Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

Health Benefits of Qigong

Qigong and Tai Chi are ancient Chinese practices that promote optimal health, vitality and longevity. Developed over millennia in Chinese monasteries, hospitals, and imperial courts, Qigong was kept a carefully guarded secret from the Chinese public, Qigong has recently come into widespread use throughout the Far East. Now, in the West, it is viewed as a health and human performance breakthrough, as well as an ancient power tool for self-improvement and a safe, gentle, proven approach to treating pain and disease as well releasing unhealthy emotions that our bodies hang on to.

Qigong and Tai Chi are profound, yet simple methods for:

  • Improving balance and coordination
  • Reducing anxiety and depression and STRESS (Wall Street Journal 10-1-2013)
  • Boosting the immune system
  • Lowering high blood pressure
  • Reducing the symptoms of Fibromyalgia by 79%! (2010 study reported in New England Journal of Medicine)
  • Helping to insure full range and mobility far into old age
  • Increasing breath capacity
  • Achieving serenity and inner peace
  • Aiding in the healing of major illnesses
  • Tuning into our inner guidance while balancing mind, body and spirit
  • Accelerating recovery from surgeries
  • Improving sports performance
  • Improving performance, Focus and concentration
  • Improving martial arts skills
  • Changing thoughts and behaviors to get rid of bad habits
  • Increasing vitality and longevity
  • Releasing and refreshing stale energies, thoughts and emotions.
  • Achieving and maintaining optimal health

For information on Qigong, Tai Chi, Clinical Studies, Certifcation Trainings, and more please click on the links below.

  1.  Certification Trainings with the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Ch
  1.    Hara Healing Center:  Accupuncture, Massage, Qigong, Yoga, Meditation and More!   The Qigong Institute:       Promoting Qigong and Energy Medicine throiugh Research and Education    

  • Tai Chi Easy™ is a carefully developed approach to learning Tai Chi, suitable for individuals of all ages and health conditions, to access the physiological and psychological health benefits of regular practice.

NQA (National Qigong Association)  NQA is a democratic, grass roots, nonprofit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization as well as a community of Qigong enthusiasts that work together to promote Qigong in America. We embrace and support equally: schools, traditions, teaching styles, and philosophies of Qigong.

  • World Tai Chi Day web site helps to organize an annual worldwide event for peace and healing that occurs at 10:00 am in each time zone around the world since 1998.

  • : Annual Health Classics:  Health and Wellness at an affordable price.  Workshops, products and more

  • Feel the is the web site of Roger Jahnke, OMD, author of The Healer Within and The Healing Promise of Qi. You can find out about his upcoming workshops and teacher training programs. Additionally there are articles and resource information available on to inspire your practice. Receive updates on Tai Chi and Qigong research, training and retreat opportunities, insights for your practice, travel to China, secrets of Chinese medicine, offers for downloads and announcements of free teleconferences with the Energy Empowerment newsletter.