A recording of the August 2020 "live" Qi Chat. Learn all about Qigong and breathing. Jeff starts by exploring "breath" from a variety of perspectives - nature, science, posture, physical tension, muscle guarding, and emotions. A translation of the "Circulating Qi Inscription" one of the earliest written descriptions of Qi circulation, is presented (39:36),
Other topics include the following:
- Turning the Breath
- Breath with Intention
- Cultivation vs Weeding
Discover how Dan Tian (yuan) breathing and Ming Men Breathing are used in Qigong practice (51:32). Learn variations of Box Breathing and how it can be used to calm and relax the body. Explore how Yin and Yang breathing can be used in Horse Stance or during meditation. Discover Microcosmic Orbit Breathing and how "Sending the Qi" can be used with intention for promoting healing.
Also a brief discussion on:
- Fire Breathing
- Exercise Breathing
- Activity Breathing
- Singing, Mantra and Chanting Breathing
Jeff concludes with the suggestion that simple conscious breathing can accomplish a lot for your health and wellness.