Author Archives: Guan-Cheng

“Transactional Energetics” for Qi Cultivators and Healthcare Providers

[Qi Cultivation & Dao] A Consideration of “Transactional Energetics” for Qi Cultivators and Healthcare Providers by Jill Gonet, MFA and Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD When Taoist practitioners develop the energetic body via qigong and/or martial arts practice, in addition to developing … Continue reading

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Integrating Theory with Experience: Medical Qigong for Healing

[Qi Cultivation & Dao] Integrating Theory with Expereince: Medical Qigong for Healing & Health Care [Part 2 of 2] Jill Gonet, MFA and Guan-Cheng Sun, Ph.D. Develop Internal Strength and Cultivate the Energetic Transforming Body The cultivation and development of … Continue reading

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Integrating Theory with Experience: Medical Qigong For Healing And Healthcare

[Qi Cultivation and Dao] Integrating Theory With Expereince: Medical Qigong For Healing and Healthcare by Jill Gonet, MFA and Guan-Chen Sun, PhD Brief Introduction Medical Qigong functions to activate, cultivate, balance, harmonize, transform and manage the qi/energy-information for self-healing, self-care … Continue reading

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Methods of Better Meditation

The Essential Work of Being One’s Self Jill Gonet, MFA and Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD In the view of Qi-cultivation, at the beginning of the self-development stage, one’s essential self resides deep inside the individual, not outside the individual.  However, in … Continue reading

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Qi-Cultivation and Dao

Jing, Qi, Shen in The Journey to the West Jill Gonet, MFA and Guan-Cheng Sun, PhD One of the greatest works in Chinese literature, and in world literature, for that matter, is Wu Cheng-En’s The Journey to the West.  Spanning … Continue reading

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Qi Cultivation and Dao

Healing Chronic Health Conditions Guan-Cheng Sun, Ph.D. and Jill Gonet, M.F.A.  Today, the nation’s greatest contemporary health challenge is chronic illness. While modern medicine and public health have dramatically improved our ability to survive acute threats like heart attacks and … Continue reading

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Qi-Cultivation and Dao

The Middle Path of Qi Cultivation: Balancing Wu Wei and You Wei Guan-Cheng Sun, Ph.D. and Jill Gonet, M.F.A. There are many styles of Qi cultivation in China and in the world.  But, from the Taoist perspective, there are two … Continue reading

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Qi Cultivation and Dao

Cultivating the Shen and Nourishing the Spirit Guan-Cheng Sun, Ph.D. and  Jill Gonet, M.F.A. Cultivating the Shen with Virtues The Chinese word, “De (德)-virtue” usually is translated as virtue or moral character, such as kindness, compassion, love, benevolence, humanity, integrity, … Continue reading

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Qi-Cultivation for Chronic Conditions

Qi Cultivation for Healing Chronic Health Conditions Guan-Cheng Sun, Ph.D. and Jill Gonet, M.F.A. Today, the nation’s greatest contemporary health challenge is chronic illness. While modern medicine and public health have dramatically improved our ability to survive acute threats like … Continue reading

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