Movement Moves Us: Qigong
Qigong is the study and practice of cultivating vital life-force through various techniques, including breathing techniques and postures. Through study, the individual aims to develop the ability to manipulate Qi in order to promote self-healing, prevent disease, and increase longevity. Participants will need space to stand and move their arms freely.
About the Facilitator
Mariann Johnson is a wellbeing and mindfulness instructor for the University of Minnesota’s Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing. She has studied and practiced mindfulness meditation for over 25 years and is a certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction instructor through Brown University’s Mindfulness Center. Before dedicating her professional life to teaching mindfulness, Mariann served as an organization development consultant and mediator, working with leaders of Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Her writings on mindful leadership have appeared in the Huffington Post and Mindful Magazine.
This event is made possible through support from the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (JCIPE) as a Connection Creator sponsor.