Qi kung and yoga teacher Mimi joins me to talk about her yoga journey, yoga in China, Mathew Cohen, “energy”, refinement, ageing and yoga, contexts, Taoism, what qigong is, the medical-martial-spiritual model, heart and lungs, romanisation, what chi is, “the spark in the machine”, primordial chi, yin yoga, finding true masters, women in Taoism, the 9 precepts, opposition, effortless action, racism, Avatar and why people don’t do Qi kung. A light yet deep one that can teach a lot.
327. Qigong & Taoism – With Mimi Kuo-Deemer
Our Podcast Interviewers
Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.
Karin van Maanen
Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.
Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.