9 Weekly Qigong Self-care Classes, 5:30-7:30pm MT on These Tuesdays:
February 13, 20, 27 / March 12, 19, 26 / April 9, 16, 23
Tuition + Learning Materials: $495
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Cultivating Chi is the lifestyle of expressing Love spontaneously and thoughtfully without the
filters of ego and society. We harmonize internally to enjoy connection within self and together in Oneness. Balance, peace and joy fill us to purify and enrich health and longevity. Join me to learn and practice inspiring qigong self-care that integrates Nature’s precious wisdoms and life rhythms into contemporary daily living. In 9 workshops together, life transforms phenomenally as we develop true empowerment and enlightenment within the deeply rooted, time-proven methods of ancient Taoist medicine including gentle, restorative still and moving qigong exercises, chiful mind-heart contemplations and coaching, and tasty Chi Nutrition with the guidance and reference of the Table of Correspondence of Health in Classical Qigong Medicine. If you are a budding qigong practitioner this is the best place to start, and if you have been practicing qigong for many years, the wisdoms and experiences shared in these visits together will deepen your understanding of Chi Cultivation to mature your relationship with Oneness profoundly. I encourage you to walk into this course with BIG curiosity, your open heart and your fervent pledge to LIVE in strong health with lasting meaning, balance and joy, Beyond the purpose of self-healing, this course is also one of two prerequisites that all inspired medical qigong practitioners must successfully complete prior to entering their studies in Year 1 of Chi Wellness's Professional Medical Qigong Practitioner Certification curriculum in mid-October 2024.
moving qigong forms. The Hands of the 18 Luohan, 5 Virtues Qigong, Essence Qigong and Vitality Qigong, among others, cleanse away the oppressing consequences of stress, heal and strengthen the body, calm and focus the mind, empower and enlighten. This syllabus is progressive, participation in each class is highly encouraged to maximize health and learning benefits. Prior experience with qigong is not needed. Young and mature adults as well as interested youths of at least 10 years of age may visit and practice. These exercises are gentle, relaxing and suitable for those with physical considerations, yet challenging for agile athletes who wish to increase flexibility, stamina, balance and mental and physical prowness.
The Tao of Powerful Living
8 Bi-weekly classes starting in April 2024, Specific Dates and Times to be Announced
IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Two very precious books of ancient Taoist philosophy explain the roots and foundations of proper Qigong Self-care: the Tao Teh Ching and Chuang Tzu. In this “active lab” series, we meet to properly interpret these proven natural health and lifestyle formulas and integrate them into daily living to assure our whole healing and prosperous living. Students of this course should purchase Hua Ching-Ni’s elucidation of the Tao Teh Ching and Solala Towler’s interpretation of The Inner Chapters of the Chuang Tzu, well in advance of our first class, as we will be reading them and learning and practicingv their Universal Chi wisdomsin our classes as well as in our homework assignments. Copies are often available at reasonable cost from www.amazon.com and www.abebooks.com.
Deepening Qigong Wisdom
7 Bi-weekly Advanced Self-care Workshops, 4-6:30pm MT on these Mondays:
January 15, 29 / February 12, 26 / March 11, 25 / April 8
Tuition + Learning Materials: $490
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Learn and practice advanced qigong exercises and preventive medical qigong self-care practices for your personal health's attunement and seasonal attunement to assure your vitality, physical stamina, mental brightness and inner harmony. Students must first complete Begin Your Qigong Lifestyle to receive the foundations necessary to progress in this course. Beyond the purpose of self-care and health improvement, this course is the second of two prerequisites that all budding medical qigong practitioners must start prior to beginning their studies in Year 1 of Chi Wellness's Professional Medical Qigong Practitioner Certification curriculum in mid-October 2024.
The Center of Qigong
Life Meets Mastery as Energy Cultivates Balance for Health and Happiness
All of our classes, workshops and retreats, unless otherwise noted, take place at:
"The problem with Debra is that there is only one. She is a consummate professional with an incredible amount of Qigong wisdom. For new students she is patient and steady, always answering questions that arise, and for experienced students she offers insights only a master has, with a depth of training that can teach a seasoned student."
David B., Englewood, CO
I Ching Wisdom in Changing Times
9 Semi-monthly Workshops starting in September 2024. Specific Dates and Times to be Announced.
IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Revered as one of the most precious books of Eastern health philosophy, the I Ching guides all who interpret it properly to think and act in strategic alignment with life’s ever shifting rhythms for peace of mind, sound spiritual and physical health, prosperity and life balance. In 9 transformational workshops, we practice daily and come to understand these pure qigong wisdoms to eliminate all struggle and fear, bringing us into the flow of life’s divine intentions. Students of this course will enjoy and should purchase the elucidation entitled The Complete I Ching: The Definitive Translation by the Taoist Master Alfred Huang prior to our first class.
