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Qigong for Health - Five Element Qigong DVD by Dr Paul Lam


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Five Element Qigong to generate more internal energy for your vitality and health.

Learn Qigong with Dr Paul Lam
Learn this ancient Chinese art in this series of 5 lessons. Dr Lam will guide you, step-by-step, through each movement. Everyone can learn and enjoy qigong.   

An Ancient Art for the Modern World

Learn to use this ancient Chinese exercise to create your own personal sanctuary, even in a busy world. Through practicing Qigong learn to become calm, serene and present.

According to traditional Chinese medicine, Qi is energy or life force. It circulates through the body enhancing health and vitality. Everything in the universe is comprised of 5 elements; within the body this is represented by the five vital organs. The 5 Element Qigong generates more Qi for each organ and improves the health of the whole person.

Dr Lam's team has incorporated medical knowledge with qigong to create a unique and simple exercise that is powerfully effective for health. As tai chi is a form of qigong, this DVD will benefit tai chi practitioners and teachers. Practicing qigong complements all Tai Chi for Health programs.

What is Qigong?
"Qigong" comes from two Chinese words. Qi is the life energy inside a person that circulates throughout the body to provide inner strength and maintain good health. Gong is a method of exercise in this context. So Qigong is an exercise which cultivates better and stronger Qi. The stronger Qi you have, the healthier and stronger you are.

Qigong is especially beneficial for health and mental relaxation. The 5 Elements Qigong taught in this DVD is easy-to-earn and powerfully effective for health.

Health Benefits
Qigong (Chi Kung) is a mysterious part of Chinese culture, many believe it has magical powers to transform one"s mental and physical health. In this DVD, Dr. Paul Lam will show you how to gain the many health benefits by practising this ancient Chinese art.

As well as detailed teaching of the 5 Element Qigong, the DVD includes warm up and washing Qi (wind down) exercises.

The Five Element Qigong

According to ancient Chinese philosophy, all things in the universe are made up of five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. These elements have different properties: earth nurtures all living beings, metal is sharp and changeable, water runs down and irrigate the earth while wood is characterised by growth and fire is hot.

The five elements represent five major internal organs of the body. They interrelate and influence each other. While one enhances another, they also negate each other. The positive relationships are: metal gives life to earth, earth gives life to water, water gives life to wood, wood to fire and so on.

The negative relationships also work in a continual circle; earth negates water, water negates fire, fire negates metal, metal negates wood and wood negates earth and so on. The 5 Element Qigong is based on this theory of nature, and is effective in promoting all aspects of health, including relaxation, mental concentration and cultivating Qi.

How to do Qigong well
The ultimate goal is to use your conscious mind to direct the Qi, use Qi to direct your physical body, thus combining the mind, Qi and body as one co-ordinated entity. This may sound challenging, but the actual learning and practice is relatively easy. With regular practice you will progress steadily to the ultimate goal. You will gain health benefits almost right from the start of your practice. The most enjoyable part is the practice, and the many health benefits you gain as you progress.


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  1. Life changing 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 25th Jan 2024

    I am only on stage one (earth) of the DVD "five element" and I feel better: I am more PRESENT, I sleep better and I am calm.
    I can not wait to go through all the five element.
    Happy customer

    Ps Dr Lam is a great teacher

  2. Qigong for health 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Jul 2023

    I am just finishing a report on question I asked online about the difference between the use of Qigong and Tai Chi. The pros and cons were very useful to me, the report didn’t give favor to one or the other, they each have a place depending on where one’s health is. For myself it be best for me to continue with Tai Chi and use Qigong when things are so well.

    Getting to my purchasing Qigong for Health was I believed that the DVDs were of rehabilitation, but then I may better to start with Qigong t hen move up to something more challenging

  3. anxiety and cji 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 7th Nov 2021

    some one from your organization suggested 5 element chi kong might help with my anxiety .it has ,i used to practice the la oua da ja or large frame chen 20 years ago so i also your chen 36 which i've been learning and really like as it seems somewhat familiar .when i do the 5 element chi kung then do the chen ,my anxiety has become less and i've started to be able to fell my own chi again , thanks soo much!

  4. Qigong well explained 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 23rd Aug 2019

    This a very good video with great comments, explanations and easy to understand. This is my third video from Dr Lam and they are all great.

  5. QIGONG 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 11th Jul 2019

    This is so easy to learn and do. After a long, stressful day I look forward to this set. It keeps me grounded and returns me to a more peaceful and calm state of mind.

  6. excellent Qi Gong lessons at home 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Jul 2019

    I volunteered to teach a Qi Gong class in addition to the Tai Chi for Arthritis classes I already teach at our local Senior Center. After hours of searching on the web for an easy yet thorough plan I fortunately found Dr.Lam’s excellent video. It is exactly what I need: concise easy to follow and fun. His enthusiasm and encouragement .comes through the screen into my living room!.

  7. simple, easy, healthy 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 3rd Jul 2019

    This DVD is very simple to order, easy to follow and the the results are all healthy for me. Love it, highly recommend it.

  8. Dr Lam's Teaching style takes you slow and sure 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 27th Jun 2019

    The Five Element QiGong DVD takes you one step at a time.
    You can learn slowly and only move on when you have learned the step you are on.
    Dr Lam is very clear in what to do and uses repetition to bolster you learning style.
    After each Lesson you get a run through, to review this lesson and prior lessons.
    It helps to reinforce memory retention.
    I like the way Dr Lam produces his Lessons.

  9. Great program and it is easy enough for all folks to learn! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Jun 2019

    I found this program easy to learn and to teach. My TCA students have found it a very helpful tool in learning the Dan Tian breathing method. It has improved their tai chi and relaxation....thank you Dr. Lam!

  10. This should be sold as a beginner DVD 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Jun 2019

    I have bought several Tai Chi DVD's from you and I love them all with the exception of this one. It is really a simple DVD and just goes over the things you learn in the other DVD's. Was disappointed with this one.
    But my sister-in-law is thinking about trying Tai Chi so it should be a good one for her.