Dayan Qigong, Level 1

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Dayan Qigong is an ancient Chinese martial art for health and longevity. “Dayan” means wild goose. “Qigong” means the practice of qi. It is a complete set of exercises including warm ups, meditation, self massage and 64 movements.

Dayan Qigong promotes health and immune function, increases energy, flexibility and balance, and reduces stress. It is part of traditional healing in that it balances the yin and yang in our bodies, regulates the functions of all of our organs, and helps the meridians, blood vessels and other fluids to flow freely. The form originated 1,700 years ago and has been proven safe and effective through generations and tens of thousands of people practicing in China and all over the world. This course has been taught at Wen Wu School of Martial Arts for 25 years and is coming to the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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Schedule

Mondays, January 11 – March 28, 2016, 5-7 pm

Dates: 1/11, (no class on 1/18), 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, (no class on 2/15), 2/22, 2/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21 and 3/28/2016

Instructor

Robert Rosenbaum, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area, a senior teacher of Dayan (“Wild Goose”) Qigong assisting Master Hui Liu, and a senior student of Sojun Mel Weitsman at the Berkeley Zen Center, where he has also been shuso (head student), director of meditation retreats and chair of the Ethics Committee. The author of numerous articles and the book, Zen and the Heart of Psychotherapy, Bob has given presentations and workshops throughout the United States; in Nepal, India, Australia, Japan, Europe, and South America. Bob has been a Fulbright Professor at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in Bangalore, India; director of the psychology doctoral program at the California Institute for Integral Studies; Chief Psychologist at Kaiser Permanente  (Hayward), and a conference coordinator for the Society for the Exploration 

Jeanne Courtney- pictureJeanne Courtney, LCSW is a certified teacher of Wild Goose Qi Gong, First Set, and Wild Goose Qi Gong, Second Set. She has studied and practiced with Master Hui Liu at Wen Wu School since 1999. She also studied Guan Ping Yang Tai Chi, Shao Lin and Qi Gong over many years. She is a lead teacher at Wen Wu School (Wild Goose, second set), teaches first set and second set several venues in the Bay Area, and elsewhere. Jeanne is a Licensed Clinical Social worker & retired from Kaiser Oakland where she worked for many years with the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Department. She attended UC Berkeley.

 

Location

Room H, 555 De Haro, San Francisco, CA 94107

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