Ten Daoist Steps

Essences Of Wudang -Ten Daoist Steps Wudang Dragongate Kungfu Schools Headmaster introduces one of the most important essences for wudang daoist arts. The ten daoist steps which are shown here are only the yang part of the whole set which also includes the very advanced ten yin steps. The steps are movements which contain many Read More

The Standing Meditation of Chinese Soaring Crane Qigong

The Standing Meditation of Chinese Soaring Crane Qigong falls in the category of static qigong (the five routines belong to kinetic qigong). It is an exercise to clear the channels, balance yin and yang, regulate the function of qi and blood and improve health. Designed to enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of Soaring Crane Qigong, the Read More

The Natural Mechanism of Turning Attention Around to Gaze Within

Bai Yuzhan said, “The path of inner refinement is extremely simple and easy; just get the fire of the heart to descend into the elixir field. The elixir field is the chamber of water, while the heart is fire. When fire enters water, then water and fire mix and true yang is produced. Therefore people Read More

Starting and Ending Forms of Basic Qigong Exercise Patterns

Starting Form The Relaxed and Quiescent Form in Standing Position Pithy Formula Keep the spine upright and suspend the Baihui Point. Pull in the chin, shut the lips and touch the tongue tip to the teeth ridge. Drop the upper eyelids, permitting the eye to look forward. Tuck in the chest and relax the waist Read More

The Arhat Holding Up the Sky

Movements: 1) Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, toes sticking to the ground. Bend and close in knees into half-way crouching position with buttocks drawn in. Reach out arms to parallel posi- tion, palm facing upward and fingers apart and relaxed. Also relax wrist, elbow, waist, and in particular, shoulder. 2) Hold head and neck erect, Read More

Hunyuanzhuang

Jingang-Chan Posture Movements: 1) Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, toes sticking to the ground. Slightly bend knees and hang arms naturally by sides of body with elbows also slightly bent, palms facing backward, fingers apart and thumbs pointing to trouser seams. Relax shoulder, elbow, wrist, and finger joints. Hold head and neck erect, with chin Read More

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 Read More

A General Introduction to Jinggong

by Chen Yingming There is currently no effective medicine for stress-related disorders. Phosphoric supplements’ claim to fortifying the brain is unsubstantiated. All other stimulants or sedatives have only temporary effect. After the effect wears out, the symptoms come back, maybe with a vengeance. One must ensure complete tranquility of the mind and disperse all random Read More

Eye Exercise

Yan Gong Functions: Regulates the blood of the Liver Channel, soothes the liver, and improves vision. Methods 1. Preparation: Sit or stand, relax, look straight ahead, and expel any distracting thoughts. 2. Moving the Eyeballs in an Infinity Pattern. Move the eyeballs and imagine that there is a flow of Qi inside their orbits. Start the Read More

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Ox Leading Posture

Qianniuzhuang Movements: 1) Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and turn feet 45 de- grees to the left (right) with heels as an axis. Keep torso upright but turn it to extreme left, with knees slightly bent and drawn together, toes sticking to the ground. 2) Raise and naturally stretch arms to front of chest, elbows Read More