Stephen L. FIELD

A Young Pioneer learns to find the pressure points for acupuncture treatment by practicing on herself. She is attending an acupuncture class at a Shanghai children’s palace. Acupuncture is used as a method of redirecting the flow of qi in a person’s body. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

Qi is an important concept in the Chinese philosophy that defines an animated force that can influence the human body.

The concept

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:45-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Concept, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Qi (Qì 气)|Qì 气 (Qi)

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