5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong—Bird Set

Focus: Autumn Health & Lung Acupressure (All Levels Welcome)

TCM Time Course | October 7th-November 11th, 2021 | 6-week course | Thursdays 7:00PM-8:30PM EDT

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce common ailments occuring in each season
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Bird set will benefit your Lung health—especially in the autumn and for harmonizing emotions of grief and sadness
  • The Lung and Large Intestine meridians (Qi flow pathways) will be introduced and key acupressure points emphasized for Fall season
  • Each movement of the Bird set will be taught in-depth

Bird Set (Lung Health)

  • 1. Bird Flapping
  • 2. Bird Gazing
  • 3. Bird Taking-off
  • 4. Bird Soaring
  • 5. Bird Landing

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Metal
  • Yin Organ: Lung
  • Yang Organ: Large Intestine
  • Sense Organ: Nose
  • Color: White
  • Season: Autumn
  • Tissue: Body Hair and Skin
  • Emotion: Sadness or Grief
  • Healing Sound: 呬 SI sounds like "shi" or "tzzz"

Online Course Details

  • You can join all classes directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All live online classes will be 1.5 hours long with approximately 1 hour recording and a half hour for Q&A as well as time for practice and repetition with individual attention, guidance and corrections.
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  • Family members in the same household can share the same login access; only one registration is needed per household.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

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5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong—Bird Set

Focus: Lung Health & Meridians

TCM Time Course

Saturdays 11:30AM-12:30PM EDT | 7-week course | November 7th-December 19th, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Bird set will benefit your Lung health—especially in the autumn and for harmonizing emotions of grief and sadness
  • The Lung and Large Intestine meridians (Qi flow pathways) will be introduced
  • Each movement of the Bird set will be taught in-depth

Bird Set (Lung Health)

  • 1. Bird Flapping
  • 2. Bird Gazing
  • 3. Bird Taking-off
  • 4. Bird Soaring
  • 5. Bird Landing

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Metal
  • Yin Organ: Lung
  • Yang Organ: Large Intestine
  • Sense Organ: Nose
  • Color: White
  • Season: Autumn
  • Tissue: Body Hair and Skin
  • Emotion: Sadness or Grief
  • Healing Sound: 呬 SI sounds like "shi" or "tzzz"

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 6)

Purchase this Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong—Monkey Set
Focus: Heart Health & Meridians
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 11:30AM-1:00PM EDT | 7-week course | September 19th-October 31st, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Monkey set will benefit your Heart health—especially in the summer and in bringing you more joy
  • The Heart and Small Intestine meridians (Qi flow pathways) will be introduced
  • Each movement of the Monkey set will be taught in-depth

Monkey Set (Heart Health)

  • 1. Monkey Turning
  • 2. Monkey Picking
  • 3. Monkey Rubbing
  • 4. Monkey Scratching
  • 5. Monkey Spitting

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Fire
  • Yin Organ: Heart
  • Yang Organ: Small Intestine
  • Sense Organ: Tongue
  • Color: Red
  • Season: Summer
  • Tissue: Blood Vessels
  • Emotion: Joy
  • Healing Sound: 呵 HE sounds like "hah" or "haaaw"

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 5)

Purchase this Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
Focus: Bear (Spleen Health)
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 12:00-1:00PM EDT | 5-week course | August 1st-29th, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Bear set will benefit your Spleen health—especially in the late summer and all year round
  • Each movement of the Bear set will be taught in-depth

Bear Set (Spleen Health)

  • 1. Bear Swaying
  • 2. Bear Pushing
  • 3. Bear Bumping
  • 4. Bear Walking
  • 5. Bear Hanging

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Earth
  • Yin Organ: Spleen
  • Yang Organ: Stomach
  • Sense Organ: Mouth
  • Color: Yellow
  • Season: Late Summer (or All Seasons)
  • Tissue: Muscles
  • Emotion: Worry
  • Healing Sound: 呼 HU sounds like "huh" or "whooo"

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 4)

