Spiritual Wake Up - "Guiding Individuals to that Special Place Inside Themselves"
Bob demonstrating Chi Kung at ocean, on Maui.  Retreat location on Maui, HI.
      Chi Kung 
Chi Kung (Qigong) is a Chinese system for improving your health. Regular practice will bring you better balance, toning and strengthening of your body, inner peace, creativity and intuition. 

    - 18 Exercises -

Below is a chart of the exercises we do in the basic Shanghai     Series Chi Kung (Qigong) class.

"He who knows others is learned.
He who knows himself is wise."

Lao Tzu

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Chi Kung Exercise Chart showing the 18 movements we practice in class.

At Spiritual Wake Up,  the Nei Kung (Neigong) internal energy system will be included in your practice and discussion of Chi Kung (Qigong).  Nei Kung includes the following components:

  • Breathing Techniques for energy cultivation
  • Moving Chi through the 5 major energy channels
  • Proper body alignments, for greater Chi cultivation
  • Dissolving and releasing the various energetic "blockages" which may be encountered in the different energetic bodies from the physical, etheric, emotional, mental, psychic and spiritual levels.
  • Bending, twisting and stretching the various body cavities, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and organs in opposite directions to  increase streams of energy production for health and spiritual cultivation.
  • Opening and closing energetic fields in the body to create electromagnetic processes of expansion and contraction for greater health to the body, mind and spirit system.  Moving energy infinitely inward and infinitely outward, helping us experience our Divine connection.
  • Moving energy through the 3 Tantien centers, awakening each center for its specific function.
  • Merging the energies to awaken the body, mind and spirit with the Infinite reality. 

Ali practicing Chi Kung exercise to energize the hands.  Retreat location on Maui, HI.

Nei Kung exercises that are part of the neijia tradition involve cultivating physical stillness and or conscious (deliberate) movement, designed to produce relaxation or releasing of muscular tension combined with special breathing techniques such as the "tortoise" or "reverse" methods. The fundamental purpose of this process is to develop a high level of coordination, concentration and technical skill.  The ultimate purpose of this practice is for the individual to become at one with heaven or the
Tao . As Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu) stated, "Heaven, earth and I are born of one, and I am at one with all that exists.

Bob demonstrating Chi Kung at ocean, on Maui..  Retreat location on Maui, HI.

Other Chi Kung (Qigong) Systems we will be exploring:

For additional exercises to try, see link to our web magazine:

Connecting With The Oneness


T'ai Chi Chih Series

Please refer to the Chi Kung Video Links page for some examples of the various Chi Kung (Qigong) exercises we will be exploring in class.

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