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Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation and School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University, NY, Partner On Event For Qigong and Breast Health

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Longtime partners Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation ( and the School of Social Welfare at Stony Brook University, New York, will offer a one-day training workshop on Wu Ming Qigong movements for breast health at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia, the location of the Foundation's 11th annual conference, Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine ( The training session, which supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month, costs $99 and takes place Thursday, October 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The workshop is open to all healthcare practitioners and health-seekers interested in learning ancient Qigong forms that can then be taught to individuals, families, patients, clients and community groups. Participants receive three complimentary DVDs on "Wu Ming Qigong for Breast Health" featuring a real-time instructional session of these energy forms that support breast health.

"Wu Ming Qigong for Breast Health" is based on the work of Nan Lu, OMD, Qigong master, longtime TCM practitioner and best-selling author of Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Woman's Guide to Healing from Breast Cancer (HarperCollins)  Dr. Lu is also an associate clinical professor at the School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook University, NY.  Dr. Frances Brisbane, the School's dean, remarked, "This is the kind of innovative event our School is eager to support. It empowers women and can make a real difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities."

TCM World Foundation's Program Director Elaine Katen commented, "We are passionate in our belief that breast cancer prevention goes beyond early detection. Learning these powerful Qigong forms takes serious practice so this vital prevention technique can be properly demonstrated to others for maximum results. This gratifying effort has helped women nationwide understand how to care for their own bodies."

To learn more or to register, call TCM World Foundation at 212.274.1079, or visit

Ellen Schaplowsky. VP
TCM World Foundation
212.274.1079 or 212.593.6316

SOURCE Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation