Medical qigong lineages are passed from doctor to apprentice. I was taught by Dr. Suzanne Friedman who had Qigong passed to her by Dr. Xu Hongtao of the Xiyuan Hospital in Beijing, China. Suzanne was a qigong master in a spiritual qigong lineage, in that her other teacher, Master YeYoung, inducted her into his family's Daoist inner alchemy & meditative qigong forms. The qigong treatments and exercises come from the medical tradition, where these exercises have been passed down from doctor to doctor since at least 300 BCE.
These techniques allow the energy of your body, mind, and spirit to become balanced. When this happens, pain and discomfort can be reduced and your physical and emotional well-being improves.
After a medical Qigong treatment, it is important to continue self care to prevent the problem from reccurring or to help you better manage your health, such as exercises, meditation, visualization, and breathing exercises.
I recently retired from my Qigong Medical practice. My current focus is now focused on healing and improving the overall subtle energy and flow in humanity.
Beth Quist, RN, MPA
Qigong Therapist- Certified
Bay Area, California
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