Iqbal also leads two Qi Gong workshops. The first is called "Taiji-Qigong" in which he teaches participants the 18 movements for the body and mind. The second is called "The 12 IQ's" or the 12 basic postures to improve health and reduce stress. Next workshop TBA. Private consultations available.
"Qi" means breath or vital energy of the body, and "Gong" means the skill of cultivating self-discipline. The practice of Qi Gong consists of physical movement combined with relaxation, mind-body integration, and breathing exercises.
Good health is a result of a free flowing, well-balanced energy system. Regular practice of Qi Gong helps to cleanse the body of toxins, restore energy an reduce stress and anxiety.
Qi Gong & Music to Relieve Your Stress Take A Chi Moment #6 - sitting, releasing shoulder tensions while working
Iqbal began studying Chi Gong in 1994
to help ease back pain. He first started publicly utilizing Chi Gong in 1999 while employed as a coach and trainer at DSA Munich, the German Academy for Actors. In addition to teaching script writing /editing and camera shooting, he began coaching actors using qi gong techniques to help relax the actor while in front of a camera.
He went on to study Qi Gong with Dr. Barbara Schmid-Neuhaus, Liane Schoefer-Happ and Dieter Mayer, earning his Certification as a Qi Gong Teacher in 2003.
He has continued and expanded his studies to include Meridian Chi
Walking, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), anatomy and therapeutic exercise.
Iqbal has created and Produced a Music CD
especially for Chi Gong flowing movements called Chi Temple (33.15 minutes long).