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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Qi Gong

Qi gong is a system of energetic and meditative practices that originated in Ancient China, however it’s efficiency in repairing and improving the body are still as effective today.

The simple movements of Qigong help balance the flow of Qi (life force energy) so that physical, energetic and spiritual vitality can be restored and maintained.

Some advantages of Qi Gong include the improvement of physical and emotional health, development of fitness and vitality plus reduced stress, improved energy and longevity.… Read more

Posted on February 12, 2019

7 Top Benefits of Tai Chi

7 Top Benefits of Tai Chi

Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is an effective exercise for mind and body. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and soon delivers  a vast array of health benefits. For many, it continues over their lifetime. Here’s 7 reasons you should start your journey today:

1 Stress Relief
The breathing, movement, and mental concentration required from Tai Chi are the perfect distraction from a hectic lifestyle.… Read more

Posted on November 15, 2016

Easing into Spring

Easing into Spring

We’re at that awkward phase between winter and spring. It feels as though the worst of the winter weather is behind us, the days are starting to stretch a little but the wind can still bite and don’t mention the rain.

In chinese medicine winter is the time of the kidneys, which must be protected and nourished. You do this by storing your energy rather than expending it. It is the most yin of the seasons.… Read more

Posted on January 28, 2016

4 tips for breathing during Tai Chi

4 tips for breathing during Tai Chi

In the world of Chinese philosophy, there are two concepts that Tai Chi focuses on: Qi and the Yin and Yang. Qi is energy that flows through your body, which can be blocked due to stress and other factors. The Yin and Yang are opposing elements present in the universe that must be kept balanced. If a person’s Qi is blocked, or the Yin and Yang are out of balance, you could feel very stressed and smothered.Read more

Posted on September 5, 2015