Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body: Qigong for Lifelong Health

Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body: Qigong for Lifelong Health Author Bruce Frantzis
ISBN-10 1583941460
ISBN-13 9781583941461
Year 2005-12-23
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Blue Snake Books
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Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body explains the practice of chi gung qigong the 3000 year old self healing exercise system from China Originally published in 1993 this book has become a classic that has inspired tens of thousands of Westerners to learn to activate their chilife force energyto improve their health reduce stress and reverse the effects of aging This fully revised edition has more than 100 pages of new material including Longevity Breathing methods how cross training in chi gung can enhance other exercises such as yoga golf and weight training and nei gung techniques for advanced practitioners Chi gung exercises utilize a system of energy channels in the body that are similar to an electrical circuit Frantzis thorough knowledge of energy arts and the Chinese language allow him to peel away the secrecy and metaphors He presents this 300 page edition in easy to understand terms to suit beginners with enough meaty detail and depth for the advanced martial artist healer or meditator Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body includes a comprehensive guide to chi gung theory and a systematic lesson plan with more than 100 illustrations These low impact exercises are suitable for almost any age or fitness level They provide the foundation for learning any other chi practice such as tai chi martial arts meditation or TAO Yoga Frantzis explains not only how these inner aerobics are done but why Going beyond mere body movement he teaches from the inside out linking the biomechanics and anatomy of the physical body with the subtleties of chi This book provides practical methods to help people become balanced relaxed and joyful Frantzis trained for more than a decade in China became a Taoist Lineage Masterquite a rare occurrenceand came back to the West to teach My hope is that chi gung and tai chi can become mainstream exercises in the West says Frantzis We have a major health crisis looming practicing chi gung or tai chi is one of the most effective ways people can reclaim control of their health and well being

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Tao of Letting Go

Tao of Letting Go Author Bruce Frantzis
ISBN-10 9781556438080
Release 2009
Pages 175