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Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) is an ancient art of meditative movement from China, which is often practiced outdoors. It literally means “energy cultivation”! The practice is made up of a variety of "forms" or gentle flowing movements highly inspired by the body, the seasons and natural world. These forms are practiced standing although they can been adapted to seated easily and work well that way too. Intention and visualisation are an important part of the practice and aimed at cultivating healthy qi or energy flow through the body’s meridians and organs, which can become out of balance due to lifestyle, injury and the stress of modern living. Qigong looks similar to Tai Chi but is simpler and more accessible so a great place to begin a journey connecting to the Chinese internal martial arts. Overall Qigong can help us feel relaxed, invigorated and more connected to ourselves and the world around us.

Most of the year we joyfully practice outside in the walled garden of Milnathort Guide Hall to experience the full benefits of being in Nature. When it rains and during the winter season we have access to the hall itself. Please see the Classes page for class times and dates!

My teacher...

My teacher is Mimi Kuo-Deemer, a Chinese American author and teacher of qigong, mindfulness, and internal martial arts. I completed year’s mentorship with Mimi in 2023. Mimi teaches in a very creative way which is accessible to a western contemporary audience. She is not connected to a specific qigong lineage or tradition.


When we take care of ourselves, we take care of this world. This is because we are nature, manifest in human form."                       

Mimi Kuo Deemer 

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