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The Qigong Connection is a non-profit organization whose mission is:  To educate and support the community in the healing and wellness benefits of Qigong.  Build awareness of and connect to other energy based modalities while deepening our connection as a community to universal healing energies of love for the highest good of all.

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Qigong Connection Meeting
November 18th, 2017
9:00am - 12:00pm

Agenda 

 

8:40       Check in time 

 

9:00       Movements led by Rob Muir

 

9:30       Meditation led by Barb Palmer and Group Healing led by Julie Johnson

 

10:10     Break

 

10:25     Amazing Qi - Mary Zelmer

 

10:45     Introduction of guest speaker

 

11:45     Wrap up and Grounding led by Julie Johnson

 

Noon      Meeting Adjourned

 

Feel free to bring blankets, pillows and water.

 

November 18th, 2017
Traditional Asian Music
Presented by Ann Decker

 Description of Presentation

 

Asian music is renown for its beautiful, soothing qualities, and is so appropriate to enjoy in our everyday, hectic lives.  It can also be very vibrant and exciting!  In this presentation, I hope to acquaint you with some of the traditional instruments of China, Japan and Korea.  You will learn a beautiful Korean song, “Arirange”.  We will learn how much Asian traditional music is based upon the pentatonic scale, and you will learn how to play and improvise on this scale.  Lastly, I hope to provide you with a short list of some wonderful music and performers, so that you can begin to explore this wonderful music for yourselves. You will also have the opportunity to play these instruments, let us soar!

Presenter Biography 

 

Ann is a Gustavus graduate, class of 1982, and has taught vocal and instrumental music in various venues for 35 years!  In addition to teaching, Ann has served as an alto section leader in the Bach Society chorus, has worked with community theater, and has directed choirs of all ages in 4 different churches.  Currently, she is music specialist at the World Learner Montessori school of Chaska, and plays clarinet with the Minnesota Valley Community Band.  She lives in Chaska with her husband Gordon, and has 2 children in college.

Upcoming Meeting and Seminar Dates:

Mark your calendars! Meetings are normally the third Saturday of the month!

Nov. 18th
Traditional Asian Music
Dec. 16th
Improvisation for MORE this Year! Say “Yes, and…” to 2018! Achieve MORE “Internal Fitness And Confidence"
Jan 20, 2018
Harp and Hands in Harmonious Healing

Special Note: Hosting various speakers at scheduled events does not imply endorsement of, affiliations with, or involvement in the material presented or clinical techniques performed during or after the presentation.