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Qi Gong Courses

In the courses, you will learn gentle movements and effective meditation techniques that will help you to reduce your stress, improve your health, and activate your healing ability. Don't forget to check out our Workshops.

It is recommended that you register at least 5 days before the start of a course because if there is insufficient registration, the course will be cancelled several days before the start date. The courses are taught by our association's instructors at the following locations in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada:

Course Description Location & Time
Qi Gong for Beginners

Cost of course:
$85 for 9 hours

For registration and information, call Catherine at 613-737-0553
This course includes an introduction to some basic theory in qi gong as well as detailed instructions on how to do the following movements: qi cultivation, warm up exercises, diaphragmatic breathing, some acupressure techniques, Health Investment Exercises.

Please see our: Heath Investment article, Three Treasures Qi Gong article, and YouTube video.

You will also learn how to incorporate qi gong practices and concepts into your daily life.

McNabb Community Centre
Fitness Studio
180 Percy St.
(near Bronson and Gladstone)

Sept. 23 and 30
8:30 am to 12:30 pm, and Oct. 14
9:15 to 10:15 am


May 26 and June 2, 2018
8:30 am to 12:30 pm, and June 9
9:15 to 10:15 am


Course Description Location & Time
Qi Gong
(Intermediate level)

Cost: $68.75
Course: 1086193

For details and registration:
613-232-3000 (or visit the centre)
Some experience with tai chi, qi gong, martial arts or yoga is required. Elements of both qi gong and kung fu will help to increase your co-ordination of mind and body in order to improve your energy level and self-defence abilities. Detailed instruction on a qi gong form called the Wild Goose or the Bridge will be provided—see an article on the Bridge and this YouTube video. Plant Recreation Centre
930 Somerset Street W.
at the corner of Preston

Starts May 6
(7 classes)
10:30 to 11:30 am

Course Description Location & Time

Feel the Healing and Empower Your Energy:
Qi Gong for Beginners

Cost: $85 for members, $115 for non-members

For details and registration see
or call:
613-798-9818 ext. 278

Master Lai teaches this course which includes simple stretches, breathing techniques, visualization, meditation, acupressure and massage to calm the mind, relax the body, and improve the immune system and self-healing ability within the body. Soloway Jewish Community Centre (JCC)
21 Nadolny Sachs Private
(off Carling Ave. near Carlingwood Shopping Centre)

July 6 to August 31
(9 classes)
6:15 to 7:15 pm

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To learn more about the Philip Lai Qi Gong Association and its volunteers, click here.