Why I train with my lower Dantien daily?

  It’s been a while since I’ve started to do exercises for the lower Dantien. Beside only breathing with it, and moving my abdomen in and out as a part of advanced breathing technique. Doing normal abdominal breathing or reverse abdominal breathing was enough for some time or better said for years of extensive training. But every now and then comes a time when you need to implement new things in your daily practice to[…]

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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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Medical Qigong for Maintaining Health

  Qigong Categories The oldest today known evidence about the existence of Qigong skill (working with energy) is from the period about five thousand years B.C. Through the time many qigong styles and schools were developed. In order to understand qigong better it could be divided into four main categories based on their primary goal (Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming). The first category is Medical Qigong and the main goal of this group is maintaining health and[…]

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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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Why daily Qigong routine?

  In our last video we were talking about how to start with daily Qigong routine. Somebody might ask: “But why should I do Qigong every day?” The best long term investment of our time Doing Qigong daily is the best long term investment of our time, with so high interests, that you can’t even imagine. You need to experience it. The words are empty and can’t describe it. It is the experience and feeling[…]

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The shine of Eight Pieces of Brocade

  Why “of Brocade”? People who come across for the first time with a set of Qigong exercises known as Eight Pieces of Brocade, in Chinese Ba Duan Jin, often ask why these exercises are “of brocade”. Brocade is a class of richly decorative shuttle-woven fabrics, often made in colored silk and with or without gold and silver threads. Therefore brocade shines beautifully. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming in his book about Eight Pieces of Brocade describes[…]

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