Qigong for Longevity

In the book Buddhist Healing Touch (2001), authors comment that monks in Furchow, China who practiced Qigong “were seventy years or older but were in remarkably good health. They suffered no heart, lung, intestinal, or other significant diseases. None had had any surgeries, major or minor. They had their own hair and teeth. Their minds were keenContinue reading “Qigong for Longevity”

Feedback from the FREE Int’l Peace Day Qigong & Energy Healing Classes at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda

I’d like to thank everyone that showed up for the FREE Int’l Peace Day Qigong & Energy Healing classes at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda last week.  I’d also like to thank Molly Downs for arranging the event and making it all possible. Based upon the feedback from those in attendance and from what I observed,Continue reading “Feedback from the FREE Int’l Peace Day Qigong & Energy Healing Classes at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda”

Roll Back the Body’s Clock with Qigong: An ancient Chinese self-healing practice is resurging in the West

Qigong (pronounced ‘chee gung’) is a Chinese self-healing practice that includes a wide range of gentle exercises, meditations, and self-massage techniques that relieve stress, relax the body, increase awareness, promote healing, and fight the signs of aging.Qigong is Rooted in Traditional Chinese MedicineQigong is a Chinese word that roughly translates as ‘the cultivation of energy.’Continue reading “Roll Back the Body’s Clock with Qigong: An ancient Chinese self-healing practice is resurging in the West”

Energy Healing: The secret, esoteric healing arts are revealing themselves in the Tri-State area

Energy healing is a broad term that covers a wide range of ancient healing techniques that have been practiced for thousands of years, mostly in secrecy. Only in the last century or so have these practices been surfacing around the world.Some energy healing modalities that you may or may not have heard of include reiki,Continue reading “Energy Healing: The secret, esoteric healing arts are revealing themselves in the Tri-State area”

Can you please tell me what a typical energy healing session is like?

“Energy healing is a stress-relieving technique used in spas around the world.  Clients are fully-clothed during the session and typically lie on their backs on a massage table.  Energy healing is a non-obtrusive hands-on technique.  The following parts of the body are gently touched: feet, knees, outer-hips, navel, upper sternum, hands, elbows, shoulders, side-of-neck, side-of-headContinue reading “Can you please tell me what a typical energy healing session is like?”

The FREE Int’l Peace Day Energy Healing Workshop at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda, Friday Sept. 21 from 1-3pm

In honor of International Peace Day, I will be teaching a FREE Energy Healing Workshop at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda at 1052 University Ave in Dubuque.  I hope to see you there!  The FREE Int’l Peace Day Energy Healing Workshop What?:    The Energy Healing Workshop w/Brian Brown When?:    Friday September 21 from 1-3pm  Where?:    ASANA YogaContinue reading “The FREE Int’l Peace Day Energy Healing Workshop at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda, Friday Sept. 21 from 1-3pm”

The FREE Int’l Peace Day ‘Big Tree Qigong’ Class at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda, Friday Sept. 21 at Noon

In honor of International Peace Day, I will be teaching a FREE ‘Big Tree Qigong’ class at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda at 1052 University Ave in Dubuque.  I hope to see you there!  The FREE Int’l Peace Day ‘Big Tree Qigong’ Class What?:    The ‘Big Tree Qigong’ class w/Brian Brown When?:    Friday September 21 at noonContinue reading “The FREE Int’l Peace Day ‘Big Tree Qigong’ Class at Asana Yoga & Ayurveda, Friday Sept. 21 at Noon”

Chinese Centenarians Take Advantage of Energy Healing & Qigong

I just finished reading the book ‘Secrets of Longevity: Hundreds of ways to live to be 100‘, by Dr. Mao Shing Ni. The book is chock-full of fascinating suggestions for good health and long life.  Many of the suggestions are simple and easy to implement.  Margaret Thatcher once said ‘Watch your actions for they becomeContinue reading “Chinese Centenarians Take Advantage of Energy Healing & Qigong”

Can you please tell me more about the Energy Healing Workshop?

The Energy Healing Workshop primarily focuses upon how to heal others using energy by balancing their chakras, grounding & opening their energy systems, and bringing more energy into their bodies via different techniques. In general these techniques can be summarized into two broad categories: (1) scanning the client and (2) ‘running’ energy into the client.Continue reading “Can you please tell me more about the Energy Healing Workshop?”

A Review of Qigong from Whole Living Magazine

Here’s an interesting piece on qigong from Whole Living magazine.  The text in the image reads as follows: “The ancient Chinese practice of qigong, a kind of meditation through slow movements, is said to boost energy, banish tension, improve concentration, and restore resilience.  To test it, we asked stressed citizens of the Big Apple toContinue reading “A Review of Qigong from Whole Living Magazine”