Tag: Des Lawton

Qigong for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

CFS

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 …

Continue reading

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 …

Continue reading

Questions about the Embroidered Brocade Qigong

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 …

Continue reading

Working with the Yin Meridians

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 …

Continue reading

Stress and Respiration – Breathe your stress away

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 …

Continue reading

Thinking About Insomnia Keeps Me Awake!

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 …

Continue reading

Embroidered Brocade Qigong Course

The Embroidered Brocade Qigong course

Course date: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this course has been postponed until further notice. 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 …

Continue reading

Five Elements Dance Qigong Course

the Five Elements Dance Qigong course

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 …

Continue reading

The Five Taoist Yin Qigong Course

The Five Taoist Yin Qigong course.

Five Taoist Yin – Summer 2021 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this course has been postponed until further notice. 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 …

Continue reading

Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course

The Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong course

Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course – Spring 2021 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this course has been postponed until further notice. Known as the Ten Fundamental Exercises, or the Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong, this set is beneficial to mind, body, and spirit. “Fundamental”  refers to the action that these exercises have on the health, well-being and …

Continue reading