In this edition of Ask Sifu Anthony, you’ll find questions about the number of repetitions in qigong, practicing qigong under stressful circumstances, practicing tai chi and qigong together, neigong vs. qigong, qigong for insomnia, and a timeline for future Flowing Zen projects! I believe that students should be able to get the answers that they […]
[April 2022] Ask Sifu Anthony
In this edition of Ask Sifu Anthony, you’ll find questions about cancer, pain, self-compassion, qigong fasting, long-covid, and dantian theory. I believe that students should be able to get the answers that they need. That’s why I work so hard answering questions in our free Facebook group, inside my online programs, in our webinars, and […]
Does Alignment Really Matter in Qigong and Tai Chi?
“What does he think she is, a G.I. Joe action figure?” I said to myself. I was taking a tai chi workshop and the teacher was poking, manipulating, and downright manhandling a 60-something student into what he dubbed “proper alignment.” It wasn’t working, not by a long shot. And no wonder. The woman obviously had […]
Qigong Students: What Direction Should You Face?
“You should face east when practicing qigong!!” If you’ve been doing qigong for a while, then you’ve probably heard this from a teacher or two. Or perhaps you read it in a book along with some other crazy qigong rules (like the no-sex rule). Or maybe you heard that you should face south instead of […]
How Qigong Helps You Heal: What You Really Need to Know
Ah, teaching. You teach me so much. They say that to teach is to learn twice. I like that phrase a lot. The more I teach, the more it rings true. Recently, a prospective student asked a question in our Facebook group. This happens all the time, almost daily. But sometimes, a question catches me off […]