Unhappiness

Unhappiness Bryan Hubbard, in his excellent book “Time-Light” says the following.. When we are children, we start out as time light, we have had but a few experiences that we have not been able to completely understand – life seems to have an eternal glow, which we forever try to retrieve when we get older.…

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Osteoporosis and Qigong

I was fascinated by a BBC programme last night that showed after the age of 60 women experience three times the levels of bone loss than that on men. it suggested that exercise helps solve this, I suggest something more specific! Qigong! ‘Osteoporosis and Chinese Medicine’ by Anna Pecheva, BA, Stanford University, CA Qigong researcher,…

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Mindfulness – The Seven Fundamentals

Seven Fundamentals of Mindfulness The essence of mindfulness practice is making the following seven key attitudes and intentions the foundation for your mind’s moment to moment experience of life. These are fundamental to Qigong as well as any mindfulness-based meditation. 1. Non-judging: seeing experience as it is without adding interpretation or judgement. 2. Patience: understanding…

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WHAT IS QIGONG? Qi means “life-force energy” and gong means ”skill”, so Qigong is the skillful practice of gathering, circulating, and applying life-force energy. *This energy is also known as “Chi-gung”. (There are two different systems that we use in the West to translate the Chinese language. Whilst it sometimes leads to confusion, it’s all…

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Classes

ZHINENG and MEDICAL QIGONG CLASSES Although it is related to its daughter Tai-chi, Qigong differs in that it consists of individual exercises, rather than having to learn a continuous form from beginning to end. These exercises are callisthenic, rather than aerobic, focusing on developing strength in the lower body, and lightness and grace in the…

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