I quit Facebook because it was making me angry. The politics, the racism, the hatred, the pointless arguing that never convinces anyone. All of this was making me angry. It wasn’t good for my Liver Qi. Some people think that a qigong teacher like me shouldn’t get angry in the first place. This makes me […]
“So what you’re telling me,” Brian said, “is that eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough every night is screwing with my qi?”
I believe that depression is an epic, personal battle against the darker forces of the human spirit. Recently, after an unexpected Zen-like awakening, I got my metaphoric hands on another weapon to use against depression. I now wield a mighty weapon called self love.
Steve Jobs was crazy. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world,” he said, “are the ones who do.” I’m no Steve Jobs, but I guess I’m crazy too. I’m crazy enough to think that I can change the world with qigong. Here’s how I will do it.
Change takes time. It took time for yoga to become the billion-dollar, global industry that it is today. But I believe that if you give qigong a little time, it will be huge. In fact, I think qigong will be bigger than yoga one day. Here’s why…
What’s all this talk about “style,” and what does it mean for the modern practitioner of qigong or tai chi? If you want to understand the truth about qigong styles, then my own journey may help you to see things clearer.
“No Qi, No Fee!!” That was the slogan on my first qigong flyer back in 2004. I was new to Florida, and relatively new to teaching qigong. I had taught karate for years, but not much qigong. Nevertheless, I was confident in my ability to help students feel the qi.
Whether you are an acupuncturist, a massage therapist, a reiki master, an energy healer, a psychic, a yoga practitioner, an interior designer (who uses feng shui), a spiritualist, or even a pianist — you can benefit from learning about qi. And when you learn about the qi, you’ll learn that there are only 12 different […]
There’s no question that daily practice is the key to success with qigong, tai chi, and any meditative art. But many people fail to practice because they don’t understand the art of learning. They think that mistakes are a mistake!
I’m writing to you from beautiful Costa Rica, where I’m leading my annual (soon to be bi-annual) retreat. During the retreat, we had a wonderful discussion about what qi really feels like.