Simple Qigong Routine to Relax the Shoulders

Simple Qigong Routine to Relax the Shoulders

There are so many different types of qigong exercises, routines, and practices. All of them should make you feel good. Most of us suffer from chronic stress and tension, so in order to maximize our health and vitality we want to relax our bodies, and our minds. This...
Qigong for Arthritis and Pain in the Neck

Qigong for Arthritis and Pain in the Neck

By far, neck pain, tension, arthritis, and weakness is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. Many people suffer with neck pain for a variety of reasons. If it is left untreated neck tension and pain can lead to premature vertebrae degeneration and...
Why Qigong isn’t Working – Yet

Why Qigong isn’t Working – Yet

Qigong has the promise of increasing your energy improving circulation through the joints and soft tissue calming the mind and slowing down the aging process You’ve heard and read about all the benefits but you haven’t experienced them yourself....
Qigong for Neck and Shoulder Tension and Strength

Qigong for Neck and Shoulder Tension and Strength

There are many reasons why people practice qigong. One of the main reasons is due to pain and tension. When we have muscle and joint pain it can lead to tension. The tension often causes more pain, it is a vicious cycle. Add to that, often we have pain and tension...
Don’t Practice this Style of Qigong

Don’t Practice this Style of Qigong

I am a fan of all sorts of qigong practices. Some are very invigorating, some are calming, some will strengthen your body, and something will strengthen your Spirit. All forms of qigong have different outcomes. It is ideal to know exactly what you want and need out of...
3 Reasons to Practice Horse Stance

3 Reasons to Practice Horse Stance

I make no apologies, I love horse stance! Let me correct myself, I love the benefits of horse stance. In qigong practice you have many different types of movements, some that are dynamic and moving, some that are stationary and still. Horse stance is stationary and it...
What Style of Qigong do I practice and teach?

What Style of Qigong do I practice and teach?

One of the most common questions experienced practitioners ask me is “What style of qigong do I teach?” This is a tricky question! There are many different qigong traditions, and styles. Some would suggest that there are literally thousands. While I am not...
Qigong for Depression

Qigong for Depression

Depression is a very common reason to practice qigong. Depression is not just feeling “down” it is a whole syndrome. There are several types of depression, here are a few: Major depressive Disorder Seasonal Depression Post partum Depression Bereavement All...
Benefits of Qigong Practice

Benefits of Qigong Practice

What are the Benefits of Qigong practice? Science is starting to understand what the ancient Chinese have known for centuries- being healthy is not just an absence of disease, it is a holistic state of being physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and...
Pushing the Qi – Simple Qigong Exercise for Chest Tightness

Pushing the Qi – Simple Qigong Exercise for Chest Tightness

Here is a simple qigong exercise that will help release chest tightness, anxiety, and stress called Pushing the Qi. According to qi gong (chi kung) and traditional Chinese Medicine anxiety and chest tightness can be caused by stagnation of qi in the chest, heart,...