Author: William

I've been training under Sifu Jeff Patterson for over 10 years now in the "soft" or internal arts such as Tai Chi and Qigong.

Boost your energy with Qigong!

Feeling tired? Running out of steam in the middle of the day? Exhausted all the time? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic exhaustion. Some people turn to caffeine, or other stimulants to get them up and moving. Improving your diet and exercise routines can help, however the most effective form of exercise… Read more »

Tai Chi for Depression

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The benefits of regularly practicing Tai Chi for Depression are wide ranging, including stress relief and lowering blood pressure. One of the most pronounced effects for many people, however, is depression relief. Clinical depression is a serious problem in America. According to the National Institute of Mental Health over 14.8 million Americans ages 18 and older suffer… Read more »

Qigong’s Surprising Effect on Longevity

How does Qi Gong differ from Tai Chi

In 2014 the world is moving fast–faster than it used to. There is more to do, see, take care of, and stress over than ever before. Meanwhile, people are living longer thanks to modern medicine. The stress and the storm of mental activity are hurting our longevity. Qigong is known around the world to be a… Read more »

Stress Management with Qigong

Stress is no fun   Everyone has their ‘favorite’ version of stress. It can be pressure on the job, unexpected expenses, or needing to confront someone regarding a serious issue. Regardless of the cause, stress is always uncomfortable. But let’s look at it from a different (and more positive) perspective for a moment — through… Read more »