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Qigong literally means life energy cultivation. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, it is a moving meditation practice that balances and activates the Qi (chi) or life force in the body. Qigong combines physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intentions. The practices can be classified as martial, medical, or spiritual. It is a highly effective health care practice, many report improvements in physical or mental ailments as well as connecting to their true inner nature. Blood and Qi have a very close relationship. Blood is said to be a denser form of Qi, and more Yin in nature. Qi generates, moves and holds the blood, while Blood nourishes the Qi.
The gentle, rhythmic movements of Qigong reduce stress, build stamina, increase vitality, and enhance the immune system. It has also been found to improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic and digestive functions. One of the more important long-term effects is that Qigong reestablishes the body/mind/soul connection. When these three aspects of our being are integrated, it encourages a positive outlook on life and helps eliminate harmful attitudes and behaviors. It also creates a balanced life style, which brings greater harmony, stability, and enjoyment!
“If you want to LIVE TO BE 100, learn Qigong!”
– Dr. Mehmet Oz, Contributor to Oprah Show
And, speaking of age, anyone can do Qigong, from 5 year olds to 95 year olds! Any body shape or condition as well can be improved. If you can’t stand for very long, you can see results from doing Qigong while sitting. There was even a case of a person who made great improvements doing Qigong while lying in their bed! Robin and Jacqui have been practicing diligently, and are now Certified Instructors by the Supreme Science Qigong Center in the Level One Healing Form. Come join us at Rising Phoenix. Only $15.00 for a full hour class! They are so excited to show you how to follow the Qi!