What Are Meridians in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Meridians, or channels, are energy pathways that carry Qi, Blood, Jing and body fluids around the body. In ancient Chinese history, the discovery of meridians was related to the external injury. The injury in the external body caused internal healing. This phenomenon was the beginning of the meridian system. Western scientists have found that meridians are…

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Tai Chi Mentality: The Five Mental Requirements for Practicing Tai Chi

tai chi mentality

What is Tai Chi mentality? It refers to the right mindset you need in order to practice Tai Chi well.  There are a few mental requirements for a student of Tai Chi: Full concentration: When you are ready to practice Ta Chi Chuan, a full concentration is required. Leave everything behind, detach from all things, and cherish…

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My Path to Tai Chi, Qigong and Holistic Medicine

 When I was starting out as a doctor, my focus was mainly on treating disease. I felt bad when I saw patient at end stage of their illness, and felt hopeless. I use to be sad when I see patient hopeless suffering from end stage illness and dying from end stage illness. I realized there…

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