May 18, 2011

Qigong for Meditators: Full Spinal Breathing



This video accompanies Teja Bell's "Qigong for meditators" from the current issue of Tricycle.

Teja Bell
 has more than 40 years of experience training and teaching energy arts, healing practices, and the dharma. He is a teacher of aikido (5th degree black belt) and the Chinese internal arts, and is a fully ordained Rinzai Zen priest. For information about classes and retreats, visit: www.qigongdharma.com
. Videos produced and directed by Calder McCall.

Original music "Dragon Sunrise" written and performed by Teja Bell.


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agapetos's picture

Very nice. Will try this out and see how it works. I do Surya Namaskara before my morning meditation, which is somewhat similar in that it combines spine bending and pranayama. This Qigong exercise, however, seems much more relaxed and is probably much more suited - in comparison to Surya Namaskara - for individuals who are not so flexible and/or want a relaxed exercise with easy, fluid movement.