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Now I am still young, but with all the years of teaching, people often came up to me and said, 'why don't you tell us something about Qigong and taiji.' I also see the potential in taiji and I have come to an age where I need the taiji too QM What are your aims for teaching taiji MY It depends on the student's interest. Of course I will start with health, but I would prefer that they would want to go to the professional taiji level, that they want to go to the performance side and the taiji...

Spring Into Health

Enjoy a day finding out about the very latest in health, beauty and alternative therapy at London's, Your Health Show, from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th April at the Business Design Centre in Islington (Angel tube station). The Tai Chi Union of Great Britain will be giving daily demonstrations on the show's feature stage, plus experts from the world of complementary health care, including author Leslie Kenton and Sunday Times health writer Hazel Courteney, will be giving seminars and answering...

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How do you find a good teacher A lot of this is to do with fate. When you open a magazine all the advertisements say how good this teacher is, or how that one is a grandmaster who can open up the secrets of a skill to you. Often they will tell you how many days or weeks it will take for you to become a Qigong master, how they will open your Sky-eye (Third-eye), and how they will teach you to transmit Qi to heal people. They all look like adverts on TV, and some even say, Money back guarantee if...

Ninghong Health Protection

In the last issue 35 of Qi Magazine, I had prescribed 4 prescriptions of Chinese Herbal Medicine for the treatment of Obesity, now I am going to introduce more Dietetic Chinese Herbs for losing weight A) Kuan Bun (Japanese Sen Tangle) 30g per day. Contra indicated for those who suffer from insufficiency and coldness of the spleen and stomach. thick slices and then make soup. It is advisable to use a bit of sesame oil and salt to flavour it. Waxgourd contains no fat and little sodium and is...

Chinese Dragons

Dragons are mythical animals, but it seems every culture has afacsination with them. To some they are evil creatures, to others they are gods and to others still they are bringers of luck and fortune. Powerful, fearsome, clever, wealthy and rarely malevolent, Chinese dragons are the antithesis of the ravening Western species of reptilian monsters much given to devouring innocent virgins or to being slaughtered by valiant knights. Chinese dragons whilst differing in temperament vary in...

Wild Goose Qigong

Wild Goose Gong Bung

Today many people have heard about Wild Goose Qigong. It was not so less than three decades ago when it was still practised in secret by those who had been passed the skill secretly, from generation to generation. Master Yang Meijun is the twenty-seventh generation inheritor of Wild Goose Qigong and learned the skill from her grandfather who learned it from a Daoist who told him that he could not pass on the skill until he reached the age of seventy. When Master Yang was thirteen years old, her...

Qigong Iron Throat

Iron Throat Qigong

Everyone who studies martial arts wants to be strong and powerful, either externally or internally. When I was twenty-three I had done some Wing Chun and some simple Qigong, and I had just started Chen Style Taijiquan. Then, I was hungry for all different kinds of Chinese skill, even things like Yijing, Feng Shui, Chinese Horoscopes, palm and face reading and of course, Qigong. I never came across any Hard Qigong, but reading about it always excited me. I thought I would never have the...

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Li Zhen Xun Kan Gen Kun Lei Tsun Sun Hum Gun Kun We only use some of these. From the Tien Guan we use all except Mou and Gei, because these are in the middle and cannot fit in and from the Di Zi we use all, as these are much easier. Fig 4. The Compass with the Twenty-four Mountains on the inner most ring However we have to add the Bagua to it and so we choose the four least important directions because in the Twenty Four Mountains the Di Zi are the most important. So we choose Kin, Gun, sun and...

Practise

One old lady is the Honorary Director of the Chinese Qigong Scientific Research Association, Consultant to the Beijing Qigong Research Association, Consultant to the Hudang - Boxing Research Association. Also she is President of the China Dayan Wild Goose Qigong Association Dayan Qigong comes from her family . In 1986 she was on the cover of China's top Qigong magazine, 'Qigong amp Science', She is Master Yang Meijun. At her home in Beijing many people come to visit, asking her for Qigong...

Beiquan ijiquan

Master Ma Yue has a long and illustrious career in the martial arts. He was born into a family famous for its martial arts, one that has helped to shape their development in recent times. Not only does he have his family's skill behind him, he is a graduate in Wushu of the Peking Sport University, the most highly regarded Sports University in China And, if this is not enough, he was twice Chinese National Wushu Champion. Now a resident in the UK, Master Ma has been working hard to develop the...