Long Practices

Long Practices

A collection of routines that are over 15 minutes to get you feeling your very best! Enjoy!

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Long Practices
  • Lift Your Sprit (33 mins)

    Breathe, relax, invigorate your body, and lift your Spirits and Shen!
    Join Jeff in a sea of camas flowers as you strengthen your core, lower body, balance, and stability while brightening and uplifting your mood and emotions.
    This practice is helpful for raising your 'vibration' so you can conne...

  • Wu Ji Qigong (30 mins)

    Enter into a deep state of stillness with this practice.
    Wu means emptiness, Ji means great.
    This practice includes standing in the Wu Ji posture, which is the same as the Ready Position and some Qigong exercises that help encourage good Qi circulation.
    This practice can help settle a very busy...

  • Growth (32 mins)

    Open your mind and spirit to new possibilities, healing, and growth. Plant your feet firmly on the Earth, extend the crown of your head to the Sky and allow your Qi to cultivate and grow. Join Jeff at a crisp lake with misty mountains in the distance. This practice will 'root' the energy and leav...

  • Gratitude to Stillness (31 mins)

    Take a moment to send gratitude to your body in this gentle practice.
    During this routine you will move stagnant Qi through the meridians, while appreciating all the good work that your body does.
    You will also practice transitioning from "movement to Stillness." This will help deeply relax the p...

  • Spring Liver Wood Routine (19 mins)

    This is an excellent routine to help move stagnant Qi in the middle of the body, the chest, the ribs, and the liver and gall bladder meridian.
    This practice is useful during the spring time and any time of year, especially when we are experiencing 'liver stress' or 'liver qi stagnation.'

    There a...

  • Big Beautiful Brain (31 mins)

    Enhance memory, creativity and connection. Your brain will feel big and beautiful after this stimulating routine! Contra-lateral movement combined with expansive reach will engage the brain and boost cognitive function. Enjoy feeling clear-headed and ready to absorb new information and experiences!

  • Heart Healing Routine (22 mins)

    Relax, release, and heal your heart, Shen, emotions, and enter into a state of Flow with the gentle Heart Healing practice.
    This routine was from Qi Chat Ep 36, where we discussed the idea of Heart Centered Qigong practice and Metta.
    https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/march-qi-chat-heart-h...

  • Winter Qigong (20 mins)

    Plant your feet firmly on the ground, and warm your body and heart with the Winter Qigong practice.
    This routine features lower and middle body strength, stability, and coordination exercises which are great to practice all year long - not just the winter!
    This routine can be used as a daily pra...

  • 5 Element Qigong (30 mins)

    A basic Five Element practice that can be used 3 to 4 times per week to balance and support all elements and internal organs in the body. Includes: Fire - Heart and Small Intestine, Earth - Spleen and Stomach, Wood - Liver and Gallbladder. Water - Kidney and Bladder, and Metal - Lung and Large In...

  • The Golden Vessel (31 mins)

    A gentle practice to strengthen Dan Tian (lower heaven) Kidney Qi, and the function of the Bladder. Spinal Twisting stimulates the Shu Transporting points while focusing on the 'lower jiao' organs that are responsible for a strong functioning bladder. Take a deep breath, warm the Golden Vessel, a...

  • Tap and Release Qigong Practice (28 mins)

    The tapping and patting practice presented in December Qi Chat Episode # 33. This routine can be added before or after any regular Qigong practice. It's great to use in the middle of the day, if you have been sitting a long time, or just feel the need to move your Qi.

    Here is a link to the origi...

  • Qigong for Warmth (20 mins)

    The 'Qigong for Warmth' routine as presented in November Qi Chat Episode # 32. Breathe, relax, and 'pump the Qi' as your body warms up and your mind feels abundant! Here is the link to the full Qi Chat where this routine was discussed: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/november-qi-chat-qigo...

  • Fall Qigong and Healing Sounds Routine (25 mins)

    Practice the Fall Qigong routine and 6 healing sounds, as discussed in October Qi Chat episode # 31. Take a deep breath, let your 'harvest energy' flow and send your healing sounds out to the world. The October Qi Chat where the routine was discussed can be found here:
    https://qigongforvitality.v...

  • Bone Marrow and Brain Washing Qigong (20 mins)

    The classic "Bone and Marrow Washing" Qigong practice that was presented in the September 2021 "live" Qi Chat. You can watch the full length Qi Chat here: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/sept-qi-chat-bone-marrow-washing-qigong-85-mins

  • Midday Shibashi -15 (15 mins)

    Come alive with this mid-day "re-set." Take in the energy of the majestic forest as you release tension and refresh the mind with Shibashi -15. Each exercise is practiced five times and will give your an afternoon boost to replenish body and mind. Get ready to restore and re-set. For a short int...

  • Strong and Stable (31 mins)

    Strengthen your legs, feet, and hips with this peaceful practice. Join Jeff as the sun sets in a grassy seaside meadow. This routine will increase stability and foundational strength in the lower body. Building stability and strength will benefit your Qigong practice and functional movement in ev...

  • Cleansing and Clearing (16 mins)

    A well balanced practice to help release 'negative energy' (stagnant Qi) and foster a state of Flow and "Wu Wei." This is the practice Jeff presented in the "live" Qi Chat from July. - Episode # 28. Take a deep breath and return to a state of balance.

  • Circular Serenity (26 mins)

    Find serenity with graceful circular movements as you connect to the world around you. Notice a sense of flow with Nine Circles - Middle to Lower Heaven, Smiling Shen to the Horizon, and Two Wind Gusts to the Ears. This mindful practice will leave you feeling engaged and present. Enjoy some new m...

  • Nourish Ren (28 mins)

    An exquisite combination of circular movements, abdominal massage, Swimming Dragon and healing sounds to encourage smooth digestion and balanced hormones. Gentle pummeling, light tapping and Dantian breathing will move Qi and promote a strong and rooted Shen. Nourish your Ren meridian, stomach, s...

  • Clarity (28 mins)

    Find clarity as you nourish your eyes and vision. Gentle acupressure to relax eyes, face and head combined with body movements to circulate Qi through the liver, kidneys and mingmen. Find insight in your everyday life! Please watch the introduction video to learn about the movement called "Sweepi...

  • 7 Movements of Qigong Practice (19 mins)

    Engage your body through the seven core movements as presented in the May "Live" Qi Chat Episode #26. Connect with your body as you sink into each movement. For the full-length deeper explanation, watch the Qi Chat here: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/may-qi-chat-90-mins. Connect with yo...

  • Yin Yang Balance (35 mins)

    Balance Yin and Yang through all meridians and internal organs. Harmonize meridians of the arms and legs to increase circulation around Mingmen and Dantian. An excellent practice for grounding energy, balancing hormones (for both women and men) and connecting with your root. Join Jeff and Penny (...

  • Swinging Chakra Balance (20 mins)

    Swinging arms and spinal twisting to lift your spirit and leave you feeling relaxed, limber and at ease. Journey through Chakra areas and associated physical and emotional connections. Strengthen Mingmen 'gate of fire' as you connect to 'root', Dantian, solar plexus, heart and throat. Plenty of a...

  • Slow Flowing Yin (21 mins)

    Nourish and restore the yin of the spleen, liver, and kidneys with this slow and mindful practice. Join Jeff on a snowy day and allow yourself to slow down. Extend awareness from the centre of your body to your fingertips and toes. Unwind from the hustle and bustle and feel your mind settle. Embr...