Stress Relief with Qi Gong

Reduce Stress, Strengthen Core and Mental Energies in 4 Steps

What if there was a tool to help you reduce stress signficantly, manage your emotions more effectively, improve your health and focus your mind? Qi Gong is that powerful tool that you can implement into your daily life.


Do you want to reduce stress, improve your health and develop greater clarity and focus in your life?

Kay Hutchinson, advanced medical qi gong instructor and clinical practitioner, has created a 4-part workshop to help participants develop daily tools to renew their energy and transform their health and mental states.

Kay studied in a three-year residential program of Chinese medicine with Dr. Arnold Tayam, founder of The Longevity Center, Institute and Clinic, and head qi gong instructor for some of Stanford's Integrative Medicine qi gong workshops for physicians and patients.


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Facilitators

Kay Hutchinson McNeill

Certified medical qi gong practitioner/acupressurist, life coach and Chinese herbalist who helps clients bloom their full energy potential.

Featured Book

The Web That Has No Weaver : Understanding Chinese Medicine

Kaptchuk, Ted

Published: 2000-04-11 by McGraw-Hill. 464 Pages. ISBN: 9780809228409

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Course Syllabus

1 Understanding Energy

Understand the benefits of energy training and how it impacts your biochemistry.

  1. What is Qi Gong?
  2. Journal Activity: Take a moment to reflect on stress levels in your life and describe the level on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being minimal stress and 10 being high stress. How do you cope with or manage stress as stress occurs?
  3. Journal or Reflect: Ask yourself how much stress you are experiencing right in this moment. Notice the tension level in your body and energy of your emotions prior to watching and performing the qi gong stress relief routine.

2 Posture, Breath, and Intent

Reduce stress by utilizing the three foundational principles of qi gong: posture, breath, and intent.

  1. The Three Critical Principles of Qi Gong
  2. Reflect on your body now.
  3. Watch the review and meditation for posture, breath and intention several times during your day.
  4. Journal Activity: Describe your experience with utilizing the audio meditation and review of posture, breath and intention as you move through your day.

3 Calm Your Energy with Self Massage

This step teaches you a quick-to-use calming qi gong self massage that can begin melting stress right away.

  1. YouTube

4 The 18 Minutes Stress Relief Vacation

Learn five movements that you can perform anytime during the day for 1-3 minutes each to create mini-stress breaks, or perform the entire set for an 18 minutes deep stress relief.

  1. What level of stress do you feel on a scale of 1-10 before viewing the video? 1 is "not very much" whereas 10 is "very stressed."
  2. 18 Minutes Qi Gong Workout
  3. Reflect or Journal How do you feel after performing the routine?