Program Host: Vicki Dello Joio
March 10, 2022
8:30 - 10 PM Eastern
Special 1.5 hour event
Join us for this month’s Qi Talks as we honor International Women’s Day with this special panel of extraordinary women who have been long-term Qigong/Qi Practice teachers and practitioners. We will explore if and how women’s practice is unique, qigong and women’s leadership, changes experienced in the qigong worlds, and much more…We hope you’ll tune in for this lively, informative, and sure-to-be spirited discussion.
Daisy Lee is a respected leader in the Qigong world with more than 25 years of teaching experience. She is the founder of Radiant Lotus Qigong, her signature program, which is taught worldwide by certified instructors. A past board member of the International Qigong Science Association in Beijing, she has been a special guest lecturer at US and Canadian hospitals, including Johns Hopkins, Mount Sinai and Women's College where she taught both patients and medical staff Qigong to relieve stress and support mental health. In addition, she has presented at women's clinics, seniors centers, and numerous online summits.
Daisy was presented with the 2020 Qigong Master of the Year award by the World Qigong Congress in recognition of her impact on women’s health and healing. She lives in Puerto Rico where she and partner Mark Roule are building the Radiant Lotus Retreat Center. www.RadiantLotusQigong.com
Damaris Jarboux is theFounder & Director of The Center Place (1986) in Boulder, Co. She has had a full-time private practice in Qigong Healing for 35 years and taught Qigong (personal practice & clinical/healing qigong), locally and internationally to adults, parents of young children, and teens in High school settings, developing many programs for family care, self- practice and extensive clinical treatment protocols along the way.
An RN for 50+ years, with additional primary training in Qigong and “energy medicine” for over 40 years, Damaris is one of the 8 Founders of The National Qigong Association (NQA) in 1996 where she holds their highest certifications, a Senior Qigong Teacher and Senior Clinical Qigong Practitioner. www.thecenterplace.com/home.html
Kimberly Ivy is the founder and Chief Instructor of Embrace The Moon Taijiquan & Qigong in Seattle, WA. She has been steeped in the Martial & Internal Arts practices for over 44 years. Ms Ivy has earned black belts in Judo and Aikido, is ranked 6th Duan Wei in Chen Family Taijiquan and holds multiple Qigong lineage certifications including Soaring Crane Qigong, Essence Qigong and Luohan Gong.
Perhaps most importantly however is Kimberly’s success in program development and instruction for people of all ages and fitness levels. Kimberly has not only founded a traditional school with traditional classes, but over the past 30 years has worked extensively in hospitals, rehab settings and private homes to bring those with Parkinson’s, MS, Stroke & Cancer and other challenging health issues more movement, energy and joy in their lives. Kimberly’s website is: www.embracethemoon.com
Shoshanna Katzman, M.S., L.Ac. has been a practitioner of Taiji and Qigong approaching five decades. She is author of Qigong for Staying Young: A 20-Minute Workout to Cultivate Your Vital Energy along with accompanying video. Shoshanna will soon be releasing Center of Power Curriculum: Life Mastery Through Taiji to enhance wisdom about empowering and healing oneself through this ancient practice.
She provides acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and classes in Qigong and Taiji through the Red Bank Acupuncture & Wellness Center which she founded in 1988. Shoshanna has produced eight annual women's wellness conferences, was the first women president of the NQA and has served as the chair of the NQA Advisory Council for many years. Find out about her work by logging onto www.healing4u.com