Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live energized & happy now
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Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live energized & happy now

Learn profound exercises called Qigong known for thousands of years that give you extraordinary energy & exuberance
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4.9 (60 ratings)
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648 students enrolled
Created by Peter Caughey
Last updated 3/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Practice a simple and effective Qigong system
  • Maintain a higher level of health
  • Manage stress and emotional upsets more easily
  • Sleep well
  • Confidently practice daily
  • Feel relaxed and free of tension
  • Have a deeper experience and understanding of the energy moving inside your body
  • Have more energy
  • Feel more positive emotions
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Requirements
  • Only perform the movements that can be performed comfortably
  • Don’t practice in scorching sunlight, rain or extreme cold. Avoid draughts and wind. The temperature of your body should remain comfortable
  • Don’t force the breathing during the exercises. Use long, slow, quiet breathes
  • Practice in a place where you feel safe and free from disturbances
  • Make sure of adequate ventilation in your practice area
  • If you feel light headed sit down and rest
  • Do not practice when you are hungry or very full
  • Do not practice under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Avoid practice in areas that could have loud sudden noises (like doors slamming, phones ringing etc)
Description

This course covers an introduction to the concepts of the traditional Chinese exercise system called Qigong that millions of people practice in China and all around the world everyday. Similar to Tai Chi which is a martial art, Qigong is the medical exercises to maintain superior health in the body.

Qigong has been practiced for thousands of years in China and is renowned for maintaining health and longevity. It has been a hidden secret and now the Western World is acknowledging its profound effects upon the human body and health.

In this course you will be introduced to a modified version of the famous classical Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system and the medical applications for each exercise. It is easy and simple to perform and requires no prior knowledge of Qigong and, it is suitable for everyone to practice.

Included in the course are instructional videos of each of the 18 exercises in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system which includes the medical applications and benefits of each exercise, pdf handouts of the exercises that you can download and a full practice sequence at the end of the course for you to follow for your daily practice.

To learn this system it will take you half an hour each day focusing on one exercise at a time and then slowly building up to a complete daily practice of all 18 exercises which takes about 45 minutes.

The course is structured with an instructional video for each exercise. There are safety and training guidelines included to help you get the most out of the course, that explains the best and most efficient ways to practice.

This course will help you to:

  • feel energized
  • feel positive
  • manage stress
  • a peaceful mind
  • maintain a high level of health
  • help you to relax
  • make your life easier
  • increase your longevity
  • be calm
  • sleep well
  • feel relaxed and free of tension in your body
  • understand more about your physical body
  • feel connected with yourself and things around you
  • and have a better quality of life

Thank you for joining me on my course, please send me feedback, ask me any questions and please write a review.

Cheers,

Pete C

Who is the target audience?
  • Men and women who have stress in their work place
  • Mothers who have anxiety and stressful lives
  • People who have over busy minds
  • People who are stressed and have little time for themselves
  • People who have stress in their personal relationships
  • Students who are studying and have stress and worry
  • People who are sedentary and sitting at a desk for a long time
  • People with high blood pressure
  • People with insomnia
  • Anyone who is seeking peace, stillness and quietness in their heart and mind
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Curriculum For This Course
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Course introduction
1 Lecture 02:42

This is an introduction video to the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system. Outlined in this video is who this course is suited for, the benefits of the practice, guidelines on how to practice and the course structure and content.

Preview 02:42
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What is Qigong and The History of Qigong
2 Lectures 07:33

In this lecture you will receive a downloadable pdf with a description of what Qigong is. 

What is Qigong
05:45

This is an article on the History of Qigong

The History of Qigong
01:48
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Essential Qigong Practise Information
2 Lectures 06:28

This lecture is a downloadable pdf with recommendations on how to practice Qigong safely.

Safety precautions for practicing Qigong
01:38

This lecture has a video and a downloadable pdf with recommendations for how to get the best out of your Qigong practice.

Qigong practice guidelines
04:50
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Qigong preparation exercises
4 Lectures 04:59

This is an instructional video of the first exercise in the Qigong preparation exercises called 'The Bow'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

The Bow
01:04

This is an instructional video of the second exercise in the Qigong preparation exercises called 'The Relaxed and Quiescent Form in Standing Postition'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a downloadable pdf with exercise instructions.

The Relaxed & Quiescent Form
01:36

This is an instructional video of the third exercise in the Qigong preparation exercises called 'The Deep Exhaling and Inhaling Form'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a downloadable pdf with exercise instructions.

The Deep Exhaling & Inhaling Form
01:20

This is an instructional video of the fourth exercise in the Qigong preparation exercises called 'The Opening and Closing Form'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a downloadable pdf with exercise instructions.

