“I’ve been told that I should take off any metal I am wearing when I practice qigong, including jewelry,” she said. “Is this true? If so what is the reason? Thanks!” This question was posted in our Facebook group by one of my students. Rather than just say, “don’t worry about this silly rule,” I […]
I get it. You wanted to feel better, which is why you started practicing qigong in the first place. You wanted to heal your body, your mind, and perhaps even your spirit. And things were going great — until the shit hit the fan and the qigong cleansing began! Cleansing that begins as a result […]
“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 […]
Some teachers say that you need to practice qigong for hours every day in order to get results. I’m not one of those teachers. I advocate short, high-quality sessions. The fundamental 5-Phase routine that I teach is only 15 minutes long, but it’s powerful medicine. I encourage my students to bookend their day by practicing […]
This is my nightmare. This is what wakes me up at night screaming “NOOOOOOO!” like Luke Skywalker after he found out that Darth Vader was his father.