Short Practices

Short Practices

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

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Short Practices
  • Breath Reset (8 min)

    Here is a simple 8 minute breathing practice that will help relax and energize your system.
    Jeff practices:
    Forceful Breathing
    Following the Breath
    Soft Breathing
    Full Body Breathing
    Full Body Dan Tian Breathing

    This is a great practice to add after a full Qigong routine, or if you just have a f...

  • Metta Qigong Practice - Love and Kindness (15 mins)

    A 15 minute Metta Qigong practice focused on "Love and Kindness." A good practice for self-acceptance, compassion or when you want to send good thoughts, healing energy and positive vibes out to the world :) This was the practice from the June Qi Chat episode 27:

  • 8 Pieces of Silk Brocade (13 mins)

    Build strength, improve posture and get your Qi moving with 8 Pieces of Brocade. Clear instruction, cues and prompts make this a good routine to follow along and focus. The "8 Brocades" is one of the most popular Qigong routines practiced worldwide. It can be practiced in many different ways - fo...

  • 5 Element Horse Stance (10 mins)

    Feel your Qi accumulate as you move through all Five Element horse stance postures. Hold static positions, while finding a balance of strength and relaxation. Use this on its own, or after any routine. An excellent practice when you are recovering from an emotional time, or when you want to build...

  • Snow Oasis (12 mins)

    Take a moment and find your inner oasis with this short routine. Balance Yin energy, move stagnant liver Qi, and wake up the body first thing in the morning or mid-day. Big Circle draws Earth energy up through the body, supporting overall circulation, stability and strength. You will feel warm a...

  • Inner Glow (15 mins)

    Move gently and connect with your Inner Glow. Slow down time, settle your mind and reconnect with your true nature. Simple movements easy on the body give you time to release tension and brighten your Shen! A wonderful practice to 'let go' and prepare for a peaceful sleep.

  • Refresh (13 mins)

    Need a mid day pick up? Here's a nice routine to wake up Qi and blood circulation through the back, hips and shoulders. If you've been sedentary a lot lately, this routine is for you! It will 'refresh' body and mind! Join Jeff in an autumn forest and enjoy a visit from a curious deer wondering wh...

  • Soft Qigong (15 mins)

    A gentle practice focused on softening the hands. The hands and wrists contain many acupuncture points and meridians. With these gentle movements, Qi circulation translates to the rest of the body. An excellent practice if you experience tension in the chest and lungs or just need to relax. It ca...

  • The Peaceful Pause (10 mins)

    A peaceful routine that provides a 'pause' in your day, a time to slow down, breathe, relax and connect with the present. Immerse yourself in the 'now' with movements designed to connect body and mind. Feel the earth beneath your feet and the breeze around you as you practice in the woodland fore...

  • Metta Qigong (13 mins)

    Send Metta energy to people, the earth or the entire universe! Release love, kindness, compassion and good wishes into the world around you. Not only will you feel better, but the space will too! Radiate your beautiful authentic self and share it with the world. Float through the rest of your day...

  • 6 Healing Sounds (8 mins)

    A classic Qigong practice to increase circulation in all the internal organs and meridians. Release old, stagnant emotions and make space for positive, calm, empowering thoughts and feelings! Practice this routine after other long or short practices to further enhance the effect. Join Jeff, and v...

  • Qigong Cleanse (14 mins)

    A simple Qigong practice to help cleanse your body and mind from any unnecessary thoughts, tension, fears, worry, or stressors. Qigong Cleanse features a very simple movement called "Sweeping." Sweeping is an easy movement that can help move qi, release tension, and relax the physical body. The c...

  • Flourish (12 mins)

    Breathe deeply and let your qi "Flourish!" This routine is helpful for increasing qi circulation through the liver, gallbladder, stomach, and spleen. When qi is stagnant, we won't feel our best. These movements gently encourage healthy qi flow, and can be helpful for stress, tension, and digestio...

  • Seaside Serenity (8 mins)

    Feel centered and serene in the midst of a busy world and mind. Like being in the eye of a storm, this practice will cultivate stillness and a grounded energy when there is chaos around you. Sometimes we can change the world around us, other times we have to find the change within ourselves. Find...

  • Wake Up (13 mins)

    A gentle wake up to start your day. This quick routine will increase circulation in muscles, joints and soft tissue as well as stimulate Qi flow through all internal organs and meridians. Start with "Lifting the Sky" and move through a flowing sequence that feels a bit like a dance by the sea. Mo...

  • Recharge Qigong (9 mins)

    A simple routine to recharge quickly. You can practice while standing upright, or if you want to challenge yourself, you can take a deeper stance. Revitalize in nine minutes. Easy to practice anywhere/anytime to give you a quick boost and unwind tension that has built up around the chest, shoulde...

  • Breathe Easy (12 mins)

    Inhale. Exhale. A routine to revitalize the lungs and open up the chest. It can help with breathing related to asthma, allergies or tightness in the chest. Expand and loosen up the chest area. A simple routine that can be practiced any time of the day. The movements influence both the lungs and s...

  • 5 Minute Guided Horse Stance (5 mins)

    Five minutes of Horse Stance in a beautiful meadow! Guidance to help you notice different sensations in your body and encourage you to make adjustments as necessary. Enjoy!

  • Yin Qigong Routine (12 mins)

    A gentle, peaceful yin routine. The movements are slow and done with intention to nourish the 'yin' of the body. Slow down your body and your mind. A great routine before bed or unwinding after a long day.

  • Qigong for Grounding Routine (10 mins)

    A 10-minute routine to help when you're feeling overwhelmed, frazzled, or ungrounded. Features leg exercises that help 'ground' your energy into the earth. Practice this routine once a day to calm a busy mind. If you feel the need to do this routine more, it is best do add this to another full ro...

  • Simple Routine (10 mins)

    A simple and effective routine to bring you back to the present moment. Clear your mind and improve clarity. Your brain will function better and give sigh of relief after this one! This is a 10 minute routine even though Jeff mentions that it is five minutes! ;)

  • Clear & Calm (5 mins)

    Instantly calm your mind and centre your thoughts. This routine is done in silence (no narration) to allow you to go inwards and quiet your thoughts. Easy to follow and a good one to do if you only have 5 minutes. Enjoy the greenery and bird songs as your body and mind become rooted and calm.

  • Qi Gong for Back Pain (10 mins)

    Useful information and tips for back pain including simple Qi Gong movements and acupressure. Focus is on gentle, slow movements to stretch and relax muscles. The Qi Gong exercises stimulate the Kidney and Bladder Meridian which affect the back. Start slow and move within your own comfort level. ...

  • Sitting Meditation (7 mins)

    Sit with Jeff for a few minutes. Stop for a bit and "take time to come back to your breath". Enjoy guidance from Jeff, peaceful imagery and relaxing music. Take time to recharge your spirit.