Tag: Des Lawton

Qigong for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Practicing true Qigong, learned from our online Qigong for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome course, can have a big impact on people who are suffering with this ailment. As part of my Shiatsu practice I usually teach/prescribe appropriate Qigong for CFS to patients who are suffering from this ailment. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also referred to as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis [ME] or Systemic Exertion Intolerance …

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Questions about Connecting Heaven & Earth Qigong

Over the decades I have had very many questions about Connecting Heaven and Earth Qigong asked of me. Many are repeated so I thought that it would be a good idea to add them to the Pro Holistic blog. That should, in theory at least, give practitioners who are not my direct students the chance …

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Questions about the Embroidered Brocade Qigong

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These are some of the very many questions about the Embroidered Brocade Qigong that have been asked of me over the years and I wish that I had kept a note of all of them. Unfortunately I didn’t but these are some of the Qigong questions and answers that I do have on record. If …

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Working with the Yin Meridians

Working with the Yin Meridians - Metal

Qigong and the Yin Meridians When working with the Yin Meridians, Qigong can have a profound effect on specific ailments and help provide a route back to well-being. Each Element has its own qualities and governs certain aspects of our being. Therefore they have an impact on ailments that are associated with the things that …

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Stress and Respiration – Breathe your stress away

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Stress and Respiration The relationship between stress and respiration is a chicken and egg one.  Which came first?  Psychological stress impacts on respiration.  It often induces shallower, more rapid, breathing. Shallow, rapid, breathing can induce physiological stress that causes physical anxiety.  Those feelings of anxiety that are often described as “butterflies”, the ones that can …

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Thinking About Insomnia Keeps Me Awake!

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Everyone has one of those nights when they cannot drop off to sleep. Insomnia on one of those nights is not a problem but when it runs to two, three,four and more there is most definitely a problem. Our sleeping hours turn into hours of restlessness and the hours when we should be awake and …

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Embroidered Brocade Qigong Course

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Course date: Still to be scheduled for 2021 This course is suitable for all levels of Qigong experience. On completion of the course, participants will have access to the, basic, aide memoire videos. Participants who purchase this course before 01/01/2020 will receive a coupon code for free access to the entire online version of the …

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Five Elements Dance Qigong Course

The Five Elements Dance Qigong

The Five Elements Dance The Five Elements Dance Qigong is more akin to a small form in that there are steps involved.  With a few modifications , the Five Elements Dance can also be done seated. This exercise, like so many others, has been tinkered with and embellished over the years.  So much so that the …

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The Five Taoist Yin Qigong Course

The Five Taoist Yin Qigong - Fire

Five Taoist Yin – Summer 2021 Cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are currently planning to trial this as ten-week online course that will be followed up with an Instructor course. Numbers will be limited so please let us know if you wish to join the reserve list. Contact us Five Taoist Yin Course …

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Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course

Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course – Spring 2021 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the possibility of a second wave, I have decided to cancel the course that was scheduled for September 2020. I realise that this is a real disappointment to everyone but I would rather postpone than risk the health of participants. Known …

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