Posts tagged qi
the biomechanics of qi

Ten years I'm immersed in an Eastern perspective of health, trying to understand it enough to explain it to my people, and it was a Newtonian physics-based field of study that finally made it all click for me.

Yes, I've heard the word 'flow' used to describe what qi (or 'ki' in shiatsu-ese) is or does... as in 'flow of vital life force energy'. Or stagnant qi flow. Or excessive qi flow. Or deficient qi flow. You get the idea.

But it was only when a brief statement made in passing by biomechanist Katy Bowman describing what she meant by flow...


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