Tai Chi vs Qigong …what's the difference?

Tai Chi vs Qigong …what's the difference?

Most people have heard of Tai Chi. They’ve seen Tai Chi’s “graceful movements performed in slow motion” and increasingly more people are learning about Qigong and noticing that it too has “graceful movements performed in slow motion”. Both arts are famously good...
3 Stress Busting IFA Exercises

3 Stress Busting IFA Exercises

You can’t run from stress, but you can learn to manage it.   Stress is an inescapable part of everyday life within our high-paced and demanding Western culture. You can find your stress levels rising when deadlines approach, when  fighting traffic,  trying...
How To Keep Your Mobility As You Age

How To Keep Your Mobility As You Age

Note- The image above is of Wu Tunan, a Chinese Tai Chi Master who lived to 105 and still trained daily up until the end of his life.  Why is it that we typically connect ageing with a devasting loss of mobility, with stiff joints and with short shuffles from one...

3 Powerful Qigong Tips for Managing Anxiety

Anxiety can start young. The town hall was crowded. Mums and Dads, teachers and tutors and most importantly nervous kids. I was one of the  kids and we were there to recite poetry to the eager audience. Little did I know that this day would give me a dose of anxiety...