qigong-snap1For many years Doug Booth has been offering a great morning practice of Qigong to participants in most NMMW gatherings (Spring, Summer and Fall).  Many, many men who have done the practice with Doug have requested some information about the movements to make it easier for them to practice on their own.  After searching his archives, Doug has located the original materials from his teacher that describe the 18 movements and include some advice about the best approach to a Qigong practice.   Now, through the magic of electronic document creation and this website, anyone interested in having their own Acrobat PDF copy can get it via a relatively simple mouse click.  Just click your mouse here and download your copy.  Please note that some web browsers do not like to display Acrobat PDF documents and you might have better results by right-clicking your mouse on the link and then saving the “link” to your own computer.

If you have any questions about the practice or would like to profusely thank Doug for making it available, please connect with him via Email to dougbooth4@gmail.com.

At the 2011 Summer Gathering, I, your webmaster Jim Connolly, using a recently acquired mini-HD video recorder, recorded an almost complete Qigong practice session (about 30 minutes) with Doug from warm-up through conclusion.  While the video is ofqigong-snap2 good quality, it includes has a lot of cross-talk and side chatter.  We had planned to clean it up, add titles and perhaps throw in some voice-overs, but there were some translation issues with the video formats, and it is likely to remain in its “raw” (but still useful) form.  I will be talking with Doug at the Spring Retreat about how we might best make this available for Men’s Wellness folks to use.  If you are someone who would have an interest in acquiring a home-made copy of the video for your personal use, please contact me (jrc347@gmail.com) and indicate your interest.  There will likely be a nominal cost associated with copying and getting it to you.

The pictures on this post are “snapshots” from the video from the 2011 Summer Gathering.

The free Acrobat PDF viewer is required to view and print the Qigong document linked here.  Click on the graphic below to download the viewer: Click to Download Adobe Acrobat Reader