This new set of Qigong exercises combines Daoyin with healthcare, limb exercises, and mental and spiritual relaxation. This exciting 12 Movement Qigong form was developed in 1974 by Professor Zhang Guangde, one of the world's leading Qigong experts.
This new set of Qigong exercises combines Daoyin with healthcare, limb exercises, and mental and spiritual relaxation. Adapted from over 50 forms it consists of 12 steps, which flow harmoniously from one movement to the next. It has become one of the treasures of health Qigong. It was designed and compiled by the Chinese Health Qigong Association and is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It concentrates on the Zang Fu organs comprising the heart, liver, spleen lung and kidney and gall bladder, stomach small intestine, large intestine and bladder; the meridians, balancing yin and yang, the Five Elements, Qi and blood.
It can be practiced in both seated and standing positions. Movements are graceful and easy to learn and are suitable for all ages. When breathing exercises are integrated into Yangsheng, the movements are effective for promoting good health, preserving life and cultivating the spirit and prolonging life expectancy.
The movements standing and seating positions are: