“Mimi Kuo-Deemer takes the reader on a journey through the five elements and seasons of qigong, explaining their connection to health, lifestyle, and state of mind. . . . It is a pleasure to read such a balanced approach. I highly recommend Qigong and the Tai Chi Axis!” — Kenneth S. Cohen, author of The Way of Qigong Reduce stress, release pain, and create bodily harmony with this introduction to qigong and the yin/yang balance of tai chi, the ancient Chinese arts of movement meditation. This accessible book features information about these practices as well as insights into their benefits, providing tools for replenishing inner resources and managing energy levels. It also offers advice on making healthier choices in everyday life that will support the body’s natural capacity for energy, balance, and well-being.
This is a 17 minute qigong practice designed around the Wood element in Chinese medicine and qigong. It focuses on forms that create stability and root to support upward growth and rise. It was filmed in the teacher’s back garden on a sunny, psrping day. These and other Wood-themed practices are included in thebook, Qigong and the Tai Chi Axis: