I-Bagua meditation and qigong

Meditation is the the deliberate use of a focus of attention to quieten mental activity. There are many kinds of meditation and many foci which can including spoken words, visualisations and repetitive tasks. In Qigong awareness of breath and posture are used as the foci. This gives a number of benefits such as

  • Robust health and faster recovery from exercise, injury and illness
  • Body awareness that you can apply in sports and communication
  • Increased sensual pleasure in movement and touch
  • Mental peace and focus that you can apply to life problems

For many people the use of the body as a focus helps support extremely pleasant, peaceful and states that  without the ‘drifting’ that often happens in seated meditation. Certain postures also have side ‘benefits’ in terms of developing balance, flexibility and strength.