Qi or chi (pronounced “chee”) has various translations, but suffice to say that Qi is the vital energy that is in all things.

We all have Qi !

The purpose of Qigong is to build up the energy and circulate it efficiently around the body. Dan tien. This is a point in the human body roughly two finger widths below the navel and two thirds of the way into the body. It means a pool or sea of vital energy and is our centre of gravity. Qigong is exercising and gathering the Qi. It also means that this development of the Qi takes dedication and long practice.