The months of winter (November 7 – February 3) correspond to the Water phase and the Kidney. In this season the life in all things is hidden. The weather turns cold. It is a season of storage, quietude, and recuperation. Go to bed early and sleep late (until after the sun rises.) Keep your mind peaceful […]
Autumn is a time of reaping and gathering in. A time of gratitude for all the good things in our lives.
There was a broad consensus that Qi Gong and Tai Chi programs provide numerous physical and psychological health benefits and contribute to the well-being of those who participate regularly. Research has shown that Qi Gong and Tai Chi participation reduces blood pressure, increases maximum oxygen consumption, increases immune function, and improves flexibility. â€“ the Consensus Report
Act in accordance with seasonal, geographic, and personal factors. This is a statement of fact in traditional Chinese medicine. Our system of traditional medicine is intimately connected to the ebb and flow of the energy in our universe. Far from being some mystical concept, one can see and feel this energy on a daily basis […]
While this article is addressed to Qigong and Tai Chi practitioners, the many benefits derived from this simple practice are available, with a bit of qualified instruction, to anyone willing to put in the effort! – Mark Why do we do standing meditation standing wuji? This is one of the most frequently asked questions, and […]