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Course Number Course Name Credits
HP 301

Introduction to Qigong: Theory, Evidence And Practice

Qigong is a therapeutic exercise practiced in traditional Chinese medicine. It involves adjustment of mind, body and breath. This self-paced, online course is an introduction to this ancient Eastern art. It provides the foundation for maintenance of health and wellness and stress management though the practice of active Qigong exercise and meditation. History, theory, and mind/body practice of Qigong are presented. It is the first course within a 3-course sequence on Qigong practice. While this course may be professionally most useful for those in health care service, it has direct benefit for all who seek to participate in personal maintenance of health through practice of Qigong. Evaluation is by objective online exam. Recommended time to complete the course is 8 weeks. (20 contact hours) Learning hours committed to this course may be submitted for review toward Qigong Leader/Instructor certification.

Prerequisites: None

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HP 302

24-Posture Qigong Form Of Qigong

This second course in an online 3-course series on Qigong practice introduces participants to the Wu Yi Jie He 24-Posture Qigong Form. Topics include demonstration, performance feedback and energetic and physical analysis of each posture. Upon completion of this course and its pre-requisite course: Health and Clinical Applications of Qigong, students will receive a Village of Healing and Wellness (VHW) Certification as a 24-Posture Qigong Leader. (20 contact hours)

Prerequisites: HP-301

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HP 303

Qigong: Health and Clinical Applications Of Qigong

This third course in an online 3-course series on Qigong practice introduces participants to clinical applications in integrative Qigong exercise. Topics include complementary management of healthy ageing, cancer and other chronic disorders, balance training and fall prevention, and musculoskeletal complaints including shoulder and back complaints. Successful participants will receive a certificate in 'Health and Clinical Applications of Qigong' from the Village of Healing and Wellness? (VHW), St. Catharines, ON. (20 contact hours)

Prerequisites: HP-301 HP-302

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HP 389

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HP 390

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Prerequisites: None

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HP 501

Introduction to Qigong: Theory, Evidence And Practice

Qigong is a therapeutic exercise practiced in traditional Chinese medicine. It involves adjustment of mind, body and breath. This self-paced, online course is an introduction to this ancient Eastern art. It provides the foundation for maintenance of health and wellness and stress management though the practice of active Qigong exercise and meditation. History, theory, and mind/body practice of Qigong are presented. It is the first course within a 3-course sequence on Qigong practice. While this course may be professionally most useful for those in health care service, it has direct benefit for all who seek to participate in personal maintenance of health through practice of Qigong. Evaluation is by objective online exam. Recommended time to complete the course is 8 weeks. (20 contact hours) Learning hours committed to this course may be submitted for review toward Qigong Leader/Instructor certification.

Prerequisites: None

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HP 502

24-Posture Qigong Form And Practice

This second course in an online 3-course series on Qigong practice introduces participants to the Wu Yi Jie He 24-Posture Qigong Form. Topics include demonstration, performance feedback and energetic and physical analysis of each posture. Upon completion of this course and its pre-requisite course: Health and Clinical Applications of Qigong, students will receive a Village of Healing and Wellness (VHW) Certification as a 24-Posture Qigong Leader. (20 contact hours)

Prerequisites: HP-501

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HP 503

Qigong: Health and Clinical Applications Of Qigong

This third course in an online 3-course series on Qigong practice introduces participants to clinical applications in integrative Qigong exercise. Topics include complementary management of healthy ageing, cancer and other chronic disorders, balance training and fall prevention, and musculoskeletal complaints including shoulder and back complaints. Successful participants will receive a certificate in 'Health and Clinical Applications of Qigong' from the Village of Healing and Wellness? (VHW), St. Catharines, ON. (20 contact hours)

Prerequisites: HP-501 HP-502

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HP 685

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HP 689

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HP 689L

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HP 690

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