Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live stress free & happy
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Learn Secret Chinese Exercises: Live stress free & happy

Learn profound Chinese exercises called Qigong known for thousands of years that create extraordinary energy & health
4.8 (26 ratings)
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316 students enrolled
Created by Peter Caughey
Last updated 2/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Practice a simple and effect Qigong System
  • Manage stress and emotional upsets more easily
  • Sleep will
  • Maintain a higher level of health
  • Confidently practice daily
  • Feel relaxed and free of tension
  • Have a deeper experience and understanding of the energy moving inside your body
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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).
  • Make sure you wear appropriate loose comfortable clothing, take off tight clothing, waist belts, watches, rings, jewelry, tight shoelaces, body shape wear and tight shoes.
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 Ba Duan Jin Qigong system (also know as the Eight Brocades) and their medical applications. It is easy and simple to perform and require no prior knowledge of Qigong and it is suitable for everyone to practice.

Included in the course are insturctional videos of each of the eight exercises in the Ba Duan Jin Qigong system, videos on 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 so that you can follow along with 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 buiding up to a complete daily practice of all eight exercises which takes about 35 minutes.

The course is structured with 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 create:

  • a peaceful mind
  • help you to relax
  • manage stress
  • maintain a high level of health
  • increase your longevity
  • be calm
  • sleep well
  • feel relaxed and free of tension in your body
  • make your life easier
  • 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
39 Lectures
01:49:28
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 02:10

A brief introduction to the secret Chinese exercise system Ba Duan Jin Qigong or The Eight Brocades.

Preview 02:10
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What is Qigong and The History of Qigong
2 Lectures 11:30

This lecture covers what is Qigong

Preview 05:45

The History of Qigong
05:45
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Essential Qigong Practise Information
2 Lectures 06:28
Safety precautions
01:38

Qigong training guidelines
04:50
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Qigong Preparation Exercises
6 Lectures 05:33

An introduction and explaination of the first exercise of the practice which is the Opening Bow.

The Bow introduction
00:37

An instructional video of the the Opening Bow.

The Bow exercise
00:48

An introduction and explaination of the three Opening and Closing exercises.

Opening & Closing introduction
00:41

An instructional video of the Relaxed and Quiescent Form in standing position.

The Relaxed & Quiescent Form in Standing Postion
01:17

An instructional video of the Three Deep Exhaling and Inhaling Form.

The Three Deep Exhaling & Inhaling Form
01:06

An instructional video of the Three Opening and Closing of the Lower Dantian Form.

The Three Opening & Closing of the Lower Dantian Form
01:04
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Ba Duan Jin - Exercise 1
3 Lectures 08:30

An introduction and explaination to the first exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.

Introduction - Both hands holding the sky to smooth San Jiao
00:19

An instructional video for the first exercise Both hands holding the sky to smooth San Jiao.

Exercise 1. Both hands holding the sky to smooth San Jiao
06:53

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the first exercise.

Exercise 1. Medical Applications
01:18
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Ba Duan Jin - Exercise 2
3 Lectures 06:05

An introduction and explaination for the second exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.

Introduction - Turning left and right opening the bow to shoot the eagle
00:17

An instructional video for the second exercise, Turning left and right opening the bow to shot the Eagle.

Preview 04:49

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the second exercise.

Exercise 2. Medical Applications
00:59
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Ba Duan Jin Exercise 3
3 Lectures 05:32

An introduction and explaination for the third exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.

Preview 00:16

An instructional video for the third exercise Smoothing the Spleen, Stomach and Liver by raising one hand.

Preview 04:24

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the third exercise.

Preview 00:52
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Ba Duan Jin - Exercise 4
3 Lectures 05:51
An introduction and explaination for the fourth exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.
Introduction - Turning behind all illnesses dissipate
00:16

An instructional video for the fourth exercise Turning behind, all illnesses dissipate.

Exercise 4. Turning behind all illnesses dissipate
03:46

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the fourth exercise.

Exercise 4. Medical Applications
01:49
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Ba Duan Jin - Exercise 5
3 Lectures 03:48

An introduction and explaination for the fifth exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.

Introduction - Turning the head and wagging the tail to disperse heart fire
00:17

An instructional video for the fifth exercise, Turning the head and wagging the tail to disperse heart fire.

Exercise 5. Turning the head and wagging the tail to disperse heart fire
02:16

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the fifth exercise.

Exercise 5. Medical Applications
01:15
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Ba Duan Jin - Exercise 6
3 Lectures 03:32

An introduction and explaination for the sixth exercise in the Ba Duan Jin system.

Introduction - Banging the heels 7 times to dispel all illnesses
00:19

An instructional video for the sixth exercise, Banging the heels 7 times to dispel all illnesses.

Exercise 6. Banging the heels 7 times to dispel all illnesses
01:35

An explaination of the medical applications and benefits of the sixth exercise.

Exercise 6. Medical Applications
01:38
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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.