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For many, meditation and Qi Gong are seen as the domain of humans. With our large brains and insatiable curiosity, it’s easy to believe that we’re alone in our awareness of energetic sensitivity.

While we may have developed clear practices to work with our internal life-force energy (Qi), George Brauneis’s…


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Qi Gong is the art of working with your internal energy to improve your state of being. Quite literally, “Qi” means “internal energy,” and “Gong” means “to work with.”

One of the most common reasons people start practicing Qi Gong is to overcome stress. …


While a lot of practitioners know about Lee’s personal journey, there are few who really understand the origin and inspiration of his life’s work. As this article reveals, Lee wasn’t the first revolutionary teacher in his family to bring Qi Gong into new communities in the West. …


In Qi Gong, we seek to work with our fundamental energies that determine our experiences of the world. One of these energies is love, and its importance to us is immeasurable. …


The Earth Element teaches us about stability and groundedness. It helps us to stay true to ourselves and make sense of the ever-changing world around us.

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Qi Gong and Yoga are both powerful practices that use movement and meditation to cultivate health and vitality. In the west, yoga has become increasingly popular, and for good reason. In some cities, it is one of the most common forms of physical exercise.

On the other hand, Qi…


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For many, Qi Gong is not only a catalyst for powerful emotional and energetic transformations but also a spiritual transformation. In Qi Gong, the word “spirit” is translated as “shen.”

Shen actually has many different meanings — consciousness, mind, heart-mind, spirit, thought. Given Qi Gong’s far-reaching impact on human consciousness…

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