Short Practices (all routines under 15 mins)

Short Practices (all routines under 15 mins)

A collection of short practices under 15 minutes to get you feeling energized FAST!

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Short Practices (all routines under 15 mins)
  • Delightful (10 mins)

    A refreshing practice to balance Heart and Shen - especially if you're feeling busy and need to unwind. Enjoy the cleansing and clearing movements of "Washing the Barrel" and feel your Spirit soar with "Wild Goose Spreads Wings" and "Flying Crane." Filmed at low tide with some curious (and someti...

  • Moment (7 mins)

    Take a moment in your busy day to stop, breathe, center your mind, and relax tension. This is a simple and short routine that can fit into the busiest schedule! Filmed in a lush summer forest, this routine will leave you clear minded and connected to your smooth Qi flow!

  • Revitalized Flow - Short (13 mins)

    Embark on a 13 minute flowing journey that will leave you feeling fully 'present' and filled with vitality! Drift like a river and soar through the clouds as you extend upwards and outwards. Enjoy fluid movements as you glide through the short ‘Flow’ sequences. Notice a feeling of peaceful flow a...

  • Fresh and Bright (8 mins)

    Refreshed and bright in 8 minutes! Inhale what you need, exhale what's unnecessary. A light and playful practice to increase circulation with simple movements and sweeping. This routine is a great one for first thing in the morning, or a quick break on a busy day, especially if you've been sittin...

  • Blissful Breath (13 mins)

    Slow down, release tension, and... breathe. Focus gently on Dan Tian with the intention of creating a tranquil and blissful state. Packed with goodness, this routine balances yin and yang, stimulates the microcosmic orbit and promotes a state of Flow!

  • Authentici-Qi Routine (15 mins)

    Breathe, flow, and find YOUR authentic Qigong! Practice is about learning exercises, movements, routines, concepts and rules - then finding your unique expression of Qigong. This is a simple routine that allows 'space' for you to discover how you would like to practice. What energy, feeling and i...

  • Peaceful Resilience (13 mins)

    Cultivate inner strength and fortify resilience. Reinforce healthy boundaries and mental fortitude as you move through life's ebb and flow. A practice to help you navigate the real world and gracefully adapt to new or changing situations. Like a symphony of breath and movement, this routine invit...

  • 8 Minute Five Element Rebalance (8 mins)

    A delightful routine to balance all Five Elements - Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. The next eight minutes are all for…YOU! Feel refreshed, harmonized and serene for the rest of your day. Set a positive intention for maximum effect, and allow your Qi to flow smoothly!

    *This exercise is also ...

  • Harmonious Heart (11 mins)

    Release any tension in the the area of the chest, heart, diaphragm, lungs, and throat. Nourish the Metal element as you focus on deep, natural breathing while acknowledging then releasing tension in the chest area. Acupressure on Neiguan (PC 6) will enhance the relaxation and release in the upper...

  • Inner Calm (5 Mins)

    Harmonize and reconnect with your inner calm. Set in a lush, magical valley with a warm flowing breeze. Feel yourself flow and release with this five minute practice.

  • Expansive (14 mins)

    Expand, warm and brighten your energy! This practice leaves space to 'expand and compress,' sink deeper into stances, engage the legs and move Qi strongly. Includes standing and stretching exercises that will strengthen the knees, legs, and core muscles, with the added benefit of sharpening the m...

  • Breathe Easy Spacious (12 mins)

    A spacious version of "Breathe Easy," a popular routine that has helped many improve the health of their lungs and respiratory system. Open the chest and strengthen your Wei Qi, lungs and breathing with this simple practice. Excellent when you want to encourage a strong immune system. The full v...

  • Slow and Steady (11 mins)

    A lovely routine to practice 'Song' which is softening and loosening the body through intentional slow movements. Unwind layers of tension by softly moving while reminding yourself to slow down. We all experience the feelings of rush, impatience, or frenzy - and that's ok. Just practice letting i...

  • 8 Pieces of Silk Brocade - Routine only from Qi Chat

    The '8 Pieces of Silk Brocade' routine practiced during the October 2022 "live" Qi Chat. A recording of the full Qi Chat can be found here: . To learn the full routine and variations, please watch the Eight Pieces of Sil...

  • 8 Pieces of Silk Brocade (9 mins)

    A 'spacious' 9 minute version of the 'Eight Pieces of Silk Brocades' with minimal cues and gentle chimes to let you when it's time to move to the next exercise. Join Jeff among the Oak trees for what is likely thee most popular Qigong routine worldwide! It is widely accepted as an excellent routi...

  • Inner Strength Shortened Version (15 mins)

    Strengthen body, improve balance and fortify the Shen! This routine combines physically challenging movements with moments of stillness to help create inner strength. Practice tensing and releasing the muscles while inhaling nourishing Qi. Includes the exercise "Twisting and Coiling the Qi." For ...

  • 5 Minute Cloud Hands Routine (5 mins)

    A short and simple routine centered around Cloud Hands. Use this five minute practice anytime you need to relax, unwind and find your center. Allow your chest and shoulders to loosen as your Qi moves freely!

  • Revitalize Body Short Version (13 mins)

    A shortened version of the 'Revitalize Body' routine. Increase Qi and blood circulation throughout the entire body. Breathe deeply from head to toe and notice your body become refreshed and revitalized! The long version of this routine can be found here:

  • Simple Flow (9 mins)

    Set yourself up for a great day! Embrace silence and a feeling of calm as you flow with this simple routine. In just nine minutes you will expand 'space' in body and mind. By the end, you will feel like a refreshed version of You!

  • Qigong for Peace (14 mins)

    Create a state of inner and outer peace as you move through the six Healing Sounds, Metta and the Wuji position. Let your 'sounds' ring out as you send peaceful thoughts out into the world.
    This routine is from Episode #40 "live" Qi Chat - Qigong for Peace

  • Warm Heart - Short version (13 mins)

    A short 13 minute version of the full Warm Heart routine. Let your heart, spirit, and Shen feel soft, abundant, and warm! Set among cinnamon colored rock formations with the scent of wild sage in the air, this routine will strengthen the heart organ, meridian and element, allowing you to feel rel...

  • 6 Level Qigong (15 mins)

    Take 15 minutes to feel present in your Authentic Self as you connect with body, mind and Shen. This routine was presented in "live" Qi Chat Episode #39:

  • Short and Sweet Tap and Release Qigong (10 mins)

    A short and sweet tapping and patting practice to release stagnant energy and encourage smooth flowing Qi throughout the body. You will feel happier with renewed energy after this 10 minute practice! A slightly longer version can be found here:

  • 10 Minute Horse Stance Practice (16 mins)

    A ten minute Horse Stance practice, beginning with a gentle warm up. Horse stance, or Zhan Zhuang, looks simple on the surface, but as discussed in "live" Qi Chat # 29, there's a lot happening within this practice. Horse stance strengthens the physical body and calms the nervous system while natu...