Documentary – Qigong: Ancient Chinese Healing For The 21st Century


Narrated by James Shigeta and directed by Francesco Garri Garripoli Qigong (pronounced “chee-gung”) is a 5,000 year old Chinese healthcare modality that has both endured the test of time and is making a tremendous resurgence at the threshold of the 21st Century. Literally millions practice Qigong in China and around the world each day to […]

Asian Qigong Study Trips – Italy, Thailand, China, and Bali


Greetings!   Thank you for your interest in our annual Qigong Healing and Study Trips to Italy, China, Bali, and Thailand. We have been leading these study trips to various power spots in Asia every year now since 1996… and besides contributing funds and medical support to a needy orphanage in an impoverished village to the west […]

Qigong For Energy vs Healing DVDs

Francesco Garri Garripoli and Daisy Lee Qigong DVDs

The two classic Qigong VHS tapes are actually quite different in scope and this helps to answer the question about “What is the difference between them?”  Both are now ONLY available on the two-DVD Set called “Beginning Practice Qigong” The Qigong for Energy tape is a collection of five stand-alone Qigong forms that are considered to be […]

Qigong For Stress Relief – DVD

Qigong for Stress DVD by Daisy and Francesco

All-New Exercises From An Ancient Past Designed To Relieve Modern Pressures Created and taught by Francesco Garri Garripoli & Daisy Lee Click here for the videotape order page. “The Garripolis present Qigong in a way that is clear and empowering; my own energy levels and personal well-being have benefitted greatly from their instruction. Anyone who invests time into this […]

Master Duan Zhi Liang

Master Duan

  At 93 years-old, Dr. Duan is a wealth of knowledge and spirit. Born into a respected, medically-oriented family, young Duan was raised inside the Forbidden City in Beijing, as his grandfather was a personal physician to the last Chinese Emperor. Master Duan’s father was a bodyguard to the Emperor, specializing in the martial arts. Learning in the […]

Where the Mind Goes, Qi Goes…

Qi - calligraphy

We were teaching the Wuji Swimming Dragon & Wuji Dragon Pearl in our classes… One of the  greatest gift you gave us …  “Where the Mind Goes The Qi goes”  This has become a mantra in our classes working with seniors that are looking for everything in the world to fix them…other than fixing themselves…We are finding almost miraculous […]

Qigong and the Dreamtime – Part 2

The following is Part 2 of a talk by Francesco Garripoli at the National Qigong Association – NQA Conference 2009 in Asilomar, California, recorded and transcribed by Solala Towler, Editor, Empty Vessel Magazine If you believe there is more Qi in your belly (Dan Tian) than in your ear, well you are thinking with a […]

Qigong and the Dreamtime – Part 1


The following is Part 1 of a talk by Francesco Garripoli at the National Qigong Association – NQA Conference 2009 in Asilomar, California, recorded and transcribed by Solala Towler, Editor, Empty Vessel Magazine Francesco began by telling us a little about his recent journey to the Australian outback, where he spent time with the local […]

The Qi of Easter


Buona Pasqua/Happy Passover/Easter! This is Easter or Passover time, which is one of my favorite religious holidays.  That’s not because I necessarily enjoy eating chocolate bunnies (although I do have my moments) but more because of the rich depth that really understanding this holy-day can have for us.  First, the name “Easter” is a relatively […]

QigongTracker – A Revolution in Qigong Training


Are you interested in helping to bring the benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi to more people who can become empowered from this ancient healing modality? If you are an instructor and want to build and develop your student base… or if you are a dedicated student who wants to take your practice to the […]