Gary currently offers the following Tai Chi & Qigong classes in Elysium Sanctuary Wexford:
Thursday Evenings 7pm-8:30pm: Intermediate Class
Thursday Evenings 8:30pm-9:45pm: Beginners Class
If you are interested in Tai Chi & Qi Gong Workshops, Instructor Training Courses, Sponsorship Programmes, Corporate Wellbeing Programmes or Retreats please visit the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong where Gary is the Senior Instructor.
Qi Gong literally means energy (Qi) work (gong). Its a system of meditative exercise that has profound healing benefits. There are a huge variety of Qi Gong systems in China, all influenced by different spiritual, healing, or religious philosophies. If we peel away the cultural influences, we come to the core principles that hold true for all people. For example, like Tai Chi, this involves posture, breath, and awareness training, that opens the flow of Qi. The Qi Gong method however may take on different emphasis like sitting form, standing, lying or moving methods. Some focus on increasing deep calmness, others focus on movement and releasing of stagnant or even sick energies. Most holistic approaches will include all of the above.
At Elysium we teach simple but powerful methods of the core Qi Gong practices. We teach a nine movement healing Qi Gong called Shaolin Da Mo Nei Yin Yi Zhi Chan taught to Gary in China in 1991. This Qi Gong is simple, gentle, and powerful. It strengthens and opens the flow of Qi, and helps the release of sick Qi. It also has a subtle spiritual influence which awakens deep compassion for ourselves and others. It is protected by the Chinese Bodhisatwva of compassion, Guan Yin.