This line of thinking will get you in a lot of trouble. What is easy? What is hard? They are really just comparisons, dualistic thoughts that support each other. It’s seemingly a way we can gauge the difficulty level of
Qigong is more than just the outward forms that are usually associated with the practice. Real Qigong practice happens inside the body, and involves proper breathing, proper mind state (detached from expectations and results) and the ability to truly relax.
There are many definitions for the practice commonly known as “Qigong”. Actually the term “Qigong” is less than a century old. Throughout it’s long history it has taken on many different Chinese names. Regardless of the name, the core practice has always been the same.
Oftentimes in life, we look to teachers to bestow knowledge upon us. This might work for static knowledge, like history or a language, but Qigong is different. Qigong, being a subtle art, is difficult to teach directly. You must learn
This soup below is like your Qigong practice. The ingredients are simple, common. When the ingredients are high quality, the soup is very high quality. The soup, like your practice,
It’s tempting to mistake Qigong Theory for actual practice. There is no substitute for actual practice. In fact, there really is no theory when there is real practice. What’s the secret?
What is Qigong? Let’s break down the Chinese word into it’s 2 parts, Qi and Gong. The concept of Qi (pronounced “Chee”) is a Chinese concept that predates written history. It is translated into “life energy” and is present in all things in
“As you become more sensitive to Qi in your Qigong practice, you will become more sensitive to Qi in your everyday life.” Qigong can be translated many ways, but the typical translation is “Energy Cultivation”. When we practice Qigong,
I’m sure you have all heard me talk about how important it is to practice Qigong daily. Most Chinese masters will tell you that you must practice a movement or set every day for 100 days (without skipping a single day) in order
We all love the gentle movements of Qigong. Not only does it provide gentle stretching for our muscles and tendons, but it circulates vital Qi and blood to all areas of the body, re-energizing every cell. In the beginning, the