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Hey, I’m Dr. Sherrell

My interest in Chinese Medicine actually came about from my practice of Xing Yi, Ba Gua, and Tai Chi. I have 20+ years of extensive training in Qi Gong and Martial Arts (Tai Chi, Ba Gua, Xing Yi, & BJJ). I also practice Acupuncture Movement Therapy™ – A combination of Qi Gong, Ba Gua, Xing Yi, Tai Chi, Nei Gong & Dao Yin exercises.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Qi Gong?

The word Qigong (pronounced “chee gong”) is a combination of two ideas: “Qi” means air, breath of life, or vital energy of the body, and “gong” means the self-discipline skill of working, cultivating, and balancing Qi. The art of Qigong consists primarily of the use of intention, meditation, relaxation, physical movement or posture, mind-body integration, and breathing exercises.

Is it “Qigong or Qi Gong?

Most people use qigong, but some use qi gong. The 2005 National Expert Meeting on Qi Gong and Tai Chi used Qi Gong. It doesn’t really matter which one is used.

Why does Dr. Sherrell Practice Qi Gong?

There has been over 500 research studies on Qi Gong. In general, research suggests that Qi Gong can be effective for : hypertension (high blood pressure), fall prevention improved cognitive performance,osteoarthritis depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) chronic pain ,improving balance building muscle strength, increasing bone density improving overall quality of life, strengthening the immune system, reducing inflammation

Do I need to buy expensive equipment or special clothing for Qi Gong?

No! Anyone can practice Qi Gong at any time, any where. All you need is comfortable clothing that lets you move freely, a quiet space, and a positive mind.