In Wisdom Healing Qigong, we are encouraged to point our tailbones to the earth to connect with the source energy from our Mother, this planet. And, in hip rotations, we visualize light radiating from the tailbone. I began to notice when I did this I started feeling energy in my brain. Hey, the tailbone must… Continue reading Tailbone

No Shortcuts

You just have to love paradoxes, which seem to be prevalent in trying to understand the chi field, God, the universe, energy, love. There are no shortcuts in qigong. And here are four of them. Inner Smile Haola Chant Wall Squats Any qigong practice you will do consistently because you love it. These are shortcuts… Continue reading No Shortcuts

Get The Picture?

Human beings have the skill, the ability, the instinct to visualize, to imagine, to create. This ability is used in many aspects of modern life.  For example, athletes contemplate their perfect performance, "programming" their bodies to respond not only to external practice but to internal visioning. Job seekers imagine answers to interview questions and practice them while… Continue reading Get The Picture?


Breathing is the rhythm of life. With our breath, we exchange energy with the universe. We open and receive, exhale and give. Our breath is the energetic exchange with the breath of the universe. This energetic exchange is the the foundation of life and the foundation of our qigong practice.  In order to optimize this… Continue reading Breath

The Journey

As I prepare to begin my pilgrimage to the Santa Fe Chi Center, approaching my week-long retreat for certification as a Qigong teacher, I reflect on all the other journeys of this life, those we prepare for and those we are thrust into, those we choose and those that choose us.   Right now, I feel… Continue reading The Journey