Qi Gong

Qi Gong Practice

Qi Gong practices are the umbrella over all traditional Chinese martial arts (Shaolin Kung Fu, Tai Chi, Xing Yi and Bagua) and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It has a history that dates back before the 21st century B.C. The main functions of Qi Gong are disease prevention and treatment, strengthening the entire body, increasing intelligence and life expectancy.

Qi or life energy exists in everything. Qi gong is the art of moving your Qi or life energy around your body in a conscious and mindful way over of long time with a lot of effort and patience. It involves repeating different sequences of natural flowing poses using deep abdominal breathing to guide your motions. This moving Qi keeps the energy channels, or meridians, in your body open and free from clogs and obstructions that can cause sickness and disease. Frequent or daily practice can keep the body energized, limber, relaxed, stress free, fit and healthy. Some of the benefits of a regular Qi Gong practice include:

  • Strengthens your immune system
  • Increases leg and core strength
  • Improves balance
  • Can reduce or eliminate bodily pain in neck, shoulders, low back, knees, wrists, hands, most of the joints in the body.
  • Eases pain from arthritis
  • Promotes relaxation and reduces stress and anxiety
  • Improves blood glucose level and glucose metabolism
  • Helps to strengthen bone and improve bone density
  • Improves cell metabolism and tissue regeneration
  • More efficient waste elimination
  • Can improve neurological conditions like chronic headaches, insomnia, memory issues, Parkinson’s and MS

The Swimming Dragon is a 1,500+ year old Taoist Yoga.

The Swimming Dragon has the power to improve our health, fitness level and promote general well-being. It is practiced by repeating a short cycle of movements specifically designed as a comprehensive care system for the internal organs. The benefits of this movement are improvements in the digestive system and ability to eliminate waste, improve breathing process, fortifies the kidneys, relieves neck, shoulder, low back, and hip pain by benefiting the spine, nervous system and meridians. Lastly, it greatly enhances the body’s ability to relax reducing stress and the associated ailments.

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