Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 4: Exchange Meetings There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Exchange Meetings Are you curious about what other Qigong and Tajijquan enthusiasts Continue reading Ways to learn – Exchange Meetings
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 3: Workshops – Holidays – Seminars There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning in Workshops – Week-end courses and seminars Especially Continue reading Ways to learn part 3 – Workshops – Workshops – holidays
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 2 There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning with DVDs, videos and online-programmes The promise: If you are very busy, videos Continue reading Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan – DVDs, videos and online-programmes
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 1: weekly courses There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning in weekly courses The most practical way to learn Qigong or Continue reading Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan – weekly courses
In our Qigong Beginner Guide you will find tips for your journey in the world of Qigong. What is Qigong? Qigong or Chi Kung (simplified Chinese 气功, traditional Chinese 氣功, pinyin: qìgōng; Wade-Giles: chi gong, pronunciation soundfile) is an umbrella term Continue reading Qigong Beginner Guide
The title of a “teacher” or even a “master” or a “grandmaster” is not protected. Anyone can call him/herself “Qigong Master” or “Tai Chi Master” and open a school. So how to sift out the good ones? It is important Continue reading How to find a good Qigong or Tai Chi teacher? – A small guide
Tips – Prepare your trial lesson A good preparation is half of the pie! For your way to the Tai Chi / Qigong trial lesson, we have assembled a few hints and some questions for you to chew on. Try to Continue reading Prepare your Tai Chi / Qigong trial lesson
Taijiquan Training part 3 See also our other tips for beginners for Taijiquan Training on our Basics of Tai Chi site! Goal: Eliminate chronical or posture-related health problems Some illnesses or diseases may not respond to the more superficial exercises of a wellness-style Continue reading Taijiquan Training
We all have different lives, different preconditions and individual obstacles to overcome. The time you should invest in practising Taijiquan or Qigong depends on the goal of your practice. Goal: First steps in reconvalescence If you start Taijiquan or Qigong as part Continue reading How should I practise Qigong and Taijiquan?
The ideal: Hard work Not unlike Japanese culture, the Chinese ideal for physical exercises is hard work. The Chinese word for that is “gong” (功). It is used in “Qigong” – working with the Qi, i.e. cultivating life energy – as Continue reading How long and how often should I practise Taijiquan or Qigong?