Qigong and Hua Gong
Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice for exploring greater human capacities through activating and utilising the subtle energy – Qi. It is known for its power of revitalising life, overcoming difficult health conditions, and developing extraordinary skills. Practitioners from various walks of life use this practice for achieving different purposes.
Though the approaches and styles are countless, there are basically two groups in the practice: the prenatal Qigong which bases its practice on connecting to the life creating cosmic Qi for life preservation and spiritual realisation, and the postnatal Qigong which focuses on exploring the inner energy of the human body for greater skills and abilities.
Hua Gong is a Qigong approach or style that works on the prenatal level for good health, longevity and spiritual realisation. It is a living and on-going practice based on the connection to the primordial cosmic Qi. Connect and stay in tune is the essential practice.
The transmission in Qigong teaching contains two aspects: the empowerment of energy or the activation of the vital Qi-both internal and external, and the passing on of essential information for the practice.
London Hua Gong Weekend Feb 3-4
St Charles 6th Form College, St Charles Square , W10 6EY
All weekends this year have an ongoing theme to connect to the “Living Signal”, to engage inner battles against present or potential illness or ageing and cultivate potent health. Each weekend will also have a particular focus.
Focus of the London Hua Gong February Weekend: Recovery
Recovery will be the special issue to elaborate on and discuss during the February Weekend.
“To recover from serious health problems often requires great clarity and solid measures to achieve. By my observation and understanding, many people would have fully recovered from their health issues but didn’t, due to lack of clarity and persistent practice. On this weekend we will share some insight from the Qigong practice, some philosophy from the Yi Jing, and some personal experiences, on the principles and strategy of recovery”.
Qi (Chi) is the fundamental element of Chinese philosophy in relation to many areas of life including health, energy, diagnosis, Feng Shui, Acupuncture, Shiatsu, and nutritional considerations . Qi is the life force; Qi is energy; Qi is dynamic. Qi exists in everything from the natural world to man made objects. Hua Gong (Hua means transformation) is the specialised form developed by Zhixing Wang and Zhendi Wu and is defined by the deeply penetrating energy and instant transmission.