Tag: qi

Qigong Self-Massage

Cultivation by Chinese internal and Qigong exercises helps to improve and develop internal energy – true Qi. Self-massage is a simple yet important aspect of practice. Qigong self-massage is an excellent health practice that stimulates acupoints to bring quiet to the mind and awaken and refresh the body with renewed vital energy.

Understanding Qi and QiGong

We are part of nature and its cycles. If we go against natural cycles sickness results, so it is in our best interest to follow the way of nature. This is the meaning of Tao. This is an excellent video discourse and demonstration overviewing principles of Qi, Tao, Qigong, acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Cultivating understanding […]

Alchemy of Chinese Herbs

Herbs and roots are life-nourishing. They are sustenance as well as medicine, and convey nature’s forces.  Through their connection to the natural world, herbs and roots of Chinese medicine imbue their resonance with these forces within us. Regulated by the rhythms of Yin and Yang, influenced by the 5 elements (sun, soil, minerals, water, and […]

The Arts of Internal Cultivation

 TAI CHI  •  MIRCOCOSMIC ORBIT  •  SIX HEALING SOUNDS To understand the Tao, people of antiquity lived lives in accordance with the interplay of Yin and Yang. Eating and acting moderately, they refrained from dissipating strength through unseemly behavior, and thus, conserved Essence and lived out their years. This same timeless path unfolds today. THE SIX […]

Acupuncture & Moxibustion

THE INTEGRAL WHOLE IN THE RELATIONSHIP OF MAN WITH HEAVEN & EARTH, AND ACUPUNCTURE AS A TREATMENT FOR ALL DISEASE. The human individual is an integrated aspect of the universe, with life’s happenings reflecting the interplay of Yin and Yang. These dynamics, displaying the shifting, greater movement of energy, are the root of prevention and […]

Taoist Interpretation of Acupuncture

Ma Danyang wrote an ode to the “11 Miraculous Acupuncture Points,” published in the text of The Jade Dragon Manual [1329]. The name of the song, “Song of the Eleven Points Responding to the Stars in the Sky” is instructive. It is likely that Ma not only offered interpretation of the wondrous, inherent nature of […]

Sheng Mai

When there is difficulty contacting pulses, or sheng mai, tonifying treatment of these 5 acupoints engenders the QI of the pulse, summoning them: ST25, CV12, CV17, LU1, BL12

Acupuncture Meridians and Points 腧穴

Acupuncture Points are sites on the body where acupuncture needles are placed, tuning in to the viscera as well as energetic governances. Acupuncturists, as well as Marial Arts Practitioners as well as Tuina, Shiatsu, and other light-body-workers guide QI by using the layout off points of energy along these meridians. The ‘Cun’ is one aspect […]

The Pivotal Role of Emotions

How All Disease Is a Matter of Heart-Spirit, According to Classical Chinese Medicine  The defining classics of Chinese medicine establish that it is the invisible forces of Shen [Heart-Spirit] and Qi [vital energy] that rule matter. While western medicine is rooted in the modern science of matter analysis, modern and ancient physicians of classical oriental medicine […]

 
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