear and calm and you will feel more connection to your spirit and the spirits of all living beings on the planet.

Wednesdays 9:00:  Introduction to Tai ChiIn this 10 week series you will learn the basic philosophy, movements, principles and history of Tai Chi (Taiji). 
We will start each class with a reading from a Classic Chinese Text, practice warmups for  joints and muscles and concentrate on 2 Tai Chi Forms.
1.  Yang Style Simplified: a repetitive 8 movement form
2.  Wudang Tai Chi: an elegant 18 movement form from Wudang Mtns., the birthplace of Tai Chi.

This class is good for beginners and experienced practitioners wishing to learn new forms.  Doctors recommend Tai chi for Balance, Memory and Fitness but it is also Fun!

Saturdays 11:00:  Inspirations and Explorations Qigong:   The 5 Element Theory is the foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Each of the five Elements,—Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water—include categories such as a season, a direction, a stage of growth and development, internal organs, emotions, an animal, a taste, a color, a sound and more. Animal Frolics pique our imaginations work our bodies and are some of the oldest Medical Qigong forms. 

ONCE A MONTH SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

February 6:  Inner Power Qigong:  10 Phases of Qi, 11:00-12:15 Via ZOOM

Teacher Training and Retreat 2021 via ZOOM
   
Healer Within Medical Qigong Practice Leader Training via zoom  March 20,21,27 and 28  10:00-3:00 pst

Awaken your healthiest, most resilient self with the Medical Qigong Practice Leader Certificate Training. This is a 4-session, 16 hour training designed to teach you how to restore a healthy balance of energy in the body, through both the ancient healing tradition known as Bu Zheng Qigong (Vitality Enhancement Method), and modern science.  Learn how to release stress and mobilize inherent self-healing capacities through nervous system regulation for either personal or professional practice.  
 Whether you take this course as a  personal self -care retreat, or for learning/reviewing practices to share with others, you will feel refreshed, revived, and have a sense of empowerment towards your optimal health. Jessica and fellow Senior Teacher Trainer, Michael Fortier will co-lead

click here for informational flyer   $595.00.   Save $100.00 if you register by February 20th with promo code early
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Class Descriptions

Qigong for Optimal Health classes concentrate on optimal health, longevity, vitality and healing the body and emotional mind. The exercises reduce stress and improve the practitioners' overall health and sense of well-being. Exercises can be done seated, standing or lying down, thus, they are an excellent practice for those who are recovering from surgery illness or injury as well as those who want to maintain and improve their health.

Tai Chi Easy™ classes combine movements with meditation, bringing balance, harmony and alignment to the body and mind.  The Tai Chi Easy™5 movement form that makes it easy, beneficial and fun -- right away.  Students learn beautiful movement practices designed to emphasize the cultivation of inner strength, improve balance, calm the mind and restore the body to its natural state of health.

Tai Chi Easy Level 2:  We add 4 more movements to Tai Chi Easy to practice Tai Chi 9.  We also practice Wudang Tai Chi, a beautiful 18 movement form from the Wudang Mountains, the birthplace of Tai Chi.  Not recommended for people who have no Qigong or Tai Chi experience.

Qigong/Tai Chi classes are a relaxed combination of the best of Qigong and simple Tai Chi forms.

Wudang Qigong/Tai Chi: Wudang 8 Brocades and Wudang Tai Chi Yin Style.  Jessica will share these forms of Qigong and Tai Chi that she learned in the Wudang Mountains of China.

Workshops 2021 via Zoom

February 6:  Inner Power Qigong:  10 Phases of Qi, 10:30-12:30, $30.00  Via ZOOM 

March 20,21,27,28   Healer Within Medical Qigong Practice Leader Certification Training via Zoom

Workshops include guided meditations.  More information coming soon.