Workshop Details QIGONG: The Eight Pieces of Brocade

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QIGONG: The Eight Pieces of Brocade QIGONG: The Eight Pieces of Brocade
Joseph Zeisky Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 14, 2016; Sun

Part 1: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Part 2: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QIGONG: "The Eight Pieces of Brocade" An all-day qigong intensive WORKSHOP into 8- Special-Exercises, for Better Vitality, Whole-Body Maintenance, and Internal Energy Strengthening! Taught by Master Instructor Joseph Zeisky!

Restore your vitality, prevent injuries and recover more quickly from vigorous workouts and from the negative side-effects of excessive stress with these Eight-Simple-Internal- Energy-Exercises! More commonly known throughout Asia and the rest of the world as “THE EIGHT PIECES OF BROCADE" Qigong (a natural energy science and discipline of mindfully cultivating one's own internal lifeforce, primarily thru graceful body movements and special breathing methods), these powerful sets of whole-body exercises are said to have originally been developed by the Ancient Chinese over 2,500 years ago!

Joseph is well-known for making long hours of training seem like minutes! Thoughtfully pacing his all-day workshops with many short breaks in between, to allow the body to more easily reset itself and naturally gain more stamina, and providing his students with many supplemental lectures and stories that are both highly informative and entertaining.

Additionally, this workshop has been uniquely designed by Joseph to gently and dynamically guide many kinds of movement enthusiasts, such as Dancers, Athletes, Martial Artists, Healers, Therapists, Meditators, into this Ancient Chinese way of whole-body physicality, energy restoration, and internal lifeforce strengthening, as a complementary art to many existing exercise routines and body disciplines.

Beginners students and Experienced alike are both welcomed.

PART 1 - ( Exercises 1-4 ) (10am-1pm)
(#1) -Two Hands Hold Up the Heavens to regulate the San Jiao Triple Burner.
(#2) - Draw the Bow to Shoot the Hawk to improve the Heart, Lungs, and Liver.
(#3) - Separating Heaven and Earth to Regulate the Spleen and Stomach.
(#4) - Look Back to Dispel Disease, the Wise Owl Gazes Backwards to Eliminate Fatigue and Illness.

PART 2 - ( Exercises 5-8 ) (2pm-5pm)
(#5) - Heal by Stepping Behind and Turning Around.
(#6) - Swing the Head and Tail to Eliminate Heart Fire.
(#7) - Draw Fists with Fiery Eyes and Punch to increase the Qi energy.
(#8) - Two Hands Climb the Legs and Grasp the Ankles to Strengthen the Kidneys and Waist.

PART-1: $120 at the door
PART-2: $120 at the door
BOTH PARTS 1 & 2 together, pre-registered online: $200

*** LEVEL: Beginner/Intermediate ***

*** PRE-CAUTION: Students should be free of any major injuries and have no pressing health conditions. If you are in basic good physical health and can handle a normal fitness class, dance class and or yoga class, you'll be just fine and have lots of fun! ***

For more information please visit Joseph's website at

A short Qigong video sample of Joseph Zeisky performing one variation of Brocades #1, #2, #3

Advanced Registration by October 12, Parts 1 & 2: $200
Day-Of Drop In Per Session: $120