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Blog Archives: March 2017

Why Yoga Practitioners Should Learn Qigong

March 21, 2017
Stephanie Brail
Qigong (pronounced chee-gong), the "yoga" of China, is in many respects where yoga used to be decades ago in the West - a somewhat unknown, "fringe" practice shrouded in mystery and mysticism. This is starting to change as people of all ages look for new ways to promote health and reduce stress. The blessing of qigong's relative obscurity is that it has not been heavily commercialized - yet. That is probably on the way, however. (I got an email recently about Oprah's Weight Watchers testing out a new "Chi Flow" program. So the floodgates ...

The practice must be adapted to the individual

March 10, 2017
Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He is recognized internationally as a specialist in the fields of yoga, breath anatomy and bodywork. For over three decades he has led workshops and developed specialized education for many leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in America and throughout the world. His approach to teaching combines intellectual rigor, spontaneity, and humor, and is always evolving. I love this interview because it gives a sense of who Leslie is as a teacher ...