How to have Extraordinary Sleep & Wake Up Energized & Happy
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How to have Extraordinary Sleep & Wake Up Energized & Happy

Learn how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & Qigong Exercises can be used to treat insomnia & sleep disturbances
3.6 (300 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
13,546 students enrolled
Created by Peter Caughey
Last updated 10/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 63 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the principles of sleep
  • Practice & perform Qigong exercises to help you go to sleep
  • Practice two Qigong meditations that are used to help with insomnia
  • Differentiate between the six main TCM causes for insomnia
  • Differentiate the different views between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine when it comes to treating insomnia
  • Understand the effects of pharmaceutical drugs and tranquilizers
  • Determine what are the best Chinese herbal formulas to use to aid with insomnia
  • Understand the mental and emotional influences that effect you from having a good nights sleep
  • Understand and practice sleep restrictions and sleep hygine
  • Utilise acupressure or acupuncture points that are good for insomnia
  • Choose the best beds, pillow, bedding and sleeping positions to have a great nights sleep
  • Establish a regular sleep / wake cycle
  • Discern what the best foods and diets are that help with insomnia
Requirements
  • There is no pre course requirements
Description

This course is designed to help anyone who has trouble with sleeping and who may have insomnia or another form of sleep disorder. Using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles that have been used to successfully treat insomnia for thousands of years and Qigong Exercises, this course gives a comprehensive study into what insomnia is and how you can treat it.

There are 11 Qigong instructional exercises videos to help you get to sleep, two audio Qigong sleeping meditations and a number of pdfs on acupressure & acupuncture points, Chinese herbal formulas for insomnia, a comparison between western and TCM treatments, what are the best beds, pillows, sleeping positions, diet and emotional disturbances that effect having a good nights sleep.

The course covers both theory and practical exercises to help you understand the causes and treatments for insomnia. The first part of the course is a series of pdfs covering the different views between TCM and Western Medicine on insomnia. There are then 11 Qigong exercise videos to teach you have to calm the mind and body so that you can shut down for a good nights sleep and following these there are 2 audio Qigong meditations. More theory is covered after the instructional videos on food and diet, mental and emotional disturbances, the best beds, pillows, bedding and sleeping positions, how insomnia is treated with Western Medicine and TCM, non medical treatments for insomnia, what medicines are used to treat insomnia, sleep hygiene, sleep restrictions and relaxation music.

If you are looking for solutions to your insomnia or sleep disturbances that isn't using pharmaceutical drugs then this course can help. Using TCM principles and Qigong exercises you can safely practice techniques to help you go to sleep and stay asleep and, also become aware of the many causes of insomnia and how you can make changes to eliminate the things around you that may be causing you to have sleeping problems.


Who this course is for:
  • This course is for people who have difficulty having a good nights sleep
  • People who have insomnia or sleep disturbance
  • People who always feel tired when they wake up in the morning
  • People who always feel tired
  • People who wake up in the night and can't get back to sleep
  • This course is not suited for people who have no symptoms of insomnia or difficulty with sleeping
Course content
Expand all 44 lectures 01:55:08
+ Course Introduction for Insomnia and Sleep Disturbance
1 lecture 02:06

This is an introduction video on how Traditional Chinese Medicine can help and change patterns of insomnia and sleep disturbances to bring about a healthy change.

Preview 02:06
+ What is Qigong and The History of Qigong
1 lecture 05:45
What is Qigong and the History of Qigong
05:45
+ Traditional Chinese Medicine and Insomnia
1 lecture 02:11

This is a video on how Traditional Chinese Medicine views and treats insomnia.

Preview 02:11
+ Different Medical Views on Insomnia
6 lectures 17:38

This is a video outlining the different patterns that cause insomnia through the views of TCM.

TCM Etiology and Pathogenesis
03:28

This is a video overview of what acupuncture is and how it is used to treat insomnia.

Preview 04:24

This is a video overview outlining the different acupressure points used to treat the various patterns that cause insomnia.

Acupressure
01:48

This is a pdf outlining the different Traditional Chinese Medical formulas used to treat the various patterns that cause insomnia.

Chinese Herbal Formula
6 pages

This is a video outlining Tuina (Traditional Chinese Medical massage) and how these techniques can reduce stress and tension in the body to bring about healthy sleep patterns.

Tuina (Chinese Medical Massage)
02:40

This is a video introducing the Qigong exercises in the following videos and how they help with various patterns of insomnia.

Qigong Exercises and Qigong Medical Treatments
05:18
+ Essential Qigong Practise Information
2 lectures 06:28
Qigong Safety Precautions
01:38
Qigong Practice Guidelines
04:50
+ Relaxing Exercises and Traditional Qigong exercises to promote sleeping
11 lectures 22:38

This is a video of the first standing Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in treating insomnia.

Preview 01:21

This is a video of a standing Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in treating insomnia.

2.Sage presents a Peach
01:10

This is a video of a standing Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in treating insomnia.

3.Dragon emerges from the sea
01:36

This is a video of a standing Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in treating insomnia.

4.Turning behind all illnesses dissipate
02:02

This is a video of a sitting Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

5.The Three Opening & Closing Form
03:14

This is a video of a sitting Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

Preview 01:50

This is a video of a sitting Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

7. Dao Yin Qigong exercises
02:57

This is a video of a lying Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

8. Pulling the knees to the chest
01:02

This is a video of a lying Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

9. Massage the chest to your abdomen
01:56

This is a video of a lying Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

10. Fists on the back
03:54

This is a video of a lying Qigong exercise that helps and can aid in the treatment of insomnia.

11. Palms on the abdomen
01:36
+ Meditation
2 lectures 11:12

This is a video introduction explaining how to perform a Breathing Meditation that helps to Quiet your mind, calm your heart and reduce stress

Preview 07:10

This is a video introducing the Muscle Relaxation Meditation (see audio attached) to help relax your body and to eliminate tension in you muscles, which could help you to shut down and have a better nights sleep. Included is a pdf outing this method.

Muscle Relaxing Meditation
04:02
+ Food and Diets that effect sleeping
1 lecture 00:00

This is a pdf of the food and diets that can help to calm your mind. Also there is mention of foods and diets that can activate stress and disharmony in your body that can affect restful sleep.

Preview 3 pages
+ Mental and Emotional influences
1 lecture 00:00

This is a pdf on how mental and emotional disturbances can affect restful sleep.

Mental and Emotional states that can effect sleeping
2 pages
+ Beds, pillows, and sleep positions
3 lectures 00:00

This is a pdf giving you a guideline on beds and bedding selections that could enable a better nights sleep.

Review on best beds for sleeping on
5 pages

This is a pdf giving you a guideline on pillow selections that could enable a better nights sleep.

Review on best pillows for sleeping
5 pages

This is a pdf giving you a guideline on the best sleeping positions that could enable a better nights sleep.

Best sleeping positions for sleeping
2 pages