What is Qigong?
Qigong (pronounced chee-gong) is a powerful holistic practice that coordinates body postures and movements, breathing and meditation. Essentially it's mindfulness in motion.
The ancient Chinese practice dates back more than 4,000 years and its healing abilities forms part of ancient Chinese medical practices.
What is Yuan Qigong?
Yuan Qigong (pronounced Yuen Chee-gong) is a new and innovative qigong practice that has been specifically developed for today's busy lifestyle. It is simple to learn and easy to practice, and can be adapted for any physical condition.
The enjoyable exercises offer beautiful moving and still meditations, and include non-strenuous, free flowing and natural movements.
By combining body movements, breath, Qi (energy) and mind activities, practitioners can achieve:
mental clarity and emotional stability, as well as
improved physical health.
Even a few minutes of practice can have an invigorating and rejuvenating effect.
While the foundations of Yuan Qigong rest in Chinese tradition, Western scientific and psychological findings are incorporated, which make it a comprehensive discipline.
Benefits of Qigong
Qigong works on not only the body, but also on emotional, physical and mental levels.
The widespread practice of Qi-based medicine and its growing popularity around the world has triggered a great deal of scientific and medical research in the last twenty years. Peer-reviewed research report on the medical benefits of Qigong. Improvements in the following have been experienced:
*Harvard & Standford Universities, Sloan Kettering & MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Massachusetts General Hospital and
the University of California are all participating in Qigong research or have on-going Qigong practices.