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

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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 … Read More

Boost your energy with Qigong!

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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. … 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 … Read More

Qigong’s Surprising Effect on Longevity

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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 … 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 – … Read More

Tai Chi vs. Qigong

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One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “What is the difference between Tai Chi vs. Qigong?” My short answer is that they are mostly the same. Tai chi originated from Qigong and can therefore be thought of as … Read More

Tai Chi Root

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Roots run deep The idea of rooting oneself is important in Tai Chi and Qigong. Stated simply, your root is your ability to sense your connection to the ground. It is the foundation upon which you build your practice. “You must … Read More

Stress Management with Qigong

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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 … Read More

Using Qigong for Detox as a Way to Cleanse Your Body

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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 … Read More

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

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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 … Read More

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