Energy, Strength & Healing
Qigong (alternatively spelled 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.
Related Blog Posts for Qigong
Most people in the west just know about hatha yoga—very few are aware that China actually had an entire Yoga system. As Indian hatha yoga was classically a bridge to meditation, Taoist yoga or what we call Longevity Breathing Yoga was a preliminary practice for other...
This short post is the last in the series on energetic cross-training. In the first post in the series we focused on how yoga and mediation are intimately linked. In the second post we focused on how yoga and moving practices can be linked. In this third post I am...
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