What is Qi Gong?


Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention.

The word Qigong (Chi Kung) is made up of two Chinese words. Qi is pronounced "chee" and is usually translated to mean the life force or vital-energy that flows through all things in the universe.

The second word, Gong, pronounced "gung", means accomplishment, or skill that is cultivated through steady practice. Together, Qi Gong means cultivating energy, it is a system practiced for health maintenance, healing and increasing vitality.

Source: National Qigong Association (NQA)


NCCAOM - National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine