Category: Meditation Advice

3 Meditation Relaxation Exercises

What are the Health Benefits of Tai Chi?

First, start these relaxation exercises by establishing a deep relaxed breath. Inhale and bring in as much air as possible without making yourself tight. Then exhale and let yourself melt releasing every ounce of tension in your body. This exercise can be done either standing or sitting in an up-right position. Make sure to maintain 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 »

How to Do: Standing Meditation (Yiquan)

standing posture guide

Yiquan is one of the Taoist meditative arts in the same family as Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong, Bagua, and Hsing-i.  It translates to Intent – Fist (or grasp) and focuses on the strengthening of one root, qi and intent through standing meditation postures.   Resident artist and instructor Willem has produced a reference for key… Read more »