Crushing Office Syndrome
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Crushing Office Syndrome

Relieve Stress and Improve Mobility with Chi Kung
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Created by Robin Gamble
Last updated 10/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Release stress, improve flexibility, increase mobility
  • Manage back ache, neck ache and improve mental clarity
  • Improve you upper body mobility, your sitting to standing ability and your balance
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Requirements
  • It's worth taking 5 minutes to read up on Chi Kung so you have an idea of the type of exercise you'll be taking part in. make sure you have some comfortable clothes to train in, and quiet private space too.
Description

Powerful Routines To Neutralise Office Syndrome, Increase Flexibility and Improve Mobility

Are you suffering from neck ache, back ache and headaches due to a desk bound existence?

You could be suffering the effects of Office Syndrome.

Today, many health professionals consider “sitting to be the new smoking”, this is because the long term effects of the sedentary lifestyle can increase chances of obesity, cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. 

However, there are answers to these looming health issues, and the answer presented in this course is Chi Kung.  Chi Kung is a gentle healing art developed over thousands of years in China that is gaining momentum from a growing body of scientific research proving it’s efficacy. In this course you’ll find.

  • 18 Effective exercises
  • 6 Powerful routines
  • Supporting PDFs

This DVD is suitable for beginners to Chi Kung and is aimed at people spending 4-8 hours a day in a sitting environment, though the exercises will benefit any able bodied person.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those sitting at a desk 4-8 hours a day working in a results driven environment, it us suitable for newbies to Chi Kung, however you do need to be able bodied.
  • Do not take this course if you are looking for "advanced" Chi Kung skills, this course is designed to deal specifically with the negative effects of office syndrome.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
01:22:43
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Introduction to "Freedom from Office Syndrome"
3 Lectures 09:00

An introduction to this course, reviewing the problems connected with office syndrome and the sedentary life, outlining the benefits of this course and describing the content included in the course.

Preview 03:09

This video contains an assessment which covers shoulder mobility, sitting to standing mobility and balance. It is recommended that you perform this assessment before you begin this program, making a note of your scores, so that you may monitor your progress through the routines.

Preview 04:45

The depth of benefits you gain from this course will be connected to your ability to relax, mentally, physically and emotionally in Standing Zen. It is recommended that you perform Standing Zen, as outlined in this video before and after a Chi Kung exercise routine to enhance your benefits. 

Standing Zen
01:06
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Part 1: Upper Body Mobility
6 Lectures 11:57

The Bird movement stretches the spine and opens the chest, heart and lungs. If you breath out audibly you can also release repressed emotion. 

Preview 01:07

Flexible Bamboo stretches the spine and increases mobility in the shoulder and abdomen. 

Flexible Bamboo
00:49

Shoulder Waves loosen tension in the shoulders and neck and improve mobility. If you breath out audibly you can also let go of mental and emotional tension.

Shoulder Waves Forward and Backward
01:11

A whole body stretch and release, tremendous for letting go of stress or anger and for increasing flexibility in the upper body as a whole.

Raise Arms, Let Go
01:18

Upper Body Free Flow means it's time to let it "all hang out and go with the flow". 

Think of water flowing ceaselessly as you move from the waist and enjoy opening up the entire upper body, shoulder arms, wrists and even fingers, relaxing and moving in any comfortable and flowing way you like while keeping your feet rooted.

Upper Body Free Flow
00:56

All of the upper body exercises put into one routine, can be performed in under 7 minutes, great for home or the workplace.

Full Upper Body Routine
06:36
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Part 2: Mid Body Mobility
7 Lectures 11:45

Heavenly Swing No.1 opens you hips, waist and shoulders and also gently massages abdomen.

Preview 00:46

Heavenly Swing No.2 further opens the hips and waist and also strengthens the legs due to the smooth shifting of weight between the feet.

Heavenly Swing No.2
00:43

An excellent whole body exercise that receives aches in the upper body, improves flexibility in the trunk and also strengthen the legs due to the squatting that is involved.

Heavenly Swing No.3
00:56

Agile Immortal builds flexibility in the mid body, strengthens the legs and also improves your grace and agility of movement.

Agile Immortal
00:54

Warrior Squat is superb for building strength and agility. It is also useful from improving your breath regulation and therefore your cardiovascular performance. 

Warrior Squat
00:50

Mid Body Free Flow means it's time to let it "all hang out and go with the flow". 

Think of water flowing ceaselessly as you move from the waist and legs, enjoy opening up the entire upper body, shoulder arms, wrists and even fingers, relaxing and moving in any comfortable and flowing way you like while keeping your feet rooted and incorporating squats whenever you like.

Mid Body Free Flow
01:00

All of the mid body exercises put into one routine, can be performed in under 7 minutes, great for home or the workplace.

Full Mid Body Routine
06:36
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Part 3: Floor Mobility Routine
6 Lectures 11:55

A good exercise for increasing flexibility in the forward bend and for regulating the breath. Don't push yourself, go with what is comfortable for you.

Preview 01:34

A development of "Easily Taking Off Shoes" that works on relaxing into the forward bend and increasing flexibility. Don't push yourself, go with what is comfortable for you.

Warrior Takes Off Shoes
00:37

A dynamic and powerful leg and mid section stretch that can improve your agility markedly. Don't push yourself, go with what is comfortable for you.

Dancing Dragon Fly
01:02

An enjoyable back stretch.

Cobra Pose
00:56

Ground Free Flow means it's time to let it "all hang out and go with the flow". 

Think of being a kid again.

Enjoy opening up the entire body, shoulders, arms, wrists, legs, waist, back and even feet, relaxing and moving in any comfortable and flowing way you like while remaining on the floor.

Ground Free Flow
01:26

All of the floor exercises put into one routine, can be performed in under 7 minutes, great for home maybe not the workplace? Depends where you work I guess ;)

Full Floor Routine
06:20
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Follow Along Routines and Bonus Material
4 Lectures 38:06

All exercises from the 3 sections above in one powerful 18 minute routine, that leaves you de-stressed and re-energised.

Full Routine 18 Minute Routine
17:50

A powerful routine which addresses the whole body and includes some of the most powerful exercises above built into a 10 minute routine.

10 Minute Routine
09:31

A quick and powerful routine that addresses the upper and mid parts of the body, in just 5 minutes.

5 Minute Routine
05:43

A fantastic bonus pattern, that address the upper and mid parts of the body and that generates a feeling of deep relaxation and flow.

Bonus Exercise "Give Thanks to Cosmos"
05:02
About the Instructor
Robin Gamble
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Robin F. Gamble has trained extensively in Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung for the past 15 years, having travelled China looking for masters. He is an advanced instructor for the Tai Chi Union of Great Britain, and has competed on a regional, national and international level, which included full contact fighting. He now runs workshops spreading the benefits of the healing arts across Asia and Europe, teaching a wide range of people from university students to corporate executives.