Spinal Qigong Exercise: Folding Forward

FOLDING FORWARD is one of often practiced Qigong exercises for releasing the spine and for maintaining it flexible. A smooth and abundant Qi flow through our spine and torso is according to the Qigong theory essential for the health of our body, mind and spirit. Tensions arise in our body every day and we have to know how to release them efficiently, especially in the area of our spine and torso, if we want to[…]

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The Importance of Warm up and Stretching in Qigong

  Is it necessary to do warm up, loosening and stretching exercises if you practice a qigong? I know there are many different opinions about this topic. In this blog I would like only to explain why I regularly practice these exercises and why I think they are beneficial. My intent is not a detailed explanation about different kinds of exercises and their different purposes. Anchor I consider warm up, loosening and stretching exercises as[…]

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