Part 2- Respiration
Master Li Li Qun always emphasised the value of breath and the development of good respiratory habits in the practice of Qi Gong. He was fond of telling me that ‘one in breath, one out breath is Taiji’ and was emphatic that practice without a proper understanding of the role of breath meant that though you may appear outwardly to be doing Qi Qong, internally you were not.
In our ordinary daily lives most of us pay little attention to our breath as long as we do not ‘run out’ of it. When we get short of breath, for instance when we run up the stairs, have a cold or push our body to more extreme physical limits than it is normally accustomed we become acutely aware of its importance most specifically what it feel like to not get … Read More »