Exchanging Energy with Nature in Qigong

  Qigong and moving energy As a Qigong practitioner you learn different ways how to move energy through your energy system, but you also learn how to exchange energy with the surrounding by leading  the energy in and out of your energy field. It is obvious that before you start to learn methods for moving Qi, you must first cultivate your physical body, your breathing and your mind, and learn how to maintain the smooth[…]

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Striving for perfection and Qigong Practice

  The change of my mindset regarding the concept of perfection was one of many transformations which happened since I’ve been practicing Qigong, Nei Gong, exploring Daoist philosophy and also other internal arts concerning mindset and consciousness. So I’m happy to share with you this post which is not perfect from many perspectives (my English, clarity, style…) but reflects me in this moment. I enjoy writing and being able to share my thoughts with my[…]

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Joints and Energy Body

(Joints and Qigong – 3)   In this post about joints I will discuss about the connection of joints with Five elements and how joints function as energy gates. If you want to read more about joint conditioning please read previous  posts.   Joints and Five elements You can find many excellent articles and books which explain and describe this topic in depth. Therefore I will only mention briefly the basic things concerning joints.  […]

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Joint conditioning in Qigong – Process and tips for practice

  (Joints and Qigong – 2) In the previous post you can read about basic anatomical aspects regarding joints and find some suggestions how to prevent joint problems in general. Today I will discuss about the importance of well-conditioned joints in Qigong, about phases of this process and I will give you some tips for effective practice.   It is always better to prevent than to cure.  The information in this post is meant for[…]

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Joint conditioning and Qigong – Introduction

(Joints and Qigong -1)   Regulating the body  is important Qigong practice is a process in which you are working simultaneously with all aspects of your Being (body, energy and consciousness). On this path you learn to regulate and constantly refine your body, mind, breathing, energy and spirit. This is a non-linear process in which the emphases of training changes in accordance with your progress and goals. Some would like to skip the part of […]

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Horse Stance / Ma Bu in Qigong

  “Master the Basics!” For me it is not unusual anymore that after many years of Qigong I’m returning again and again to the basics. I’m aware that each time I’m able to understand them in a new perspective which is different from the one that I had as a beginner or somewhere on my path to the present moment. And I always know that this is not the end. I hope that this blog[…]

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Qigong Exercise to Strengthen Feet Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons

  Strengthen your feet and the whole body will benefit!   In a previous blog Being aware of the soles of the feet I was talking about the role that our feet has in a correct body alignment and how this influences our physical health and our body’s energy system. The purpose of exercise presented in this blog is to connect with our feet which are, in Qigong, the basics to start building our energy[…]

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Being aware of the soles of your feet

  In this blog I will talk about our amazing feet on which stands the whole body structure. The fact that we are able to stand with our height on such a small area (of course in collaboration with the rest of the body) seems amazing to me. In Qigong feet and their condition are important from various but interrelated aspects. One of them is a correct alignment (posture). Here is important on which spots[…]

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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[…]

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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 strengthened. Application of this point can[…]

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