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Qigong for Seniors - Asian Relaxation & Energy Arts

Qigong for seniors sarasota

Raise your hand if you have ever heard of Qigong! If your hand isn't up right now then listen closely because this martial art is one that you may find interesting.

Qigong is a type of martial art that focuses on small movements, breathing, and meditation. The art first came to be when it branched off from more popular meditation practices and started working with inner energy levels and spirituality. It was very quickly picked up all around the world and is now even used to heal different illnesses such as poor circulation, nerve pain, joint diseases, and so much more.
a group of people doing qigong
By realizing that many human illnesses tie in directly to mental stress, Qigong tries to help you by channeling a sense of inner tranquility. This balance between mind and body is the extract reason that Qigong is an important art to adopt while we age.

The way the martial art works is through the repetition of small and gentle movements that help the body stretch and center itself. Qigong movements strive to make you feel more comfortable in your own skin by helping you take control of your body. Because of its relaxing and soothing nature, Qigong has become the perfect exercise for seniors.
senior doing qigong for relaxation

Because Qigong has such a gentle teaching method, there are no flexibility or activity level requirements to practice this calming art. In fact, it is quickly becoming a popular way to reduce stress and even relieve pain. By focusing on balance, posture, and mobility, Qigong strives to help seniors channel their inner life force energy!


Qigong in Sarasota: Sarasota Mindfulness Institute

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