Category: qigong

  • Grounding Exercise

    Stand in relaxed position with the feet placed directly under your hips, knees slightly bent, ankles relaxed and the armpits open. Press the tip of the tongue against the soft palate of the mouth. This connects the energy circuit of the governing (back) channel with the energy circuit of the functional (front) channel. Breathe by…

  • Embracing the Tree with Chi Condensing and Circulating

    1. Stand with the feet shoulder-with apart. Bend the knees, pressing the sacrum down. 2. Position the arms as if they are encircling a tree; hold the thumbs up and relax the fingers, barely permitting them to touch. Relax the chest and hold the head erect. 3. Place the tongue on the palette. Practice abdominal…

  • 5 Clouds

    Based on the exercise from Master Ni Hua Ching: 1. Centre the Mind in the cloud of golden light in the solar plexus. Each out breath, intensify and expand the light taking the Mind deeper until the body and breath are lost in the light. 2. Allow the cloud to drift up to cover the…

  • Daily Energy Cultivation

    8 Paths – by Master Chao Pi Chen: Basic body energy is based in the perineum between the legs, rising during refinement to the abdomen (Lower Dantien). This energy circulates in a network of 8 special channels. Follow the paths with the Mind visualising a stream of golden light, while listening to the resulting body…

  • A Life of Infinity

    A world of vastness and emptiness: the deep mountain. There lives a life of infinity. You live with no company. You have no worldly communication. You enjoy the set of movements. This is your cultivation. This is your achievement. This is your merit. The movement makes your form unite with your shadow and your mind…

  • I have arrived

    I have arrived I am home in the here in the now I am solid I am free in the ultimate I dwell Reference: The Long Road Turns to Joy – A Guide To Walking Meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh ISBN: 093807783X Page 1

  • Master Huang’s 20 Important Points

    Translated by Wee Kee-Jin For the Taijiquan Form and Qi cultivation Master Huang Sheng-Shyan referred to 20 points: 1 Every muscle in the body has to be relaxed and loosened. 2 The body has to maintain an upright position without leaning or tilting. 3 Empty the chest, relax the shoulders and drop the elbows. 4…

  • Classic Leg & Arm Meridian Massage

    Legs Upward 1. Place the palms of your hands on the inside of your legs at the ankles. 2. Slowly bring your palms up your legs, through the inside of your knees, up your thighs and into your genitals. Legs Downward 1. Place the palms of your hands on the outside of your thighs. 2.…

  • The Vipasana Meditation Technique

    This is a very easy meditation technique and is called Vipasana. It does not require you to believe in any God or Guru. It can be done at any time of the day. It acts directly on your mind and makes it more sensitive. It brings our minds under our complete awareness so that we…

  • The way to relax your shoulders

    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. Don’t hunch your shoulders or stiffen your arms. Make at least 30 complete circles with your arms. Reference: The Way…

  • Can you be as a newborn babe?

    載營魄, 抱一,能無離乎, 專氣致柔, 能嬰兒。 滌除玄覽, 能無疵。 愛民治國, 能無為。 天門開闔, 能為雌。 明白四達, 能無知。 生之、畜之。 生而不有, 為而不恃, 長而不宰, 是謂玄德。 Carrying body and soul and embracing the one, Can you avoid separation? Attending fully and becoming supple, Can you be as a newborn babe? Washing and cleansing the primal vision, Can you be without stain? Loving all men…

  • The All-Round Standing Pole Exercise

    Stand with feet apart at shoulder width, toes point forward or slightly outward. Bend the knees and sit down slightly, weight centered firmly on the soles of the feet. Keep the head and spine erect from tip to tail, chest empty (i.e. relaxed and slightly concave, never stuck out) and stomach full and relaxed, not…

  • The Mighty Warrior Exercise

    (Ichuan, Dachengquan, Yiquan, exercise, qiqong, chikung, breathing, energy) The Mighty Warrior Exercise Stand with the feet about double shoulder-width apart and toes pointing ahead. Bend the knees while lowering the body to stand in a horse-riding posture. Raise the arms sideways to form each an angle of about 60 degrees with the torso, the palms…