Many people spend a lot of money each month for gym and health club memberships. Purchase of these memberships goes up after Christmas and New Year as individuals make resolutions to get in shape and lose weight. Unfortunately, most do not carry through with these resolutions.
It is possible to pursue a personal routine in your own home using Qigong and Yoga. Moreover, modern research has described health benefits from participating in these exercises not only for persons with medical conditions but also in helping to prevent illness, reduce stress, anxiety and depression, manage pain as well as helping to sustain an active lifestyle and increase longevity in relatively healthy individuals. Most significantly both forms of exercise can be performed without paying out tons of money on expensive membership fees!
No need to go to a gym is a personal reflection on 50years of practising Yoga and Qigong at home in small spaces. It is based on data collected from extensive research personal praxis during these 50years. It provides clear directions on how to begin an Eastern based movement exercise program at home and some of the values of such practice to personal health.