We’re two weeks away from the end of the Spring Qigong Series and people have been asking whether I will be teaching qigong in the summer. The short answer is, “Yes!”
The longer answer is that for me, personally, qigong is a way of life and I practice daily, all year round. Part of my commitment to qigong as a way of life is working to make it a significant part of my career so I can share it with others through significant offerings in our community. That means I am committed to making classes available year-round. I think you’ll find the more you do qigong and invite it into your routine, your body, and your life, the more you will realize its cumulative effect and want to keep building on and benefiting from it.
All of that being said, I recognize that summer is a busy time and that we want to be free to partake in summer activities and festivals and also to be outside. So…I’ve decided to make it as easy and convenient as possible for you to come out and continue a qigong practice.
Summer classes—for all of June, July, and August—will be all drop-in (no need to commit to a block of classes or notify me ahead of time). All summer classes will be only $10 each, and all the classes will be outdoors! Classes are all 50-60 minutes long and all standing so there is no need to bring anything. (Sitting, as always, is perfectly do-able, but please bring a portable chair.)
So, all you have to do is show up! In fact, I’ll be offering more classes than usual—four every week—so that you have more options for fitting your practice into your busy and shifting summer schedule.
There will be a three-week pause between spring and summer practice, except for the Qigong for Women workshop May 19th. During that pause I’ll be taking a week off work. Please note that I’ll be completely offline for some of that time—meditating, practicing, and being in nature—so don’t think I’m ignoring you if you message or email and I don’t respond. Then I will be preparing classes for the summer.
I’m so excited about practicing outdoors with you. Qigong outside, in nature, with the elements, is absolutely amazing. You’ll see. In June we’ll practice TREE QI, in July we’ll practice SUN QI, and in August, EARTH QI.
Here is the summer schedule, which is also available on my website at this link.
- Tuesdays: 10-11 am at Willingdon Beach Park (rain or shine; meet by the Rotary Pavillion)
- Tuesdays: 5:30-6:30 pm at Lindsay Park (7179 Cranberry St., East of Marlatt)
- Thursdays: 10-11 am at A. Evans Park (6749 Drake St., between Manson and Ortona)
- Saturdays: 10-11 am at Lindsay Park (7179 Cranberry St., East of Marlatt)
Please note that a business licence, commercial booking fee, and insurance has been paid to teach in these City of Powell River parks.
If you have any questions, just let me know.
© Sandra Tonn