Tai Ji Yang Sheng Zhang Qigong was created by the Chinese Health Qigong Association to improve health, wellbeing and to promote longevity. It follows the principles of the fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine by balancing yin and yang. The exercises are graceful, easy to learn, and suitable for people of all ages. It helps cure diseases, improve health and prolong life.
It consists of eight exercises performed with a stick (cane), which becomes an extension of the body. The stick is used to massage internal organs, stimulate pressure points, stretch muscles and tendons, co-ordinate breathing and calm the mind. The practice of Taiji Yang Sheng Zhang Qigong helps to correct posture and back problems, strengthen the joints, and balance the body's chi. It is highly recommended for people with shoulder, neck and wrist complaints due to accidental injury, a sedentary life style or repetitive strain injury.
Tai Ji Yang Sheng Zhang Qigong is easy to learn and can be practised by anyone, regardless of age and experience.