Benefits of Qigong

Benefits of Qigong

Loosens the Muscles and Builds Power Qigong (chi gung) works with the muscles quite differently than the typical exercises practiced by Westerners. Aerobics and vigorous stretching build strength and flexibility; qigong and other internal exercises build effortless...
WHAT IS QIGONG?

WHAT IS QIGONG?

Qigong (chi gung, or chi kung) is a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times, often stretching the body, increasing fluid movement (blood, synovial and lymph) and building awareness of how the body moves through space. When you...
What is Dragon & Tiger Qigong?

What is Dragon & Tiger Qigong?

Senior Energy Arts Instructor Bill Ryan talks about the three principles of qigong and gives a short demonstration of Dragon and Tiger Qigong. Bill also explains a bit about each of the seven movements and their benefits.  Learn more about Energy Arts’ Dragon...
Dissolving Meditation vs. Relaxation

Dissolving Meditation vs. Relaxation

Dissolving the physical body and relaxing it is not the same thing. Often to explain this, I use the image of going from ice to water. Relaxation in the West is mostly understood as a mental or an emotional mood change. When we’re going from ice to water in Taoist...
Medical Qigong

Medical Qigong

Medical qigong uses qigong to reverse or mitigate chronic disease and injury. Because most Chinese physicians are familiar with the acupuncture meridian-line system, the vast majority of China’s medical qigong programs are based on this. The focus is on medical...

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