Purchase this Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
Focus: Deer (Kidney Health)
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 12:00-1:00PM EDT | 4-week course | July 4th-25th, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Deer set will benefit your Kidney health—especially in the winter season
  • Each movement of the Deer set will be taught in-depth

Deer Set (Kidney Health)

  • 1. Deer Rising
  • 2. Deer Stretching
  • 3. Deer Running
  • 4. Deer Ramming
  • 5. Deer Entwining

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Water
  • Yin Organ: Kidney
  • Yang Organ: Bladder
  • Sense Organ: Ears
  • Color: Blue/Black
  • Season: Winter
  • Tissue: Bones
  • Emotion: Fear
  • Healing Sound: 吹 CHUI sounds like "shuee" or "chway"

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 3)

Purchase this Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
Focus: Tiger (Liver Health)
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 12:00-1:00PM EDT | 4-week course | June 6th-27th, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Tiger set will benefit your Liver health—especially in the spring season
  • Each movement of the Tiger set will be taught in-depth

Tiger Set (Liver Health)

  • 1. Tiger Searching
  • 2. Tiger Clawing
  • 3. Tiger Pouncing
  • 4. Tiger Piercing
  • 5. Tiger Revolving

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Wood
  • Yin Organ: Liver
  • Yang Organ: Gall Bladder
  • Sense Organ: Eyes
  • Color: Green
  • Season: Spring
  • Tissue: Tendons
  • Emotion: Anger
  • Healing Sound: 噓 XU (sounds like "shu" or "shooo")

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 2)

Purchase this Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
Focus: Introduction
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 11:30-12:30PM EDT | 5-week course | May 2nd-30th, 2020

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • A perfect family time to keep both parents and children happy and healthy
  • Note: Select movements of each animal will be focused on in detail*

Week 1: Energize your body with the Tiger (Liver Health)

  • 1. Tiger Searching*
  • 2. Tiger Clawing
  • 3. Tiger Pouncing*
  • 4. Tiger Piercing
  • 5. Tiger Revolving*

Week 2: Stretch your back with the Deer (Kidney Health)

  • 1. Deer Rising*
  • 2. Deer Stretching
  • 3. Deer Running
  • 4. Deer Ramming*
  • 5. Deer Entwining*

Week 3: Feel your power with the Bear (Spleen Health)

  • 1. Bear Swaying*
  • 2. Bear Pushing
  • 3. Bear Bumping*
  • 4. Bear Walking*
  • 5. Bear Hanging

Week 4: Laugh and release with the Monkey (Heart Health)

  • 1. Monkey Turning*
  • 2. Monkey Picking*
  • 3. Monkey Rubbing
  • 4. Monkey Scratching
  • 5. Monkey Spitting*

Week 5: Fly and breathe freely with the Bird (Lung Health)

  • 1. Bird Flapping*
  • 2. Bird Gazing
  • 3. Bird Taking-off
  • 4. Bird Soaring*
  • 5. Bird Landing*

Purchase this Course:

$40
(Course 1)

Purchase 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong Course Series:

$200
(Bundle: Courses 1-6)

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong Series

A popular set of medical Qigong exercises that will bring out your natural instincts imitating five animal frolics to keep you healthy while having fun

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Series 2

Series 2 | Course 1:
Bird SetAutumn Health & Lung Acupressure
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
October-November 2021 (6 weeks)
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Series 1

Series 1 | Course 6:
Bird SetLung Health & Meridians
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
November-December 2020 (7 weeks)
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Series 1 | Course 5:
Monkey SetHeart Health & Meridians
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
September-October 2020 (7 weeks)
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Series 1 | Course 4:
Bear Set—Spleen Health
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
August 2020 (5 weeks)
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Series 1 | Course 3:
Deer Set—Kidney Health
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
July 2020 (4 weeks)
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Series 1 | Course 2:
Tiger Set—Liver Health
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
June 2020 (4 weeks)
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Series 1 | Course 1:
Introduction
TCM Time Course | 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong
May 2020 (5 weeks)
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