The internet can be pretty a confusing place. If you’re still confused about how kung fu relates to qigong, then this quick video explanation will help.
Is tai chi older than qigong? Or is the opposite true? Let’s bust some myths about the ancient origins of these arts.
In this edition: gallbladder surgery and qigong; healing tinnitus with qigong; practicing qigong on an airplane; learning tai chi forms; building strength and flexibility for tai chi; feeling qi all day long; mixing fitness and tai chi training; seasonal allergies and qigong.
“I’ve been practicing Tai Chi an hour a day for 30 years,” he said, “but I’m still a long way from being a master.”
It was a beautiful, cloudless day in Golden Gate Park. I was 25 years old, and I had recently earned a black belt in Goju-Ryu Karate.
Tai Chi was completely foreign to me.
“How will you know when you reach mastery?” I asked.
I didn’t mean to be insulting, but the man clearly took offense. A quick scowl, and then he walked off.
I never did get his name.
In this edition: Different Kinds of Energy…Eating and Qigong…Chinese Medicine and the Spirit…Feng Shui…Iron Palm…Dragon Strength…Resistance to Practicing…