What is Qigong? What are the Benefits?

What is Qigong? What are the Benefits?

What is Qigong? Qigong literally translated means “skilled cultivation of Universal Life Force (Chi)”. Universal Life Force can be thought of as energy and it is all around us. Qigong is the practice of gathering that energy and harnessing it for greater health and...
How Does An Acupuncturist Care for Themselves?

How Does An Acupuncturist Care for Themselves?

By Robert Branch, L.Ac. of Body Politic Acupuncture & David J. Coon of Qigong Awareness, LLC   How Does An Acupuncturist Care for Themselves?   People often ask me, “Do you give yourself acupuncture?” Well sure, I can do that, but what I really rely on to keep...

Activating Heart Centered Awareness

Awareness is difficult to describe. How do you describe heightened awareness or elevated awareness to one who does not have it? It is difficult to converse about expanded awareness yet many teachers, sages and gurus have tried. One way to simplify our discussion is to...

What is Chi?

Qi the Chinese spelling or the american version Chi is considered to be the force of life itself. We can think of this in western terms as energy. When we speak of energy related to the body in the western world we are typically speaking about the workings of...

Healing Yourself with Qigong and Medical Qigong

You are the center of your personal universe. You are. Your body-mind is. Whatever your state of mind- body is today, so will it be tomorrow. Tomorrow is an extension of today. It is only an extension of today’s attitude, today’s mood, today’s state...

Medical Qigong For Healing

Medical Qigong is a 2000 plus year old practice from China. Every day in China people practice gathering what the Chinese people call Chi. In Chinese medicine theory it is believed that all disease stems from a stagnation and/ or depletion of Chi. Chi to the Chinese...