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08mar10:30 am11:30 amShibashi QigongStoke and Staffordshire Carers Hub10:30 am - 11:30 am Event Type :Physical Activity and Complementary Therapy Sessions Event TagsCarers Hub

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Shibashi simply means 18 form, which indicates that there are 18 movements to the initial set and one that can be taught over a short period of time. There is certainly weight to this practice with over 8 million people said to be participating in it. Many of the movements are designed to start hitting the alpha brainwave state lifting your mood, reducing depression and easing anxiety. Popular in rehabilitation, with body therapists and those suffering burnout and fatigue, it will carry those who practice it regularly in good stead in a demanding, frenetic world. Its gentle movements are accessible to everyone and its health benefits are certainly as appealing as its energetic benefits.

This exercise is said to delay the ageing process and its age-related diseases, strengthens the heart, lungs and kidneys and their related functions.

It increases weight loss, aids digestion, strengthens ligaments and tendons. Additional benefits include improved circulation, a reduction in anxiety levels, lowering blood pressure and calming the mind.

The series of gentle rocking movements that make up the form, offer the organs a massage while really optimizing our bodies vascular systems. As it only takes a short amount of daily practice to reap the health benefits, it is little wonder that so many are turning to Shibashi Qigong.

Shibashi has proven itself to be restorative post trauma and physical ailments and is a nourishing, accessible and beautiful form. It cultivates and replenishes energy and importantly boosts the immune system.


(Monday) 10:30 am - 11:30 am