A recording of the February 2021 "live" Qi Chat. Jeff discusses the source and creation of Qi according to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Qigong theory. Learn practical approaches to using these concepts in your Qigong practice.
5:30 Poll for Communi Qi
6:37 Intro to topic
8:51 What is Qi - not a “thing”
10:54 Prenatal and Postnatal Qi
12:44 How Qi is Created
14:00 Overview of Qi creation
17:00 Kong Qi, Air Qi
18:07 Gu Qi, Food Qi
20:40 Zong Qi, Gathering Qi
23:00 Yuan Qi, Source Qi
26:15 Zhen Qi, True Qi
30:38 Ying Qi, Nutritive Qi
31:50 Wei Qi, Defensive Qi
34:20 Review of all the types of Qi
35:17 Word of the Day
37:37 Applying the Concept of Qi in Qigong practice
42:00 Where did this knowledge come from?
43:07 Energy of Body, Mind, and Spirit
48:10 Qigong Techniques - Flow, Excess, Deficiency
52:18 Ancient Intelligence
57:00 Guided to Action
Questions from Participants:
59:41 Is there good and bad Qi?
60:00 Recreational drugs and effects on Yuan Qi?
1:02:38 Can we affect our food before eating?
1:04:43 Wei Qi and martial arts?
1:08:00 Can you learn Qigong online?