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Acadia U. Qigong
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Qigong is the ancient Chinese art of cultivating health and longevity. Disease-causing blockages can be removed by working with the flow of bioenergy (qi) through and around the body.
Meditation has been practiced for millennia in many traditions. In our modern setting the benefits of meditation are being corroborated in a huge number of scientific studies.
Learning Qigong and meditation will offer you the means to heal yourself on every level and give you the tools to inquire into truth and happiness.
In qigong training you will be introduced to a wide assortment of easy-to-learn and easy-to-do movements. You will be able immediately to establish a daily practice and embark with assurance on a process of self-healing. Doing the movements will help you to relieve stress and restore health to your entire body. You will soon be enjoying deep relaxation, serenity, increased vigour and confidence.
In meditation training you will be provided with the tools and clear understandings that will enable you to meditate effectively. You will make quick progress in quietening the mind and gaining insight.
Every week Jack leads public meditation sessions at Acadia University Library.read more
Jack began practicing qigong in 2000 under the tutelage of Master Yap Soon Yeong. He had begun meditating several years earlier. Jack has taught in various centres across Canada. After ten years in Winnipeg during which he taught large numbers of people Qigong and meditation, Jack has recently relocated to Kentville, Nova Scotia. This marks a return to Nova Scotia where he had previously resided and taught large numbers of people Qigong.
Jack will share the gift of Qigong with you and show you how you can harmonize the body with the mind. He will also provide you with sound principles of meditation that will permit you to train yourself in detachment, openness and equanimity.
Once you have trained with Jack he will continue to support you with regular practice groups. He has made a practice of organizing occasional qigong practice sessions and meditation retreats to help you make real progress. Jack continually expands the resources and materials on this website to aid your practice.
Jack Risk is an experienced qigong healer. To set up an appointment contact Jack.photography read more
Jack is a brilliant teacher, putting himself in the student's place, anticipating problems and questions, meticulous yet relaxed. The weekend flowed—yet it was packed with information and learning. It left me recharged and inspired.
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada