Blog - Holden QiGong

Qi Gong Vocabulary 101

In Qi Gong, we work with a variety of exercises to let go of old energy, bring in fresh Qi, and balance our body’s internal state. By doing so, we’re able to release stress, process our life’s experiences, and cultivate nourishing energy throughout our mind, body, and...

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Angela MacLeod’s Story of Becoming a Qi Gong Teacher

When asked why Qi Gong is important to her, Angela MacLeod responds with confidence and clarity: “It’s the foundation of my life.” Like for so many of Lee’s students, Qi Gong has become a cornerstone of her daily schedule and an invaluable resource for her happiness...

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How to Feel Your Life-Force Energy

In last week’s blog post, we explored the meaning and nature of life-force energy — also known as Qi. We discussed how it was first represented by humans, its relationship with the body and nature, and how people can work skillfully to harness its potential. Today,...

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What is Qi?

What is it that allows life to exist? What is it that separates a living body from one that has passed away? Western medical doctors and scientists can observe clear physiological differences between living and non-living entities, but there are still many mysteries...

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Seven Core Benefits of Qi Gong

From the outside, it’s not entirely obvious what the benefits of Qi Gong are. This is why people who aren’t familiar with Qi Gong sometimes ask us, “What are the benefits of Qi Gong?” It’s a good question. In this blog, we’re going to share seven of the core benefits...

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Stress Management Techniques

Qi Gong is the art of working with your internal energy to improve your state of being. Quite literally, “Qi” means “internal energy,” and “Gong” means “to work with.” In all of Lee’s classes, he focuses on teaching students nourishing practices for personal...

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Lee Holden Sleep Meditation

Night is a sacred time to process the day’s experiences and recharge the body. It’s an opportunity to let go of stress, cultivate gratitude, and gather our energy to rebuild and grow.  In Chinese Medicine and Qi Gong, we view night as the most Yin time of the day....

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Lee Holden Guided Morning Meditation

Morning is the time to decide what kind of day you want to create. When you get up and set a clear intention, the world often has a way of supporting you as you go about your daily activities.  You can think of setting intentions as setting the course for a trip....

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Cultivating Energetic Freedom on the 4th of July

What does freedom mean to you? On July 4th, Americans everywhere celebrate our nation’s historic break from foreign military control. With independent minds, humans have a natural tendency to value autonomy and self-rule. We don’t like others telling us how to live...

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