Your qi determines the state of your health. If it is flowing freely in a balanced manner throughout the body, you have good health. If it becomes blocked, stagnant or imbalanced, illness will follow. Similarly, if the body becomes injured or diseased, the qi becomes blocked, stagnant or out of balance. Ordinary tui na, or "bodywork," is the branch of Chinese medicine which focuses on healing and massage using the hands. Qigong tui na, or "energy bodywork" goes to the next level and works more directly with the subtle qi. It moves fluidly between physical and purely energetic techniques to unblock, free and balance qi in others.
A primary aspect of qigong tui na training involves learning how to keep yourself from becoming physically, spiritually or emotionally exhausted, including:
Bruce will demystify qi healing methods and demonstrate how to apply your personal qi to detect and resolve energetic imbalances using specific, hands-on healing techniques.
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Bend the Bow Qigong is a potent qigong set with multiple levels of complexity to satisfy both beginning and advanced practitioners. It is a powerful practice for consciously strengthening and regenerating the spine. In China, this form is used to control spinal energy and achieve optimum functioning of spinal vertebrae movement. In China, it was found to be helpful in relieving mild to severe back problems such as scoliosis. Learning to control the alignments and flow of qi in your spinal vertebrae can be the path to a happy and healthy back and neck.
As a psychiatrist working in a hospital I treat patients experiencing severe crises. This work can be very stressful at times. For the past 10 months I have been doing standing outer dissolving almost every day. Over this time I have noticed a big decrease in the amount of tension and contractions in my body.