Tag: Qigong

Turning to Qigong for Stress Relief

No matter how you look at it, the vast majority of us live stress filled lives. We spend our days at work trying to meet all but unobtainable goals, dealing with supervisors and coworkers, then go home to soccer games, scout meetings and more. The amount of stress many of us live under can quickly… Read more »

Qigong for Energy and Health

Tai Chi breathwork Video

The practice of Qigong for energy and improved health has been a mainstay of traditional Chinese medicine for many centuries and has been rapidly gaining in popularity here in the US as well as many other western countries. Where once all practices like this were frowned up and treated with derision by most western medical… Read more »

Qigong for Lungs to Improve Your Ability to Breathe

sounds in qigong

Qigong is an ancient practice that plays a major role in traditional Chinese medicine, it is the method in which a person can control the balance of their own Qi or life energy as it flows throughout their body.  Qigong for lungs exercises are a combination of conscious breathing methods, physical movements that are centered… Read more »

A Guide to Qigong for Beginners

To start our guide to Qigong for beginners, we need to take a look at the meaning behind the word “Qigong”. In order to do this, we need to break it down into the two separate components that comprise the word Qigong. Qi, which is pronounced “chee” is ancient Chinese concept that dates far back… Read more »

How Does Qigong for Digestion Help with Both Digestion and Weight Loss?

Qigong for Digestion

If you have ever observed someone practicing Qigong for digestion and weight loss, you could easily be led to believe that this practice is all about the physical movements or forms that you are seeing. While they are in fact a very important part of the whole picture, they are only a small part or… Read more »

Practicing Qigong for High Blood Pressure

The incidence of hypertension in this country is rising at an incredible rate as our lives become more complex and stressful, while our diets steadily decline with every processed meal we eat. At the same time sales of blood pressure medication are soaring as most believe that this is the only way to control their… Read more »

Staying Grounded With Your Tai Chi Practice

Tai Chi Root

When practicing Tai Chi & Qigong we end up dealing with some pretty subtle stuff.  Concepts that we can’t touch or feel like qi or intent and fine skills like quality of breath and “sticking” are easy to go off track with.  Once we go off the rails, we can spend years wandering on dead-end… Read more »