Author Archives: Angelika Fritz

Interview with Scott M. Rodell from “Steel & Cotton”

One of my goals with Qialance is to connect with other Taijiquan and Qi Gong enthusiasts around the world. And I like blogging. Obviously I had to create a list of the Top 15 Tai Chi Blogs! But I want to go further and learn more about those bloggers. So I hope you are just as curious as I am because I interview them. And this is the talk with Scott M. Rodell from Steel & Cotton. Continue reading

Big International Qi Gong & Taijiquan Events 2017

I just love to connect with Taijiquan & Qi Gong enthusiasts all around the world. That’s actually the reason why I write my blog in English even

Sommerakademie Altenrode 2015: Teilnehmer unter Bäumen

Sommerakademie 2015 (by Loni Liebermann)

though my mothertongue is German. And I have to admit that I have never been to a conference or big push hands meeting, but I would really like to go to such an event. And there are so many Qi Gong & Taijiquan Events 2017! Continue reading

The 5 best TCM books

Once you start engaging more and more with Qi Gong and Taijiquan, you eventually will be confronted with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It’s all about Yin & Yang, the 5 elements, meridians etc. All that might sound a bit strange in the beginning, especially as there are so many foreign Chinese words. 😉 But it’s really not that hard to understand. There are a couple of really good TCM books. Continue reading

Survey results: the most popular Tai Chi style

In fall 2016 I run a survey on which Tai Chi style is the most popular. I was just curious what the result would be. There are people who say that Yang style is the most popular style and 24 form the most practiced form. Well, I just wanted to really know some numbers. Continue reading

18 great Qi Gong gift ideas

Do you have a friend who loves Qi Gong? Or are you looking for a Qi Gong gift for your teacher?

Actually one does not need a lot of things to do Qi Gong. That’s what I really like about it.

But what if you don’t want to simply hand over a class voucher (which would be a nice idea actually!)? Well, I researched for some nice Qi Gong gift ideas for you. I am sure you’ll find something suitable (just click on the pictures)! Continue reading