Self-Therapeutic With Qigong – BionicOldGuy

Entire Physique Prayer is an interesting memoir by Yan Ming Li, a Qigong grasp. It tells the story of his hardships throughout his upbringing in a working-class household in Communist China through the cultural revolution. He had a pure affinity for Qigong, and it blossomed into therapeutic talents with some coaching. He finally migrated to the West, changing into a trainer and healer in Atlanta. There are some wonderful tales of therapeutic within the e book. After telling his personal story, he teaches his self-healing strategy of whole-body prayer.

Grasp Li has ecumenical religious beliefs equal to the perennial philosophy which many declare are on the core of all of the World’s main religions, and that is talked about all through the e book. Readers who’re skeptical of such beliefs might discover this a stumbling block, however I favored his clear dialogue of this.

In a nutshell, his self-healing approach is meditation in a standing pose. It includes visualizing power flowing in the direction of part of your physique from the religious heart (Dantian in Chinese language, Hara in Japanese, generally taught in varied martial arts). I discovered the approach enjoyable, though it includes an arm place I discovered a bit awkward. I modified {that a} bit to make it extra comfy. I intend to present it a attempt, visualizing therapeutic power directed towards my knee. Who is aware of?

I’ve expertise with Yoga-based actions initially from India, however comparatively little with these of Chinese language origin similar to Tai-chi and Qigong (observe that Qi is pronounced like “chi”, and the Chi in Tai-chi is identical as Qi). This fascinating learn makes me wish to look into them extra.

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