Qigong Mind Mastery Made Simple (Monkey Mind)

Methods for Dealing with “Monkey Mind” How do you know your ‘state’ of mind is vital to its success with the exercises of qigong. It is virtually impossible to practice qigong if your mind is obsessed, worried or anxious about something (This is referred to in the Tai Chi worlds as having “monkey mind”.  And […]

What is Qigong – Roger Jahnke

Below is a description from the famous author and Qigong instructor, Roger Jahnke that attempts to briefly explain – What is Qigong The history of Qigong (Ch’i Kung) commences beyond the era of written records, in the mists of prehistory. Earliest estimates suggest that self enhancement and empowerment practices date into the time of Chinese […]

365 Tao – May 12

May 12 – Recognition Spokes on the heavenly wheel Keep rotation constant. Those who follow Tao believe that Tao progresses through phases. They apply this principle to all levels of their outlook, from cosmology to the stages of growth in a person’s life. On the macrocosmic level, they point to the rotation of the stars […]

Basic Requirements for Body Posture

The following article written by T.K. Shih for “Qi – The Journal of Traditional Eastern Health & Fitness” does a wonderful job of explaining the importance of proper body alignment, and how to achieve it.  No matter what style of Qigong or Tai Chi you practice this article should be useful to you. The body […]

A Beautiful Day for Tai Chi & Qigong

Saturday, April 30th, looks like it is going to be an absolutely beautiful day to wake up and practice some Tai Chi and Qigong outdoors with a group of people at Umstead State Park in Raleigh, NC. The free workshop starts at 10 a.m. and I am expecting a good size group of beginners, as […]

Tao Te Ching – Full Translation by Stephen Mitchell

The Tao te Ching is one of the most widely read sacred texts, due to its simplicity and depth. It appeal is universal, and has been found relevant by Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, and even Quantum Physicists. Attributed to Lao-tzu, (580-500 B.C.), it may predate him by several centuries. The earliest known manuscripts of the […]

Method to Improve Qigong Meditation

The following is an article written for Yang-Sheng E-Magazine by Ken Andes, who was also a student of my original Qigong Meditation teacher, Master Binhui He. Taking Dan-Tian Breathing a Step Further: Hui-Yin Breathing for Qigong Meditation By Ken Andes, L.Ac. When people first come to qigong meditation, they’re often surprised to find out that […]

Free Qigong Raleigh Workshop – Saturday, April 3ra

Come celebrate World Tai Chi and Qigong Day on Saturday, April 30 with a free Qigong Raleigh workshop. Thousands of people in over 65 nations come together each year to celebrate and recognize the benefits of practicing Tai Chi and Qigong.   Date: 4/30/11 Time: 10:00 – 11:30am Location: William B. Umstead State Park (US […]

Method to Improve Meditation – Belly Breathing

Counting-Breath Method – Belly Breathing The following is an article that was written by my friend, Dr. Kevin Chen.  I highly recommend everyone subscribe to his free monthly E-magazine, Yang-Sheng as it features tons of great articles on a variety of relevant topics. Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH   Counting breath has long been a […]