Category Archives: Qigong

Qigong For Veterans

Qigong For Veterans      Dr. Effie Chow is trying to start free nationwide wellness programs for veterans, and also teach interested veterans a new vocation.  This program requires no special clothing, equipment or space and so is easily implemented … Continue reading

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Is Qigong For You?

Is Qigong For You? by Arthur Rosenfeld If you’ve traveled to China, you’ve likely encountered senior citizens flapping their arms early in the morning in public parks, or perhaps squatting, walking, singing or dancing in groups, twisting waists and wiggling … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness

[Techniques of Better Medicine] Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness by Brian Knack   There is a saying in Taijiquan (Tai Chi), “We use the body, but we practice the mind”. This is true right from the very start … Continue reading

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Qigong Master: My Life and Secret Teachings

[Book Review] Qigong Master: My Life and Secret Teachings by Robert Peng with Rafael Nasser Softcover. 332 pp. $28.00 Rainbow Tree Publishing, New York.  2010 ISBN:  978-0-9828465-9-9 Reviewed by  Salvatore Casano, R.N., Ph.D. This is a beautifully written and illustrated … Continue reading

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Staying Motivated in a Body/Mind/Spirit Practice

[Ask Dr. Lu] Staying Motivated in a Body/Mind/Spirit Practice by Nan Lu, OMD, L.Ac. Question: I have been practicing Qigong for almost half a year. At the beginning, I was very motivated, but now I feel it’s getting repetitive—I do … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update (March 2012)

[Research Update] Tai chi and postural stability in patients with Parkinson’s disease. The New England Journal of Medicine.  2012 Feb 9;366(6):511-9. by Li F, Harmer P, Fitzgerald K, Eckstrom E, Stock R, Galver J, Maddalozzo G, Batya SS.  from Oregon … Continue reading

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The Powers of the Universe – How does this relate to Qigong?

By Timothy Booth What are the Powers of the Universe according to the latest research and how do they relate to our practice of Qigong? This is based on an article that I recently read by Brian Swimme, in which … Continue reading

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Tai Chi or Simple Non-Strenuous Qigong for Health: Which Should You Study?

Martin Eisen, Ph.D. Tai Chi has increased in popularity in the western world.  It often appears in the background of advertisements of unrelated products.  It is recommended for seniors and by the American Arthritis Society, which has its own simplified … Continue reading

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