Thursday, July 31, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Sutter qigong offers new summer classes

By
From page A11 | June 14, 2013 |

Summer session qigong classes sponsored by Sutter Health begin Monday, June 24, and run for 10 Mondays. Classes take place at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St., and the schedule includes two new classes.

“Qigong for Healthy Weight,” from 4 to 5 p.m., features a form specifically designed for weight loss by a Chinese master. In Chinese medicine, finding and maintaining a healthy weight is less about calorie deprivation than it is about moving and eating in ways that balance and regulate the organs. The class will introduce students to this theory as well as to eating for balance according to Chinese nutrition therapy.

A new class, “Qigong for Emotional Harmony” runs from 5 to 6 pm. This class will help students understand how Chinese medicine sees emotions and will offer tools — gentle movement, acupressure and meditation — that can be used to achieve tranquility and emotional harmony. Participants will pay special attention to the emotions and mental states that Chinese medicine argues can affect physical health: anger, worry, fear, grief and sadness.

“Please note: This class is not designed for persons who have major mental health issues,” a news release said, “nor is it a substitute for psychotherapy, medication or proper psychiatric care.” Contact instructor Rebecca Pope, certified master of medical qigong, if you have questions. She may be reached at qigongforhealth@gmail.com or 530-792-7127.

A second new class, “Five Animal Frolic Qigong,” fills the 6-7 p.m. hour. Designed by a Chinese physician hundreds of years ago, the Frolics (bear, crane tiger, deer and monkey) are some of the oldest surviving qigong exercises for health and healing. Come discover your inner animals.

Beginning and experienced students are welcome in all classes, but space is limited. The session fee for 10 classes is $140 and drop-ins are welcome for $15 per class.

For more information, or to register, contact Pope.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

  • Recent Posts

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this newspaper and receive notifications of new articles by email.

  • .

    News

     
    Local therapists bring ‘Daring Greatly’ movement to Davis

    By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Davis area youths learn wilderness survival skills

    By Charlotte Orr | From Page: A1 | Gallery

     
    Crews battle grass fire near Davis

    By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

    Sorting out the claims after pipe break: Who pays?

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Governor says immigration solution is a priority

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

    Firefighters keep Yosemite blaze far from sequoias

    By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

     
    Police nab three for vehicle theft

    By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

     
    As farmland subsides, aquifer worries mount

    By San Francisco Chronicle | From Page: A3 | Gallery

     
    Pogledich named Yolo County counsel

    By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A5 | Gallery

    Tuleyome launches Kickstarter campaign to publish a children’s nature book

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5 | Gallery

     
    Davis teen on California team for national horticulture competition

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5 | Gallery

    Truth and authenticity on radio program

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A8

     
    Senior sing-along held monthly

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

    .

    Forum

    A rose by any other name

    By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

     
    Civilians are innocent victims

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

    Thanks for your kindnesses

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

     
    Questions, questions, questions

    By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

    Speak out

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6

     
    Ross Douthat: Democrat, Republican patterns are changing

    By New York Times News Service | From Page: A6

    Tom Meyer cartoon

    By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

     
    .

    Sports

    River Cats snap three-game losing streak

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Davis Water Polo U10 girls are golden

    By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1, 1 Comment

    Aggie Silva mixed school and strikes; wins Reno tourney

    By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

     
    Lucky No. 7: Giants snap losing streak

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B1

    Davis Rugby teams wrap up summer season

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

     
    DHS tryout schedule updated; physical packets due

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

    49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

     
    Hammel struggles in A’s loss to Astros

    By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

    .

    Features

    Happy 103rd birthday!

    By Wayne Tilcock | From Page: A2

     
    Fay Libet: 100 years young

    By Spencer Ault | From Page: A3 | Gallery

    Future subscriber: Sonya Theresa Arnold

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

     
    Wedding: Alpers – Halprin Jackson

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

    Engagement: Snyder-Oerman

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

     
    .

    Arts

    Hot City heats up Winters gazebo

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    Enjoy some Mischief at First Saturday event

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

    British organist to play in Davis

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    Native American dancers to perform in Davis

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

    Winters stages ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    Landscape exhibition returns to Davis

    By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

    Hear live music at Monticello

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    New KDRT show features touring musicians

    By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

     
    .

    Business

    .

    Obituaries

    .

    Comics

    Comics: Thursday, July 31, 2014

    By Creator | From Page: B6