One of the things I love most about qigong is that it’s accessible to everyone. And I mean EVERYONE. I’ve taught qigong to all kinds of amazing humans. Here are a few examples: an army veteran with one arm a young attorney with one leg a 94-year-old wheelchair-bound grandmother a visually impaired teenager a 60-something […]
A few years ago, I injured my back doing something stupid in the yard. The low-back pain that I had gotten rid of with qigong suddenly returned, and with a vengeance! Of course, I was still practicing my qigong, and it was helping a lot. In fact, I think I would have been in SERIOUS […]
If I hear one more person say that it’s “just the placebo effect,” I’m going to kick them right in the placebo.
For example: “How does qigong work? Is it just the placebo effect?”
It’s the word “just” that gets me angry.
I’ve experienced back pain so severe that it almost got me arrested. I was in my apartment in NYC, I was deeply frustrated by my pain and lack of mobility, and I let out a loud, primal scream. As crazy as things were in NYC in the 1990s, screaming was still frowned upon…
Are you eager to learn more about qigong, tai chi, and meditation? Are you struggling with discipline? Want to know more about the history and theory of these arts? Then ask questions, grasshopper! The human brain functions better when using questions. All teachers know this. They know that presenting information is only half the battle. Maybe less than half the battle. […]