21st century live-imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) allow us to explore whole bodies doing what they do while whole and alive; and how different bodies are in their natural state. Not only have organs and tissues been seen to have functions we never knew they had but entirely new organs have been discovered.Read More
Our body is a somatic intelligence, providing information continuously to independent subsystems and the brain about where we are, how we feel, what we need or don’t need. This information is collated moment to moment to form how we feel right now. We do not have a body and a brain. We are a body-brain system.Read More
Gong is the skill one develops through cultivation, practice, and embodied change over time.
A craftsman has gong.
In Qigong we learn many techniques but only through mindful practice do we attain gong.