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Qi Gong for the Three Treasures

Human beings are complex creatures. Each of us is composed of countless systems and energies that govern who we are. Being conscious of our existence is a miraculous gift that enables us to proactively work to improve and enhance our state of being. Whether for...

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Qi Gong in Brazil

One of the things I love most about teaching Qi Gong is the travel. I met Ely Britto, my Brazilian workshop organizer, in Thailand in 1997 at the ripe old age of 27. At the time, I was facilitating Mantak Chia’s Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Ely was the...

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How Qi Gong Communities Support Health and Happiness

Being alive is a hard job. Decisions, work, relationships, and even holidays can cause stress and anxiety. We cannot control all of the challenges that come our way on a daily basis, but what we can do is choose how we respond to these challenges. Qi Gong offers...

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What is Qi Gong

Qi is often translated as life force energy. To the ancient masters, energy was that elusive substance we are all seeking. It is that vital force that makes life exciting, fun, creative, and joyful. Instinctively we know that the more energy we have, the better we...

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[Hawaii Videos] Create Your Own Mini Vacation Every Day

Recently, a friend of mine asked if I wanted to join him on a vacation in Maui…the day after tomorrow. I looked at him with a “Oh come on,” expression. He said, “What do you need to make this happen?” Good questions can be motivating. He said that he already had...

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Form and Formless Within the Spine

Life is an ever dynamic experience that engages our mind and body in a vast variety of activities on a daily basis. The spine serves as the foundation for all physical and energetic activity taking place within the body —  the “Governing Channel” running throughout...

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De-Stress or De-Compress with Qi Gong

Qi Gong at the end of the day, is a quick way to release the stress and tension and get centered after a long day at work. Whether you have children to watch, dinner to prepare, or evening activities, this routine will help refresh and relax you as the day comes to a...

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The Importance of Cultivating and Maintaining a Healthy Spine

    The Qi Gong saying, “Flowing water doesn’t get stagnant,” directly applies to the health of your spine.  In daily life, many people don’t get enough healthy movement. We sit at work, for meals, driving, and watching TV.  This creates stagnant or blocked energy in...

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