What is Qigong Really About? : Reaching Your Highest Energetic Potential in One Lifetime
Apr 30, 2014 05:54PM
● By Jeff Primack
Qigong is the art of Harnessing QI, which directly affects the blood flow and is an exercise that makes your blood pulse.
This pulsing occurs by moving Qi using specific breathing techniques along with postures and slow graceful movements. Qigong also encompasses using healing foods, herbs, acupressure, yogic stretches, all of which energize the body, increase vitality & accelerate metabolism.
Qigong is circulation; term “blood flow” is synonymous to “moving Qi”.
Many studies confirm practicing Qigong reduces drug withdraw in Heroin addicts by 50 percent. Several Qigong instructors we’ve certified are teaching with huge success at Florida drug rehab clinics. Studies also reveal that Qigong boosts the immune system and is beneficial for those fighting cancer. Dr. Oz was quoted by saying that if you want to live to be 100 to do Qigong. These techniques originated over 3000 years ago by mountain wonderers, people who were activated by Qi. Most Acupuncturists are strong believers in Qigong and some actually prescribe exercises to their patients in between treatments.
Qigong is different from Yoga primarily because it requires slower more gracious movements to harness your electromagnetic field.
Some Qigong exercises build muscle or speed, but most are a pulsation of Qi through the body. Qigong is the “sensation of energy” and is highly tangible. A few advanced systems of yoga, like Kriya Yoga, have striking similarities to Qigong. However, compared to most systems of Yoga, Qigong has a much greater emphasis on precise breathing techniques. Qigong deals with smaller movements of the abdomen to circulate Qi and more precise movements of the hands, rooting into the earth and opening up pathways of energy. Yoga works with energy, but to a lesser degree and although we practice and love Yoga, Qigong does what Yoga cannot. We train many thousands of yoga teachers and they are always blown away by the tangibility of Qi experienced.
Within 10 minutes of Qi-Breathing many feel electricity in their hands.
“The Buzz” as we call it in the Qigong Family, is a reaction caused by increased levels of oxygen and ions, which I believe accelerates the vibration of our mitochondria. Many describe the inner buzzing or vibrational feeling as a natural high and it has the obvious effect of stimulating endorphins. Many people describe “Perma-Grin” where the gratitude is so overwhelming and the joy so potent that they can’t stop smiling for a short time. One Qigong student taking Xanax bars from his doctor several times a day to stay functional reported after the Breath Empowerment that he was more relaxed then anytime in his life. This man later used his God-given Breath and willpower to wean himself off the Xanax and back into his natural state.
Qigong is best in the Morning as a Practice to Extend Life and Beauty.
For days when time is short I recommend cleansing your body with oxygen and energy FIRST THING IN THE MORNING. My practice is to wake up, brush my teeth and hair, drink some hot tea outside and do the 9-Breath Method five times absorbing/retaining large amounts of oxygen in my bloodstream. Gentle power breathing awakens the cellular VIBRATION and stimulates metabolism. As I wake up slowly for 10 minutes each morning my senses become heightened and I watch the birds in my garden. This is a quick and powerful method, which we spend hours thoroughly teaching at the Qi Revolution conference.
Qigong uses food, herbs and mushrooms to reverse many types of illness.
A big part of what we teach is how “Specific Foods REVERSE Specific Diseases”. Many foods like Kiwi have helped hundreds of our Qigong students reverse asthma. Our food protocols laid out in the “Conquering Any Disease” book have been tested with tens of thousands of real live people all over the country. I have seen dozens of people I’ve met whom had cancer and reversed it within a few months following strict dietary and Qigong practice guidelines. Adding in the avocado seed to a delicious fruit and vegetable smoothie is a great way to maximize your phytochemical intake along with blending the seeds and skins of the apple. Sunlight, breathing techniques and high vibration foods are God’s natural medicine.
“Qi Revolution” comes to AUSTIN, TX. Austin Convention Center on June 14th – 17th and PHOENIX, AZ. Phoenix Convention Center on June 21st – 24th. Jeff Primack, Kai Van Bodhi and dozens more Instructors will host 4-days of Qigong Training for $149. To reserve tickets & for more info, call 1-800-298-8970 or visit QiRevolution.com