September 26, 2011
Zhang Guoming; HuangHe Science and Technology College Health Qigong is a traditional sport of our nation with body movements, respiration regulation, and mental regulation as the major forms of exercise. By practicing Health Qigong, we can dredge the channels, harmonize Yin and Yang, strengthen the body, eliminate diseases, and prolong life. And during the practice of Health Qigong, body regulation, respiration regulation, and mind regulation must be coordinated in order to exert the health-preserving effect of Health Qigong and achieve harmonious development of both body and mind.
July 7, 2008
The Bridge If you look carefully at the point where the pillars of a bridge bear the structure’s enormous weight, you will often find a small cylinder. This astonishing feature is known as a “bridge bearing.” The purpose of the bearing is to take the weight while giving the entire structure maximum flexibility.
June 14, 2006
With your feet shoulder width apart, slowly raise your arms as if lifting a ball. Breathe in with the upward movement. Turn your arms outwards and gently lower them back to the start, breathing out.
October 3, 2006
by Mei Ying Sheng Translated by Ted W. Knecht Introduction In Yang Chengfu’s book entitled Applications of Taijiquan, there is a section which states that “the meaning of the Taiji diagram is in the production of Yin and Yang; the mutual relation between hardness and softness; and the changing nature of all things; Taijiquan originates out of this concept”. The Taiji Classics state that “when expanding and contracting, one must never depart from Taiji”; “the fist is a small Dao and Taiji is the great Dao”; and “to arrive at emptiness and lightness, all arises out of the Taiji diagram”.
June 5, 2006
by Wang Xuanjie (Translated by Chen Shengtao) DACHENGQUAN is a set of barehanded exercises for health-keeping and combat. It was developed by my instructor Wang Xiangzhai in Beijing in the 1940s. The following anecdotes about him will help you learn something more about Wang and his dachengquan.
September 26, 2011
Zhang Zheng 12.What is meridian? In Chinese medicine, meridian is the network of running the Qi and blood, connecting the Zang and Fu and the other parts, regulating the body function.
May 31, 2006
Master Sam Tam comes to Copenhagen from the 2. to 4. of June 2006 to give a workshop at Ole Eskildens Ichuan Standing Meditation School.
October 6, 2006
Once there was a well known philosopher and scholar who devoted himself to the study of Zen for many years. On the day that he finally attained enlightenment, he took all of his books out into the yard, and burned them all.
July 19, 2009
The valley spirit, undying Is called the mystical female The gateway of the mystical female Is called the root of Heaven and Earth It flows continuously, barely perceptible Utilize it, it is never exhausted Tao Te Ching VI (Laozi or Lao Tzu) The spirit of the valley – a powerful symbol of the female principle – is eternal. It has always been there and will always be. We can call it the mystical female, or the sacred feminine.
August 12, 2007
Feng Zhiqiang, a leading student of the late Chen-style Taijiquan Master Chen Fake, shows his taiji ruler qigong form. Links: Feng Zhiqiang youtube.com
April 19, 2013
Byron Zhang shows Tai Chi’s Song Kong Yuan Man (Relax, empty, full & rounded).
April 7, 2011
July 10, 2008
1. Relax the neck and suspend the head from the crown point. 2.
January 27, 2008
This exercise helps bring your focus back into your body and wake up your internal energy. When doing this exercise while sitting, try to sit up and keep the spine straight. When doing this exercise while lying down, lie on your back and keep your spine as straight as possible.
September 26, 2011
Health Qigong is an embodiment of the excellent health-preserving culture of China, which has a history of thousands of years. As a health-preserving exercise, Health Qigong is based on traditional theories such as the Man-Nature Unity Theory, the Yin-Yang Theory, the Theory of Five Elements, and the Channel Theory. Its unique motion modes and rich theoretical content have determined the unique nutrition mode of Health Qigong.
January 11, 2007
Please see the October issue of Tai Chi Magazine for an article about Master Dong Bin and his theories on “4 ounces deflects a 1000 pounds“ and other Taiji classic principles. Translated by Mr. Wang Ming Bo and Rose Oliver Story by Rose Oliver One of the most famous places in Shanghai is People’s Square.
June 6, 2011
Body regulation is a component of the Tree Regulations of Health Qigong and the foundation for the Three Regulations. It was said in ancient times that: “When the shape is not straight, Qi will not move smoothly. When Qi does not move smoothly, the mind will not be at ease.
September 26, 2011
Wei Yongzhong; Tangshan College The second basic essential of Health Qigong is to enter serenity. Compared with the first essential “relaxation”, serenity is mainly focused on the regulation of mental activities. Entering serenity mainly means reducing and stopping the conscious activities of the brain or, in Qigong terms, attenuating and eradicating the postnatal conscious spirit (also known as “external mind” or “external spirit”).
August 2, 2006
by Wee Kee-Jin Taijiquan is not simply relaxing, sinking and being grounded. It is about developing; the right structure; the right sequence of movements to connect the structure; the right timing of the movements; and the mind awareness (Yi) to travel through the movements. A structure without the sequence of movements is like an electrical cable without the copper wire inside the plastic tube.
March 3, 2011
Compilation of Wing Chun training with Tsui Sheung Tin (Chu Song Tin)
February 21, 2008
November 21, 2012
by Chen Yingming There is currently no effective medicine for stress-related disorders. Phosphoric supplements’ claim to fortifying the brain is unsubstantiated. All other stimulants or sedatives have only temporary effect.
July 20, 2008
by Liu I-Ming A racehorse, a swift runner, can travel hundreds of miles in a day. A nag, ambling along, takes ten days to cover the same distance. Although one is fast and one is slow, yet what they achieve is the same.
December 16, 2006
Written by Chen Yen Ling Translated by Tchong Ta-Tchen Some people call Tai Chi Chuan an “inside family fist”. There are three reasons for doing so. First of all, Confucianism discriminates against foreign influences.
July 15, 2010
The first Insides on Zhan Zhuang from Mark S. Cohen can be found here: www.youtube.
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