In Understanding Qigong DVD 6, renowned Qigong (chi kung) expert and author Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming discusses the theory and practice of Martial Qigong Breathing. Martial Qigong Breathing can be used for conditioning the joints to make them stronger and more flexible. Using these techniques, a martial artist can develop improved rooting and manifest significant martial power. Techniques include Dan Tian breathing, Yongquan breathing, Laogong breathing, Four Gates breathing, Spiritual breathing, and Martial Grand Circulation breathing.
Amethystium is a music project created by Norwegian composer and producer Øystein Ramfjord, often featuring guest performers. Characterized by an atmospheric fusion of electronic and organic sounds, the music traverses a span of moods that includes both darkness and light, bliss and melancholy. It ranges from the purely relaxing to the subtly intense, invoking dreamlike and evocative musical journeys.
Taiji Ball training is common practice in both external and internal martial arts in China. It can strengthen the torso, condition the muscles, and increase physical power by using the mind to lead the Qi. In Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Taiji Ball Qigong training was once a major training tool to enhance Pushing Hands ability. However, due to its secrecy, fewer and fewer people have learned it. Today the art of Taiji Ball training is almost unknown.
Even after cleaning up their act considerably on their self-titled fourth album, Blue Cheer sound positively slick (at least by their standards) on 1970's The Original Human Being…