Lectures & Workshops
Community Health Education Series
These 1-hour lectures and 2-hour workshops feature the best from east and west. Participants will learn self-help techniques, specific exercise therapies from both modern exercise therapy and ancient Chinese medicine.
One-hour Presentations (can be extended to workshops):
On site T'ai Chi Classes The mystical beauty of Taiji (T'ai chi) Workshops has kept people physically active for centuries allowing many to face the challenges of aging with skill, grace, and style. Taijiquan is the primary form of physical and exercise therapy in China. Ongoing classes are available for organizations, health and Wellness programs at your location. ($50 per hour at your location)
Barefoot Doctor's Tutorials Winter 2013
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine - January 19
Weight loss - January 26
Depression Beating the Blues - February 9
CPR and AED Training - February 23
Low Back Pain - March 9
Colds and Flu, TCM and You - March 23
Sessions are on Saturdays from 10:30 am-11:30 (unless otherwise noted)
"Healing Hands Qi-Gong"
Develop a personal healing program with the help of leading professionals, Joe Brady and Jacqui Shumway. Drawing upon the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the latest developments in therapeutic exercise science, learn to awaken your own natural healing energy by unifying mind and body to relieve many common health problems.
Convenient, semi-private learning that's fun, easy, and educational.
One-time drop-in $35
Seven Sessions - Only $185!
Two-year Certificate Program
payment options available
New participants can begin any time, subject to space availability, so register now!
To register by phone, call 303-744-7676
Barefoot Doctor Certificate Program
Asian Cultural Center for the Performing Arts
1251 S. Huron, Santa Fe & W. Mississippi
Clinics are limited to first 8 registrants.>
Make a commitment to yourself today!
On site T'ai Chi Classes The mystical beauty of Taiji (T'ai chi) has kept people physically active for centuries allowing many to face the challenges of aging with skill, grace, and style. Taijiquan is the primary form of physical and exercise therapy in China. Ongoing classes are available for organizations, health and Wellness programs at your location. ($50 per hour at your location)
About the Presenters and Teachers
Jacqui Shumway, M.A., B.B.A.,currently serves the state of Colorado as Chair for The National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity and on the Colorado Governors Council for Physical Fitness. She also serves as Western Region Director for the National Association of Health and Fitness: the Network of State and Governor's Councils. She has served on the CoAHPERD Board and Advocacy Committee, as NAHF Board Secretary, and as a 5-year community partner of Park Hill Thriving Communities.
Jacqui's community organizing includes many physical fitness, music, and art outreach through informal and formal board positions on the Greater Park Hill Community, Inc., Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade, City Park Alliance, Park Hill PTSA Auction Chair and Walk/Bike Committee, and Colorado Ceasefire. She and her family sing in their church choirs, perform at community events, and play drums and percussion. In addition to continuing work on her Tai Chi Chuan and dance skills, Jacqui loves to bicycle everywhere and practice "greening as often as possible."
Jacqui has worked on many political issues that involve all areas of living in Colorado. She actively testifies on issues before the state congressional education committees - specifically those dealing with nutrition, physical activity, and the arts. She also works vigorously for initiatives to and candidates who reduce violence and improve mental health.
Her Safe Routes to School and Walkable Community volunteer efforts earned her a grant from the CDC and an invitation to present with her husband for the Oxford Roundtable in Oxford, England.Other Boards on which she has served include Rocky Mountain ACSM, Holistic Health Advisory to MSCD, local AAUW, American Society on Aging Local Arrangements, Colorado Governors Council for Physical Fitness, Million Mom March, and was part of the Colorado 1998 CDC AIM 30 Team.
Jacqui is currently adjunct faculty at several higher education institutions in Colorado, including The Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Red Rocks and Arapahoe Community Colleges. She currently teaches Tai Chi Chuan in several community settings. For 13 years, she was on the faculty of the Depts. of Human Performance, Sport and Leisure Studies and Health Professions at Metropolitan State College of Denver, teaching Tai Chi Chuan, Qi-Gong, Drumming Therapy and special populations inclusion in Physical Activity. She was honored as a 2007/2008 MetroLeads Fellow. Jacqui also served as Special Programs Director at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Fitness Facility for 10 years and continues to be a popular workshop presenter.
Jacqui uses her finance and economics education from Stephen F. Austin State University and her accounting skills to run the business side of their operation. She also has served as treasurer for various organizations.
“When we separated the brain and body, we compromised the spirit.” - Jacqui Shumway
Joseph Brady, M.S.T.C.M., L.Ac., Dipl. O.M.,is a licensed clinical acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He serves as Director of The Tai Chi Project, which originated at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and as Director of theTCM College of Sports Medicineprograms for the Living Younger Longer Institute.
Joe's humorous approach to extremely serious health subjects makes him apopular keynote speake. He has written columns for various media, including The Rocky Mountain News and Denver Medical Journal. He is also adjunct faculty at Arapahoe and Red Rocks Community Colleges. His Barefoot Doctor and Tai Chi Chuan classes are popular Colorado Free University offerings.
Joe was a faculty member and coordinator of gerontology certification programs at the University of Denvers Institute of Gerontology, As a faculty member of the Depts. of Human Performance, Sport and Leisure Studies and Health Professions at Metropolitan State College of Denver, he developed and taught Tai Chi Chuan, Qi-Gong, and the Introduction to Chinese Medicine courses. He has served on the Advisory Boards for several organizations, including Holistic Health majors at MSCD, American Society on Aging Health Promotion, Colorado Mental Health Association and Colorado Governors Council for Physical Fitness.
"He who waits 'til the 11th hour to take care of his health, usually dies at 10:59." - Joseph Brady
Joe Brady and his wife, Jacqui, are Directors of the Tai Chi Project and TCM College of Sports Medicine. They have been leading specialists in aging and physical activity for over 25 years. Joe is a licensed clinical acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and graduated from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Jacqui specializes in preventive and rehabiltative exercise through physical education and graduated from the University of Northern Colorado.
They present at local, regional and national conferences on inspiring behavior change through physical fitness (education, activity and nutrition.). They most recently presented in Atlanta at the 2009 NAHF and ACSM Summit. They were awarded the 2000 AARP Community Partner Award and Colorado Governor's Council recognized Joe as their Outstanding Advisory Board Member. They live and are active in Denver with their 3 children and dog.
For more information or to set up a presentation, contact Joe or Jacqui at 303-744-7676
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