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Qi Gong for Anxiety
by Lee HoldenFlow is a term used in Qi Gong when we feel at peace and relaxed within. Through the practice of Qi Gong, you can discover the flow for yourself. With continued practice, you’ll find yourself more relaxed, more resourceful, feeling lighter, and able to go with the flow.
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- Mirror-view beginner qigong moves to the left and right.
- Low-impact, whole body exercise done sitting or standing.
- No experience needed; beginner-friendly follow-along workout.
Flow is a term used in Qi Gong when we feel at peace and relaxed within.
Through the practice of Qi Gong, you can discover the flow for yourself. This routine is designed to give a you a mini-vacation. With continued practice, you’ll find yourself more relaxed, more resourceful, feeling lighter, and able to go with the flow.
The opposite of flow is stress and anxiety. If you are feeling anxiety in your life, you aren’t alone. Anxiety is one of the most common problems people face today. Qi Gong is a quick and easy solution to anxiety that comes from the inside out.
There’s a saying in Qi Gong, “Let your mind be clear like a mountain lake: reflective, free and open.” This routine will help you find that equanimity, where the body is relaxed and the mind at peace. Join Qi Gong teacher and PBS favorite, Lee Holden, in this simple and easy to follow routine.
- Transform anxiety into inner peace with moving meditations.
- Clear anxiety using simple breathing exercises.
- Release tension and stress with gentle stretching.
- Balance the nervous system with long, flowing movements.
Qi-Gong means "energy-work". Qigong (chi kung) is the ancient art of building the body's Qi (energy) to a higher level and circulating it throughout the body for rejuvenation and health. Some Qigong is practiced sitting or standing still, while other Qigong can be a kind of moving meditation. This gentle Qigong exercise is a highly effective way to reduce stress, increase energy, enhance healing, and generally improve your quality of life.
Qigong increases the quantity of energy in the body, and improves the quality of your circulation through energy pathways, known as meridians. Qigong is sometimes called "acupuncture without needles."
Similar to yoga, Qigong can stimulate the entire body deeply with low-impact movement and develop a stronger mind/body connection. The slow, relaxed movements are widely recognized for their health benefits, such as boosting your immune response, strengthening the internal organs, muscles, joints, spine, and bones, and developing abundant energy. A Qigong session makes one feel strong, centered, and happy.
Qigong can be effective in helping people with insomnia, stress-related disorders, depression, back pain, arthritis, high blood pressure, and problems with the immune system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, bioelectric circulatory system, lymphatic system, and digestive system.