San Bao

San Bao / Three Treasures San Bao (traditional Chinese: 三寶, simplified Chinese: 三宝, pinyin: sānbǎo, Wade-Giles: san-pao, pronunciation (soundfile)) means „Three Treasures“. In Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine, the expression refers to Jing (essence), Qi (life energy) and Shen (spirit). Continue reading San Bao

Dantian

A Dantian (Chinese: 丹田, pinyin: dāntián, Wade-Giles: tan-t’ien‚ pronunciation) is a centre of Qi (life energy). The Dantian are central points of reference in Qigong, Neigong, Taoyin (Daoist Yoga), internal martial arts and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Depending on the art Continue reading Dantian

Qi

Qi (modernized Chinese: 气, traditional Chinese: 氣, pinyin: qì, Wade-Giles Ch’i, pronunciation (soundfile)) is the Chinese term for (life) energy, which is part of everything. It is present in the “10.000 things” as well as in living beings, in which Continue reading Qi

Qigong

What is Qigong (Chi Kung)? Qigong – also sometimes written Chi Kung/Chi Gung, Qi Gong – is a Chinese movement and meditation system. Its sets (sequences of exercises) can partly be traced back about 1000 years, but the term „Qigong“ Continue reading Qigong

Taijiquan Classics

A little beneath the surface of the Taiji Quan Classics Here you can find a translation of the Taijiquan Classics. Dr. Tao Ping Siang translated the Taijiquan Classics into English for his Western students. The first book, including the Chinese Continue reading Taijiquan Classics

Qigong overview

Qigong (Chi Kung) – A Comprehensive Overview 10,000 Qigong methods The Map The Roots and Traditions of Qigong The Roots Legendary or ancient – Historic – Contemporary The Tradition Fitness and Health Medical Qigong Daoist Qigong Buddhist Qigong Martial Qigong Continue reading Qigong overview