Urs Zimmerli, accredited qigong instructor, SGQT qigong trainer and director of the Dao Qigong School in Bern
The combination of physical exercise and meditation is what interests me in qigong. Everything becomes meditation; not only sitting but standing and moving as well. I treasure the variety and totality of the method. The exercises in the standing position fascinate me through their unexpectedly strong effect with minimum movement. The forms of motion with the slow and flowing movements are typical for qigong and also have an aesthetic effect. The relaxation exercises in the sitting position promote mental depth and expansion. For me, qigong is a journey of discovery to myself - best practised with much enjoyment and humour.