(pronounced chee-gong)

Classes for Beginners

Come and experience gentle, relaxing, ancient Chinese exercises that are adaptable to all skill levels and abilities.  These exercises are beneficial to reduce stress, loosen muscles, increase vitality, improve flexibility, increase upper extremity range of motion, and so much more.  Enjoy some calmness and tranquility while you Find Your Inner Peace.

Qigong (similar to the more well-known Tai Chi) is described by the National Qigong Association (NQA) as a “mind-body-spirit practice that improves one’s mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound, and focused intent”.

Begin your path to wellness. It starts with a Qigong class!

Beginner Class Information


Mondays 11:00 a.m. Palmerton Library, Delaware Avenue, Palmerton, PA. During the months of June, July, August and September, class moves outdoors to the Palmerton Borough Park


Mauch Chunk Lake, 625 Lentz Road, Jim Thorpe. TUESDAYS 6 p.m. class

Beltzville State Park, Pohopoco Drive, Lehighton. WEDNESDAYS 11 a.m. class next to the EIC Center Building

New Students: Please arrive 15 minutes before class time to register. *Outdoor classes to be held weather permitting. Call to confirm class.

Lehigh Carbon Community College. To register call 610-799-1197. For more information call 610-799-1942.  These classes will all be held at the LCCC Campus at 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville, PA 18078.  2022: May 3, 10, 17, 24     Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

New Classes – as interest in this class continues to grow, check back here often for more dates and locations.  If you are interested in hosting this class at your site or facility, please reach out to me at 570-460-8485 or kpeppard@ptd.net to discuss details.

Media Coverage: To read a wonderful article about Qigong classes which appeared in the Times News newspaper, please click on Find Your Inner Peace.