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October 2017
16October
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Mind on the Move Qigong Alignment Vitality

Mondays October 2,9,16,23,30 November 6,13,20 - 6:00-7:15 pm Drop-ins welcome: $15 5-class pass: $60 8 week series: $96 YOUR MOVING CENTER Are we getting ahead of ourselves? Lagging behind? Feeling distracted? As we move through a variety of qigong standing and walking exercises, we will practice feeling our centers. Raising awareness of your moving center improves physical and mental balance, and invites calmness, alertness, and presence of mind. Molly Barker has trained in Qigong and body mechanics with Chris Fernie, founder of the Institute for Internal Transformation, since 2008. She has studied body alignment, mindfulness, and healthy movement, independently and with many teachers, since 2003.  Molly is also completing her teacher certification in Peter Wayne’s  Eight Active Ingredients of Tai Chi.  From her many years as a practicing and teaching artist, she brings to Qigong a playful and searching mind. Qigong (chi gung) is a set of movement and meditation practices originating in China.  It integrates awareness of body, breath, and mind to restore health and wholeness. Powered by Eventbrite

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18October
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Jeffrey Kessler and Laura Goldman. Wednesdays: 8:15 – 9:00 am. Location : Chochat HaLev. We sit together in silence, after a brief teaching on Meditation Practice in connection with the Weekly Torah Portion or where we find ourselves in the Jewish Sacred Calendar.

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19October
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tai Chi

Thursdays: 5 - 6:30 pm. Jeffrey Kessler. Drawing on teachings from both Chinese and Jewish Mysticism, we cultivate embodied awareness through a variety of movement, breathing, and meditation practices. This ongoing class is designed to aid the development of vibrant health, inner strength, balance, and harmony. Jeffrey holds degrees in philosophy, mathematics and spiritual psychology. He is a long-time practitioner and teacher of Tai-Chi Chuan. A graduate of Chochmat HaLev’s Jewish Meditation Instructor’s Training program and a student of various traditions and psycho-physical systems, he is dedicated to the deepening of Jewish Spiritual practice.

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23October
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Mind on the Move Qigong Alignment Vitality

Mondays October 2,9,16,23,30 November 6,13,20 - 6:00-7:15 pm Drop-ins welcome: $15 5-class pass: $60 8 week series: $96 YOUR MOVING CENTER Are we getting ahead of ourselves? Lagging behind? Feeling distracted? As we move through a variety of qigong standing and walking exercises, we will practice feeling our centers. Raising awareness of your moving center improves physical and mental balance, and invites calmness, alertness, and presence of mind. Molly Barker has trained in Qigong and body mechanics with Chris Fernie, founder of the Institute for Internal Transformation, since 2008. She has studied body alignment, mindfulness, and healthy movement, independently and with many teachers, since 2003.  Molly is also completing her teacher certification in Peter Wayne’s  Eight Active Ingredients of Tai Chi.  From her many years as a practicing and teaching artist, she brings to Qigong a playful and searching mind. Qigong (chi gung) is a set of movement and meditation practices originating in China.  It integrates awareness of body, breath, and mind to restore health and wholeness. Powered by Eventbrite

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26October
Chochmat Halev, 2215 Prince Street
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States

Tai Chi

Thursdays: 5 - 6:30 pm. Jeffrey Kessler. Drawing on teachings from both Chinese and Jewish Mysticism, we cultivate embodied awareness through a variety of movement, breathing, and meditation practices. This ongoing class is designed to aid the development of vibrant health, inner strength, balance, and harmony. Jeffrey holds degrees in philosophy, mathematics and spiritual psychology. He is a long-time practitioner and teacher of Tai-Chi Chuan. A graduate of Chochmat HaLev’s Jewish Meditation Instructor’s Training program and a student of various traditions and psycho-physical systems, he is dedicated to the deepening of Jewish Spiritual practice.

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