The Opening & Closing of the Lower Dantian Form
00:59
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Exercise 1
2 Lectures 02:30

This is an introduction video for the first exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Wave hands over the lake'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 1 Introduction
01:03

This is an instructional video of the first exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Wave hands over the lake'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 1. Wave hands over the lake
01:27
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Exercise 2
2 Lectures 03:14

This is an introduction video for the second exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Embrace the Mountain'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Preview 00:53

This is an instructional video of the second exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Embrace the Mountain'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Preview 02:21
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Exercise 3
2 Lectures 03:30

This is an introduction video for the third exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Painting a rainbow in the sky'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 3 Introduction
01:18

This is an instructional video of the third exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Painting a rainbow in the sky'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 3 Painting a rainbow in the sky
02:12
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Exercise 4
2 Lectures 03:04

This is an introduction video for the fourth exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Scoop the earth part the clouds'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 4 Introduction
01:23

This is an instructional video of the fourth exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Scoop the earth and part the clouds'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 4. Scoop the earth and part the clouds
01:41
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Exercise 5
2 Lectures 04:02

This is an introduction video for the fifth exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Floating silk hands'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 5 Introduction
01:30

This is an instructional video of the fifth exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Floating silk hands''. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 5 Floating silk hands
02:32
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Exercise 6
2 Lectures 02:31

This is an introduction video for the first exercise in the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Rowing the boat in the middle of the lake'. Included in this video is details of the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 6 Introduction
00:47

This is an instructional video of the sixth exercise of the Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong system called 'Rowing the boat in the middle of the lake'. This is a detailed instructional video that explains how to perform this exercise, with fault checking prompts that enables you to perform this exercise proficiently.

Included in this lecture is a pdf with exercise instructions and the Western medical and Traditional Chinese Medical (TCM) applications for this exercise.

Exercise 6 Rowing the boat in the middle of the lake
01:44
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About the Instructor
Peter Caughey
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Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Teacher & Writer

PETER CAUGHEY

“My mission is to help people break free from limiting belief stories that stops them from living their true potential as a human being and, my gift as a Healer and Teacher is to help people discover the true essence of who they are and to live their life with abundant freedom.”


Hi I’m Peter Caughey, a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 

Teacher & Writer.

I love helping people break free from their stories that I believe make them unhappy, discontent and unwell. I’ve helped people from all around the World to break free from these stories and I’ve discovered that most of us have similar patterns and beliefs that are limiting us from living our full potential as a human being. During my combined 25 years of teaching Taiji (Tai chi) and Qigong and treating people in my Acupuncture Clinic, I have learnt about how to create a higher quality of health for people and how to break their limiting belief stories.

I have dedicated my life to helping people to have a higher level of health and I encourage them to see the World in a different way. A way that inspires them to enquirer into the possibilities of how they can have a more fulfilling and happier life with a flow on effect that benefits and helps others.

I didn’t start out this way as my background prior to healing was 16 years with the New Zealand Amy and 7 of those in the (SAS), New Zealand Special Forces. I loved the mental and physical discipline in the SAS. I became a weapons and explosives instructor, and an advanced medic. I also learned Hand to Hand combat and ended up teaching many different ways to incapacitate an opponent. Now I do exactly the opposite. I was a two packets of camel cigarettes a day man and could down a bottle of scotch in a sitting. I’m not saying this to impress you, I just want to share where I started, as I didn’t come from a background with an awareness around health or any spiritual wisdom about life.

 I became interested in Chinese Medicine at the age of 28 when I went to get my first acupuncture treatment for a long term neck injury from playing rugby. After the first treatment I felt incredible and I was amazed at how a few small needles could make me feel so good.


A bit more about Peter

Peter has a Bachelors of Health Science Degree in Acupuncture and Diplomas in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, Qigong and Taiji Quan and Tuina from the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which he received in 2001. He was a Tutor at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and TCM from 1999 – 2013, where he designed and taught the Qigong Diploma Course as well as teaching Traditional Chinese Medical Qigong principles, theory and techniques. He currently serves as a member on the World Academic Society of Medical Qigong based in China.

Peter has been running Taiji Retreats for over 17 years, based on Traditional Chinese Monastery philosophies and teaching weekly Qigong and Taiji classes for the same number of years. Making his teachings available to as many people as possible, he has online courses teaching Qigong exercise systems, Reflexology and Qigong and TCM courses for specific conditions such as Insomnia, Stress, and how to quiet a busy mind.   He runs Qigong Teacher Trainings Courses, Acupressure and Reflexology courses as well as  Medical Qigong Workshops and TCM Health Retreats around the World.

Trained in Traditional and Classical Taiji styles such as Chen styles, Yang style, Wu style and Sun style. Peter also instructs 13 different Qigong styles, which include Shi Ba Shi Taiji Qigong, Ba Duan Jin, Dao Yin, Zhan Zhuang Gong and Lao Tzu Shao Dan.

 Before Peter found what he believes is his true purpose in life of healing and helping others, he spent sixteen years in the New Zealand Defence Forces and during his service he served seven of these years in the New Zealand Special Forces (NZSAS) reaching the position of Patrol Commander and Group Commander.

He is also a Husband, a Father, a Writer and a Philosopher. He loves travelling the Globe with his wife  and baby boy, meeting new people and experiencing their culture and their country. He now resides in Bali, Indonesia.