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A very simple chi gung exercise to strengthen the lungs


Stand with your feet hip width apart, toes facing forward and heels back. Sit back slightly as if on a tall stool so with a gentle bend in the hips, tipping forwards a bit. 303 more words


How to keep your energy up with Shiatsu before Spring comes

If you are suffering from the cold, wrap something extra toasty around your kidneys (back of your waist) under your clothes, such as a pashmina or a cashmere scarf; or if you are at home put a hot water bottle back there. 216 more words


Chi Gung

I attended a most amazing Chi Gung workshop this morning (March 2016) with Peter Browne.

I was introduced to Chi Gung by my Shiatsu teacher Elaine Liechti in Glasgow in 1989/90 and followed it up with classes with Chris Osbourne (my legs shook so hard I thought I was about to explode!), and Daverick Legget (this was where I learned the 5 element chi gung which I use with all my students), and then often with the late Chris Jarmey (at Shiatsu Society congress and mentoring weekends etc). 363 more words


Dragon & Tiger Qigong!

Dragon & Tiger Chi Gung is a set of exercises that is based on the acupuncture meridian system and is a great place to start learning how to improve your health. 205 more words


Seek to Fail Daily!

“Awaken each day with the overwhelming desire to fail.”

A few days ago I was training with Master Xu in the park when he told me to do 2 sets of One Armed Push-Ups…. 192 more words

Finding Balance and Poise.

To continue , from my  last post , My Inner Texan, and Meditation, where I started to develop  a model of looking at the process of addressing meditative activities. 759 more words


A Place of Abundance, Authenticity, and Natural Beauty.

For many Millenia, our mystic friends from many traditions, have described a place that coexists alongside our normal waking consciousness. In our Tradition, we call this place… 670 more words

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