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Spring Cleaning for Good Qi Flow by Marilyn Yohe, L.Ac., MAOM Licensed AcupuncturistHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 02 May 2009 10:00pm In Chinese medicine, spring is the time of year when what has gotten stuck gets moving again. The season is associated with the Wood element, and the Liver organ, whose job in the body is to ensure the smooth flow of physical and emotional energy. When Liver qi is flowing well, our body systems work smoothly, and emotions come and go in an a ... Read on »
New Fall Workshop in Tai Chi and Qi Gong - Eliminate Back Pain and Increase Energy by Steven S. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:17pm Do you suffer from nagging back and neck pain? Maybe you tried visits to your MD or medications. These probably yielded limited or no results in eliminating your pain. How would you like to loose this pain naturally? You probably saw the opening ceremony for the Olympics recently. What did China choose to start out their program to best ... Read on »
BBC iPlayer - QI XL: Series 7: Green by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 12:04pm BBC Qi Where's the word Vegan from ? BBC iPlayer - QI XL: Series 7: Green : "Where does the Word Vegan Come from? " Question on QI BBC TV Stephen Fry goes all green with Jeremy Clarkson, Bill Bailey, Danny Baker and Alan Davies. According To Donald Watson who first coined the phrase and started the Vegan Society with ... Read on »
Qi and Me by Steven S. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 23 Apr 2008 6:14pm I came upon Qi Gong quite late. I was in my 30’s by the time I discovered it. My background had been in youth work so I had developed an interest in counselling and in how our bodies are part of this. I then got interested in western massage which lead me to Zen shiatsu from where I moved on to learning acupuncture and it was then that I final ... Read on »
QI: Alienating Physicians by Dr. Zagreus Ammon Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:36pm The most remarkable thing... I found an article that says cost reduction efforts don't work and tend to alienate physicians. The final paragraph of the article is particularly enlightening: Judgmental programs tend to interfere with quality improvement. They score but do not support physician work and therefore are perceived by ph ... Read on »
Finally! Locally Grown Organic Food - Super Qi! by Kristen S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:31pm Eating organic food is important - we all know that. Eating locally grown organic food is even WAY BETTER! For years, I've longed to taste fresh, organic produce grown on land local to me in Arizona. Unfortunately, every time I went to a farmer's market, there wasn't anything that was both local and organic. So, I ended up opting for Whole Foods (I ... Read on »
Trying Tai Chi & Qi Gong for the First Time by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 May 2011 6:00am Sure, I dig yoga and meditation . And most would probably consider me to be a little crunchier or more hippity-dippity than your average gal. But despite these things, I had never tried the Chinese martial art Tai Chi—let alone Qi Gong. Heck, I could barely spell the former or pronounce the latter. But after spending about 40 minutes trying e ... Read on »
What is Qi? by Linda Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 6:15am Excellent article and explanation of what Qi is. "Chi, often written as Qi (pronounced “chee”) could be described as a type of bioelectricity and is the life force in and around us. It cannot normally be seen without the aid of Kirlian photography, but it can be felt and its effects can be seen. Numerous cultures describe a matrix of subtl ... Read on »
Qi Gong by Samantha Angela Posted Mon 18 Jun 2012 12:13pm Qi Gong I was stranded on a patch of rug in the basement on Sunday afternoon after mopping Matt and myself into that spot. My furry nephew Ruxin was staying with us and he felt it necessary to mark his territory in various locations so I had to mop the entire place from top to bottom (although, the house was long over ... Read on »
QiFORZE Preview + A Killer Circuit by Lauren G Facebook Posted Mon 27 Aug 2012 8:47pm Howdy Friends! How was your weekend and Monday? Mine was pretty dang good. E and I went to the beach on Saturday to take advantage of the beautiful weather before Hurricane Isaac took over! Luckily, it looks like we are going to miss the worst of it! Sending lots of prayers out to those still in the path of the hurricane. A few weeks ... Read on »