Classes and workshops sponsored by the Town of Herndon and the Loudoun County Public Library System have not yet been re-scheduled from Spring 2020.
Special COVID-19 Offering...
- Breathing Practice
- Meditative Movement
- Visualization and Meditation
- Self -Massage and Acupressure
QiGong literally refers to the idea of self or energetic cultivation. Following the principles and practices of Oriental Medicine, there are literally thousands of styles of QiGong being practiced today. Most QiGong classes incorporate the techniques identified above into an integrated session that benefits body, mind and spirit.
Originally a martial art, here in the contemporary west Tai Chi is most often practiced as a wellness exercise. Linking together individual movements into a flowing, dancelike sequence, Tai Chi has been found by the Harvard Medical School, National Institutes for Health, and other institutions to safely and efficiently provide a variety of health benefits, including:
- Improved physical balance and strength
- Deeper and more efficient breathing
- Decreased perception of stress and anxiety