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Five Reasons to Become a Qi Gong Teacher

    Self-care practices are becoming increasingly popular in the west! More and more, people are learning the value of cultivating their own personal routine for health and happiness. Work, family, and life in general put people under enormous pressure, and...

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Connecting to the Center

What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called Dan Tian, which means “elixir field” and a place to store energy. Think of the Dan Tian as a reservoir and a place of inner strength. The Dan...

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Sample Practice: Qi Gong for Better Sleep

  Energy and vitality is a blessing, and a great night’s sleep is an important part of feeling like your best self. Getting good sleep is essential for maintaining health and repairing the body. Simply put, good sleep is good medicine. However, many have a...

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Qi Gong for Better Sleep

    In a culture focussed on success, achievement, and productivity, it’s no wonder that so many people have a hard time relaxing and falling asleep. In fact, over sixty-five million Americans are diagnosed with some form of sleep disorder, and many have...

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History of Qigong

The earliest beginnings of qigong are hidden within the mists of antiquity. The first type of this practice probably emerged naturally in the simple fields of ancient China. Slow-paced farmers, deeply attuned to the rhythms of nature, observed ways in which life was...

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Why Medical Qi Gong Is For Everyone

    By now, most of you know that Qi Gong is a great way to feel relaxed, energized, and balanced.  But, what you might not of have realized is how the practice can be used for inner power and healing.   For new practitioners, the initial point of...

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Dan Tian Meditation

Dan Tian, which literally means “cinnabar or red field” refers to focal points of the body that correspond to what the Taoist sages describe as the Elixir Fields. According to legend, the Dan Tian are “palaces of the Gods” in the body. The maintenance of...

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