Qi Gong and Mind/Body Methodologies




4 CEUs – Approved for NJ Chiropractic, Athletic Training, NJ Physical Therapy and NJ Massage Therapy (through NJ Board of Massage Therapy and Bodywork) . This course is not approved by the NCBTMB. It is, however, approved for NJ Massage Therapists under Section 13:37-4.2(a) (i)(xiii) of the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy regulations.

Explore the foundations and history of Qi Gong, the Asian practice of cultivating and balancing qi, best described as “life energy”, and the power of the Mind/Body Connection. Learn how to perform basic exercises, movements and techniques that will instill health management, and how to incorporate this modality. Includes hands‐on practice.  Please dress comfortably.

Course Objective: This program will explore the foundation of Mind and Body Methodologies and how to incorporate these techniques into practice.
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
Review medical histories with the added objective of seeking opportunities to utilize Mind Body Methodologies
Recognize when health or emotional factors may contraindicate these techniques
Describe the foundations of Qigong and exercises which can enhance care
Perform basic Qigong exercises which will instill health management
Determine how to plan for proper appointment allotment to introduce this modality

Method of Instruction: Lecture and Practice

Students Should Bring: Large towel, blanket or yoga mat.

Course Outline:
Introduction to the History of Qigong and Mind Body Methodologies
How it can be incorporated into treatment planning in the office.
Review of Medical History
Health Conditions which will benefit from these methods
Foundations of Qigong
A. Movements
B. Standing Meditation Practices
Mind Body Methods
Practical Techniques
Power of Mind Body Connection
History of Meditation
Practice session

About the instructor:
Gary McCabe, B.A. Cultural Anthropology, has been studying cross cultural human development and healing for over 25 years. He studied anthropology, yoga psychology and human development with Dr. A.K.B. Pillai, which included cross cultural field study in India, Europe and America. He has taught for over 15 years, presenting seminars and classes at Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, adult schools and fitness facilities. He also offers private and small group training.

Additional information


Friday, April 17, 2020, 12:30-4:30pm