Learn Qigong — Become Strong and Healthy!
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Learn Qigong — Become Strong and Healthy!

21 minute daily challenge! Strength and flexibility for activities of daily life!
5.0 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
48 students enrolled
Created by Chris Anthony
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Perform the 8 Pieces of Silk Brocade Qigong set
  • Use breathing techniques to relax and improve health
  • Build strength throughout the body for improved movement in activities of daily life
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Requirements
  • A peaceful environment is best suited to do Qigong, some place that will help you relax.
  • Comfortable clothing that will allow various movements.
  • Feel free to ask me questions, as you are taking the course. I love posting additional videos to help answer your specific questions!
  • Only perform exercises that are within your physical capability.
  • If you have any physical limitations, please check with your doctor before starting the course
Description

Qigoing is an ancient form of exercise to promote energy (qi, 气), but don't let that intimidate you! Everyone can use these forms to build strength, flexibility, reduce stress, and much more. 21 minutes each day is all it takes. Students can expect to see results after only a few weeks!

Today, many people struggle from health issues that can be solved by fitness. Heart and respiratory disease, arthritis, and back pain are some of the most common physical ailments found among individuals today. Qigong is a very effective way to build core strength to support the spine, and lower your heart rate by reducing stress. 

I am confident that you will be satisfied with the course! Individuals who have started and continued this program have found this method to be LIFE CHANGING! You can experience the same benefits. Hope to see you in the course!

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Who is the target audience?
  • If you are looking to build strength and become healthier and active, then this course is for YOU!
  • Want to expand your martial arts knowledge/collection.
  • Need to remove stress.
  • Need to exercise daily without over-exerting yourself.
  • This course is for: Anyone beginner to advanced.
  • The motions in this course are slow. Do not expect a high-energy kicking/punching course.
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:02:13
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Introduction
3 Lectures 09:57

Some visuals of what qigong, martial arts, and meditation are.

Preview 03:35


Stomach Breathing — Advanced
03:07
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Breakdown of each Movement
8 Lectures 31:34

Two Hands Hold Up Heaven is a warm up exercise that will invigorate the entire body. It stretches nearly every muscle in the body, awakens the mind, and is a great start to the morning.

Preview 03:31

Perform 8 sets of "Two Hands Hold Up Heaven".

Perform the Exercise
1 question

This exercise will build muscles in the legs, hips, and back. It also stretches out the chest, an area where many people hold stress.

Preview 05:00

Perform 10 sets of "Drawing the Bow to Shoot the Eagle".

Perform the Exercise
1 question

Core muscles are some of the most overlooked, when it comes to healthy body structure. "Separate Heaven and Earth" will build muscles in the transverse abdominis (the deep ab muscles). It also will stretch the rib cage and back.

Separate Heaven and Earth
04:31

Perform 10 sets of "Separating Heaven and Earth".

Perform the Exercise
1 question

Resting exercise that will focus on strengthening the neck.

Wise Owl Gazes Backwards
03:30

Perform 10 sets of "Wise Owl Gazes Backwards".

Perform the Exercise
1 question

Experience a soft warrior form! Side to side punching that will build the hip muscles.

Preview 02:43

Perform 10 sets of "Clench the Fists and Glare Fiercely", 10 repetitions each side per set.

Perform the Exercise
1 question

Although this exercise will stretch the whole body, your calves will feel this one the most! Great balance building practice.

Bouncing on the Toes
02:19

Perform 10 sets of "Bouncing on the Toes", 10 repetitions per set.

Perform the Exercise
1 question

Deepening the roots in the ground, "Sway the Head, Shake the Tail" will open your hips. This exercise will also really help with lower back strength.

Sway the Head and Shake the Tail
04:24

Perform 10 sets of "Sway the Head and Shake the Tail", 10 repetitions each direction per set.

Perform the Exercise
1 question

One of the most difficult exercises, you will stretch the hamstrings and entire upper torso. Deep stretching is best done at the end of exercise. This one does just that!

Two Hands Hold the Feet (Strengthen the Kidneys and the Waist)
05:36

Perform 10 sets of "Two Hands Hold the Feet", 10 repetitions per set.

Perform the Exercise
1 question
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Full Form: 8 Piece Silk Brocade Qigong
1 Lecture 20:42
8 Piece Silk Brocade - Full
20:42
About the Instructor
Chris Anthony
5.0 Average rating
8 Reviews
48 Students
1 Course
Personal Trainer and Gold Metal Martial Artist

Chris has studied martial arts for 10 years, specializing in Kung fu, Qigoing, and meditation. He became a personal trainer in 2015 to better understand the modern advances in fitness. Most of his martial arts instruction was done in his home state of Ohio. However, Chris has also studied in New York city, and Wudang in China. He specializes in Choy li fut Kung fu, Qi gong, Meditation, and weapons such as the broadsword, bo staff, Kwan dao, and daggers. 

As a young man, Chris developed a passion for building the physical and mental self. He further developed a desire to share the peace that he has found through exercise and meditation with others.