The Qigong Starting Position

When beginning a series of qi gong exercises, or at points between other exercises, it is common practice to use the following position, called Wu Ji. This position lets the practitioner refocus their energy and feel balanced again before moving on to the next exercise. As an initial exercise, it lets the practitioner become aware […]

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Exercises to Avoid When You Have Scoliosis

One common misconception for the people with the back conditions like scoliosis is they must avoid any kind of physical activity. In reality, some exercises will help to relieve this pain linked with the condition and that is characterized by abnormal and sideways curve in spine. Scoliosis patients must avoid some movements, which will worsen […]

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Six Main Groups of Shatkarmas or Yogic Yleansers

There are six main groups of shatkarmas or Yogic cleansers as follows: 1 – Neti: nasal cleansing, including jala neti andn sutra neti. 2 – Dhauti: cleansing of the digestive tract, including danta dhauti, vatsara dhauti and so forth. 3 – Nauli: abdominal massage. 4 – Basti: colon cleaning. 5 – Kapalbhati: purification and vitalization […]

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Qigong Standing Meditation

Here's a wonderful ~ simple & powerful ~ Taoist meditation practice , which can be done either outside (in a beautiful natural setting is best!), Or indoors. It's similar in many ways to Buddhist Shamata sitting meditation practice, but ~ and hence the name! ~ you're standing. (So, for one, it's less likely that you'll […]

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