As I drive to my Qigong classes it's noticable how nature is changing once again. Living so close to the countryside we get to enjoy the whole spectacle of the seasons as they play out in all their glory. And especially at this time as we dive into Autumn we’re starting to notice the gradual changes. The days are becoming shorter and the … [Read more...] about How to cultivate health in Autumn
Yang Sheng or The Art of Nourishing Life is a very long tradition that is the foundation of Chinese medicine and the basis of Taoist health cultivation. This vast body of knowledge gives us clues for staying healthy all year round. Yang means taking care of one’s health, to nourish, whilst Sheng means life, existence and growth. The content … [Read more...] about Staying healthy in Winter
Well here in the UK we’re well into our second Lockdown. We’re living in such extreme uncertainty at the moment that’s quite unprecedented. A lot of us have not experienced this kind of pressure before and it’s certainly taking its toll on the world's mental health. Learning how to manage our mental state during a lockdown is crucial for our … [Read more...] about How to manage our Mind during Lockdown with Qigong?
Qigong is fast becoming one of the most popular forms of exercise around the world. People are discovering that this ancient healing method leaves them feeling relaxed, renewed and restored. Even after just a few minutes of Qigong practice. The beginners guide to Qigong is an introduction to this ancient healing system. The day I stumbled … [Read more...] about The Essential Guide to Qigong for Beginners
There are many causes of shoulder tension. This video and article will help you to recognise the cause and enable you to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong exercise. How to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong video Here is an excellent qigong exercise to begin working with the ideas in this article. Just click on the image to watch the … [Read more...] about How to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong?
It was about 25 years ago that I discovered Qi Gong. I wasn't actually looking for it but never the less, it found me! I can say for sure that taking it up and practicing Qi Gong daily has been the best decision I have ever made. Like me many people come to Qigong not in the best of health. I had been suffering with ulcerative colitis for many … [Read more...] about My biggest lesson I’ve learned in practicing Qi Gong
Stress is something that we all have to face at some point in our lives, Qi Gong could well provide the antidote to this increasing problem in society. Sometimes the pressures of modern life will reveal holes in our ability to manage and unfortunately this can affect our health, relationships and work. It was a big part of my life … [Read more...] about Qi Gong For Stress And Anxiety
Do you often get headaches? Do you have a lot of tension in your neck and shoulders? Do you find these symptoms appear regularly, maybe at the weekends? If this happens to you it may well be due to stress. Could increased body awareness help with this? Very often we only become aware of our body when the tension has reached such a critical … [Read more...] about Relieving stress with body awareness!
• Do you wake up in the morning feeling tired and worried? • Do you find it hard to focus with the endless mental chatter? • Are you feeling emotionally drained and like you are constantly just getting through life rather than living life to the fullest with abundant energy and happiness? Then you are not alone. When I first saw … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Becoming stress free (And a Freebie)
There's no doubt that stress is a massive worldwide problem. Nowadays there are many tests that we can do to see the effects of stress on the body and it is scientifically proven how it affects the body in so many ways. So of course stress is the problem isn't it? Well I have found from my own experience that this may not be the … [Read more...] about Your route map to happiness!