Little Book of Qi

Energy for Life

by Janet Seaforth

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/6/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 342
ISBN : 9798765225011
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 342
ISBN : 9798765225042
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 342
ISBN : 9798765225059

About the Book

Little Book of Qi is written for anyone who wants to know more about the mysterious energy known as Qi and how to enhance it through Qigong and Tai Chi practice. The author connects insights developed by ancient Taoists, hermits, healers, and warriors for over thousands of years. The book includes Buddhist teaching, feminism, and modern scientific understanding of ourselves and the universe. Janet shares memories of her own journey as a Tai Chi student growing in her practice. Her stories take us into the exciting time at the nexus of the women’s movement and the development of the martial arts on the west coast when women took their place as teachers and warriors. Janet includes simple Qigong practices that allow the reader to experience the principles she teaches in each chapter. These pracitces are healing and restorative. They strengthen the body, calm the mind, and lighten the spirit.

About the Author

Simu Janet Seaforth lives in northern California where she's taught Qigong and Tai Chi for over forty years. Her title means "teacher mother." In 1980, she founded Po Yu Nei Kuan (PYNK), White Cloud Women's Temple School. She created a Qigong set for health ad healing, called PYNK Qigong. She participated in the first Women's Martial Arts trainings and contended at the Fifth Wushu Championships in Huang Shan, China. She has been an activist and advocate for the environment and for women since 1973. In addition to her teaching, she has supported herself as a ceramist, a farmer, and a care giver. All of this work has enriched her understanding of Qi and has deepened he practice and her teaching.