Energize with Qigong

The ancient art of qigong uses breath and fluid to increase the flow of energy throughout the body.

Knocking on the Door of Life
Brings circulation to the lower back, kidneys, and adrenal glands while firing up the central nervous system; stimulates a pressure point located directly behind your navel on the spine called the Door of Life.

Awakens inner vitality and helps you cultivate positive energy. "In less than a minute the veil between your mind and body just lifts," Holden says.

What You Need
Enough space to swing your arms.

How to Do It
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, arms and upper back relaxed. Slowly turn from left to right, rotating from the hips and waist. Allow the momentum to move your arms so they gently knock across the lower back and abdomen. Look over your shoulder as you turn. Continue the rotation for 30 seconds to a minute. Slowly unwind and bring your arms back to your sides.


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