Do we know everything and Embryonic Breathing – 1

  In the last few blogs about Qigong breathing Smiljana was talking about normal and reverse abdominal breathing. In the next two posts I’m going to concentrate on why would you ever want to learn and practice this type of breathing? Why is this practice essential for a deeper Taoist Nei Gong practice. Reverse breathing as Taoist practice Reverse breathing is an important step in a Taoist spiritual alchemy. It is a practice that is[…]

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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[…]

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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[…]

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