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How To Maintain A Balanced Nervous System And Age With Grace

As humans, we’re constantly integrating new information and responding to the world around us. While many of us may perceive our actions to be conscious decisions, much of what we do is driven by impulse and instinct. We’ve evolved to have a nervous system that is...

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How To Cultivate Strength And Vitality In Your Lower Back

The lower back is an important center of energy, movement, and support. It carries our upper body and reflects a delicate balance of flexibility and strength. A strong lower back allows us to use our body in a variety of ways, while a stiff or painful back inhibits...

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How To Make Your Heart Happy

From before birth until your last breath, your heart works tirelessly to keep your Qi flowing. No part of your being is more consistent or essential than your heart. It circulates blood, processes emotions, and proves that you’re alive.  As such an important part...

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How To Use Five Elements Wisdom To Guide Your Diet

Most of us think of Qi Gong as a movement and meditation practice that happens in a classroom or at home. Indeed, Qi Gong is a practice that includes routines and meditations. However, it is also much more than that. If we recall some of Lee’s lessons, we’re reminded...

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How to Harness the Energy of the Summer Solstice

The summer solstice is upon us in the northern hemisphere! It’s time to celebrate the year’s longest day and all of the gifts that the season provides. In Chinese Medicine and Qi Gong, the Summer Solstice marks an important opportunity that we’re excited to share with...

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How To Use Qi Gong In Parenting

It’s about to be Father’s Day, and we wanted to write a post about how Qi Gong helps Lee to be a better father. However, we realized that this applies to both mothers as well as fathers, so we decided to broaden the topic to include all parents. According to Lee,...

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The History of Qi Gong

Where do we start? As a practice of working with the body’s internal life force energy, it’s hard to imagine that Qi Gong ever didn’t exist. Curious people everywhere have long had a fascination with exploring all parts of the human body and mind. We believe it’s safe...

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