Tag: Qi

  • 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…

  • Exploring Analysis on Sinking Qi to Cinnabar Field

    No matter you are a Health Qigong beginner or an experienced exerciser for years, you might not feel unfamiliar the term “Sinking Qi to Cinnabar Field(qì chén dān tián)”, because nearly every stance emphases that “Sinking Qi to Cinnabar Field” is essential for exercising Health Qigong. However, few of exercisers can clearly explain how it…

  • The Heat of Movement the coldness of stillness

    by Liu I-Ming Generally speaking, when people are active, this gives rise to heat; when people sit quietly, this gives rise to cold. When one is cold, if one moves about this will again produce heat. When one is hot, if one sits still this will again produce coldness. In other words, cold and heat…

  • Mind Exercising of the Health Qigong

    The Health Qigong is one kind of Qigong exercise combining the mind, Qi and body exercise rather than the single muscle exercise. Regulating the mind, breath and body, called as three regulations in the following, are three basic elements of practicing the Health Qigong. The key word for three regulations is to regulate and adjust…

  • Theory of essence Qi and spirit

    Basic contents of theory of essence, Qi and spirit Essence, Qi and spirit is substance basis and basic elements consisting and sustaining life activity. It is commonly said that there is three kinds of treasure in the heaven, which is sun, moon and star, three kinds of treasure in the earth, which is water, fire…

  • Three Immortals Cultivation of the Ling Bao Bi Fa

    Ling Bao (灵宝) translates as “Spiritual Treasure.” The Ling Bao Bi Fa outlines the San Xian Gong, “Three Immortals Cultivation,” for completing the Ling Bao and thus becoming a Zhen Ren (真人) or Real Human Being. San Xian Gong consists of thee stages: Ren Xian Gong (人仙功) Human Immortal Cultivation, Di Xian Gong (地仙功) Earthly…

  • The Twelve Methods of Yin Xian Fa

    The main purpose of Yin Xian Fa is to repair the body, regulate the mind, restore the original breath and ultimately reverse and replenish the slow expenditure of pre-natal through the aging process.  还原法 Huan Yuan Fa  Restoring Methods Huan Yuan literal translates as “Returning to the Origin.” These are methods to quiet and collect…

  • Martial aspects of yiquan and its fighting application

    Internal “Intention” for Health and Self-Defense By Fukui Yang as told to Bob Feldman A Short History of Yiquan and My Family’s Relationship to this Martial Art Yiquan is a relatively new Chinese martial art created by the great master Wang Xiangzhai. Master Wang was the last and favorite student of the Xingyiquan master Guo…

  • Soaring Crane

    Soaring Crane Qigong forms 1-5 Soaring Crane Qi Gong, also referred to as China Soaring Crane Qi Gong, or Crane Style Qi Gong, was developed in more recent years by qi gong master Zhao Jing Xiang, drawing upon information from other qi gong masters, ancient Taoist practices, and the movements of the crane, known for…

  • The key points to observe in T’ai Chi Practice

    1. Relax the neck and suspend the head from the crown point. 2. The eyes should focus and concentrate on the direction in which the ch’i flows. 3. Relax the chest and the back. 4. Drop and relax the shoulders; drop and relax the elbows. 5. The wrist should be set comfortably while the fingers…

  • The sixteen steeps of transferring power

    1. Root and twist the foot, allowing power to travel up the leg. 2. Let the power spring upward at the knee. 3. Allow the power to move freely in any direction at the waist. 4. Drive the power upward through the back. 5. Let the power penetrate to the crown point at the top…

  • Li Yi Yu’s Five Character Formula

    When the heart is not quiet, one may not concentrate. Lifting the hands, moving forward, backward, left, and right, will lack focused direction. Therefore, the heart must be quiet. From the moment one initiates motion, its not determined by the self. You must quiet the heart and understand with your body. Your movements follow those…

  • Four Character Secret Transmission

    Spread. To spread means that we mobilize our chi spread it over our opponents energy and prevent him from moving. Cover. To cover means that we use our chi to cover our opponents thrust. Check. To check means that we use chi to check our opponents thrust, ascertain his aim and evade it. Swallow. To…