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The Three Treasures – A Chinese Prescription for Health & Longevity

A Chinese Prescription for Health & LongevityHas the question, What can we do to avoid sickness, debility, and senility in our lives? - Ever entered your mind. What can we do to help ourselves heal from diseases or afflictions already a part of our lives? What can we do to create a longer, healthier, enjoyable, and more productive life?Answers to these questions can be found through learning about the ancient wisdom of the Chinese people who have studied the phenomenon of longevity for over 5,000 years. A vast body of Chinese medical knowledge has accrued from these efforts, providing a viable alternative to unhealthy, destructive behavior and lifestyle habits.The Chinese medicine view of health emphasizes the influence of emotions, nature, electromagnetic forces, and energy on the human...

Acupuncture Life Lift to Reclaim Health

Acupuncture Life Lift Good health is often taken for granted until it is lost. Reclaiming health can be difficult to achieve, requiring the best of both allopathic and alternative medicine. One of the most commonly sought, effective alternative therapies is the ancient art of Acupuncture.For 4,000 years, it has helped people throughout the world to maximize innate healing capability.  It produces the highest quality of life energy, traditionally known as Qi.Qi - The Vital Life Force Acupuncture works by opening up the free flow of Qi throughout the body.  It restores flow where it was stuck, or deficient. Tiny needles inserted at various acupuncture points on the body create an internal balancing of energies.  This creates a summoning of self-healing Qi power.It is a truly healing experience...

Awakening Qi Immunity According To Ancient Practices

Awakening Qi Immunity Throughout the ages, Chinese culture has emphasized the importance of preventative measures to stimulate the body’s natural defense mechanisms. Chinese medicine boosts immunity to reduce the likelihood of disease or infection through awakening the flow of Qi, precious vital energy flowing throughout the body. When Qi is strong and balanced the capacity to prevent illness and maintain health is enhanced. Health maintenance through prevention methodologies has thus become deeply rooted within the Chinese healthcare system through Chinese herbs, acupuncture, dietary therapy and therapeutic exercises such as Tai Chi and Qigong.Acupuncture Acupuncturists recommend preventative treatments at the change of seasons to maintain vibrant health and wellness. Numerous scientific studies have been conducted to elucidate the mechanism with which acupuncture works. The most agreed upon concepts...

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Qigong and the Cultivation of Body, Breath and Mind

Free flow of qi, the vital energy that moves and motivates all bodily functions and transformations.The simple practice of regulating the body, breath, and mind can be easily adapted for enhancing everyday activities. It has far-reaching benefits for well-being and peace of mind through establishing alignment and regulation of one’s body, mind, and spirit. This serves to open the free flow of qi, the vital energy that moves and motivates all bodily functions and transformations.It is a process that involves paying special attention to physical alignment, regulation of breath, as well as focused mind intent. This specific approach is derived from the practice of the Chinese exercises of tai chi and qigong. A practitioner of these exercise arts ultimately increases integration of mind, body, and...

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The Ancient Art of Mindful Breathing

What is Mindful Breathing? The capacity for breathing is a precious life possession, one not easily taken away. Respiration is governed by the autonomic nervous system, a physiological process happening all on its own. In Western culture, people become concerned with their breath when a medical problem such as asthma, pneumonia or chronic pulmonary disease becomes evident. Only then does a true appreciation for this bodily process arise, one commonly taken for granted.Simply look at any baby and breathing into their belly is obvious. Though natural for babies, school-age children have already abandoned belly breathing for a tight abdomen and big chest. As adulthood approaches, respiration becomes increasingly shallower due to exorbitant levels of emotional, social, work and family pressures. This stressful state becomes so extreme...

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Qigong: Chinese Yoga for Energetic Momentum

Qigong (pronounced ‘chee-gung’) is an ancient Chinese exercise designed to balance and cultivate the flow of energy for health and healing purposes.Qigong is easy to learn and can be performed by anyone regardless of ability.Also known as Chinese Yoga, it is a form of energy medicine that strengthens the body physically as it calms the mind and spirit to promote relaxation and revitalization. It involves slow rhythmical postures and movements integrated with the breath and enhanced with the vocalization of sounds and creative visualizations. How Qigong Works Qigong accomplishes this through various methods that support physical and energetic health. One major explanation for how Qigong works is through invigoration of an energy vortex, a precious energy center of the body known as a dantian - translated as...

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Qigong and the Ageless Woman

The Chinese have studied ways of creating and maintaining healthful longevity for thousands of years. One of “the jewels” coming out of this quest for everlasting youth is the gentle, life-enhancing exercise practice of Qigong (pronounced chee-GUNG). Commonly known as “Chinese Yoga” and “Feng Shui for the body,” Qigong is an ancient form of Chinese medicine exercise that “retards the aging process” by cultivating and strengthening the vital energy of Qi in the body. It is easy to perform exercise practiced to self-create medicine naturally within the body. It is a suitable exercise for people of all ages and physical abilities, especially older people and those recovering from illness or injury.Qigong Practice Qigong can be practiced anywhere by anyone. A typical Qigong workout includes stretching and...