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WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG

This article, WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG is part one of the series Introduction to basic Qigong for beginners. WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG WITH OPEN AND CLOSE FIRE ELEMENT (HEART & SMALL INTESTINE) Opening a Qigong routine: Preparation. Stand in stillness before you begin. Calm the breath and allow the […]

WUDANG SINGLE TIGER MOVE QIGONG

This article, WUDANG SINGLE TIGER MOVE QIGONG is part one of the series Introduction to basic Qigong for beginners. TIGER: ‘Tiger Washes His Face’ WITH OPEN AND CLOSE METAL ELEMENT (LUNGS & LARGE INTESTINE) Opening a Qigong routine: Preparation. With all Qigong practice, allow a moment of stillness before any movement […]

WUDANG SINGLE TURTLE MOVE QIGONG

WUDANG SINGLE TURTLE MOVE QIGONG WITH OPEN AND CLOSE WATER ELEMENT (KIDNEYS & BLADDER) Opening a Qigong routine Preparation. With all Qigong practice a moment of stillness is required before any movement begins. This allows time to calm the mind and the breath and to become present. Take your time with […]

OPENING / CLOSING a QIGONG ROUTINE

OPENING / CLOSING a QIGONG ROUTINE

WUDANG 5 ANIMAL QIGONG OPEN AND CLOSE In any good Qigong form there is an opening movement and a closing movement. Although the physical movements may vary from routine to routine and some details and specifics will be different, the internal practice and theory should be more or less the […]

Six Healing Sounds Qigong Instructions plus easy to follow Videos

Six Healing Sounds Qigong Instructions plus easy to follow Videos

This online series “Six Healing Sounds Qigong (Liuzijue)” contains easy to follow videos of Qigong movements and exercises, accompanied by straightforward instructions. These movements are suitable for all ages and abilities to learn at home (always take your own circumstances and doctor’s advice into consideration!). The six sounds are: Six […]

WARMUP WAIST CIRCLES

Hip Rotations This is a daily ‘must do’ exercise for all! As simple as it may seem it is very effective at easing tension in the lower back and hips. This is particularly valuable for people who sit or stand still for long periods of time. As well as loosening […]

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TWO HANDS PUSHING SKY

This is a fantastic little Qigong exercise for stretching and opening through the whole body, all the way from the fingers to the toes. It also introduces controlled breathing, in coordination with the movements of the body. It is a great ‘wake up’ exercise, filling the body with breath and […]

SHOULDER & HIP LOOSENING

Shoulder & Hip Loosening with Body Rotation This exercise serves to loosen the shoulder and hip joints. We do this by guiding the movement from the lower part of the body and directing it all the way to the finger tips. When practicing Qigong it is important to be soft […]

SHOULDER ROLLS

The shoulders joints along with the associated bones, muscles and ligaments play a very important roll in the practice of Qigong and in our day to day activities. The shoulder area can accumulate a great deal of tension. This results in restricted movement and reduced strength, as well as causing […]

WRIST ROLLS

This wrist rolling exercise is designed to loosen the wrist joints. The exercise helps to promote softness and flexibility through the wrists, but if performed correctly, the exercise will work on movement and softness along the whole length of the arms, from the shoulders to the fingertips. As always we […]