Can’t Get Out? Learn Qi Gong at Home with Lee Holden

For over 25 years Lee Holden has devoted his career to helping others learn the powerful principles of Qi Gong. Working in collaboration with Grand Master Mantak Chia, a Qi Gong expert, he has worked to bring the ancient Taoist practice to western culture. Lee Holden is an instructor in Qi Gong, meditation, and Tai Chi, and is a licensed acupuncturist. In addition to his international teaching and private practice, he works as a stress management consultant to several corporations, including Apple and 3Com.

From his website we read: “Anybody, at any age or fitness level, can use these moving meditation techniques – not only to improve physical fitness, but also to assist in recovery from injury and illness, to achieve a deeper sense of calm, and to relieve tension and stress.”

Qi Gong can help you to:

  • Heal from injury and disease
  • Slow the aging process
  • Feel better than ever
  • Maximize your energy

Lee Holden offers several classes and streaming online courses on his website, a real advantage now when so many people find it difficult to get out to participate at a gym or studio. His videos are superb, featuring clear, easy to follow routines that will leave you feeling calm and energized. If you sign up for his newsletter you will have access to many more free updates, routines, and his informative “Tea with Lee Holden” Facebook series, where he answers  a variety of questions.

For more information, go to www.holdenqigong.com

See also: The Art of Chi-Flow: My Experience Studying with Master Mantak Chia by Merryn Jose


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