Tina Faulkner Elders

15 posts

WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG

This article, WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG is part one of the series Introduction to basic Qigong for beginners. WUDANG SINGLE SNAKE MOVE QIGONG WITH OPEN AND CLOSE FIRE ELEMENT (HEART & SMALL INTESTINE) Opening a Qigong routine: Preparation. Stand in stillness before you begin. Calm the breath and allow the […]

WUDANG SINGLE TIGER MOVE QIGONG

This article, WUDANG SINGLE TIGER MOVE QIGONG is part one of the series Introduction to basic Qigong for beginners. TIGER: ‘Tiger Washes His Face’ WITH OPEN AND CLOSE METAL ELEMENT (LUNGS & LARGE INTESTINE) Opening a Qigong routine: Preparation. With all Qigong practice, allow a moment of stillness before any movement […]

Tina Faulkner (Aberdeen, Scotland/UK) – Qigong

Tina’s life and work Tina Faulkner Elders began training as a young child in Gong Fu and Chin Na with her father, Gordon Faulkner. During this time Gordon was also teaching the internal practices and meditations of Mantak Chia. Over the years Gordon would frequently host one of Mantak Chia’s most […]

Qigong & Cancer Healing

Qigong & Cancer Healing

I have been a practitioner and teacher of Qigong (Yangsheng) for many years. In the scheme of things I am reasonably well qualified and have a great deal of experience. For the past few years I have been teaching Qigong professionally to cancer patients at a Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre. […]

WUDANG SINGLE TURTLE MOVE QIGONG

WUDANG SINGLE TURTLE MOVE QIGONG WITH OPEN AND CLOSE WATER ELEMENT (KIDNEYS & BLADDER) Opening a Qigong routine Preparation. With all Qigong practice a moment of stillness is required before any movement begins. This allows time to calm the mind and the breath and to become present. Take your time with […]

OPENING / CLOSING a QIGONG ROUTINE

OPENING / CLOSING a QIGONG ROUTINE

WUDANG 5 ANIMAL QIGONG OPEN AND CLOSE In any good Qigong form there is an opening movement and a closing movement. Although the physical movements may vary from routine to routine and some details and specifics will be different, the internal practice and theory should be more or less the […]

WARMUP WAIST CIRCLES

Hip Rotations This is a daily ‘must do’ exercise for all! As simple as it may seem it is very effective at easing tension in the lower back and hips. This is particularly valuable for people who sit or stand still for long periods of time. As well as loosening […]

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TWO HANDS PUSHING SKY

This is a fantastic little Qigong exercise for stretching and opening through the whole body, all the way from the fingers to the toes. It also introduces controlled breathing, in coordination with the movements of the body. It is a great ‘wake up’ exercise, filling the body with breath and […]