Monthly Archives: February 2021

Yin-Yang Theory Applied in Everyday Life

I tell my students–or at least I used to tell the back in the days before Covid, when we could engage in contact exercises–that what they learn in applying the principles of Yin and Yang from Taijiquan is that what … Continue reading

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Chinese Terms in Taijiquan and Qigong Study

Recently one of my students alerted me to research in medical journals about the use of Qigong against Covid. I was surprised to see that the Qigong routines named in the research articles were identified only in Chinese (Pinyin), even … Continue reading

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Keeping Spirits Up

When I teach Qigong, I often remind people of the damage uncontrolled emotions can do to your health. Sadness, grief, sorrow, and pessimism can damage the lungs, the heart, the immune system, and your spirit, which is so necessary to … Continue reading

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