Qigong students are often taught to lift the tongue to the roof of the mouth. But why? And should you stop?
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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?”
“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.
Every week, I receive emails asking me if qigong can help with a particular rare disorder. I’ve never heard of most of them. I do a lot of googling, but I don’t really need to…
Four years ago, one of my tai chi students asked me a question that really made me think. “I’ve got $1500 to spend on my health. Should I go to your retreat in Costa Rica, or sign up for a year of unlimited classes in your studio?” It’s tempting to assume that a full year […]
The good news is that it’s entirely possible to start healing your eyes — without surgery — so that you no longer need glasses. Now here’s the bad news: It takes work. A lot of work.
You know, it’s funny. I’ve been teaching qigong for over ten years, I’ve published over 100 blog posts, I’ve taught over 2000 amazing people — and yet for some reason I don’t have a post that clearly answers the most common questions about qigong. Let’s change that right now, shall we? Here are the 15 […]
I haven’t published anything in a long time. I’m sorry. I missed you. Despite my silence, I’ve been pretty busy behind the scenes. I’m back now, and I’m ready to tell you all about the things I’ve been up to this year, as well as the exciting things I’ve got planned for next year. So […]
There’s something magical about going on a Kung Fu adventure to find a spot to practice, especially at dawn…