is characterized by its essential method: the
practice of interiorizing
consciousness. This method embraces the following two
1) Our daily activities are usually oriented toward
external objects (things, activities, perceptions)
that are largely irrelevant to our life process. The
daily activities of a qigong practitioner are
interiorized in order to merge and be united with
their life process.
2) Our daily activities are usually focused outward,
moving from one thing to another; from the one to the
many. The activities of consciousness of a qigong
practitioner are centralized within a single object
of focus, returning from multiplicity to unity.
This point is the essence of the definition
movement, visualization, sound, breathing and
conscious intention, the ancient yet cutting-edge
practice of Qigong dynamically restores the life
energy and creative power within oneself. As the
underlying causes of life's challenges are released,
one is harmonized with the universal source -Nature-
reconnecting to the vital energy streams of life.
With this practice, one can amplify the web of
positive changes for oneself, our loved ones and
"We cultivate our own life energy through accessing nature's great store of life energy (qi). This approach produces quick results. But cultivating one's qi is not the most fundamental; cultivating one's spirit is. Mastery of qi is really achieved through mastery of consciousness. We use consciousness in a careful, craftsman-like way, to shape our life, to attain our goals. If we use modern terminology to name this process, we call it qigong..." "…in modern terms, qigong is just the refinement of consciousness to enhance the state of energy in the body. This leads to vibrant health, a harmonious body and mind, and an awakened spiritual life.
Dr. Ming Pang, creator of Zhineng Qigong