Exploring the Concepts of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Exploring the Concepts of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine

In this section Jeff will discuss the concepts behind Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine. You will learn how these ancient concepts connect to body, mind, spirit, earth and environment. Gain insight into the deeper practice of this traditional form of medicine.

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Exploring the Concepts of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Exploring Qigong and the Springtime (25 mins)

    Learn Traditional Chinese Medicine concepts on how Spring affects the body and which Qigong practices to use. Happy Spring!

    Go to the page below to download a pdf Qi-T-Sheet of Qigong practices ideal for spring time. Just click on the title and it will take you straight to the video :)

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  • Stimulation of Points - Intro (6 mins)

    Stimulation of acupuncture points and meridians can enhance the effect of your Qigong practice. In this 3 part video series, learn several point and meridian stimulation methods that can be used during and after Qigong practice.This video is an introduction to the techniques.

  • Stimulation of Points - Physical Techniques (33 mins)

    Explore different methods of stimulating the meridians and acupuncture points. Many of the techniques will already be familiar to you if you have ever received body work, or massage. Some of the methods are a little... different :) They are all helpful and easy to incorporate!

  • Stimulation of Points - Non Physical Techniques (18 min)

    Discover the non-physical methods of point and meridian stimulation. The approach is quite simple on the surface but can take years or a lifetime to master.
    The main difference between physical and non-physical, is the involvement of the mind, intention, and focus. These 7 techniques will use y...

  • Dampness in Traditional Chinese Medicine (30 mins)

    Grab a cup of tea, get comfortable and learn about the concept of 'dampness' in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Discover the difference between 'external' and 'internal' dampness and how it affects the body. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, dampness is related to the Spleen and Stomach and can affe...

  • Qigong and Emotions (30 min)

    Learn about the different emotions and how they affect your overall health and wellness. Jeff talks about the Traditional Chinese Medicine concept of the 5 elements and how it relates to Qigong practice. By the end of this video you will have an understanding of what practices to use if you have ...

  • Qi Gong For Pain (22 mins)

    Explore the concept of 'pain as information' and the importance of acknowledging, but also separating, our emotion from it. Jeff uses several stories and examples to illustrate this concept. If you experience pain, you may find this concept helpful.

  • Qi Gong for a Healthy Immune System (27 min)

    Learn about the immune system from a TCM and Qigong perspective. There are many reasons why people want to practice Qigong. One of the most common reasons is having a weak immune system. Qigong is very helpful to prevent getting sick, recover from illness faster, and build resilience. Learn the 4...

  • Qi Gong for Immune System Qi-T-Sheet.pdf

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    Here is a handy reference for all the Qi Gong routines that you can use to help build up your immune system.

  • Liver Imbalance in Traditional Chinese Medicine (8 mins)

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the liver is prone to several different imbalance patterns. Jeff explains the difference between yin/yang and excess/stagnation patterns. Learn about these patterns and several ways to improve your liver energy!

  • Outline of Qigong Concepts (7 mins)

    Jeff outlines the upcoming topics he will cover in this section. Based on requests and suggestions from Communi-Qi members, Jeff has put together a plan for what you can expect to learn more about. Below are the six topics he will be covering in the upcoming weeks. Each topic will have its own vi...

  • What is Qi? (22 mins)

    A fascinating exploration of the concept of 'Qi'. In this video Jeff covers the topic of 'Qi'. What is it and how does it fit into the philosophy of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Qi Gong? Make a cup of tea, pull up a chair and get comfortable. A fireside chat (without the fireplace) Enjoy! :)