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Sharon Eakes | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home
Sharon Eakes

Commitment is important because the rewards are big. In the case of my qigong practice, the rewards of are the experience of health and vitality.

Tai Chi, Qigong and the Question, 'Who Am I?' 2

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 05.16.2016 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

Tai Chi and Qigong are one way to pursue the question of "Who Am I?" Ultimately each of us has the challenge of finding our own path. The first time I...

Tai Chi, Qigong and the Question, 'Who Am I ?' Part 3

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

While this is undoubtedly true, I would argue that it was not my medical knowledge that helped me make wise decisions in this crisis but my staying calm and listening to my inner voice. I think this is at the heart of the question, "Who Am I?"

Tai Chi, Qigong and the Question, 'Who Am I?'

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

"Who am I?" can be answered in so many ways from the profound to the mundane. While each is worth considering, many of us skip over paying attention to ourselves on even the simplest level. For instance, does this food agree with me? Do I need six hours of sleep or eight? Does it help to exercise?

Christmas Past, Presence and Future

Sue Crites | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Sue Crites

As the holidays approach, for those celebrating Christmas, the season of giving and receiving is upon us. I love traditions and certain pastimes are i...

How to Not Beat Yourself Up After Screwing Up

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 11.19.2016 | Home
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Here are four (or five, for you overachievers!) steps to help you be a good friend to yourself even when you've missed the mark and fallen short of your own expectations: Identify, Unify, Pacify, Emulsify, Clarify.

Health Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 06.22.2016 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

Can I say for sure that it has worked for me? Not with a double blind study, but I do believe that my investigations have led me to a plan which has helped me and maybe could help you, too.

How I Went From Veterinarian to Yoga Teacher and Launched My Own Desk Yoga App

Fiona Patterson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Home
Fiona Patterson

Guilt was a factor that stopped me changing my career. New people I met would often say, "You're so lucky, I always wanted to be a vet!" Those to whom I vocalized my discontent would remark "Really? But you studied for so long!"

A New Way of Thinking About Autoimmune Disease

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 08.04.2014 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

We don't have to choose Eastern or Western -- just what is effective. Now we have a demonstrated scientific underpinning linking the two.

Truly Bringing the Body-Mind to Psychotherapy

Dr. Denise Nagel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Home
Dr. Denise Nagel

I realized that I wanted to give more attention to the body-mind connection. It wasn't that I was ignoring the mind-body, but I was working to reach the body more through the mind. Now I encourage my patients to also find a practice like Qigong, yoga or Tai Chi to allow the gentle flow to create internal equilibrium.

Getting to the Core: 4 Myths About Strengthening Your Abs

Stacy Barrows | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Stacy Barrows

Activating our core muscles has been a mantra by many professionals helping their clients in seeking better overall strength, protecting from back pain and improving performance. But what I learned early in my PT practice is that our brains do not know muscles, only movement.

Yoga and Qigong: Two Streams From a Single Source

Sat Hon | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home
Sat Hon

In the hunt for the common ancestor of yoga and qigong, one discovers that unlike its progenies, it existed in a form that has long vanished in the sa...

How to Improve Your Health by Moving

Marc B. Levin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Home
Marc B. Levin

Physical activity, exercise and movement are available to you to promote the natural healing of your body, and you are empowered right now to use them if you choose.


Joseph Bobrow | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Joseph Bobrow

Human beings seem infinitely adaptable. But there is no silver bullet, no quick fix potion that will make a soldier, sailor, airman or Marine invulnerable to five, six or more tours of duty in today's war zone and the separations from loved ones.

Is Qigong For You?

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Arthur Rosenfeld

Ranging from simple to quite complex, this popular mind-body exercise represents a uniquely Chinese method of uniting good intentions with specific results.

Should Shaolin Monks Be Asian? Just Ask Abbot Shi Yan Fan of Shaolin Temple Los Angeles

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Stacey Nemour

Should Shaolin monks only be Asian? Can a Westerner ascend to the exalted level of an abbot? Venerable Abbot Shi Yan Fan of Shaolin Temple Los Angeles can answer that.

What Is Qi?

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Arthur Rosenfeld

The concept of qi yields its secrets reluctantly to our Western, reductionist style.

The Key to Qi -- A Book Review

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arthur Rosenfeld

As difficult as it is to define qi, it is even more difficult to transmit it through a book. The Key To Qi doesn't attempt such a miracle, but offers ways of understanding the concept and recognizing the presence of vitality in one's life.

Looking For Lady Gaga

Esmeralda Williamson-Noble | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Esmeralda Williamson-Noble

Having a big name behind a cause is always a big help, isn't it? Particularly in the case of a cause like suicide that needs education and National di...

Qigong: Unleash Incredible Healing Powers

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Stacey Nemour

Qigong is recognized as a Mind-Body Medicine. Focus on the breath, body posture and state of awareness opens up the channels for energy (Qi) to be moved.

Heal Yourself With Your Own Voice

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Arthur Rosenfeld

While overly powerful vibrations can hurt our soft parts, gentle vibrations can stimulate body systems in a healthful way.

What is Tai Chi? More Than Just Martial Arts

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arthur Rosenfeld

Gilligan portrays the Chinese worldview of a sea of energy through which living things move, and in the process defines the Chinese bipolar cosmology ...

Brown, Obama and the Dalai Lama

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alexia Parks

President Barack Obama is caught between a rock and a hard place -- between Mr. Brown and the Dalai Lama. Last October, when Barack Obama canceled hi...