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I wanted to share a link to a fabulous demonstration by Steven Cardoza who shows Dragon and Tiger Medical Qigong and does an excellent job of explaining the energetic components. He goes over the Kua, 4 points, shoulder’s nest and other energetic anatomy elements I have been explaining in class....
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In a recent class, I covered sword fingers and several people wanted some links to practice this technique. So I am offering one that is closest to how I was taught and hope you enjoy it....
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Robert Peng is doing a free Qigong seasonal empowerment series to get you ready on June 20th (summer solstice) to practice Summer Solstice empowerment. There are 24 practices in the whole series, and each practices are practiced for 15 days. Seasonal Empowerment are extremely valuable practices as they follow the...
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For Dr. Jahnke’s 70th birthday he has gifted us with 5 days of videos, part practice and part information about Qigong.  He gives good insight about the four baskets of practice and how to incorporate practice and meditation into our daily lives.  Dr. Jahnke keeps it simple and practical, a...
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Here is an interesting link for an article about a Tai Chi master who was studied for his ability to control his body through Tai Chi. The research was done at Stanford and seems very solid. Other studies at Stanford and elsewhere have shown that adult practitioners gain balance, musculoskeletal,...
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Beginning April 23, 2015 for five consecutive Thursdays, 7–8pm, I will be teaching Finding your center through movement and stress reduction. Come learn unique and effective skills for relieving stress such as: •  Breathing techniques •  Meditation •  Time management tools •  Movement forms to relieve stress •  Diet and exercise...
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It is well known by now that meditation is key to reducing stress so Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra are doing an online 21 day meditation experience that is really fantastic.  You are given a new meditation and intention each day for 21 days.  Each meditation lasts about 20 minutes...
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The Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi (IIQTC) is dedicated to mobilizing citizens of all ages, professions, economic and social status to accept the responsibility for personal health promotion and self-care.  They are a great resource for information about Qigong and it’s benefits as a healing practice. http://www.instituteofintegralqigongandtaichi.org/qigong_tai_chi_research/ You...
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STAND STILL, BE FIT – Zhan zhuang – Narrated and demonstrated by Lam Kam Chuen, with interviews by his teacher Professor Yu, you learn to stand like a tree. For those of you who don’t like or think that standing meditation is important, these are the videos for you. A...
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For those of you who are enjoying the Swimming Dragon routines I have posted, you may also enjoy the Wuji Swimming Dragon Qigong Exercise with Francesco & Daisy Garripoli that you can find here. I really enjoy practicing this as well as the Wuji Dragon Pearl that they also teach....
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