£5.00

Qigong Livestream for Chronic Pain

The Hibernating Bear lessons have been specifically designed for those living with chronic pain. This monthly online livestream will cover movement and stillness practices that give insight into natural ways to aid the physical and psychological impact of living in pain. Instructor Nicola has distilled her professional Tai Chi and Qigong experience to create this unique syllabus for those that wish to be active in their self-care management programme. Take a positive step towards living well with pain.

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Dates Hibernating Bear Syllabus Ability
Sunday 8 Dec at 10am GMT Baselines & Exploring Pain
Your unique health base-line. Movement and stillness for chronic pain management. The pain response. Pain as a diagnostic.
Seated or Standing
Sunday 5 Jan at 10am GMT Mind Body Connection
Acceptance through the absence of resistance, the meaning of true physical relaxation. Gentle movements and mindfulness exercises. Healthy distraction.
Seated or Standing
Sunday 9 Feb at 10am GMT Nourish through Breath
Seated stillness breathing exercises and discussion for health and well-being. Stress and the relaxation response. How to breathe properly and why it is important.
Seated or Lying Down
March TBC Healthy Joint Movement
Expansion and compression of the joint system for improved health. Spinal health and detoxing through movement.
Seated or Standing
April TBC Healthy Soft Tissue Movement
Gentle and powerful movements to lengthen the connective tissue, relax the fascia and strengthen the muscles. Detoxing through movement.
Seated or Standing
May TBC Awareness, Posture & Alignment
Training body awareness through movement and stillness as a skill. The importance of physical symmetry. Protecting the weak points and strengthening problem areas.
Seated or Standing
Jun TBC Graceful Mindset
Working through challenges and struggle in the learning process with kindness. Movement and stillness compassion exercises. Introduction to meditation practice.
Seated or Lying Down

Duration:  1 hour.

Ticket Cost:  The cost is £5 per person.

Ticket Payments: Debit or credit card via Paypal only (you do not need a Paypal account).

Participation: It is encouraged to engage in the lesson using a microphone and/or webcam, there is the option to watch and follow only.

Terms: No changes or cancellations permitted. Ticket only valid for the date booked. Please note we cannot be held responsible for any internet drop out that you experience during the livestream.

Your Location: This online service is currently only available in Europe.

Instructor: Nicola.

Suited To: These lessons are open to beginner level students upwards, where no experience is needed. Everyone is welcome from 18 years to 80 plus.

Medical History: All students must advise of any limitations or pre-existing conditions that may prevent them from engaging safely in Tai Chi and Qigong via email in advance of the livestream. Our privacy policy is noted here.


Terms of Online Purchases

Technology: We use Zoom as a platform to teach. Please avoid using the browser version as this creates a lag with audio/video. Please use the application, best suited to a laptop or home PC. Mobile devices are not suitable for the livestream. You need to be able to watch and follow with ease, using a good screen size that is not held in your hand.  Please download and test the Zoom app prior to the start of class.

Requirements: Highspeed broadband internet connection, computer microphone, computer speakers. Web camera is optional.

Bookings: Once you have purchased this product, instructor Nicola will contact you with the livestream link.

As with all medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health, please consult with your Doctor prior to starting a class. Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation are not a replacement for conventional medical treatment.

Additional information

Dates

Sunday 8 December 2019, Sunday 5 January 2020, Sunday 9 February 2020