Five Animal Qigong
Wednesdays at 3pm, beginning September 8.
On the library lawn. Cancelled if raining.
Donations appreciated but absolutely optional.
All ages welcome, children to seniors.
A fun and friendly introduction to Turtle, Snake, Crane, Tiger, and Dragon, lead by Dean Anderson.
If there is enough interest, we will continue into October and beyond. Donations are appreciated but the library encourages everyone who would like to attend. Thanks to funds from a federal pandemic relief grant, the library is able to fund the first few months of the series as a pilot program. Qigong offers gentle movement, stress relief, and a bit of social contact while out in the fresh air.
The Five Animal Qigong Form is a traditional Qigong form used throughout China with regional variations; this is the Wudang Mountain form. The animals come from Chinese legends and observations of animals in the wild, Turtle, Crane, Snake, Tiger, and Dragon. Dean learned the form from Master Zhong Xue Chao when he visited our area in the last five years. Most of the time Dean Anderson practices the Yang Family Style Taiji forms taught by his teacher, Mike Shunney, who practices and teaches out of his studio in Rockland. Dean has been practicing Taiji and Qigong for 14 years and hopes to continue for the rest of his life. They have a weekly drop-in class on Saturday in Belfast and Dean co-teaches a class on Tuesday and Friday mornings in Stockton Springs.
Sears Island Storywalk:
DIY Kits and DIY Together
DIY Kit: Yarn Birds
Kits available Friday September 3
Make cute and colorful birds out of yarn.
Thursdays at 3:30pm. Join the Crafternoon Zoom to do the DIY Kit project together, ask for help, or share your finished creation. All levels welcome! Join Zoom Meeting (recurring link):
Meeting ID: 221 116 293
One tap mobile: +16468769923,,221116293#
Carver Memorial Library
12 Union Street / P.O. Box 439
Searsport, ME 04974
M. 10-5, T. 10-6, W.-F. 10-5, Sat 10-1