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Chronic Pain Clinic, Cortez, Colorado
Come learn brand new biomechanics, relaxation, and mind practices to revitalize the whole body and relieve chronic pain. Tai chi principles can help you solve problems with life-enduring tools. You get lots of hands-on attention and take-home support.
Sunday, January 25, 1:00-3:00pm, $35 Millennium Center for the Performing Arts, 20 W Main St, downtown Cortez
(New 6-week therapeutic tai chi session starts January 24, 11:15am-12:30pm, $95.) Register online (sign up early for online video clinic preview, free streaming videos and support)

TAI CHI & QIGONG INSTRUCTION from SHANTI SCHOOL

February 8, 2015 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Methods for Creating Power in Tai Chi
Spiral Anatomy™ Biomechanics and Energy Seminar

Sunday, February 8, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm

$95 Call or Register online (sign up early for online video workshop preview, free
streaming videos and support)
6-8pm Push Hands Practice Session $15.

Learn to move with grace, power, and balance by utilizing internal principles of movement inherent in traditional Tai Chi Forms. Participants will be able to take their Tai Chi practice to a deeper level by gaining understanding of the progression of training in the internal martial arts from physical to pure energy, as well as gain a wealth of experiential knowledge:

  • Cultivate Central Equilibrium Energy for posture, balance and power.
  • Cultivate energetic awareness, intention, and heart-mind harmony.
  • Learn Biomechanics and Mind-Movement Integration techniques.
  • Cultivate Dantien energy with Qi Circles and learn to use dantien power.

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Methods for Creating Power in Tai Chi is a Spiral Anatomy™ Biomechanics and Energy Seminar

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Chronic Pain Clinic, Cortez, Colorado
Come learn brand new biomechanics, relaxation, and mind practices to revitalize the whole body and relieve chronic pain. Tai chi principles can help you solve problems with life-enduring tools. You get lots of hands-on attention and take-home support.
Sunday, January 25, 1:00-3:00pm, $35 Millennium Center for the Performing Arts, 20 W Main St, downtown Cortez
(New 6-week therapeutic tai chi session starts January 24, 11:15am-12:30pm, $95.) Register online (sign up early for online video clinic preview, free streaming videos and support)


Classes and Seminars in the Four Corners with Susan A. Matthews, M.S., N.D.

Call 970-903-5723 to visit Tai Chi Classes in Cortez. Millennium Center, 20 W. Main St. Cortez
Regular Tai Chi and Qigong Classes. Saturdays: 10:00-11:15 am. ($120 for 8 weeks; $65 for 4 weeks, $18 per drop-in class)

Beginner Tai Chi, Chronic Pain and Neurorehabilitation at 11:15am-12:30pm. Presented in 6-week sessions. ($95) Call or email Susan 970-903-5723 for next session dates. Private appointments in Cortez and Durango, Colorado. mail@susanamatthews.com

Beginning and Advanced instruction is a blend of training from Chen Style Tai Chi, Wu Style Tai Chi, Bagua, Xing-Yi, Tongbei, Tibetan Tai Chi, Lan Shou Quan, and Tibetan and Taoist Qigong. Susan Matthews gives special classes for rehabilitation for chronic pain, brain injury, mobility disorders and the symptoms of aging. Classes and workshops focus on: Basic and Advanced Tai Chi and Qigong, Push Hands, Strength and Flexibility, Senior Health, Balance, Posture, Hands, Arthritis, Joint and Point Massage, Parkinson's Rehabilitation, Walking, Women's Health and Empowerment, Daily Breast Massage™, Bone Density, Mind-Body Integration for Athletes, Spiral Anatomy™, and Brain Workshop™ Training to enhance brain function and rehabilitate brain injury.

Brain Workshop DVDBRAIN WORKSHOP™ Tai Chi for the Brain
Brain Workshop™ videos  | Brain Workshop Seminars  |  Theory  |  Private Consultation  |  Current Schedule

GUIDE to Reading These Pages

By following this guide you can read almost all the pages in section 2) in a logical way and build knowledge on specific concepts. Pages in section 2) offer video clips and suggestions for dvds that focus on many topics for home practice or you can check out all the videos in the catalog. Best wishes and kind regards, Susan. Feel free to write me (allow 1-2 weeks sometimes for response.)

1) Home Practice is encouraged by providing materials and lessons on DVD. Over 50 titles are in the MastersFromChina.com video catalog. Check out Qigong and Tai Chi videos with Susan Matthews, George Xu, and many great Chinese Internal Martial Arts Masters. Learn by watching the very best. Recommendations and links to suggested videos are found on the pages below. See links in sidebar at left for George Xu home Page and Schedule.

