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Qigong

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

Fiona Patterson | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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.

Bounce

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 03.04.2012 | Impact
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Books
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Healthy Living
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 | Books
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 | Business
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...