MIIS: Self-Managing Stress through Qi Gong for Effective Social Change
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MIIS presents Self-Managing Stress through Qi Gong for Effective Social Change, a talk by Lee Holden on Thursday, March 2, 6pm-7:30pm in Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building.
In this talk, Lee Holden will discuss his Qi Gong journey through playing varsity soccer at Berkeley, translating the works of Grandmaster Mantak Chia in Thailand, and creating training programs and Qi Gong videos in Santa Cruz, including new films for PBS.
Lee is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and a graduate of UC Berkeley with a BA in Psychology. He has translated works for Mantak Chia, a widely revered Qi Gong expert, and has trained and taught in numerous intercultural contexts in Asia. Today, he is an internationally known instructor in meditation, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong, as well as a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and author (7 Minutes of Magic, Penguin 2007). His popular library of Qi Gong DVDs have made him a regular fixture on American Public Television, he is a stress management consultant for top Silicon Valley corporations, and he holds annual teacher training programs and weekly classes at his Santa Cruz Chi Center in California with on-line and in-person programs.