Jeanne Courtney

WWS Recertification: 

* 1st Set (1999) & 2nd Set (2009) CertifiedPhoto of Jeanne Courtney

In 1999 I came to Wen Wu School to continue studies of Guang Ping Yang Taiji. I had practiced Taiji and also Zen Buddhist meditation for many years, and studied Shao Lin and Taiji with Kuo Lien Ying in  Portsmouth Square in the early 1970’s. Over many years these movement and meditation practices have helped to keep me grounded and healthy while undertaking college studies and working, often in stressful environments!

Wild Goose Qigong captured my attention and has become the heart of my practice. I first encountered qigong healers and learned basic qigong practices in 1985 while visiting with friends in China but the Wild Goose form is most compelling to me. I enrolled in the Wen Wu School’s teacher’s training in order to study with Master Hui Liu more closely, as she had retired from direct teaching. Meanwhile I continued my professional career in Clinical Social Work in the medical field.

As way leads on to way, teaching became a natural extension of my practice. I’ve been teaching 1st Set in various venues in the Bay Area and elsewhere since 2002, and have been honored to teach 2nd Set at Wen Wu School since 2009.

In 2013 I retired from my work as Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Kaiser Permanente, in the Oakland Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic.

It continues to be a great pleasure to share my qigong practice as a teacher at Wen Wu School, ACTCM community classes and Energy Matters. I enjoy private classes with students, mixed level group classes, small advanced classes and working collaboratively with other teachers in various venues.

*Practice Every Day*