Qi Gong Therapy

“During my time at the temple, I witnessed amazing feats of Qigong. Seemingly impossible things that you only read about in books.” Charley McBride is a Qigong instructor and iractitioner. She discovered a true connection with the practice in 2005 and experimented with different forms and teachers before going on to spend seven years in...

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“Health, Stress and Breathing”

“Sometimes we hold onto stress and don’t make the necessary changes to reduce it. After a while, it effects all the systems of our body. It is very damaging and depleting.” Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner, Sharon Conroy, says our daily stressors are significant and the way we deal with our worry can have a...

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Try Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art form known as a ‘moving meditation’. It involves a series of postures performed in a focused, slow manner accompanied by deep breathing. In the past, Tai Chi was commonly recognized as a form of self-defense, but is now respected as a graceful form of therapeutic exercise. It is...

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Plenty to do during Peace Week at the YMCA of Pictou County

It’s Peace Week at the YMCA of Pictou County from November 18 to November 25 and there’s lots of fun to be had. Join in for the following free activities. Adults must sign in with a picture I.D. at the Membership Services/Welcome Desk. What is your wish for Pictou County? Fill out a YMCA 50th...

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