Medical Qigong Bibliography

Here is a short list of 10 good medical qigong books: “Chinese Qigong Outgoing-Qi Therapy” by Pengjun Zhong “Chinese Qigong Therapy” by Zhang Mingwu “Chinese Qigong” by Zhang Enqin “Chinese Medical Qigong” by Tianjun Liu and Xiao Mei Qiang 2013 “Practical Chinese Qigong for Home Health Care” by Ce Jin “Qigong Essentials for Health Promotion“ “Qigong for… Continue reading Medical Qigong Bibliography

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“Qigong” (literally “breath exercise”), an invaluable component of traditional Chinese medicine, has its origin in ancient times. Its primarystimulus was the search for longevity with the ultimate aim of immortality,which has much entranced the Chinese mind from ancient times. Therecords shows the exercises to help the qi (the human body’s vital energy)circulating freely and to… Continue reading Qigong

Postures of the Cheng Man-Ching Tai Chi 37 Form

Zheng Manqing Traditional Chinese 鄭曼青 Simplified Chinese 郑曼青 Pinyin Romanisation (Mandarin) Zhèng Mànqīng Wade-Giles Romanisation (Mandarin) Cheng4 Man4-ch’ing1 Other versions Zheng Manqing   Cheng Man Ching, CMC   Section One        1 預備勢 yù bèi shì preparation • 起勢 qǐ shì commencement 2 攔雀尾 lán què wěi grasp the sparrow’s tail  • ward-off (left side)  •… Continue reading Postures of the Cheng Man-Ching Tai Chi 37 Form

Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing – Interpret energy

There are many different forms of jing with shenming or Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing as the highest form of jing where you sense the opponents jin and yi (intention) before is visible or manifested and you control and release your opponent with Yi (pure intent) or Shen only. (Thomas compilation from different sources) At… Continue reading Tsa Pi Shiu Lin Jing – Interpret energy

Light, agile and connected

Once in motion, the entire body must be light (Qing) and agile (Ling), (it) especially should (be) threaded together. Taijiquan Treatise by Zhang, San-Feng Jwing-Ming, Dr. Yang, and Ymaa Publication Center. Tai Chi Secrets of the Ancient Masters. P. 1 The body’s movement is soft, relaxed, smooth, natural and comfortable. Light and agile like movements… Continue reading Light, agile and connected


Mindfulness is awareness of one’s thoughts, actions or motivations. mindfulness Thich Nhat Hanh, Plum Village Reference: The shown clip is from the DVD accompanying the book: Walking Meditation (sep 2006) Thich Nhat Hanh, Anh-Huong Nguyen ISBN 1591794730 The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation (dec 1999) Thich Nhat Hanh ISBN 9780807012390 The Blooming of… Continue reading Mindfulness

The Chinese mind Shen, Xin, and Yi

Shen – Spirit. The consciousness within which the mind and thought function. Xin – Heart. In Chinese it often means “mind”. If refers to an intention, idea or thought which has not been expressed. The heart or mind, is the center of human thought and feeling. Yi – Mind. It is commonly expressed as Xin-Yi. Xin is an idea… Continue reading The Chinese mind Shen, Xin, and Yi

The Circle

The circle is a round plane figure whose boundary (the circumference) consists of points equidistant from a fixed point (the center). Reference: Oxford dictionary Reference: Importance Of Continuity In the case of the “Outer School” (which emphasizes attack) of boxing, the strength one exerts is still and the movements are not continuous, but are… Continue reading The Circle


The ‘classics’ state that; the body has to be upright as if the head is suspended from above; the hips have to be relaxed and seated into their sockets; the chest should be hollowed; shoulders relaxed and elbows dropped. These requirements combined create the taiji ‘structure’. However if all the attention in placed on the… Continue reading Structure