Why Medical Qi Gong?
Why Medical Qi Gong?
Medical Qi Gong (pron. “chee gong”) is the art of healing that puts health back into your own hands. Our Programs and Training combine methods to harmonize body, mind and breath. Methods include clinical application, psychotherapeutic principles, evidence-based science, and energetic practices.
What Can Medical Qi Gong Do For You?
Medical Qi Gong opens doors to better self-care and more opportunity to help others. Our certification programs for various health practitioners enables them to provide a new modality to their client/patients for dealing with some of the following health issues.
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Other Articles and Resources
- Johannes Laura, The Intriguing Health Benefits of Qigong, Wall Street Journal, http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304373104579107190526946048 September 30, 2013.
- Shih Tzu Kuo et al., Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy – Volume II, Second Military Medical University Press, 2010