About Qi Gong
About Two Trees Qi Gong
Qi Gong was developed and practiced by millions of people in Asia over the last 3,000 years to absorb life force energy (chi) from the environment, purge traumas embedded in the body, and build chi for wellbeing, spiritual and martial arts purposes.
Using breath, intention and gentle movement, Qi Gong relieves stress, clears the mind, and amplifies your energy and connection. Qi Gong is closely related to tai chi, acupuncture, yoga and meditation, but with a special focus on moving and building life force energy.
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Two Trees Qi Gong gets its name from the Chinese character in our logo for the Lin Family (meaning "forest"). The original Lin ancestor gave birth holding onto two pine trees in a forest to which she had fled, after her husband, a minister to the infamous Emperor Zhou Xin, was executed for challenging the Emperor's corrupt practices in 1120 B.C.
Our family continues to seek upright action and integrity in all we do; 100% of class fee proceeds go to charity (House of Hope, a shelter for homeless families near Denver, thefamilytree.org). I also offer free workshops to residents and staff at 4 homeless shelters in California and Colorado, and teach elderly patients at an assisted living center.
For nearly four decades I have studied energy practices including Tai Chi, Reiki (Level 1 and 2 Certified), Yoga, Meditation, and Qi Gong from teachers including Grandmaster John Leong in Seattle and Robert Smith in Washington, D.C., and Qi Gong Grandmaster and Daoist Abbot Jerry Johnson in California.
I am a Certified Chinese Energetic Medicine Therapist and ordained Priest of Mystical Arts, training to become a Buddhist Lama and licensed Doctor of Chinese Energetic Medicine.
Married with three daughters and a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, I retired after a career as an environmental litigator, government official, and Fortune 100 chief compliance and ethics officer.
The Class & Non-Profit Fees
Classes are every other Saturday, 8:30-9:30 am Pacific online in Zoom. All levels are welcome and I try to make the class as fun and accessible as possible, with exercises and meditations usable anytime, anywhere to combat stress and reconnect to the natural universe. Students typically finish their practice deeply relaxed, energized and clear-minded.
Classes are recorded and archived in the "Members Area" tab above for review at your leisure.
As I teach out of passion not for income, giving back to the universe, our classes are only $20/month. FIRST CLASS IS FREE; then, 100% of proceeds not necessary for site maintenance are donated to charity.
Join us for a life-changing practice!
“I have had hundreds of teachers and put my teachers under a high bar when it comes to whether I consider them "good" or not. Leonard is a fantastic qigong teacher. If you decide to take his classes be prepared to have a radical upgrade in your life.” -Dr. Jacqueline Chan, D.O., MIM- Physician, Healer, Author, Teacher
“Leonard has a passion and intuitive understanding of Qi Gong that is reflected in his teaching. He is able to teach to all levels by focusing on the basics and expanding on our learning with each class. We feel refreshed and calm after his classes.” - Eric Jorgensen and Nicole Jorgensen, REHS, Inspector Santa Clara County Dept. Environmental Health
"Len is an exquisite, kind, clear, generous and rare teacher of Qi Gong. He teaches the deeper spiritual and healing meaning of Qi Gong rooted in the lineage he studies. He imparts information about the practices with great enthusiasm, compassion and clarity. I feel so fortunate to learn and practice with him!"
- Bonnie Wolf, Community Development Consultant and Project Director Alameda CA Wellness Campus