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Back Pain Management

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Back pain affects most of us at some time in our life. Both mainstream and CAM treatment alternatives are offered and integrative strategies encouraged. The use of infrared light therapy is introduced as a powerful adjunct along with physical therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, imagery, qigong, prolo therapy, ozone, surgery, and much more.            

Bodymind Medicine with Michael Mayer

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2019
Integrating qigong with psychotherapy adds another dimension to bodymind healing. The combination of the relaxation techniques and breathwork of qigong integrate well into psychotherapy and in particular pain management. Qigong also brings energy therapy into the body as well. The value of qigong in hypertension is documented with good research.

Chemobrain in Breast Cancer Treatment is Common

submitted by: admin on 06/26/2016
  A study out of Singapore, published in Annals of Oncology in March of 2012, showed that breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy had symptoms of chemobrain manifested by memory loss, difficulty in decision making and speech problems. Patients were generally not aware they had symptoms because they attributed them to fatigue, anxiety, and mood...

Chinese Exercises for the Elderly

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Chinese exercises such as tai chi and qigong can help with balance, strength, and focus. As we age this gentle and easy exercise is doable. We lose 1-2% of our muscle mass every year after age 40. Staying fit helps delay or prevent both osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease. Everyone can exercise; even imagery helps build muscle mass.    

Energy Healing

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  Historically, indigenous healers have relied on the power of belief and on natural remedies to help their patients. However, with the advent of the scientific method, what we did not understand we simply threw out. This returned spirituality to the church and introduced the randomized controlled trial (RCT) as the way to determine the truth of how...

Energy Psychology with Michael Mayer PhD

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Dr. Mayer introduced qigong into psychology. Qigong brings posture, movement, breath, touch and awareness into consciousness. This integrative approach blends body and mind together in psychotherapy and affords new treatments. Qigong and acupressure are tools used to augment psychological problems.        

Energy Psychology with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Self healing methods for health problems by combining tai chi with psychology is described. Incorporating bodywork and acupressure with psychotherapy is synergistic. Examples of how this is used are described.          

Food and Addiction with Francesco Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Addiction is common and food is a very common addiction. When we are removed from their natural environment it leads to problems. Sugar and high fructose corn fructose are classic examples of how a natural environment is affected by change. We tend to put blame outside of ourselves, this is what victimization is.              

Hypertension and Qigong with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/08/2013
Qigong is an ancient form of exercise that cultivates the energy of life by synchronizing breath and movement, certain postures, using touch, sound and imagery. Blood pressure is modifyable through the breath and imagery.            

Hypertension: Using Imagery with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/08/2013
In western medicine we rely more on drugs, but it is a good idea to look at the meaning of hypertension before relying on drugs. He describes imagery with the "river of life" method that sinks chi as a tool to lower blood pressure.          

Introduction to Qigong with Tom and Len

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2019
Introduction to Qigong with Tom and Len

Introduction to The Qigong Institute with Tom and Francesco

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2019
Introduction to The Qigong Institute with Tom and Francesco

Michael Mayer, Ph.D.

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2019
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Personal Responsibility in Healing with Francesco Garri Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Personal responsibility is freedom. Expressing our self power though our thoughts and actions and how we breathe are critical. The body and mind are inseparable and affect one another constantly. Qigong maximizes a healthy bodymind. Being in the zone of the present time facilitates our self power.  For more information on Qigong, please click here          

Physician Training with Francesco Garri Garripoli

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
People go to medical school because they want to help people. Their training changes their personalities and directs them to become detached scientists. Yet the key aspects of healing have to do with the heart connection with people.          

Placebo is as effective as drugs to prevent migranes in kids

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
  According to an article published in the January issue of the journal, Pediatrics, placebo is as effective as drugs in preventing migraine headaches in children. Only two drugs, Topamax and trazadone, worked better than placebo, and the very minimal benefits were not worth the risks from side effects.  The benefit of placebo was a reduction...

PTSD with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
PTSD is far more common than we realize. It is characterized by thought intrusions, panic attacks, insomnia, and many physical signs of agitation. These symptoms can go on for decades. Energy psychology methods are new but effective.

Qigong and Insomnia with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The roots of insomnia should be dealt with rather than just treating with drugs. There are many natural methods to enhance sleep. Qigong can activate relaxed energy by noticing how we breathe. Dr. Mayer shows us how to do this.            

Qigong for Hypertension with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Working with the breath it is possible to "sink the chi" and change from sympathetic to parasympathetic breathing. This in combination with imagery using the "river of life" meditation is very powerful to lower BP.          

Qigong For Pain Management with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
There are alternatives to drugs using breath, movement, touch, sound, and imagery. Dr. Mayer incorporates both qigong and psychotherapy to deal with pain. He gives an amazing example of how he does this.