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Qigong : Mindfulness in Motion

from Actors Company

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Through a combination of gentle movement, mental concentration and breathing,  Qigong helps to balance energy and improve participants' focus, circulation, mobility, and sense of well-being. This is a 5,000 year old system from China used throughout the world to support mindfulness, wellness, healing and health. Since the movements are slow and non-impact based, they can be done at any age or fitness level, and can be adapted for people with health and mobility issues. This simple introductory class will teach the basics of breathing and simple movements that can help energize and focus you throughout the day. Can be used for student, elder, and employee wellness or as a warm up for theater and sports. Please join us for this introductory session taught by Qigong and Tai chi practitioner J.T. Turner.


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About This Program


Point to Point: $220.00
Point to Point Premium: $200.00
By Request: $220.00
By Request Premium: $200.00

Title I schools eligible for $20 discount from the Regular Program Cost of $220 Please note in program request.


45 min - 1 hour (please specify in request)

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Health/Physical Education, Performing Arts, Character Education, Problem Solving, Special Needs wellness

Program Delivery Mode

WebExJoin by internet connection

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Unless cancelled due to official emergency (e.g., school/venue closed due to weather emergency), cancellation must be received in writing by The Actors Company at least 2 weeks in advance of scheduled program, to avoid fees for late cancellations. Those who cancel within 2 weeks, and do NOT re-book program (subject to 20% re-booking fee) will still be responsible for full program fee.. Please contact us with any questions.

About This Provider

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Actors Company

Waltham, MA
United States

The Actors Company offers original, engaging, historical and literary character-based shows. Our highly interactive programs support educational objectives in ELA, HSS & STE in schools, as well as life-long learning goals in community settings. Shows are presented in period costume, and adaptable to specific curricular, developmental, and scheduling needs. The Actors Company
also offers professional development workshops for performing artists. 

TAC was founded by J.T. Turner (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), an award-winning professional writer, actor, director, and educator, and is managed by Marci Diamond, M.P.A. (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), also a professional teaching artist/performer. They have extensive experience working with schools, universities, senior communities, theaters, museums, filmmakers, universities, corporate and government clients, and non-profits. 

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Program Details


1. Brief interactive introduction to the history and benefits of Qigong by the presenter
2. Participants are guided in practicing a Qigong breathing style to try during the workshop
3. Participants engage in a series of 8 simple exercises demonstrated by the presenter, who will adapt them specifically to the needs of the participants (e.g., standing or sitting, limited mobility, etc.); additional exercises may be offered depending on audience (developmental, fitness level, goals)
4. TIme is allowed for reflection, questions and answers.


1. Participants will gain understanding of the relationship of Qigong to Traditional Chinese Medicine.
2. Participants will practice mindful movements that have the potential to improve their well-being.
3. Participants will be empowered with a set of simple, replicable exercises they can continue to practice if they wish.