Tag Archives: Qi Gong

My story about practicing Qi Gong and Taijiquan/Tai Chi during pregnancy

Qialance blogger Angelika - Qi Gong and Tai Chi during pregnancy

Are you one of the women who wonder if you can practice Qi Gong and Taijiquan/Tai Chi during pregnancy? Even though I cannot give you any medical advice, I am a mother of two wonderful children. And I would love to share my own personal story about doing Qi Gong and Tai Chi during pregnancy.

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The Taijiquan & Qi Gong Dictionary

Are you a book lover like me? Then you probably have many of the best Tai Chi books, Qi Gong books and TCM books.

I like to read through them, sitting on my couch. But sometimes there are words or phrases I don’t understand. And as much as I love the Internet, I also love to have a paper book to cruise through.

About a year ago, I figured that I needed a dictionary. And even though I found many glossaries and lists online and in books, I could not find a dictionary. At least none that was dedicated specifically to Taijiquan and Qi Gong.

Thus I decided to write it myself! And after months of researching, reading, learning, contemplating, and tearing my hair out, it is finally here:

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Saumya Comer – interview with a Qi Gong woman

I am passionate about Taijiquan and Qi Gong. And I am a woman. And I think that women are a bit underrepresented in the Tai Chi and Qi Gong world. I mean, look at all the big masters, they are mainly men! So I want to raise the awareness for all the wonderful women in our community. And Saumya Comer is the first one!

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Should you learn Qi Gong in China? Or Tai Chi? Or go somewhere else?

I have to confess that I would LOVE to learn Qi Gong in China, or Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). And a lot of people actually ask me if I’ve been there. Well, I’ve been to China, but that was BEFORE I started practicing these arts.

Right now, I cannot travel extensively for Taijiquan and Qi Gong. But I am definitely thinking about it and want to do it in the future. And though it may seem obvious to wanting to travel to China, I think there are other interesting places to go. Like learning from Qi Gong masters in New York or Tai Chi masters in San Francisco would be awesome!

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