Qi Q

This energy can be Yin or Yang. The Chinese masters have known this for thousands of years. Michael Tsc recently demon -stratcd the Chinese way of healing using Qigong at his Manchester Healing Day. He spoke about energy transmissions, how energy works in the body and how we can maintain the energy flow to stay healthy and full of vitality, in the West we have had no such knowledge, none that is until it was introduced to us by masters such as Michael. As a community pharmacist,...

Wing Chun is Easy

Personally, for me, a style is just a way of moving, but it is more than just a set of techniques. A style must have something that connects all it's techniques together, something that gives it the intelligence to adapt to different situations. This 'something' gives it a distinctive individual taste, this 'something' is principal. I was once told a story of a Kung Fu man who with just one technique defeated all who came to challenge him Maybe this is an impossible talc, but then again, maybe...

VQ Times

Chinese literature stretches back into the furthest reaches of history. Fragments have been found on bone and tortoise shell fragments which date from the Shang dynasty 18-12 century B.C.E. . These fragments have been shown to be the direct ancestor of modem Chinese script on both vocabulary and syntax. The earliest collection of poetry is the Shah Ching Classic of Songs which consists of temple, court and folk songs. The anthology was given a definitive form around the time of Confucius...

Le Disease

Oi recently witnessed an ' incident which set me thinking, and reinforced some thoughts which have been with me for some time. Basically a guy came to a class with the Intention of finding out what was being taught. When he left, he went away having managed to offend the teacher and disrupt the class, not to mention embarrass himself. I find I am unable to condemn this Individual because I honestly believe that he didn't know what he had done. The actual details of what was said and done are...

Issue February March

Chikung Meditation Sitting

But simple things can be most difficult. By Darryl Tain What is meditation How is it viewed in the East amp West By Amy Thanawalla Story about the monk and the government official. Where East meets West what's the connection By Dennis Core The month of November saw the last of series of three seminars teaching the basics of Hard Qigong. Hard Qigong, sometimes refered to as 'Iron Shirt' or 'Golden Bell', is the Chinese way of conditioning the body. The bones, muscles and...