Eight Extraordinary Vessels #2 in general and Yin and Yang Linking Vessels

 (Extraordinary Vessels – 2)   In this article and in next few I will talk about Eight extraordinary vessels (sometimes called also Eight extraordinary meridians or channels) which we use in Qigong and on the lesser degree in acupuncture. I will introduce different viewpoints and theories, which do not agree and therefore uncover that this field of energy medicine and Qigong still hasn’t been researched to the deepest end, even though it has been practiced Read More…

Wu Wei (Non-Doing)

  Path of least resistance In Taoism non-doing doesn’t mean, that you don’t cut trees. It means only that you cut where it is easiest to cut. Along the path of least resistance, you follow the way of nature. Following the path and doing the things in accordance with growth, does not mean that you do not cut firewood. It means that you cut it following structure, you follow openings of cracks and grains and Read More…

Facial massage

  Everybody has a face. On the outside it represents that which I am really and mostly. At the same time very few of us dedicate more of our time to our face than is necessary for washing, caressing and maybe smoothing facial skin with our hands. And yes of course obligatory depilation and shave. Your main identity Now, if I remember and say how does this person look like? Petar, for example. I remember Read More…

Point Shen Men for Boosting Energy

Point on the earlobe, which is sometimes mentioned and sometimes not in literature about auriculopuncture or acupuncture applied on the ear, is Shen Men and is meant especially for stimulating and lifting energy in the body. Applicability of Shen Men point Usually acupuncturist uses it with the protocol which he selected for his client with defined problem. With use of this point effect of other points in therapy is strenghtened. Application of this point can Read More…

In Qigong we use Tendons

  Changing of Muscles and Tendons In Qigong there is a training which is dedicated to change of muscles and tendons. Yi Jin Jing is training which everybody got to know – everyone who have ever trained any of Chinese martial arts. It is a training in which you are doing exercises which are meant for tendons stretching and relaxing of muscles. You devote your attention to stronger flow of energy, flexibility, endurance which is Read More…

Benefits of Breathing with Lower Dan Tian

  Release of Diaphragm Breathing with lower part of abdomen, where Lower Dan Tian resides gradually and softly releases abdominal diaphragm. There in its tissues, within years, a lot of emotional and mental patterns may gather, which then reflect in your appearance, attitude, voice and especially in your breathing. Clean space between organs and diaphragm Between diaphragm (which  belongs to Middle Dan Tian) and lungs is space where – as Chinese describe in their traditional Read More…

Does Energy of Destruction exist?

What if in certain moment it would make me happy that I broke or destroyed something? Something that was broken, just made me happy? And it would be like something was just freed out of me? What do I do with that? Everything has consciousness It depends on what was destroyed, or what did you destroy. Was that thing that was destroyed some kind of a functionality or value, that we people gave to some Read More…

Inner Hygiene or How I’ve Cleaned my Teapot

Teapot needs cleaning Today I had to clean our teapot. Teapot that me and Smiljana use every day. We don’t miss our tea ceremony, the same way we don’t miss Qigong. This tea ceremony, which is not traditional in some Chinese or Japanese sense, because we are usually not quiet, we don’t converse silently, we don’t have clay frog or turtle, on which we pour first brew of tea. We never throw away first spilling. Read More…

Is sensing Qi only a Placebo?

  What causes these feelings? Did you ever ask yourself what’s the reason for tingling? That itching in your hands, when you were laying a minute too long on your side and reading some incredibly interesting book and forgot about present time. And when you were again aware of verity your hand was all tingling. And your arm needs black cup of coffe Your mom and grandma and others who were taking care of you Read More…

Being Aware of Lower Dan Tian

  When me and Smiljana teach Qigong, one of the first things that we repeat continually during practice, is to pay attention on a lower Dan Tian. With attention on a Lower Dan Tian you start your practice and you finish it. What is actually lower Dan Tian? Lower Dan Tian is an energy center which resides in the lower abdomen below the navel. This is a center which is at the same time physical Read More…