Paths to Fitness and Well Being


Research by
Michael P. Garofalo, M.S.

 

Strength Training     Walking     T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan) 

Qigong (Chi Kung)     Yoga     Gardening and Food     Aging Well   

Yang Style Taijiquan     Chen Style Taijiquan     Cane or Staff

The Good Life     Lifestyle Advice from Wise Persons          

Vitality     Willpower     Vision     Senses

Cloud Hands Blog     A Philosopher's Notebooks

Meditation     Mysticism    


 

Mind/Body Movement Arts and Fitness Classes in 2014


Instructor:  Mike Garofalo

 

Yoga

T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Qigong

Outdoor T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong

Walking

Bodybuilding and Weight Lifting

My Personal Strength Training Program for 2014

Workshops, Classes

Private Lessons with Mike Garofalo

Study with Mike Garofalo


Cloud Hands Website

Cloud Hands Blog

Valley Spirit Qigong (Chi Kung)

Valley Spirit Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan)

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

Gardening  

Following the Green Way Toward Health, Well Being, and Enlightenment
Over 3,800 Quotations, Poems, and Sayings arranged by 250 Topics
Quotations, Poetry, Sayings, Wisdom, Aphorisms, Humor, Quips
Guides, Links, Bibliographies, Resources, Notes

The Spirit of Gardening

 

 

 

T'ai Chi Ch'uan 

The Gentle Mind-Body Methods of Chinese Internal Martial Arts
Guides, Links, Resources, Bibliographies, Quotations, Notes, Lessons, Journal, Research
Information on the Yang, Sun, Chen and Other Styles of Taijiquan
Yang and Sun Taijiquan Instructor, Michael P. Garofalo
Began Learning Tai Chi Chuan in 1986, Teaching since 2000


Cloud Hands Website:  Taijiquan 

Class Schedule, Tehama Family Fitness Center, Red Bluff, CA  

Valley Spirit Center, T'ai Chi Ch'uan Instruction and Services, Red Bluff, California

Cloud Hands Blog

 

 

 

Qigong   

Chi Kung, Daoyin Yangsheng Gong, Chinese Yoga
Energization Exercise Methods from Traditional Chinese Medicine and Taoism
Guides, Lessons, Links, Resources, Bibliographies, Quotations
Eight Section Brocade Qigong, Eight Animals Qigong (Chi Kung), Magic Pearl Qigong
Qigong Instructor, Michael P. Garofalo


Valley Spirit Qigong

Class Schedule, Tehama Family Fitness Center, Red Bluff, CA

Valley Spirit Center, Qigong Services, Red Bluff, California

Cloud Hands Blog

 

 

 

Yoga  

Hatha Yoga, Vinyassa Yoga, Pranayama, Chinese Yoga (Qigong) , Raja Yoga
Guides, Links, Bibliographies, Resources, Notes
Instructor:  Michael P. Garofalo, YogaFit Level 4 Certified (238 Hours)
Teaching Yoga since 2004

Valley Spirit Yoga

Class Schedule, Tehama Family Fitness Center, Red Bluff, CA

Valley Spirit Hath Yoga Center, Yoga Instruction and Services, Red Bluff, California

Cloud Hands Blog

 

 

 

Walking  

The Essential Fitness and Meditation Method
Inspirational Quotations, Poems, Links, Resources, Bibliography, Notes

Walking Meditation

Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California

Cloud Hands Blog

 

 

 

Strength Training   

Weightlifting, Bodybuilding, Strength Training
Strength Training for Persons Over 50 Years of Ages

 

 

 

Meditation  

Techniques for Self-Awareness and Mental-Spiritual Discovery:
Visualizations, Affirmations, Self-Observation, Mindfulness,
Postures, Breathing Methods, Rituals, Prayers. Chants
Psychosomatic, Mystical and Religious Pathways
 

Standing Meditation

Walking Meditation

 

 

 

Cloud Hands Blog
Fitness, Philosophy, Gardening, Walking, Yoga, Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong, Strength Training, and the Eight Ways

 

 


Breathing Methods and Practices

 

Magic Pearl Qigong


Stretching and Flexibility


Sung
- Loose, Relaxed, Open, Yielding, Responsive


Exercise and Aging Well

 

Yoga: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Notes


Indoor Cycling, Stationary Bicycling, Spinning

 

Pilates: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Notes


The Eight Section Brocade Qigong 
Lessons, Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Notes
Eight Section Brocade Instructor, Michael P. Garofalo

 

Willpower, Resolve, Determination

 

Spirituality

 

Disclaimer

 

My Personal Taijiquan and Qigong Practice

 

T'ai Chi for Diabetes

 

T'ai Chi for Arthritis

 

Taijiquan For Good Health, Fitness and Vitality

 

Yang Style Taijiquan

 

Sun Style Taijiquan

 

Chen Style Taijiquan

 

Taijiquan Simplified 24 Movement Short Form in Yang Style

 

Alphabetical Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website

 

Disclaimer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Michael P. Garofalo's E-Mail

Who is Mike Garofalo?

Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, California

 

Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, Northern Central California, U.S.A.
Cities in the area: Oroville, Paradise, Durham, Chico, Hamilton City, Orland, Willows, Corning,
Rancho Tehama, Los Molinos, Tehama, Proberta, Gerber, Manton, Cottonwood,
Anderson, Shasta Lake, Palo Cedro, and Redding, CA, California.

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This webpage was last updated on November 1, 2014.