Qigong is a practice of aligning breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation. With roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts, and philosophy, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi) or what has been ttranslated as “intrinsic life energy.” Qigong classes involve rhythmic breathing coordinated with slow stylized repetition of fluid movement, a calm mindful state, and visualization of guiding qi through the body. The intensity level of this class is Low.
Each YMCA location creates their own schedule of group exercise classes to offer and classes are rotated to keep workouts new and fresh so members stay engaged with their routines. All classes are not offered at all locations.
Please check the schedule at your hometown YMCA to find daily and weekly schedules and to see if this class is currently being offered:
Please note that all classes are subject to change due to demand and participation.
For your safety, it is recommended you consult your physician prior to starting any exercise program.