Tag Archives: Qigong

Qigong for Fibromyalgia

I came across this recent research on the effect of qigong practice on Fibromyalgia.  While the research was done using a specific set of qigong practices, the principles behind many common qigong sets should give similar results. You can read … Continue reading

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The ‘Give Freely, Receive Freely’ Experiment

I have decided to try an experiment, from now on I will be accepting payment by donation for all my clinical work.  There will be no set price, it will be up to the individual to decide how much they … Continue reading

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Qigong and Creativity

It seems that many creative types are attracted to qigong, in fact if you are reading this there is a high probability that you are an artist, musician or engaged in some other kind of creative endeavour even if only … Continue reading

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What is Gong (Kung)?

‘Gong’ or ‘Kung’ as it is sometimes spelt is a Chinese word often interpreted as ‘skill’; it is also often interpreted as ‘work’ or ‘hard work’.  The relationship between these two interpretations is interesting and insightful.  Skill in the context … Continue reading

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How to find a good Qigong teacher

It is important when you are beginning any new activity that requires instruction that you find a teacher with whom you are comfortable, and who can competently help you achieve your goals. Often this will take a little effort, but … Continue reading

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Qigong Finger Bending Exercises

‘Qi’, or energy, flows throughout our bodies bringing health and vitality whereever it circulates freely. The major pathways for this flow are called meridians and they extend from the top of our heads to the tips of our toes.There are … Continue reading

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Hard Qigong – What Is It?

In a previous article I mentioned hard qigong and its ability to transform the shape and function of our bodies, and also the importance of having a balance between hard and soft in our qigong development. This month we will … Continue reading

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Using the Twelve Health Exercises

By now many of you have the book Qigong: Foundation Practices – Twelve Health Exercises from the Wah Family System, or have attended classes and learned the exercises contained in the book psychologist los angeles . I sometimes get questions … Continue reading

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Horse Stance – 10 reasons you should do it!

Horsestance training – 10 reasons why you should do it. We’ve been spending more time in horse stance recently in some of the best elliptical trainer routine, fitness and kung fu classes at the North Shore Kung Fu and Qigong … Continue reading

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Shape up for Summer with Qigong?

I read an article in the New York Times awhile ago about Qigong. It was wonderful to see qigong receiving such exposure as the article was positive and I’m sure many people who had never heard of qigong before probably … Continue reading

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