#12. Post Standing Qigong Instructions For Beginners - Healing Breathing Exercise and Meditation
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
1y ago
In this episode I share the verbal instructions on Post Standing Qigong, a wonderful, healing, breathing exercise and meditation, I frequently practice and teach. I use these instructions to lead this exercise in class, and teach my students to perform at home. This exercise is perfect for total beginners. It is also a great place to begin if you are recovering from an injury or illness. Post Standing can also help if you are subject to the stress and tension so common in our modern world. Post Standing Qigong requires a minimum amount of space and no equipment. You can practice this Qigong as ..read more
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#52 Aim for Skills to Start Your Journey
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
#52 Aim for Skills to Start Your Journey Playing with your shoelaces and thinking about running is not the same as entering the race and placing yourself on the starting the line. When you decide to become skillful in your art whether it is Northern Shaolin, Tai Chi Chuan, Sword, Xing Yi Quan, or Qigong is when your journey really begins. By committing yourself to regular, focused practice and paying with your time and effort you earn the real skills, physique, and health benefits of your training. I also discuss how my teachers Ba Gua Zhang Master Zhang Hua Sen and Chen Family Tai Chi Master ..read more
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#51 Understanding the Four Extremities - a Lost Pearl of Wisdom
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
#51 Understanding the Four Extremities - A Lost Pearl of Wisdom The Four Extremities are both a classic diagnostic tool in traditional Chinese Medicine and a secret teaching in classical combat oriented Kung Fu used to power up your "Full Battle Mode" and harness the power of your "War Face". Sign up for our newsletter to find out about free webinars and other great courses Here: https://10000victories.com/newsletter/ Our School is found Here Our Blog is found Here Information about Northern Style of Shaolin Kung Fu is found Here. Information about Xing Yi Quan is found here. Information about ..read more
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#50 The Earth Dragon Leaps!
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
#50 The Earth Dragon Leaps! In this episode we explore why people practice with staves, the history and lore of the staff, and its special meaning for Buddhists. We also look at the amazing Earth Dragon Staff form taught by Wong Jackman. Sign up for our newsletter to find out about free webinars and other great courses Here: Our School is found Here Information about Northern Style of Shaolin Kung Fu is found Here. Information about Xing Yi Quan is found here. Information about Sifu Scott Jensen is found here. Information about Kung Fu Animal Power can be found here (new page coming soon!) &nb ..read more
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#49 Sipping the Elixir of Immortality from the Holy Grail
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
On the West coast of the USA we were starting to come out of our pandemic isolation only to be driven back inside by massive fires and smoke. How do we cope with all of this? It seems to be a bit much sometimes, perhaps even a bit overwhelming. However, we do have the tools and the methods to take care of ourselves. But do we have the will to use them? Will you sip the Elixir of immortality? Sign up for our newsletter to find out about free webinars and other great courses Here: https://10000victories.com/newsletter/ Our School is found Here Our Blog is found Here Information about Northern St ..read more
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#48 Center Equilibrium the Heart of Old School Tai Chi
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
In this podcast I explain the concept of Center Equilibrium that I learned from Tai Chi Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo in the 1990s. Yang Zhenduo was the Grandmaster of the Yang Family of Tai Chi Chuan and a direct father to son family inheritor of the style from his Grandfather Yang Lu Chan the founder of Yang Style of Tai Chi. The concept of Center Equilibrium, isn't difficult to grasp and it will provide a useful guide to immediately improve your Tai Chi skills and enhance both the beauty of your performance and your own internal experience of performing the art. Center Equilibrium a is a concept ..read more
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#47 Center Axis or Center Line in Classical Tai Chi and Kung Fu
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
The Center Line or Center Axis is a posture and movement principle in many forms or styles of Qigong, Tai Chi Chuan, Northern Shaolin, Xing Yi Quan, Ba Gua Zhang, Lan Shou Quan, Three Kingdoms Cannon Fist and other styles of classical martial arts. In this podcast you will learn about the center line concept, how it is formed of three points. What those points are and how they are important. Learn why and how to develop a good center line awareness and use it in  martial arts training and practice. Establishing and using your center line can enhance your power, prevent injuries, and impro ..read more
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#46 How Centered Can You Get?
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
In this episode we discuss being centered in martial arts practice and why being aware of your center and your opponents center is so important.  Being centered is also one of the key components for building your spiritual energy and reservoir of health.   Sign up for our newsletter to find out about free webinars and other great courses Here:  Our School is found Here Information about Northern Style of Shaolin Kung Fu is found Here. Information about Xing Yi Quan is found here. Information about Sifu Scott Jensen is found here. Information about Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan ..read more
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#45 Tai Chi Philosophy and the meaning of Yin and Yang in Traditional Chinese Medicine
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
#45 Tai Chi Philosophy and the meaning of Yin and Yang in Traditional Chinese Medicine In the previous podcast we discussed the origins of the Tai Chi symbol in the classci text of Chinese thought the I Ching. This allows us to explain the meaning of this symbol from the point of view of Philosophers. In the next episode we llok at the Tai Chi symbol and philosophy of Yin and Yang from the point of view of Traditional Chinese medicine. This discussion is straight forward and will help you incorporate these powerful analytic tools into your own life. Sign up for our newsletter to find out about ..read more
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#44 Understanding the Tai Chi Symbol and Yin and Yang Philosophy Part One
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by Rachel Jensen, Scott Jensen
3y ago
#44 Understanding the Tai Chi Symbol and Yin and Yang Philosophy Part One The Tai Chi symbol is one of the most over used graphic designs in the world. In this episode we dive deep into the origins of the Tai Chi symbol and the meaning of Yin and Yang in Philosophy. In addition, we discuss the four interactions of Yin and Yang. And give you tips to help you understand Tai Chi philosophy in your own life and gain insight into the changing world around you. Podcasts about Qi Episode 4, Part 1 and Episode 5, Part 2 Sign up for our newsletter to find out about free webinars and other great courses ..read more
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