Barb loves helping others to empower themselves, so they may experience balance, joy, health and wellness. She invites YOU to come to the Qigong Connection, so YOU may experience YOUR own connection with YOUR joy and YOUR wellness.
Barb is certified as a Spring Forest Qigong (SFQ) Instructor, Levels 1 & 2, and is a SFQ Master Healer. She has completed all 5 Levels of SFQ and Qi~ssage, intensely studying and practicing since 1997. Barb has worked with Master Chunyi Lin at the SFQ Wellness Center as a healer, and co-taught SFQ classes with him at Normandale Community College. She has completed the Chow Medical Qigong Intensive Level 1 Certification Training. As an instructor and healer, she assists and supports you to recognize and be open to the energies which are here and available for you.
A devoted volunteer at Pathways since 2002, a nonprofit Health Crisis Resource Center in Minneapolis, she teaches SFQ, guides practice groups and provides individual energy balancing sessions. It gives her great joy to assist others and contribute her knowledge and wisdom. Barb teaches qigong throughout the Twin Cities in adult education classes, private workshops and is an adjunct faculty member at Anoka Ramsey Community College in the Integrative Health and Healing Degree Program.
As a meditation leader and guest healer at SFQ conferences, events, Guild and Association meetings, and as the Presentation Services Coordinator for the SFQ International Guild Reach Out Program, Barb has learned to work with the energies of many people. She is a presenter and speaker for various groups and conferences in the Twin Cities, relating with individuals from teens to seniors. Barb is a teaching assistant at the 6 Day Qigong Retreat with Learning Strategies, feeling privileged to help others who come from around the world to learn, experience and balance their energy and meditate.
Passionate about sharing her information and experiences, she offers free Kriya Yoga instructional sessions, is a certified Reiki Master and an Ordained Minister. Barb enjoys being in nature, flower gardening and travel. She has a B.S. degree in business from St. Cloud State University.
Everything is energy. Please come share YOUR energy with this community. Barb will help YOU discover how easily and powerfully YOU can connect and flow with the energies that are here to support YOU. As YOU help yourself, YOU help everyone.