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Qi Gong

Jul 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Catskills Yoga Studio
536 Route 214
Chichester, NY 12416

Reservation Information

Starting at 10:00am, roughly 60 minutes long. Free to attend. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class begins.

There is only one session with a maximium number of 25 participants. Register up to two people per order. Ages 14 and older only. Youth participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Signed liability release waivers will be collected in advance in order to participate. 

This event is held indoors. Attendees should bring their own water bottle, and wear loose clothing and flat shoes that are good for gentle movement. Please leave your pets at home. The program will be delivered in spoken English language with the instructor demonstrating the Qi Gong movements. Some, but not all movements can be performed from a seated position. A few chairs will be available for resting. If you require translation or other accommodations to attend, please contact our office at (845) 688-3047.

Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Programs are designed for residents and landowners of the Ashokan Watershed

AWSMP is a is a join effort between Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, the Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District, and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. 

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunitiy, affirmative action educator and employer.



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General Terms

Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Programs are designed for residents and landowners of the Ashokan Watershed. If you are interested in participating despite meeting this criteria, please contact our event administrators. 

Please leave pets at home. 

Please arrive promptly so we may begin on time.

Refund Policy

Fees are non-refundable, but they are transferable. Email our administrator Sophie Grant ( to switch participant names.

Cancellation Policy

We know that things come up unexpectedly, and cancelations happen. Please be respectful of others who would like to participate, and notify our team as soon as you determine you can no longer attend. Often our events have a waitlist and we work diligently to fill all spots to the best of our ability. 

Email Sophie Grant at, or call the AWSMP office at 845-688-3047 ext 100 to cancel your registration. 

Event Summary

Over an hour we’ll explore the ancient and current practice of Qi Gong (“Qi” is subtle breath or vital energy, and “Gong” cultivation through practice), which has the potential to improve physical and mental health and cultivate the spirit. A series of gentle movements, breath and sound that are practiced standing, help to balance the body’s vital energy and functions. The practice is appropriate for people of all ages and has been used in China for over four thousand years to promote health and longevity. In this session, we’ll embrace the element of water and learn to be flexible and resilient, like the flow of a stream itself.

Qi Gong instructor Carol Chappell, a Woodstock local, began studies of Massage, Tai Qi, and Qi Gong as well as West African Dance in 1976 and continues these fields of practice. Carol currently studies Qi Gong under 103-year-old Master Kwan Sai Hung and assists him in teaching a class in Woodstock. Carol writes, “All Qi Gong exercises relate to the five elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.”

Event Details

Click on the red button above to register. The program is free, and is designed for residents of the Ashokan Watershed. Credit card details will not be requested at checkout.

This program is part of the 2024 Ashokan Watershed Conference, a series of nature-based experiences surrounding the theme Conservation Through Connection. Visit our website for the full schedule of events. 

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