Can qi Gong heal you?
Qigong can harmonise, strengthen, and have a healing effect on the functioning of all the internal organs and bodily systems. It increases the supply and flow of energy throughout the body, can have a variety of rejuvenating effects and is believed to increase longevity, and it induces calm mental and emotional states.
What is qi in qigong?
Pronounced “chi gong,” qi gong is an internal process that has external movements. Qi means “life force,” the energy that powers our body and spirit. Gong is the term meaning work or gather. Qi Gong together means a form of movement and mind using intention and mindfulness to guide qi to make qi work.
How do you practice qi Gong?
Passive qigong is very similar to traditional meditation. Two main types of passive qigong exist: mental focusing (ru jing) and visualization (cun si). To practice mental focusing, simply sit in a comfortable upright position, close your eyes, and breathe in and out with your belly (diaphragmatic breathing).
How long has Lee Holden been teaching Qi Gong?
I’m Lee Holden. For over 25 years I have devoted my career to helping others learn the powerful principles of Qi Gong.
Where can I take a Qi Gong class?
Breathe deeply, and bask in Lee’s beautiful, natural surroundings as he guides you through these routines. Ready for the next step? While you may not live in Santa Cruz, you can still join Lee for lessons each week. Our Video Class Subscription offers a path to ongoing training, wherever you may be.
What does the word Gong mean in qigong?
“Gong” (pronounced gung, as in lung) means the skill of working with, or cultivating, self-discipline and achievement. Together, Qigong means the skill of cultivating vital energy, or the ability to work with the electromagnetic energy of the body.
How does medical qigong relate to Chinese medicine?
Medical Qigong. Medical Qigong therapy is the eldest therapeutic modality of Chinese medicine. It is a comprehensive system of health care, addressing the root cause of symptoms or disease, while treating the client as a whole.