Chinese Vital Inner Energy Cultivation Methods
Ch'i Training, Body-Mind Energetics, Qi Development Exercises
Chinese Yogic Practices, Chi Kung, Qi-Yi-Shen Self-Cultivation, Dao Yin,
Tao Yin, Chi Gong, Tui Na
Life Nourishing Ways: Yangsheng Zhi Dao, 養生, Daoyin Yangsheng Gong
Daoist Yoga, Taoist Body-Mind-Spirit Cultivation, Daoist Exercises and Longevity Practices
Traditional Chinese Medicine Exercises and Therapy

Valley Spirit Qigong
Red Bluff, California

Guides, Bibliographies, Links, Resources, Lessons,  Lore, Research

Research by
Michael P. Garofalo


Valley Spirit Qigong, Green Way Research, Red Bluff, California, 2003-2015
By Michael P. Garofalo, M.S., All Rights Reserved.




Qigong:  The Valley Spirit Way



Alphabetical Index to the Valley Spirit Qigong Website


Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo


Mike's Qigong (Chi Kung, Dao Yin, Yoga) Classes


Eight Section Brocade Chi Kung


Study with Mike Garofalo


Five Animal Frolics Qigong (Wu Qin Xi)


Magic Pearl Qigong


Dragon Qigong


Bull Crap Qigong


Temple Qigong


Qigong and Arthritis Relief


Five Elements Qigong


Standing Meditation: Wuji, Zhan Zhuang, San Ti Shi


Sung - Loose, Relaxed, Open, Yielding, Responsive


Rooting, Centered, Balanced, Grounded




Qigong: Links and Bibliography


Ripening Peaches: Taoist Studies and Practices


Valley Spirit Qigong


Dao De Jing by Lao Zi


Wudang Qigong


Wild Goose (Dayan) Qigong


The Spirit of Gardening


Qigong Ruler


Taiji Ball, Ball Qigong, Medicine Ball Exercise Routines


Chen Silk Reeling Qigong


Valley Spirit Grove Qigong 


Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi 


Luohan (Eighteen Buddha Hands) Qigong


Bear Frolic Qigong


Zhan Zhuang (Standing Like a Tree)


Qigong Classes - Mike Garofalo, M.S., Instructor


Master Chang San-Feng


Six Daoist Healing Sounds


Silk Reeling Qigong


Swinging Arms (Bai Bi Yun Dong)


Yi Jin Jing Qigong (Muscle-Tendon Changing Qigong)


Lifestyle Advice for Wise Persons




Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu


Valley Spirit (Gu Shen)


Crane Frolic Qigong


Qigong Quotes


Self-Massage, Acupressure, and Chinese Massage


Daoyin Yangsheng Gong


Yang Style Taijiquan


Deer Frolic Qigong


Silk Reeling, Spiral and Twisting Energy, Circles


Taoist Perspectives: Qigong, Philosophy, Arts, Alchemy, Mysticism


Ways of Walking


Eight Trigrams of the I Ching (Book of Changes)


Wuji Qigong


Chen Taijiquan 18 Movement Chen Zhenglei Form


Chen Style of Taijiquan


Yang Taijiquan Beijing Standard 24 Form


Animal Frolics Exercises Qigong/Yoga/Exercises


The Human Body


Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California


Taijiquan: Links and Bibliography


Sun Style of Taijiquan


Tips and Suggestions for Qigong Practice


Walking and Qigong


Shifu Miao Zhang Points the Way


Eight Ways of Walking Qigong


Fitness, Vitality and Good Health


Taoism, Nature Mysticism, Alchemy


My Personal Practice


Zen and Daoist Poetry


Confucius (K'ung Fu-tzu)


Master Han Shan

Haiku and Short Poems






Index for the Cloud Hands Website






Qigong:  The Valley Spirit Way





Green Way Research, Valley Spirit Qigong, Red Bluff, California, 2003-2015

Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, Northern California, U.S.A.
Cities and small towns in the area: Sacramento, Davis, Woodland, Vacaville, Marysville, Yuba City,
Williams, Colusa, Willows, Orland, Oroville, Paradise, Durham, Chico, Hamilton City,
Corning, Rancho Tehama, Los Molinos, Vina, Tehama, Proberta, Gerber, Red Bluff,
Manton, Cottonwood, Olinda, Cloverdale, Dairyville, Bend, Centerville, Summit City,
Anderson, Shasta Lake, Palo Cedro, Igo, Ono, Redding, Shasta, Richfield, Fall River,
Montgomery Creek, Alturas, McCloud, Dunsmuir, Yreka, Happy Camp,
Shingletown, Burney, Mt. Shasta City, Weaverville, Chester, Susanville,
Weed, Gridley,  NorCalifia, CA, California.

This information on this webpage went online in 2003.

This webpage was last changed or updated on 28 August 2015 



Valley Spirit Qigong

Cloud Hands: T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Cloud Hands Blog

Fitness and Well Being


Wuji Standing (Zhan Zhuang) Meditation

Taoism: Bibliography, Links, Resources

The Spirit of Gardening

Green Paths in the Valley Blog

Zen and Daoist Poetry


Ways of Walking

Alphabetical Index to the Valley Spirit Qigong Website

Send Email to Mike Garofalo






Valley Spirit






Vacation and Learn in Beautiful Red Bluff, California

Beginning T'ai Chi Ch'uan Options:  Yang 24, Chen 18, Sun 24, Cane 18

Beginning Chi Kung (Qigong) Options: Five Animal Frolics, Eight Brocades , Daoist Temple, Magic Pearl, Yoga

Valley Spirit Center

Lectures, Private Lessons, Classes, Consulting, Workshops, Questions and Answers

Reasonable Hourly Rates

Instructor:  Michael P. Garofalo, M.S.

Excellent Recreational Opportunities for Persons of All Ages in the North Sacramento Valley
The Perfect Weekend Getaway for You, Friends and Family
Beautiful Scenery, Pleasant Weather, and Clear Skies for the Outdoor Enthusiast
Activities: Sight Seeing, Bicycling, Walking, Shopping, Spas, Reading, Relaxing, Internal Arts Studies
The Valley Spirit Center includes extensive gardens for Tai Chi practice and a Sacred Circle
A Full Array of Services and Excellent and Reasonably Priced Accommodations in Redding or Red Bluff

Contact Mike: Email or Phone 530-200-3546

My Daily Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung Training Program





Cloud Hands Blog





Pulling Onions










Photographs around the Valley Spirit Center near the City of Red Bluff

in the North Sacramento Valley Area, California


Study with Mike Garofalo


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Dao Yin, Tui Na, Qigong, Chi Kung, Yang Shen Gong: Lessons, Resources, Bibliography, Research

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