Geelong Chinese Medicine Clinic Blog

Taiji Qigong Shibashi -18 easy movements to support your own Health from home

The Taiji (Tai Chi) Qigong Shibashi (18 movement) is a modern Qigong form combining elements from the Yang form Taiji and more traditional breathing and movement exercises from Qigong. The routine combines slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises and can be done in one place (standing or seated). It is an excellent gentle exercise... Read more

Spring cleaning our body

Spring is here. Today Geelong is nicely warm, a perfect spring day. You might have dusted your house, weeded your garden to welcome the spring. This morning my Qi Gong instructor reminded us to also spring clean our body. His comments inspire me to write this blog. From Chinese medicine point of view, Spring is... Read more

10 tips to avoid the impact of coldness when work from home

Nowadays, many of us work or study from home. Prolonged stay in a cold room has the similar effect on our body as being in a cold outdoor environment. Coldness can damage vitality of our Qi. When the vitality is impacted, we feel fatigue, sleepy, hungry or pain or stiffness in some parts of your... Read more

Stay healthy during a pandemic: The understanding of Righteous Qi (Zheng Qi, protect, defend and support)

We are facing a pandemic. As of 1 April 2020, the city of Great Geelong has 43 cases tested positive for COVID-19. When facing the same viruses or pandemic, some people are affected badly whereas others do not suffer from many signs and symptoms. A healthy body system is often the reason behind. The people... Read more

Temporary suspension of face to face consultation

To support government effort to curtail the spread of coronavirus, we will temporarily suspend face to face consultation and acupuncture service from Mon 30th March. We will re-assess the situation week by week. To meet the urgent needs of our existing clients, we will consult over the phone to provide support and herbs. Please call... Read more

Qi Gong for Immunity

We talked about Qi Gong on our website.  Qi Gong is a form of exercise and self-care, and similar to Tai Chi, but it is gentler and is suitable for most people. There are many benefits of Qi Gong, including calming and enhancing the immunity. Please read our previous blogs on this topic and relevant... Read more

A new way of movement and connection

  In the last post, I talked about awareness. Here I introduce some practice to gain better awareness. Recently I had the opportunity to attend a Qi Gong training in north NSW delivered by Master Liu (Deming) from China. The theme of the training is called Qi Gathering, and I call it a new way... Read more
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How to create or maintain a balanced state? (1) – Be aware

In our previous blog, we discussed what a balanced state looks like. This help you understand when you are balanced and when you are not balanced. In our Chinese medicine practice, people often ask us what they can do to create or maintain a balanced state. We are often overjoyed to hear this question. This... Read more
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What is the Difference between Qigong and Tai Chi?

                                                              Qigong vs. Tai Chi   Qigong and Tai Chi (Taijiquan) are two forms of ancient Chinese exercise for health. Tai Chi is well known... Read more
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What is a balanced state?

Following from our previous blog on what balance means, here we discuss what a balance state looks like. A balanced state is the natural state of our being. It is a state Chinese medicine described as “Yin Ping Yang Mi”. It means Yin is calm and Yang is securely inside ourselves to drive the life... Read more