Tag: Qigong

Myths Busted: How Does Qi Gong Differ from Tai Chi?

The ancient Chinese believed that the body and the mind should be in harmony for a person to be healthy. So they developed holistic wellness systems like Qi Gong and Tai Chi that combined physical exercises with deep breathing techniques and meditative practices. Like many Eastern practices, Qi Gong and Tai Chi too were shrouded… Read more »

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 »

The use of sounds in Qigong

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The sounds in Qigong Sound is used in some forms of Qigong for various reasons primarily including the stimulation of various meridians (energy channels) and as a focal point for meditation. The organ channel sounds are as follows: Xu – For the liver, associated with the color green He – For the heart, associated with… 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 »

Using Qigong for Detox as a Way to Cleanse Your Body

For those who have never heard of Qigong for detox or for that matter just the term Qigong, it is an ancient traditional Chinese practice that involves the use of synchronized breathing and slow, deliberate movements similar to those used in Tai Chi to help restore the flow of Qi (pronounced chee) or your life… Read more »

Using Qigong for Insomnia Can Help You Finally Get a Good Night’s Sleep

There is nothing worse than lying awake in bed night after night praying that just once you could fall asleep and get a good night’s rest, only to realize that yet another night is going to be spent staring at the alarm clock as the hours slip by. By now you have probably tried every… Read more »