As far as benefits are concerned, I think that the title of this course does not go far enough in getting the message over. Yes, it tells you that the main, the overall, benefit is in overcoming anxiety and stress. But these Qigong can also help you to stop that anxiety, or stress, recurring before it has a chance to get another grip of you. The Qigong for Stress and Anxiety course is based on the exercises that I teach and prescribe to patients who are suffering from either.
Qigong for Stress and Anxiety
Anxiety and Stress are so prevalent nowadays that I find myself dealing with these conditions as often as physical ailments. Seeing a therapist on a weekly basis is often not affordable for many people whether that is financially or time-wise. My goal is and has always been to make a difference, not make a fortune. So to enable and empower my patients, I teach them these Qigong. The benefits are plain to see from the positive results gained and the amazing feedback received.
At the end of this course you will be able to practice these exercises. Exercises that, when practiced properly, will empower you and help you win back your life.
The course is structured to in exactly the same way that I teach my patients. You need to adhere to that structure to gain the benefits. Please follow that structure as it provides all the information you need in order to do the Qigong properly.
If you suffer with anxiety or stress, enrolling on this course can be your first step to finding calmness, maintaining that calmness and reclaiming your life.
- “I have found the two movements that Des introduced in this short course very useful for stress. I really like the idea of finding your own anchor (in this case the mudra of your own choosing) when you are relaxed and calm. This way your mind links the anchor to the feeling of calm and relaxation. I have used my mudra several times and it has worked well. Thanks Des for an informative and well paced course.” P.H.
- “Excellent course. The exercises are very effective, especially when practiced regularly. I very much like Des’s teaching style – he spends a lot of time making sure the student learns the correct posture and breathing, and explains why this is so important. Des is clearly very passionate and knowledgeable about the practice of true Qigong. This is my second of Des’s courses and I am feeling the benefits of a daily Qigong practice.” E.O.
- “Don’t be put off by the instructor’s seemingly “nonchalant” personality. He knows his stuff and gives you excellent explanations and encouragement. He is Scottish, so his accent is quite pronounced, but it seemed to me that for French speakers, it is quite understandable. Moreover, you can use the subtitles … Follow its slow pace, see hypnotic, it will be all the more positive for your practice. I feel great benefits from the first viewing!
Thank you so much for your explanation about the Mudras, witch you present as an “anchor” (that’s the term in French) and not as a “magical position for the hands :-). It was a revelation to me ;-)!
Lots of explanations given, just two exercises, but extremely effective, to do every morning!” – B”
- Thank you so much for this excellent course, Des Lawton! I took Qigong courses before, but this one has a totally different quality. I have to say that doing the exercises not totally relieves me from anxiety, but also takes me back to the calm and blissful side of life. Thank you again!” – K.R.
- “I have found this course to definitely be worthwhile to do. I came across this course by chance and I have come to realise it is a ‘shinning gem’ which once put into daily practise becomes undeniably a means of calming the mind. The instructor, Les Lawton is an experienced and knowledgeable teacher who clearly and succinctly explains and demonstrates how to the perform Qigong exercises. I look forward to doing his other courses.” – J.P.
- “I thought the course was easy to learn from the detailed instructions and demonstration of the various movements involved in this qigong set. I would certainly recommend this course to all those who may suffer from the common ailments of anxiety and stress.” – R.D.
Qigong for Stress and Anxiety – The Benefits
- These exercises can home in on the root cause of your stress and anxiety, whether it is spiritual (by that I mean the consciousness), whether it is communication, or whether it is emotional. Sometimes it is a combination of all three.
- These Qigong can relieve insomnia. If your sleep pattern is poor your, physical, energy levels will be low. Exhaustion can, all by itself, cause low mood, distress and anxiety. It affects our cognitive processes and causes foggy thinking, poor efficiency and frustration. This leads to increased stress and anxiety levels. It is a cycle that needs to be broken.
- By dealing with any insomnia, these Qigong will also increase your physical energy levels.
- As your anxiety drops, or your stress level lowers, your feeling of well-being and positivity increases.
- They can dispel the negative thoughts and patterns that are often associated with anxiety, or stress.
The, free preview, Introduction lesson explains the course in depth. It is now up to you whether you take that first step.
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Questions asked about these Qigong exercises
Q: Mixing this set with Qigong for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
I have been practicing the CFS exercises every morning, and I am really enjoying them. I know it is very early days and it will take time to see the full benefits, but already I feel they are having a positive effect.
I wanted to ask you please about your Stress & Anxiety course. I am wondering if that course may also help me as stress, anxiety and worry are things I have quite a problem with…and I’m sure it must exacerbate my CFS symptoms. I found a demonstration video on your website and I tried out the exercises, and I am thinking about booking the course. But before I do I wanted to ask if you think the Stress & Anxiety exercises are suitable to do along with the CFS exercises? (I’m wondering if they might counteract eachother – the CFS ones building energy and the stress ones relaxing and taking the energy away again?!) If they can be done together, can they all be practiced together in the same session, or should they be done separately? If I do them all together, is it important what order I do them in?
Or is it better to continue with the CFS exercises on their own for a longer period of time before adding any more?
Also, I know you said in the CFS course to practice in the morning, which I am doing…but I wonder is it ok to practice at other times of the day – either as well as or instead of the morning?
I am sorry for asking so many questions! Please only reply when you have the time…there is no hurry. In the meantime, I will continue enjoying my daily qigong practice! 🙂
Kind regards, E.O.
A: Hello E,
Questions are not a problem so feel free to ask. I will always answer as soon as possible. Let’s take your questions one at a time.
Stress and anxiety are both huge burners of energy and will always have a detrimental effect that will slow down your recovery from CFS. They may well be a major contributor to it.
The Qigong used in these courses are complementary, in fact synergistic, and will not deplete your energy.They can be practiced as part of the same session, or each have their own session (the work of the Qigong continues well after each session finishes).
Listen to what your body and mind is telling you. In the morning, if you feel that increasing your energy is more important, do the CFS exercises. If you feel anxious, do those for S&A. Later in the day, if you feel up to it, do the other set (ie CFS in the morning and S&A in the afternoon).
Listen to your body and mind when choosing what exercises you will be doing and in what order. Don’t rationalise………….. go with your gut feeling.
Remember to work within your current, physical, ability. Small steps mean continuous gains.
Kind regards, Des
Further reading about Qigong for Stress and Anxiety
- Managing stress and anxiety through qigong exercise in healthy adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
- Qigong program on insomnia and stress in cancer patients: A case series report.
- Qigong Exercise Alleviates Fatigue, Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms, Improves Sleep Quality, and Shortens Sleep Latency in Persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Like Illness.
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