Today Qigong is often called any set of breathing and Qi flow methods that are effective at improving health, preventing illness, and strengthening the body. Qigong is slow rhythmic exercise to the body, the breath, and the brain. Gong’ is farming, impact, attainment.
It can be interpreted as’cultivation of vital force’. It regulates the balance of Yin Yang energy returning the body to a balanced, normal physiological condition. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the human body is treated as an integral system of interrelated networks using distinct physiological functions. This integral system uses the energy pathways to connect the organs and other individual systems into a unified whole, making the communication and interaction between elements of the body possible.The energy that flows from the energy pathways is named Qi. It extends internally to the organs and externally throughout the body, finishing and interrelated system of networks.
Traditional Chinese Medical Qigong is a set of powerful preventative, therapeutic, and strengthening exercises derived from a long history of the Chinese peoples experience with nature and living in harmony with it. Qigong is studied not only because of its health and strength of their human body, but as an effort to understand human character and its interactions with the environment and the world as a whole.
Realizing that people are part of nature, any effort to understand human anatomy necessarily includes the analysis of wholism. From commoners to scientists, martial artists to government officials. Qigong research span the masses of the Chinese people. Qi Gong is a practice which combines relaxing motion, breathing and visualization. It’s a tool to create Qi circulate to be able to maintain one’s health, cure diseases and prolong life.
The constant practice has been proven to boost development of a deep inner calmness and non-reactivity of the brain, allowing people to confront, and even embrace, all facets of daily life, irrespective of circumstances. Science has demonstrated the complementary healing effects of Qigong in medical science. Qigong can alleviate chronic pain (like low back), reduce tension, increase activities of our immune system (even at the genetic level), improve heart health, mediates neuroendocrine reactions, improve vision, and affect blood circulation & biochemistry.
There’s also evidence of its positive effects on depression, and stabilization of the autonomic nervous system and the psychological state. It induces a state of relaxation through the induction of alpha brain waves and the release of dopamine. Jang & Lee randomized study put forth Qigong as an effective complementary therapy for managing the symptoms of PMS. Additionally, it has been reasoned that visualization has been a powerful intervention for long-term smoking cessation and abstinence in adult smokers.
The cultivation or preservation of ones health during the free practice of Qigong has an integral part in almost any persons route to health and the achievement of their targets. Join a course, read a book, buy a movie. Dr. Spence Pentland is a board certified Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and certified Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine. Since 2004 Spence has concentrated exclusively on the treatment of reproductive disorders in both women and men in Vancouver Canada.