Long Practices (all routines over 15 mins)

Long Practices (all routines over 15 mins)

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

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Long Practices (all routines over 15 mins)
  • Return to Centre (32 mins)

    Imagine a tree blowing in the wind. If the tree has strong roots, it will be stable. When the wind stops, the tree stops moving and “returns to centre.” The idea is to build up your skill to come back to centre. This allows you to weather life’s storms and return to your own solid ground. Movemen...

  • Stability (31 mins)

    Feel strong, grounded, and stable! This is a practice that strengthens the legs, hips, back, core muscles, and helps the qi flow smoothly through all the meridians in the lower body. Movements are slightly faster and will give your body a good workout! Includes exercises that can strengthen the s...

  • Big Bear (22 mins)

    Feel in harmony with nature and discover the energy of 'Big Bear.' An empowering routine that will leave you feeling connected to the natural world around you and your own inner strength. This routine features the Big Bear Swaying exercise, that invigorates the qi and relaxes the neck and back. J...

  • Move Lower Heaven (20 min)

    Dan Tian or "Lower Heaven" is an important energy centre of the body a few inches below the belly button. When 'lower heaven' is strong you will have good energy, a clear mind, and a strong immune system. A strong Dan Tian will allow for increased benefit from your Qigong practice. Join Jeff in a...

  • Water Dragon (34 mins)

    Strengthen Water element with this refreshing practice. Movements such as Water Horse Stance, Rowing the Boat, Embrace Lotus, and Swimming Dragon series (variations of Swimming Dragon) strengthen the Kidney energy. Throughout the routine you will bring your awareness to the Kidney shu point with ...

  • Take Flight (45 mins)

    Spread your wings and feel your spirit soar as you stretch your arms to the sky. Embrace physical and mental strength. A blend of upward movement, like a flying bird, balanced by grounded "Buddha Stomp" and gentle bouncing. You will build strength and improve flexibility in the upper body. Moveme...

  • Circular Flow (20 mins)

    Feel your body and muscles relax with Circular Flow. Movements are "circular," gentle and particularly helpful for softening tightness in the joints and fascia, while encouraging smooth qi flow through the meridians. Beneficial for the liver, the heart, and sanjiao system; improves cognition and ...

  • Embrace Lotus (34 mins)

    Nourish Heart and expand Shen with this gentle sitting routine. The lotus represents a flower so beautiful - that emerges from the muddy water. Our tension, worries and fears are like the muddy water. When we relax and let the Spirit settle, it allows our body and mind to 'come to centre' and hea...

  • Peaceful Shen (25 mins)

    Restore Shen and Spirit as you practice with Jeff in a meadow of Camas flowers. Embrace the feeling of lightness through movements such as "Deer Qigong" and "Smiling Shen to the Horizon." This routine promotes a peaceful state by strengthening the Heart Qi and Shen. A perfect compliment to the p...

  • Flow (27 mins)

    Let the river wash away your worries. Includes exercises such as Big Bear, Big Circle, Cloud Hands, Brush Knee and Twist, Drawing the Bow and Clearing the Dantian. Movements strengthen the Liver, Gallbladder, and Spleen in TCM, and open the chest, lungs, and mid back. Your mind will feel clear, c...

  • Cleansing the Bai Hui (45 mins)

    Stimulate, cleanse and energize your 'Bai Hui.' Feel clear minded, energized, and tranquil. Bai Hui, located on the top of the head, has been used for health and spiritual purposes for thousands of years. Bai Hui means "100 meeting points" where six Yang channels and the Du meridian meet on the c...

  • Reel-ly Nice Qigong (40 mins)

    Based on the practice of "Silk Reeling" - a graceful circular movement that will help unlock the joints and soft tissue while moving the Qi smoothly throughout the body. You can watch a short intro to the practice here: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/the-universi-qi/videos/introduction-to-the-...

  • Release (25 mins)

    Feeling tense or tightly wound? Release and let go. Join Jeff at the base of this glacier fed lake on a magically still morning. 'Clearing the Ren' will have you feeling relaxed, open, and revitalized! Clear stagnation from the upper body, chest and back as you release!

  • Rise and Shine! (1 hour)

    Rise and shine with this early morning routine! Qigong with positive affirmations and lots of bouncing and swinging arm exercises. A brisk routine that will make you feel alive! Watch as the sun rises throughout this practice. Filmed in the early morning on Mount Tolmie.

  • Resilient (27 mins)

    Build your immunity, lung energy, and resilience with this routine in the middle of scenic Stanley park in Vancouver, BC. This practice features stimulation of acupressure point Lung 1 (Zhong fu) or 'Central Palace,' an excellent point for increasing lung qi. Along with the Canada geese, mountai...

  • Open to the Horizon (27 mins)

    Open yourself to the horizon and welcome a new day with this inviting routine! Follow along as Jeff guides you through 'Parting Horse's Mane' in a slow and methodical method culminating with a beautiful contra-lateral sequence that awakens the brain and improves balance and coordination. You will...

  • Cultivate - Seated Routine (17 mins)

    Sit with Jeff on this rock above the city and cultivate your energy! Feel energy flow down from the sky and into your body. A wonderful "moving meditation" in a seated position that will consolidate Qi and leave you feeling strong - both physically and mentally. An excellent routine for days when...

  • May the Fourth Be With You :) (24 min)

    Connect and harmonize with your own internal rhythm in this Qigong practice! **If you haven't seen it yet, be sure to watch the introduction video to this routine found here:
    https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/qigong-routine-introductions/videos/may-the-fourth-be-with-you-intro

    In this routine you...

  • Inner Stillness (17 mins)

    Inner Stillness is a horse stance practice that helps you find a sense of peace, strength, and stillness. Time seems to pass quickly as you move through various horse stances and the stepping exercises. Feel the qi from the earth get drawn up the feet and the energy flow down from the sky. Jeff g...

  • 18 Forms - Shibashi (38 mins)

    The 18 Forms, or Shibashi, is a popular Qigong form practiced by millions of people around the world. Based on the gentle movements of Yang style Tai Chi, professor Lin Hou Sheng compiled 18 movements to create this routine that is ideal to practice daily to maintain good qi circulation and a str...

  • Grounded (45 mins)

    Rooted and centered. Feel grounded and strong both mentally and physically. Visualize a giant Oak tree with roots deep into the earth providing a solid foundation. You can handle anything! Re-energize as you draw energy into the body and down the legs. Recharge and take in the beauty of the Camas...

  • Move Mountains Qi Gong (41 mins)

    A longer practice that will leave you feeling strong, stable, and ready to face anything! This is a progressive practice, meaning that it may be challenging at first but over time your shoulders, back, and legs will become stronger and this routine will become very energizing, perfect for startin...

  • Silent Qigong Push Routine (16 min)

    A silent, music-only version of one of Jeff's most popular videos on YouTube - 'Qigong for Anxiety.' Follow along and get into your own groove. Find your 'flow state' as you breathe deep and coordinate breath with movement. Notice how your day gets better after this routine - like pushing the 're...

  • Sleep Routine with Acupressure (18 mins)

    Sleep well with this peaceful routine. Let go of any tension, worries or excess thoughts.Follow along and use the following acupressure points to enhance the effect: Taiyang, Neiguan (PC6), Shenmen (HT7), Fengchi (GB 20), and Anmian. Enjoy an evening by the sea as gulls glide by and the sky turn...