Whole Food Plant Based Chi Medicine A Qi Nutrition Workshop Series
10 Monthly -hour 2Workshops. Specific Dates and Times to be Announced.
Tuition + Learning Materials + Food: $800, or with approval, $80 per meeting paid in advance
IN PERSON ONLY. When the body's and brain's functions are given proper vital support through the refinement of our chi, the human being, just like the rest of nature, magnificently expresses the boundless powers of healing and creativity. 67% of our natural healing abilities is empowered through a harmonious combination of proper rest, breathing and movement, daily mind clearing and quiet contemplation, qigong exercise and medical qigong support. The remaining 33% of optimal health is focused on intricately harmonizing the chi qualities in our food to completely and permanently eliminate excess inflammation that compromises our immune response and triggers our health's deterioriation through dis-ease, illness and injury, and to cleanse and strengthen our gut brain to improve our absorption of nutrients and balanced our nervous system, two health qualities that are absolutely essential to our physical longevity and enjoyment of life. Step by step, our Chi Nutrition workshops share this time-proven wisdom and teach us how to modify what and how we eat to achieve full health. It is helpful, however not required, to engage in the Begin Your Qigong Lifestyle course prior to or simultaneously with this course.
The Building Blocks of Chi Supplementation
6 Bi-monthly Workshops. Specific Dates and Times to be Announced.
Specific Dates and Times to be Announced
Tuition + Learning Materials: $300
IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Learn and practice optimal applications of "essential nutrition" in the form of Western and Chinese herbal supplements to complement our personal chi care and fortify our physical and energetic stamina and longevity. Beyond addressing Chi Supplementation for proper health maintenance, we also visit protocols that effect prompt and balanced healing of core imbalances in cellular and systemic functions (among them, inflammation, autoimmune response and endocrine system imbalances) that often result in disabling physical ailments and life-threatening situations, to restore and improve functional capacity and quality of life. To ascertain the appropriate supplements in certain of these circumstances, it is necessary that we also seek to understand specific aspects of blood chemistry. These workshops are purposefully spaced 2 months apart to allow us sufficient time to observe the benefits of supplements that we add into our daily self-care protocols. Students who enroll in this workshop series should first complete Begin Your Qigong Lifestyle.
Payment in full of tuition for each training module is due on the first meeting date within the course, unless previously and otherwise arranged with Ms. Allen. All tuition, fees and payments due or paid are NON-REFUNDABLE. We accept payment in the forms of checks, money orders, cash, HSA cards and most major credit cards.
Save $5 per class when you purchase 6 classes at a time for Qigong Movement and/or Taiji-Push Hands on Saturday afternoons at the fee of $90 ($15 per class, instead of $20)! You may use your class credits in any of classes in any of these three Saturday Qi Athletics courses at anytime (no expiration date)!
Elective formal qigong certification courses beyond this curriculum include, but are not limited to, our 6-day 5 Virtues Qigong Teacher Certification Training Retreat (tuition+materials: $800), which especially deepens the qigong self-care coaching experience, Professional Medical Qigong Practitioner Training and Qigong Instructor Training. The successful completion of prerequisite studies is required prior to taking these elective formal certification courses. Please inquire directly with Debra Lin Allen for details.
With consistent qigong practice, today in my senior years I enjoy far more vitality than I did in my early 20s! You can too -- start your qigong practice today!
IMPORTANT! Payment in full of tuition and other fees relating to all course series, workshops and retreats that are offered by Debra Lin Allen and Chi Wellness, whether listed on this page or not, is due on the first meeting date within the course, unless previously and otherwise arranged with Ms. Allen. All tuition, fees and payments, whether due or paid, are NON-REFUNDABLE. We accept payment in the forms of checks, money orders, cash, Venmo, Paypal, HSA/MSA cards and most major credit cards.
Elective formal qigong certification courses beyond this qigong self-care curriculum include, but are not limited to, our Professional Medical Qigong Practitioner Certification Training, Professional Qigong Instructor Certification Training and our 6-day 5 Virtues Qigong Teacher Certification Training Retreat, which especially deepens the coaching experience, and other qigong practice workshops and clinics. The successful completion of prerequisite studies is required prior to studying in these programs. Please inquire directly with Debra Lin Allen for details.
1-2:30pm MT on these Saturdays:
December 2, 16 / January 13, 27 February 10, 24 / March 9, 23
April 6, 20 / April 27: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Celebration
Tuition: $20 per class, or $90 when you purchase 6 classes at a time (a savings of $5 per class)
IN PERSON AND ON ZOOM. All Qigong Movement classes are held both in-person in the Chi Wellness Denver dojo and via Zoom webcam conferencing. If you are practicing Qigong with us from a far-off distance or because you have the sniffles, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance to obtain your Zoom link and password and to pay for class.
Drop-ins Welcomed ($20) Whole health enthusiasts from all walks of life enjoy this group practice experience in precious
Summer 2023 Chi Tea Ceremony
Date/Time to be Announced
IN PERSON ONLY. Register Promptly, Space is Very Limited. Nourish your inner senses and physical being through the profound healing benefits of the very special, carefully cultivated and fervently protected Da Hong Pao rock oolong tea as its personality speaks within you about its heritage and spirit in the most unique Qigong Way of the Chinese Tea Ceremony. So playful, so soulful! Share this with someone special.