Qigong: Real or Fake?

I was reminded the other day of some comments made by my Qigong Master about whether Qigong is real or a placebo.  The discussion came back to me after reading an article on some Qigong research being done. Here in the West we have a great penchant for wanting to validate and prove the existence […]

The First Pillar for a Successful Tai Chi or Qigong Practice

UPRIGHT The first concept to keep in mind for establishing and maintaining a deep Tai Chi or Qigong practice is “upright”. Upright actually has two meanings as it applies to the establishment of a powerful and meaningful Tai Chi or Qigong practice. The first and simplest meaning pertains to the posture that should be established […]

The first stage in developing a good Qigong practice

Qigong Practice The first stage in developing a qigong practice is the ignition in the lower dan tien area (lower abdomen). First we start the ignition with strong fire. By strong fire we mean that we use strong intention and also synchronize the visualization with breathing. Our intention is fire. Our intention comes from our […]

Yin & Yang – Master Binhui He

Yin Yang The human body is a miniature universe. The physical body is the Yang part, and the mind, soul, consciousness are the Ying part. Only when the physical body is combined with the soul then it is considered as a complete human. ~ Master Binhui He

Achieving Happiness Through Taiji and Qigong Practice

Our ability to adapt plays a big role in whether we are able to live a generally happy and stress-free life.  I know that I’m certainly not the first one to figure it out, yet I feel each and every one of us needs to figure it out in their own way and time.  For me it […]