The practice of qigong is to increase one’s awareness of energy as well as strength, balance and overall health. It is an ancient chinese practice that has been the root of many martial arts traditions. Qigong has been a living tradition in chinese culture for centuries, passed down from teacher to student as a lineage. Sara Hart has been involved in the Jin Jin Gong School of qigong, which is one of the oldest known lineages. The forms primary interest is in cultivating the yang energy, or the overall strength of the body. However, the form is also very gentle and easy on the body.
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Qigong is utilized to not only strengthen your body, but also to connect to your overall sense of energy awareness in your body, in the space around your body as well as into the far reaches of the universe. Qigong is a practice rich in metaphor for the dynamic balance of life mirrored by the wisdom of the natural world in a variety of movements. This practice is beneficial for anyone seeking to improve their health and in any level of wellness or disease. The forms are modifiable to suite any individuals needs with particular poses and movements having specific health benefits. Also involved in the practice of qigong are sound healing exercises for each organ of the body, rich imagery work to utilize independent of the form as well as chanting from various traditions of ancient healing.