When I was considering using a standing desk, I asked a fellow qigong practitioner about his experience using one. He said, “I always tell people, if you are going to use a standing desk, you need to learn how to stand.”
I knew exactly what he meant. For years I have been practicing a form of qigong that involves standing relatively still for long periods of time.
This qigong practice - which is called zhan zhuang or “stand strong” - is believed to be thousands of years old. Variations of it have been used for meditation, healing illness and injury, cultivating extraordinary health, and developing power for martial arts.Read More