2) Read the following pages about topics and specific conditions that can be addressed by practicing Tai Chi and Qigong and join a class, come to a workshop , schedule a private lesson or Skype lesson, buy some dvds. Each one of these pages represents a potential workshop. Email or call for recommendations:

What is Tai Chi and Qigong?  What are the Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong?
Rejuvenation and Longevity

Begin with Relaxation and Meditation.
Guidelines for Practicing Relaxation Mindfulness Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi and Qigong. Mindfulness, Tai Chi and Qigong to Relax, Sleep, Reduce Stress, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Insomnia. Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic nervous system. Practicing Qigong to Increase Circulation, Tai Chi and Meditative Walking.

Tai Chi Exercise and Nutrition.
5 key elements of nutrition and 5 key elements of exercise that effct all body systems. Fundamental Qigong Energy and Blood Circulation Practices. Fundamental Power Stretching Exercises. Body Balance, inflammation, minerals and vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants. Diabetes, digestion, bones, osteoporosis, lymphatic circulation, skeletal and muscular, cardiovascular, nervous and immune systems.

Guidelines for Pain Relief.
Arthritis, chronic pain, back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, inflammation, joint pain, tendon pain, neuralgia, foot pain, posture.

Power Stretching.
Power stretching essential for whole-body or one-unit connected, loose, relaxed, spiraling power in all styles of internal martisl arts. Power stretching is an amazing gift from the Lan Shou System.

Mind-Body Integration for Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Sports, Spiral Anatomy™ Training.
Spiral Anatomy™ biomechanics, spiral training, silk reeling, Mind and Energy Movement in Taijiquan dvd, grounding, rooting, dantien energy, yin-yang universal movement, Spine Energy Structure and Biomechanics, athletes, skiing, running, walking, mountain biking, equestrian riding, hiking, rock climbing, golfing, tennis, kayaking
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Cultivating the Subtle Energy Body in Tai Chi and Qigong
Mind-Energy-Physical Integration, Visualizations for Sensing Energy, Zhong-Ding Central Equilibrium Line, separation of Yin-Yang, Spiral power stretching, whole-body unified kinetics, George Xu predator theory, space energy

Brain Workshop™ & Tai Chi for a Healthy Brain and Nervous System.
Theory on Brain Workshop™ by Susan Matthews. Mind and Movement Principles for Enhanced Brain Function, Healing, and Conscious Evolution
Nutrition for the Brain · Brain Workshop™ videos
Nervous system, balance, memory, aging, brain injury, Seniors, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, PTSD, ADHD, stress, depression, sleep, inflammation, neuroplasticity, Dancing with Chi™, nutrition, fall prevention, meditation, relaxation , instructor certification.

Breast Health.
Breast Massage DVD

Exercise, qigong, fibrocystic breast disease, lymphatic circulation and massage, lumps, cysts, nutrition, pregnancy, lactation, inflammation, cancer, visualization, mindfulness meditation. FREE ebook on Breast Health.
Tai Chi and Women's Health and Empowerment

3) Come to Colorado for a Tai Chi or Rehabilitation Vacation Retreat. Practice Qigong and Tai Chi in the mystical Canyons of the Ancients, in the spectacular San Juan Mountains, along pristine rivers. Custom tours. Combine your visit to the Southwest with a Brain Workshop™ Seminar or a China Masters Seminar. Email Susan for details. (Susan was also a practicing archeologist in Southwest.)

4) Receive PRIVATE CONSULTATION. In Durango, Cortez or via Skype.
Get your questions answered.
Let me help design a custom program based on your specific needs, physical condition and goals.
Email Susan for details.

5) Further Research: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day's www.WorldTaiChiDay.org collects medical research on Tai Chi & Qigong, and places it in an easy to use search base, so that you, your loved ones, your students if you teach, can look up any health issue and find emerging medical research that can show how Tai Chi or Qigong may help them. World Tai Chi Day Medical Research Database*

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE CONSULTATION

Explore and design a custom program in a private consultation based on your specific needs, physical condition and goals. NEW! Online consultation via Skype!

Susan A. Matthews, M.S. N.D. offers Integrated Orthopedics & Rehabilitation Private Consultation for Chronic Pain, Neurological, and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, Postural Correction, Sports Performance Training, as well as Orthopedic Integration Training for Professionals.

Susan Matthews believes health and wellness includes approaching health in all its aspects. Meditation, relaxation, breathing training, and mental practice along with life purpose, goal setting and intention training sets the path and reduces stress. Qigong exercises for qi circulation and blood circulation to the internal organs gets vital energy to the tissues along with nutrients provided in whole foods. Spiral Anatomy™ movement training not just for muscles but for brain training, joint health, flexibility, balance, bone density, and strength is the signature of Susan Matthews.


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