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How To Select The Best Place To Practice Qi Gong

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In a person’s everyday routine, Qi Gong can be an ideal inclusion due to the various benefits two minute of practice can give. You won’t need to spend a great deal of time, a special place to practice, or fancy equipment for this exercise.

The best place to perform qi gong is outdoors preferably in a place with beautiful natural scenery and lots of fresh air. But it can also be performed indoors or practically anywhere.

There are certain criteria that would make a place suitable or unsuitable for performing qi gong.

The place should be first not too cold or too hot. Wear the right clothing so that your body can adjust to the temperature of your practice area. If the place is cold, you probably need to wear thick clothing. If the place is warm, then wear less clothing. You should never expose your body to any draft, which implies that windy places are off limits for Qi Gong practice. It can also imply that when practicing in warm climates, you shouldn’t expose your body to the wind or exercise without a shirt.

Next, the place should be flowing with lots of fresh air. Practice in nature if your preference is outdoor practice. This means avoiding near traffic or places of industry. If you’re performing qi gong indoors, the windows in your room should be open so that air can circulate although be careful being exposed to a draft. While not preferred, you can still do qi gong in the city only when it’s done indoors or in parks.

Lastly, since Qi Gong requires concentration, it’s recommended that you practice in a place where you wouldn’t be disturbed. If you’re practicing indoors, you may want to inform people not to disturb you while you exercise, practice in a vacant room that has no people going in and out, and turn off the phone while you exercise. If you are performing qi gong outdoors, select a place where people won’t disturb you while you’re practicing.

Through these basic instructions, you’ll be able to find a lot of areas where practicing Qi Gong can be suitable.

Dr. Hailing Fu is a doctor or Oriental medicine and the founder of Ling’s Acupuncture, Inc., in Orlando, FL. She has also served as professor and clinic director at the Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Central Florida.

Written by Valerie

March 27th, 2018 at 3:07 am

Qi Gong Is Designed To Treat Sicknesses And Maintain General Health

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Qi Gong is essentially a series of Energy Exercises. Qi Gong is made up of two Chinese words that literally mean energy and exercises or work. So, Qi Gong basically means exercises for your energy.

Qi Gong is a relatively recent term. The exercises in this ancient practice have been collectively called Dao Yin or Nei Gong for thousands of years. Dao Yin means Guiding and Leading due to the fact that the postures guide and lead your life energy or Qi through the body for various purposes based on the set of exercise or exercise. Nei Kung means Internal Exercises.

Although Qi Gong is a blanket term for several various exercises. It has thousands of exclusive styles. Hence, Qi Gong is a term that’s not specifically descriptive. It is similar to the word “transportation,” which is a general term that may refer to various modes of transportation (car, bus, train, plane, rocket, etc.) Each form of transport is the same in that entails going from point A to point B but beyond that each type of transportation may be quite different. The same goes with Qi Gong.

However, what these styles all share in common is that they involve working with the Qi or energy of the body. There are Qi Gong styles that exclusively have stationary exercises and there are styles that make up of moving exercises only. There are styles that target specific sicknesses and there are styles designed to maintain general health. There are exercises designed for the martial arts like the Iron Palm. They may all be different but they all work with the Qi of the body.

Some of the systems of Qi Gong are thousands of years old, having been passed down from generation to generation. Some systems are fairly modern. Most people practicing Qi Gong derive various benefits from both types. People extol the age old systems as having passed the test of time and the inventors of the modern systems cite innovation and improvement as their inspiration.

It is vital that you need to understand the style you are interested in if you are just embarking on your practice for the first time. You need to know its history, attributes, and objectives.

If you have been practicing a style of Qi Gong for some time, you may need to look at the other styles that are distinctively different in style, approach, attributes and objectives.

 

Five Points Acupuncture & Wellness
20 Pondmeadow Dr #107
Reading, MA 01867
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http://www.fivepointsacupuncture.com

Written by Valerie

January 9th, 2018 at 6:11 pm

Posted in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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