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Yinyang in qigong 1: Nourishing and moving

“Flowing waters do not stagnate because they move. The qi and the body are also like this. If the body does not move the qi will coagulate.” The Annals of Lu Buwei, 3rd century BCE “Moving, be like water, still, be like a mirror”. Zhuangzi, 3rd century BCE This is the first in a series of blogs about yinyang in the practice of qigong. Though outwardly simple, yinyang theory offers meaning and insight into almost every aspect of our existence and it could be argued that the whole of qigong is an exercise in understanding, embodying and playing with it. [At the
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