Five Animals Qigong Resources
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Five Animals Qigong Resources

Five Animals Qigong Resources Wu Qin Xi Student Resources This article provides a collection of youtube video resources for students learning the Five Animal Frolics Qigong routine. Developed in 145 – 208, Wu Qin Xi uses imitations of animals as a basis for Qi Gong practice. A foundation level qigong practice for all abilities. The…

8 Pieces of Brocade Resources
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8 Pieces of Brocade Resources

8 Pieces of Brocade Resources Collection of You Tube Resources This article provides a collection of youtube video resources for students learning the 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong routine. A foundation level qigong practice for all abilities. The Eight Pieces of Brocade / Ba Duan Jin consists of eight movements as a basis for Qi Gong…

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Syndrome
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Tai Chi and Hypermobility Syndrome

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Syndrome As a Tai Chi Instructor I live with the genetic defect Hypermobility Syndrome (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome). You can read my personal journey living with EDS here.  The really good news is that Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Meditation are all recommended ways to help gently aid the symptoms. I changed…

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi
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Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi The psoas (pronounced so-az) muscle isn’t well known and yet plays a huge role in our bodies. It is the deepest muscle in the body and unlike most other muscles it lays buried.  This muscle is vital for appropriate alignment/structure, full muscular range of motion and correct joint rotation. Location…

Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia
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Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia

Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia A non curable medical condition/syndrome that causes chronic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue in the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Fibromyalgia Symptoms & Effects Polymyalgia Rheumatica Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibro Fog (common name for the brain fog that sufferers experience) Lack of energy and chronic fatigue Muscle twitching, soreness & weakness Acute and chronic…