Home » Blog Pagepage 5

Blog Page

Qigong Healers

Qigong healers practice the same foundational techniques as everyone else, but they have practiced so much that they understand every move, breath, and thought behind the techniques. Through effort (“gong”), Qigong healers have gained a deeper understanding of the exercises and aimed this effort toward learning how to control Qi. Qigong practitioners believe that those who have the ability to ...

Read More »

What is Qigong

Qigong, which is sometimes spelled Chi-Kung (and pronounced chee-gung), is the study and practice of cultivating vital life-force through various techniques, including: Breathing techniques Postures Meditations Guided imagery Qi means “breath” or “air” and is considered the “vital-life-force” or “life-force energy.”  Qigong practitioners believe that this vital-life-force penetrates and permeates everything in the universe. It corresponds to the Greek “pneuma,” ...

Read More »

Taiji for Seniors

Clearly, the earlier in life you start practicing tai chi (taiji), the greater your physical and mental capacities will be in old age. However, many people basically ignore their health until the natural healing and physical capacities of youth start to wane. Wake-up Call Suddenly, you get a wake-up call. Or maybe an injury that could heal in a couple ...

Read More »

Benefits of Taiji

In China, it is believed that tai chi can delay aging and prolong life, increase flexibility, strengthen muscles and tendons, and aid in the treatment of heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, digestive disorders, skin diseases, depression, cancer, and many other illnesses. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a good deal of scientific evidence to support these claims. In a special study ...

Read More »

What is Taiji?

Tai Chi is a type of martial art very well known for its defense techniques and health benefits. The martial art has evolved over the years into an effective means of alleviating stress and anxiety. It has been considered to be a form of ‘meditation in motion’ which promotes serenity and inner peace. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition, ...

Read More »

History of Taiji

Tai Chi has various different styles and variations, each of which has its own lineage and date of origin. Some forms of Tai Chi focus on health while others stress competition or self-defense. There are so many different stories that describe the origins of Tai Chi that the real one remains a mystery. Tai Chi is associated with numerous health ...

Read More »

Qigong Techniques

There are two types of Qigong practice: Wai Dan (External Elixir) involves physical movement and concentration Nei Dan (Internal Elixir) involves sitting meditation and guided imagery or visualization According to the traditional teachings of Qigong, beginners first learn physical movements coordinated with breathing techniques. They practice sets of exercises (similar to Tai Chi) until each movement or posture is perfected. ...

Read More »

Types of Qigong

There are many forms and styles of Qigong, but they all fit into one of three main categories: Medical Qigong to heal self and others Martial Qigong for physical prowess Spiritual Qigong for enlightenment Generally, all Qigong practitioners incorporate exercises and techniques from all three categories–the only difference is their focus. Medical Qigong This is the most popular of the ...

Read More »
WP Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com