Warming Up Exercises

QIGONG Baduanjin Warm-ups are to be done in silence to practice noticing the breath, the mind, the emotions and the physical body. All of this awareness is to be done while standing in one’s essence. Warm-ups: 1. Massage the hands Begin by massaging the left...

Eight Movements

BADUANJIN – Standing 8 Pieces of Brocade   1.​ PRESSING THE SKY WITH TWO HANDS Double hands hold up the heavens to regulate the Sanjiao (Triple Burner); Sanjiao passes Qi freely and smoothly. Illnesses disappear. Reverse hands to face the sky and raise both...
A Perfect Masala Chai

A Perfect Masala Chai

Sweet, rich in flavor and warming Masala Chai On a cold Winter day, in company of a dear friend and sharing a hot, flavorful tea – what a perfect combination! Try it yourself with this classic Masala Chai...
Liver and Gallbladder Meridians

Liver and Gallbladder Meridians

Stimulating Liver and Gallbladder Meridians with Yoga Qi can become stagnated in the liver and gallbladder meridian systems as a result of excessive thought, anxiety, and fear. Lack of emotional regulation causes complicated disorders in subfertility. A regular...
Wood Element Meditation

Wood Element Meditation

“Wood Element Meditation” with Rick Barrett In this “Wood Element Meditation” we are shown a specific Qigong exercise focused on the Wood element. This closely resembles the Separating Heaven and Earth movement in the Baduanjin form that we practice. We are told to...