Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A Chinese system of prescribed physical exercises or movements performed in a meditative state.

Etymologies

Chinese (Mandarin) qìgōng : , air, breath + gōng, skill.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • The practice of Falun Gong, a religion loosely based on Chinese Qi Gong, is banned completely.

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  • The following information has been gathered and compiled through personal experience, while traveling, teaching classes that include T'ai Chi, Qi Gong, herbal information, martial arts and other health related subjects.

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  • The following information has been gathered and compiled through personal experience while traveling, teaching T'ai Chi, Qi Gong, Chinese Herbal medicine, martial arts and other health related subjects.

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  • The Chinese theory of Qi Gong holds that certain motor actions produce mental states and experiences.

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  • Yoga, Qi Gong and pilates sample sessions will run in the upstairs fitness room.

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  • VietNamNet Bridge - Strong with Tiger martial art, flexible with two-piece club, strange with Qi Gong, students from the Border Security Institute left strong impressions on the audience during a show to celebrate the 50

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  • For $100, while you watch, Qi Gong practitioners would massage your feet, and Martin Scorsese would show up to comment excitedly about the director's masterful use of tracking shots.

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  • Whether drawing upon the spiritual imagination of the 10th Century Kashmir, who believed the world to issue from phonemic emanation, or the breathing practices of Qi Gong, the insistence is simply to begin by making the sounds until they are beings-in-themselves.

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  • The minister of rituals in the Qing court, Pu Liang, passed this account down orally to his great-grandson, Qi Gong, who has since died.

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