This Qi Gong exercise is designed to activate and strengthen the Small Intestine Acupuncture Channel. This channel covers the ulnar aspect of the forearm, up to the shoulder and shoulder blade, up the lateral side of the neck, and ends lateral to the outer canthus of the eye. This exercise should be used predominantly to… Read More Small Intestine Channel Exercise
Here is an alternative form for “Press the Earth Touch the Sky,” part of the Qi Gong routine known as “The Eight Pieces of Brocade.” This relaxing exercise helps to gently stretch the lower back and bring lubrication to the joints.
“The Archer” is a part of the Qi Gong routine known as, “Eight Pieces of Brocade.” It is a good way to build shoulder strength with out excessive strain on the neck and shoulders. Qi Gong exercise is also a wonderful tool to unwind after a stressful day.
This video is a demonstration of the Qi Gong movement called, “Two Hands Hold Up Heaven.” It is part of the Eight Pieces of Brocade Qi Gong routine and is designed to help stretch the sides of the body and promote digestive health.
Here is a short and simple Qi Gong exercise designed to relax the lower back and calm the mind. It is one portion of the Qi Gong routine known as “Eight Pieces of Brocade.”
The Lung and Large Intestine Acupuncture Channels are most active in the morning. The two movements in this video were designed thousands of years ago in order to facilitate the health of these two acupuncture channels and regions of the body. While these movements can be done at any time of day, the morning is… Read More Morning Qi Gong
This is one part of the Qi Gong exercise routine called, “Eight Pieces of Brocade.” This movement focuses on stretching and strengthening the shoulder muscles. It’s an easy to do exercise for all ages that can improve the health of both body and mind.
Here is a short demonstration of the Qi Gong warm up. Traditionally done before a Qi Gong or Tai Chi routine, this is a simple practice for all ages. It can be used as a daily exercise to promote circulation and to help relax the muscles.
In this video, I give a brief synopsis of five Chinese Medicine herbs that are easy to find and commonly used. The five herbs are mint, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon and licorice root. I go over what health issues they can be used for and the effects they have on the body.
Here are four simple Qi Gong exercises to help you relax. The first three incorporate a sound along with a movement. The last movement involves a simple breathing practice along with movement. Enjoy!