Tag Archives: Qi

From The Editor

From the Editor Welcome to the November issue of Yang Sheng! The theme for this issue is painted with broad brush strokes and encompasses all of the Yang-Sheng, nurturing life practices. Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH. shares main points from … Continue reading

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Meditation in Motion

Taiji – Stage of Development by Eric Borreson There is an old saying in tai chi that says, “The first 10,000 times don’t count”. You should expect that you need to practice your forms that many times to move through … Continue reading

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TCM Food Therapy

TCM Food Therapy for Diabetes by Helen H. Hu, OMD, L.Ac. Diabetes Mellitus is a syndrome characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin secretion and /or effectiveness. There are many complications of diabetes such as retinopathy, nephropathy, atherosclerotic coronary and … Continue reading

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From the Editor

From the Editor “Return to nature,” and “humans and nature are one,” represents the core philosophies of the law of nature. TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) teaches “food and herbs come from the same source.”  By using natural foods and herbs … Continue reading

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Method to Improve Meditation — Observing Imagery

[Methods to Improve Meditation] Observing-Imagery – An Ancient Meditation Technique Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH Observing-imagery (OI, Guan Xiang 观想) is a common meditation technique in Daoist practice. It refers to the psychological maneuvering process of keeping the mind on … Continue reading

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Qigong for Seniors

Living Better, Living Longer, Living Happier By Cindy A. Borgonzi It’s my belief that all education and exercise needs to be fun and uplifting, because all the good energy stays with us all day and boots our outlook on life. … Continue reading

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Meditation in Motion

Wuji Posture in Taiji © Eric Borreson A foundation of traditional Chinese thought is a belief in a universe full of energy called qi. In the beginning, the universe was an endless void known as wuji. The taiji classics say … Continue reading

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Featured Article

The Basic Concepts of Yao Shan for Yang Sheng and Its Functions © Helen H. Hu. MD, OMD, L.Ac Yao Shan (Yao – medicinal spices and herbs; Shan – food cooked or prepared as a meal) has a long history … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration 8- Internal & External Fields and Qigong

Scientific Qi Exploration. Part 8. Internal and External Fields and Qigong Martin Eisen, Ph.D. 1. Introduction In physics, a field is defined by a scalar (or number) or vector or tensor associated with each point of 3–dimensional space, specified by … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – Part 7

Electromagnetic Effects of Qigong Practice on the Body Martin Eisen, Ph.D. [This series of “scientific Qi exploration” by Dr. Eisen was originally published in Qi Dao e-journal since 2008.  Click HERE to see a list of other articles posted or … Continue reading

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