• The Art of Movement​

    Internal Energy Practices & Gong Fu Arts


    faster recovery from injury to the hands

    an ability to project more force

    an ability to move faster

    the health benefits of being relaxed

    an increase in connection to your legs, spine, arms and head

    increased stamina

    increased athletic ability and health

    regulation of blood pressure

    experiencing the channels of the body

    developing an authentic dan tien & greater sensitivity  

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    The SoFt Way ..Nei Gong

    The Soft Way

    Nei Gong is the lowest impact training to help strengthen and protect your internal organs, ligaments, & tendons. This Ancient Chinese practice which translates into "The Soft Way involves energy cultivating exercises such as physical stillness and or conscious (deliberate) movement, designed to produce relaxation or releasing of muscular tension combined with special breathing techniques. Martial Nei Gong is about developing internal power. One way to possibly achieve this is to train particular exercises regularly where the breath is matched with movements of blood to effect the movement of blood throughout the body. Through these exercises it can be possible to move the blood to a particular area during movement to have a particular result. One of the benefits of Nei Gong exercises is the relaxation of blood vessels, nerves, muscles to help the body move more freely.

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    Qi Gong

    Energy Work

    Qi Gong can be thought of as the brother to Nei Gong. While Nei Gong is all about staying soft and relaxing, Qi Gong can encourage more tightening of the muscles and standing in specific postures to allow you to cultivate the most energy possible to you.

    Qi is Life Energy. Gong is cultivation, together Qi Gong is a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial-arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, Qi Gong is traditionally viewed by the Chinese and throughout Asia as a practice to cultivate and balance ones own energy.

    Qigong practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow-flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and a calm meditative state of mind. People practice qigong throughout China and worldwide for recreation, exercise, relaxation, preventive medicine, self-healing alternative medicine, meditation, self-cultivation, and training for martial arts.

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    Taiji Quan - Tai Chi - Chinese Yoga

    The Grand Ultimate

    Think of Taiji formally known as Tai Chi as a Supreme Qi Gong Form or Dance. If Nei Gong is Qi Gong's sister than Taiji is Qi Gong's Father or Grand Father. Taiji is a series of Gong Fu Postures blended together into a seamless Flow Form. This practice has tremendous positive impacts of the health of ones body and mind. It is considered a moving meditation and once you get in the flow you can relax into the movement and postures. I like to call it a slow martial arts dance but it is much more than just that! Taiji focuses on the oscillation between yin and yang energy transfer in the body. This is a practice that has been around for 1000 years and is still practiced today.

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    8 Trigram Palm

    Another Ancient Chinese Internal Martial Art Style also referred to as simply Bagua or Pakua. This practice similar to Taiji helps strengthen and improve your skeletal system, your agility, and your balance. Internal in my simplest version is hard on the inside yet soft and relaxed in the muscles and tension. External is more focused on blocking and stopping with strength and power. Internal arts teach you to yield and get out of the way when you can.

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    Kung Fu *Walu

    Energy that Explodes from Internal Energy

    Walu is a style of Kung Fu I learned from Ray Hager of the Chinese Boxing Institute International and it includes all of these art forms and more. The founder Christopher Casey also known as 'Kai Sai' was born and raised in Tennessee United States and found himself in Taiwan during a pivotal point in history when most of the Chinese Gong Fu Masters fled over there from China. That is where he encountered the Grand Masters of Walu. It includes a series of carefully chosen martial arts qi gong exercises as well as several martial arts forms and partner practices. More can be found at ChineseBoxingInternational.com. We mimick animal movements include yoga poses and dance it out.