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Tension and relaxation

Tension is who you think you should be,

Relaxation is who you are.

So they say, and I would agree

And I have practiced being relaxed, and gone deep in that practice.

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Martial Arts as Preventative Medicine

The fact that the body can both destroy and heal itself is evident by the many cases of cancer and auto-immune diseases as well as the documented cases of unexplained healing from medically fatal diagnoses. 251 more words


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