CBD 2022: iPause #12: Guided practice, “Balancing Opposing Forces: Qigong for the Earth Element/Phase” with Mimi Kuo-Deemer
October 31, 2022 | 7:30am - 8:15am
This sessions is the third in the 5-part series building on Mimi Kuo-Deemer's Lecture, Movement as Medicine: Elemental Qigong for Nourishing Body, Mind and Spirit on Friday, Oct. 28, at 9-10:30am. Feel free to join all or one of the sessions.
This practice session will offer qigong forms associated with the Earth phase/element, which reflects the ability to find ease and stay centered amidst the many opposing forces that may be at work in our everyday lives. Open to all levels, experiences and abilities.
You are invited to join one or all of the sessions in the series:
Oct. 29, A Calm Heart: Qigong for the Fire Phase/Element
Oct. 30, Effortless Rest: Qigong for the Water Phase/Element
Oct. 31, Balancing Opposing Forces: Qigong for the Earth Element/Phase
Nov. 1, Rooted Resilience: Qigong for the Wood Phase/Element
Nov. 2, Nourishing Our Grief : Qigong for the Metal Phase/Element
Mimi Kuo-Deemer, MA, is the author of Qigong and the Tai Chi Axis: Nourishing Practices for Body, Mind and Spirit and Xiu Yang: The Ancient Chinese Art of Self-Cultivation. She teaches qigong, internal martial arts (6th generation lineage holder in Baguazhang) and meditation, and once traveled the world as a photojournalist for organizations such as The New York Times, UNDP and UNESCO. Since graduating with Stanford’s class of ’94, she has lived and worked in China and the United States before settling in the British countryside with her husband and their dog, three cats, 6 chickens and 60,000 bees. She champions the balance of playfulness and precision as the best way forward in life, and never underestimates how sitting, breathing, and conscious movement grant the clearest and most compassionate perspective on the joyful yet mysterious, messy, and unpredictable job of being human
iPause #7: Guided Qigong and Meditation with Mimi Kuo-Deemer #3, "Balancing Opposing Forces: Qigong for the Earth Element/Phase" is part of the free Contemplation by Design Summit, Oct. 9 – 16 and Oct. 28 – Nov. 2, 2022.
The full Summit schedule is posted at: http://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit. All events are FREE and online.
Registration opens September 12, 2022.
Full event information: http://contemplation.stanford.edu/summit