Om Work

Om Work

Refine and focus on the fine details of your Qigong practice. In this section you will learn different ideas to improve your practice. You can use these concepts when you want to do a little extra homework, or should I say, "Om Work!"

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Om Work
  • Intro to the Om Work Section (1 min)

    Welcome to the Om Work section, a place to study and work on the subtle aspects of Qigong practice including: posture, movement, alignment, breathing and intention. You can refine your practice by focusing on specific aspects while creating and experiencing a state of "Flow." The ideas in this se...

  • Part Horse's Mane Series (3 mins)

    Learn how to do a simple 3 movement series of Parting Horse's Mane. Each movement will be broken down into its most basic steps. Follow along and experience the flow of this beautiful series. An excellent way to loosen the shoulders, neck and back. It can be used as a warm up, or as a practice al...

  • Om Work - Rise and Fall with Spirals (5 mins)

    Discover the fascinating world of spiral Qigong by exploring the circular movements in one of the most fundamental exercises - 'Rise and Fall.' This exercise may seem simple at first but it contains many hidden details. When you first learn 'Rise and Fall,' it can feel a bit linear but as you div...

  • Om Work - Playing with Waves (6 mins)

    Deepen your practice by exploring the finer details of the exercise called, "Playing with Waves." This movement was also discussed in "live" Qi Chat Episode #46 - Water Element: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/january-qi-chat-water-element
    Enjoy!

  • Om Work - Fisherman Casts Net (9 mins)

    Join Jeff by the ocean as you learn more about the fluid movements of 'Fisherman Casts Net.' Discover breath patterns and modifications, while exploring finer details related to eyes and tracking that will keep you engaged and present!

  • Om Work - Lifting the Qi (7 mins)

    Discover the finer details and benefits of "Lifting the Qi." Although it is one of the easiest and simplest Qigong exercises, there is so much happening under the surface. After watching this episode, you'll feel inspired to practice "Lifting the Qi" with renewed intention!

  • Twist and Coil the Qi (9 mins)

    Learn all about the exercise, "Twist and Coil the Qi." This is a more challenging movement and it's important to work within your limits and comfort level. Approach this one in a gentle way and pay special attention to your knees and posture. Start with a more upright position then as you become ...

  • Om Work - Dragon Qigong (9 mins)

    Learn how to do the fantastic Dragon Qigong exercise! This can be a challenging movement, so as always, take it slow. Focus on feeling stable throughout the core as you breathe and visualize being a proud, majestic dragon!

  • Om Work - Immortal Points the Way (6 mins)

    Learn how to do the unique exercise called 'Immortal Points the Way.' A couple ideas to keep in mind: 1. This can be a challenging exercise so just take your time 2. You can practice this exercise slower than Jeff was demonstrating 3. Keep your stance upright until you feel comfortable with the m...

  • Om Work - Tiger Grasps Prey series (9 mins)

    Learn how to do 'Tiger Grasps Prey' and discover the deeper subtleties of this powerful movement. Jeff will provide detailed instructions on how to do each movement and discuss the connection to Fire Element. Explore the three different directions and where the yin and yang expression of energy h...

  • Walking Qigong Instructions (17 min)

    Walking Qigong is an excellent practice to use outside when you have space to wander. It leaves you feeling harmonized within your body, mind, and environment. This video is a demonstration and explanation of 'Walking meditation,' the 'Qigong Step,' and 'Qigong Walking' using different movements....

  • Healthy Back Position for Qigong (6 mins)

    Learn how to bend properly particularly for "Chin-to-Toe" exercise in Qigong.This exercise is featured in the Big Bear routine. For this exercise, it is best to bend like a hinge or fold like a table versus curve like a cashew nut! When Jeff refers to picking something up, he means figuratively l...

  • Spinal Twisting Details (6 mins)

    A detailed explanation of the movement called 'Spinal Twisting.' Learn proper posture and position - how to turn from the waist/hips, how to engage the core, stay stable, and keep the knees slightly bent. Discover the physical/emotional aspect and the meridians and points it connects with: Bladde...

  • Big Bear Qigong Details (9 mins)

    Learn all about the 'Big Bear' Swaying exercise that is featured in the Big Bear routine. Explore some some of the finer details that will increase Qi circulation when you do this movement. The full Big Bear routine can be found here: https://qigongforvitality.vhx.tv/videos/big-bear-22-mins