Essences of Liu Zi Jue Health Preserving Formula

Zhang Mingliang, Ma Ling We not only exercise zang fu-organs in Liu Zi Jue As is known to all, in Liu Zi Jue the five elements, five voices and five zang-organs correspond with each other. For example, “he” (Chinese character“呵”)is a tongue voice corresponding with heart—fire, “hu” (Chinese character“呼”)is a larynx voice corresponding with spleen—earth, … Continue reading “Essences of Liu Zi Jue Health Preserving Formula”

Three Episodes of the Exhalation and Vocalization of Liu Zi Jue

Zhang Caiqin; Inner Mongolia Normal University Liu Zi Jue is a Qigong fitness exercise with respiration and Tuna as the major methods which are assisted by simple Daoyin movements. It is focused on combination of the thought with slow and smooth movements and soft, even, and long exhalation and vocalization. “The thought is contained in … Continue reading “Three Episodes of the Exhalation and Vocalization of Liu Zi Jue”

Liu Zi Jue in Regulating Emotions

Liu Zi Jue is a traditional fitness exercise with respiration and Tuna as the major approach. It is mostly characterized in that the mutual promoting, restraining, subjugating, and reverse-restricting effects of the Five Elements are used to enhance the functions of tissues inside the human body. Respiration and limb Daoyin are used to fully trigger … Continue reading “Liu Zi Jue in Regulating Emotions”

Answers to the Health Qigong – Liu Zi Jue

1. Where does the Health Qigong Liu Zi Jue originate? Liu Zi Jue, which is also called Liu Zi Qi Jue, is one kind of traditional health-care methods that is mainly exercised by ways of inhaling and exhaling. Liu Zi Jue has very long and widespread history and cab be recorded back to the Southern … Continue reading “Answers to the Health Qigong – Liu Zi Jue”

Appearance, Sound, Breathing, Spirit and Verve of Health Qigong – Liu Zi Jue

Appearance, Sound, Breathing, Spirit and Verve of Health Qigong • Liu Zi Jue The Health Qigong Liu Zi Jue is a set of Qigong exercises with the characteristics of being easy to learn, remarkable efficacy, unique style and strong Qigong features. It is mainly dealing with the inhaling and exhaling breathing, and at the same … Continue reading “Appearance, Sound, Breathing, Spirit and Verve of Health Qigong – Liu Zi Jue”

Breathing Methods and Practice Tips of Health Qigong

by Gong Lihui 2012 Breathing practice is one of the important exercises in practicing Health Qigong. Only when the exerciser is aware of the importance of breathing, using the correct breathing posture with right methods to make the most of breathing, can he learn Health Qigong well and reach the goal of dispelling diseases and … Continue reading “Breathing Methods and Practice Tips of Health Qigong”

Slowness, Pause, Flexibility, and Observation

by Zhang Mingliang & Cheng Yunhua When people begin to learn Health Qigong,many people may wonder that why the movements of Health Qigong is always slower than other exercises. Many exercisers who have practiced for many years may come to realize that why they feel comfortable when they exercise slowly. In fact, Practicing Health Qigong … Continue reading “Slowness, Pause, Flexibility, and Observation”

How to Start Qi Movement

Ding Qiubo How to start Qi movement or how to guide the physical body by Qi are the basic qualities and fundamental basis for the Health Qigong exerciser. Therefore, in Health Qigong·Liu Zi Jue, the exerciser is required to start Qi movement at the very beginning of the ready posture. The same requirement appears also … Continue reading “How to Start Qi Movement”

The Seven Emotions and Qigong

Xia Xuewei; Inner Mongolia Normal University The seven human emotions, i.e. joy, anger, worry, anxiety, sorrow, fear, and terror are normal phenomena of life activities which do not induce diseases under normal circumstances. However, abnormal fluctuations in the “seven emotions” may directly affect he functions of the viscera, disturb the circulation of blood and Qi, … Continue reading “The Seven Emotions and Qigong”

Inverted-Sequence Exercises in Qigong

Hu Xiaofei; Beijing Sport University What are Inverted-Sequence Exercises Inverted-sequence exercises refer to exercises like handstand, crawling, backward walking, and barefoot walking. These exercises provide body-strengthening, health-improving, and disease-removing effects for which they are deeply welcomed by people. Inverted-sequence exercises were carried out in our country as early as the ancient times. Various forms of … Continue reading “Inverted-Sequence Exercises in Qigong”

On Basic Essentials of Health Qigong

Wei Yongzhong; Tangshan College The second basic essential of Health Qigong is to enter serenity. Compared with the first essential “relaxation”, serenity is mainly focused on the regulation of mental activities. Entering serenity mainly means reducing and stopping the conscious activities of the brain or, in Qigong terms, attenuating and eradicating the postnatal conscious spirit … Continue reading “On Basic Essentials of Health Qigong”

Adherence to Quiescence

Li Jinlong and Jia Meiying; Shanxi University Health Qigong is a traditional sport of our nation with body movements, respiration regulation, and mental regulation as the major forms of exercise. It has carried the essences of the excellent traditional health-preserving culture of the Chinese Nation for thousands of years. The practice of Health Qigong is … Continue reading “Adherence to Quiescence”

Posture Adjustment and Health Preserving in Health Qigong

“Posture Adjustment” is one of the three important elements of Health Qigong exercise. It means that the trainee regulates and controls the basic body shapes and limb movements so that they meet the requirements of the exercise. It is also known as body-shape alignment which is realized through reasonable relative motions between tendons, membranes, bones, … Continue reading “Posture Adjustment and Health Preserving in Health Qigong”

Nutrition Philosophy of Qigong

Health Qigong is an embodiment of the excellent health-preserving culture of China, which has a history of thousands of years. As a health-preserving exercise, Health Qigong is based on traditional theories such as the Man-Nature Unity Theory, the Yin-Yang Theory, the Theory of Five Elements, and the Channel Theory. Its unique motion modes and rich … Continue reading “Nutrition Philosophy of Qigong”

A Brief Analysis of Preparatory Exercises before Practicing Qigong

Health Qigong is an auto-exercise based on the perfect combination of posture regulation, breathing regulation, and mental regulation. The practicer is required to stay focused and take natural and long-lasting breaths during the practice. But physical exercise not only bears gentle and slow movement features but also contains tendon-stretching, bone-drawing, firmness-gentleness alternating, and forces-to-the-ends movements … Continue reading “A Brief Analysis of Preparatory Exercises before Practicing Qigong”