I discovered Master Chunyi Lin over 20 years ago where he presented at a psychotherapy conference. A therapist from Minneapolis, MN invited Master Lin to teach Qigong where he highlighted to participants the value of this practice on our health and wellbeing. We learned only a few of the qigong movements yet something stirred within me. I signed up for a small group healing with him that evening and remember only the quietness and the awareness that I wanted to learn more and feel happier. I read Master Lin’s book Born a Healer and did the practice and meditations from time to time but doing any formal training did not fit into my busy schedule until years later when I suffered some injuries and health challenges which created anxiety/fear and worry about the future.
Like many of us do, I tried numerous treatments to help fix the problems. Regardless of how much I did, my problems persisted, and I continued to struggle. What was I to do? During Covid, Master Lin did Facebook live practices to help fight covid symptoms. Every day he was there sharing his teaching and giving healing advice….and every day I found myself in front of the computer. My passion for Qigong took hold and I quickly completed Levels 1-3, then, Level 1 again when he upgraded his teachings in 2021. I was also a member of the Healing Circle where Master Lin shared more teachings and offered healing meditations each week.
I completed the Spring Forest Practice Group certification in September 2021 and volunteered to teach a neighborhood class in October. Was there instant healing? The answer here is simple. Some things in my body and mind were happening and changing. Spiritually, I felt expansion and light. I kept studying and experienced even more shifts and abundance in my life. Making decisions and overcoming obstacles seemed so much easier! My pain levels are down and my vitality for life is shining brighter. As a mental health professional most of my life, I tended to see life from an analytic perspective – I loved to think and solve problems. I have learned that “thinking” your way through challenges is not always the best. Rather, it is tuning into our healing inner intelligence through sensation and awareness. Qigong movements and emptying the mind are the keys to transform our blockages, open our energy channels to heal and re-charge.
I Invite you to learn more about Qigong, attend a class and feel the power of your own QI’s potential.