Have Qigong and Tai Chi Evolved to fit Contemporary Lifestyles?

Have Qigong and Tai Chi Evolved to fit Contemporary Lifestyles?

Have Ancient Practices evolved to fit into Contemporary Lifestyles? The ongoing joke among Qigong teachers is: “What happens when you ask a room full of 100 Qigong teachers what’s the right way to do a specific exercise?  You’ll probably get 100 different answers.” Tai Chi evolved from Qigong, and today there are many forms and […]

Spark Your Passion for Living a Long, Healthy Life

Spark Your Passion for Living a Long, Healthy Life

Aging? We all are; everyone alive today will be older tomorrow. But as these yearly turns round the sun add up, so does the astonishing fact that I’ve got years of experience  in my memories and on my face with an active body that’s flexible and healthy. My brain is active too, ever ready to […]

Qigong Benefits Your Longevity, Let Me Count the Ways

Qigong Benefits Your Longevity, Let Me Count the Ways

Qigong aids anti-aging, active aging, ageless living, healthy aging, vitality and longevity with flexibility, optimum function and expanded awareness!  How? 5 Ways Qigong promotes Longevity 1. Reduces blood pressure & pulse rate 2. Builds muscle strength 3. Improves Balance 4. Aids weight loss & distribution of weight 5. Builds new neural pathways in your brain […]

What’s Age Got To Do With It? Keep Moving in 2017!

What’s Age Got To Do With It? Keep Moving in 2017!

No matter the year of your birth, good health is a lifelong pursuit. It happens to become more important as the decades pass and you realize that you’re an older adult, purchasing Senior theater tickets. Maybe you’re not quite there yet, maybe you’re well passed that; it’s important to embrace your best life Now. Cultivate […]

Grateful for You!

Grateful for You!

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.         Martha Graham […]

“Aging is an Educational Experience” says Ram Dass, and so do I!

“Aging is an Educational Experience”  says Ram Dass, and so do I!

My older friends joke that, “It’s a full time job growing old”. I laugh, snort, and chuckle along, knowing this to be true as I join the elder ranks of my generation. Designated Seniors on government roll calls, our tsunami wave of baby boomers is waking up to ”where did the time go?” I don’t […]

Is there a Secret Knowledge of Self-Healing?

Is there a Secret Knowledge of Self-Healing?

Energy is not created but it can be transformed! Qigong means working with your body’s energy. The key to self-healing is knowing that your body is designed to heal itself. When you are not feeling well or sick and your energy is out of balance, how do you heal? It’s necessary to bring balance back […]

Finding Balance

Finding Balance

“The brain can grow and adapt, this is neuroplasticity”      John J. Ratey. M.D. Brain plasticity is the unique quality of every brain to adapt as long as you live,  good news for aging gracefully. Being an “ageless”  warrior or beauty happens when you find BALANCE.  We stay fit and agile  by paying daily […]

I’m in a Qigong State of Mind

I’m in a Qigong State of Mind

Every Qigong session begins with the intention of moving into a Qigong State of Mind. This intention begins as muscles are engaged but my breathing allows the Qi energy to effortlessly move my body. An archer, athlete or dancer may feel something similar as their mind relaxes and their body effortlessly performs what its been trained […]

Qigong, Cultivating a Healthy Habit

Qigong, Cultivating a Healthy Habit

Did you know that according to The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi millions worldwide have and are experiencing the healing benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi? Qigong, (grandparent of Tai Chi,  pronounced chee gung) means “breathing exercise” or “life energy exercise”. Modern medical research indicates Qigong and Tai Chi can reduce anxiety and depression, […]