Meditation is a way of life. The term in often used for a variety of practices and has lost meaning in many ways as many people now seek a meditation pill for their hectic lives. I've … [Read more...] about Meditation from a Taoist Perspective- It is not about the Technique at all.
Here's a compilation of studies put together that show just how horrible excessive sitting is for our health. From bio mechanical problems that lead to low back pain to heart disease, diabetes, and … [Read more...] about If this doesn’t get you up off your ass…
The long-awaited release of Pedram Shojai's book is finally here. We have arranged to receive 500 copies before they hit the book stores. The books are in press now and we should be receiving them … [Read more...] about Rise and Shine- the book is almost here and we’re taking pre-orders now
The why of what we do is critical. Over the years, I've met with thousands of people who practice yoga, tai chi, and qi gong. These are people who are dedicated to their personal growth in some … [Read more...] about Understanding why we practice Yoga, Tai Chi, or Qi Gong
The practices of Qi Gong (qigong) and Tai Chi (taichi) are ancient forms of energy yoga that are designed to circulate the life's breath or life force throughout the meridian systems of the body. Qi … [Read more...] about The Importance of the Breath in Qi Gong and Tai Chi
Stress, anxiety, and depression are all symptoms of disconnection to our inner source of peace and tranquility. Here, Pedram discusses how it is through our loss of connection with nature that we … [Read more...] about Returning to Nature- Relieving Stress and Anxiety by Understanding Where We Come From
Master Lu One week has not gone by when, upon finding out I teach Qi Gong, I am asked “Is that like Tai Chi?” The answer is- yes, kind of. Here’s the scoop folks: Qi Gong literally … [Read more...] about Tai Chi & Qi Gong: The Difference Between Them