Demystifying Qi 氣 – What is Qi Gong? 氣功

There are more cultures around the world than just the Chinese who have the concept of ‘qi’ (pronounced ‘chee’). In Hindu philosophy, the term ‘prana’ is used, which translates as ‘breath of life’. Similarly, in Japanese culture we can find the word ‘ki’ used to represent the same concepts. Even closer to home with the ancient Greeks, the word ‘pneuma’ is often translated as ‘breath’ but in some contexts can refer to a persons spirit or soul. Continue reading