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Qi Gong Movement – Monkey Serving Banana

QI Gong Movement- monkey serving banana In this video our Founder and licensed acupuncturist Zen demonstrates a Qi gong movement that represents the art of giving and receiving. She expressed that the forward motion of this movement reminds her of the need to help others, to serve others, to offer love and support to those who are in need of it. Also the backwards motion of this movement is to symbolize being able to receive from those who you love …

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Back Pain Relief with Qi Gong

Relieve Your Lower Back Pain With this qi gong movement Did You Know That The Practice of Qi Gong Is More Than 4,000 Years Old and Can Help Relieve Your Back Pain?  The translation of Qi Gong is “energy work.”  While performing Qi Gong  harness willpower, to focus.  The principle of this practice is with the coordination of the eyes with the body movements, the focus of the mind, and the breath. With Qi Gong you can bring harmony to …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine you Can Try at Home!

3 Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies that you can try at home! If you asked the average person how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) keeps you healthy, they would probably answer that it uses acupuncture needles. That’s a good start! TCM is a complex understanding of how Qi, or life force, affects your health. Qi flows through meridians passing through points which can be used to regulate and control that flow. When the flow of Qi increases, decreases, or changes qualities, your health is …

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Qi Gong for Lung & Immune Support

Qi gong for lung & immune support Have You Ever Practiced Qi Gong? Did You Know Qi Gong Could Be Used To Strengthen Your Immune System as Well as Your Lungs Since the lungs are so closely related to breath. Breath is the first sign of energy to enter our bodies Chinese medicine focuses on practices to strengthen the lungs’ ability to take in oxygen. Qigong is one of those practices. In TCM one can determine a person’s lung energy …

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Stress and Chinese Medicine

Feeling Stressed? In this day and age, it seems like stress is just another aspect of our daily lives.  It can have adverse effects on the human body, from weight gain to headaches to tight muscles, just to name a few. We all have felt the effects of stress, but did you know that Chinese Medicine has various modalities that can help with it? Chinese Medicine treats stress in two ways: Acupuncture and Herbal Formulas.  Acupuncture Acupuncture is amazingly effective …

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