How to practice Qigong when you are injured

  Our extraordinary physical body is able to perform innumerably movements and enable us to do all kinds of activities (jobs, manual work, arts, sports…). But what also happens is, that sometimes we get injured. Injuries can be caused by accidents, falls, hits, cuts, overwork… It happens that we can break our bones, sprain joint, strain or torn a muscles, tendons or fascia. Or we can simply experience pain because of micro-injuries as in the[…]

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How to get more benefits from your Qigong class

  September is time when a lot of Qigong classes start or continue their practice and I would like to share a simple tip how to get more benefits from your Qigong class. By a short mental exercise that you do on the way to a Qigong class and back home you can become more receptive for the verbal and non-verbal knowledge that a Qigong class offers you. I will talk in short about the[…]

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The process toward Regulation without Regulation

  What is a regulation? All Qigong practitioners are familiar with the five areas that should be regulated through their Qigong practice: physical body, breathing, mind, Qi and Shen (spirit). The word “regulate” in Qigong means that you constantly align, adjust, tune and harmonize something until your aim is achieved. These five regulations are not practiced one after another, linearly, but rather simultaneously with different emphasis.   For example in the training of the beginners the[…]

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Where to put a tip of the tongue while practicing Qigong

  In Qigong practice it is essential to put a tip of your tongue on the roof in your mouth. I have mentioned this many times in my posts, but never took a chance to talk it through. Many Qigong practitioners and inner martial artists know this and use it to gain better energy flow and better manipulate energy for their cause. What is this cause in my practice? Leading the energy (Qi) efficiently and[…]

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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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Tips to remember the sequence of Qigong exercises

Sometimes qigong beginners come to the teacher after only few classes of qigong saying: “Oh, this is too much. I can’t remember all exercises. And there are so many other things to be aware of.”  Nobody demands from beginner to learn everything at once. It is impossible. It is a long process in which practitioner develops various skills that at the starting point he doesn’t have yet. But it is not rare that people keep[…]

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