Category: Contemplations

This column by Will Regan will discuss all aspects of Qigong practice, theory, philosophy from the simple and traditional to the wilder side of this art and its claimants.

New Product: 10 Essentials

A new DVD, Series #1 Body Control, is in the works and should be out in a week or two. This DVD takes you through the essential concepts for doing just about any method of Qigong. A short, informal presentation…

Self Correction for Moi?

Ancient writings say “Nature is self correcting.” At first blush this sounds poetic but hard to comprehend.

The Best Thing About Qigong

For me the best thing about Qigong is that I can do it. It’s always there and I always get better when I practice. I don’t even like to call it practice because that reminds me of playing the violin…

Interview: Narrye Caldwell L.Ac.

Our whole site is built around the ancient Qigong method known as Blossoms in the Spring. We asked the co-author of the new book on Blossoms to share her experiences as an acupuncturist, her insights into Qigong and her view…

Qigong Physicality

What have I seen in Qigong classes? I’ve seen the wrinkled brows of the confused slowly smooth out with an internal experience of comprehension as though their mind’s eyes were seeing a code deciphered. I’ve seen shoulders slip off their…

What Makes a Qigong Master?

Actually the answer to this is simple: adversity; same as with any practice. Take the example of Wen Mei Yu. At 13 she started practicing under the 73 year old teacher, Yang De Shan. Naturally dedicated she eschewed comfort for…

Beneath the Personal

There are two great endeavors which require us to leave our personalities aside. By this I mean social endeavors, not individual efforts. In the West this is science which at least aims at an objective sense of the universe. In…

Baskin Robbins 3000

The Chinese government has estimated that somewhere around three thousand (yes, 3000) forms of Qigong still exist in China. It’s true they may be disappearing faster than the rain forest but, as of now, there is still a great inheritance.…