Yi Jin Jing – Chinese Health Qigong Association – Book

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Qigong is an aspect of traditional Chinese medicine that involves coordinating breathing patterns with physical postures to maintain health and well-being. Yi Jin Jing/ Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercises is an accessible, fully-illustrated guide

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Qigong is an aspect of traditional Chinese medicine that involves coordinating breathing patterns with physical postures to maintain health and well-being. Yi Jin Jing/ Tendon-Muscle Strengthening Exercises is an accessible, fully-illustrated guide to a particular qigong exercise that focuses on turning and flexing the spine. Based on the twelve traditional routines of Yi Jin Jing, the exercises covered in the book feature soft, extended, even movements that invigorate the limbs and internal organs. In particular, practice of the Yi Jin Jing exercises improves flexibility, balance and muscular strength, and has a beneficial effect on the respiratory system. Each routine is described step-step and is illustrated with photographs and key points. The authors also point out common mistakes and offer advice on how to correct these. Complemented by an appendix of acupuncture points and accompanied by a DVD, this book will be of interest to Qigong and Tai Chi practitioners at all levels, students of martial arts and anyone interested in Chinese culture. The Chinese Health Qigong Association is an organization that popularizes and researches Health Qigong, and is a group member of the All-China Sports Federation. Its aim is to inherit and carry forward the Chinese traditional culture of health promotion and facilitate the communication between Western and Eastern Cultures. 1. ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT 2. CHARACTERISTICS 3. PRACTICE TIPS 4. STEP-STEP DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ROUTINES A. HAND AND FOOT FORMS Basic Hand Forms • Basic Stances B. THE EXERCISES ILLUSTRATED Routine 1. Wei Tuo Presenting the Pestle 1. • Routine 2. Wei Tuo Presenting the Pestle 2. • Routine 3. Wei Tuo Presenting the Pestle 3. • Routine 4. Plucking a Star and Exchanging a Star Cluster • Routine 5. Pulling Nine Cows by Their Tails • Routine 6. Displaying Paw-Style Palms Like a White Crane Spreading Its Wings • Routine 7. Nine Ghosts Drawing Swords • Routine 8. Three Plates Falling on the Floor • Routine 9. Black Dragon Displaying Its Claws • Routine 10. Tiger Springing on Its Prey • Routine 11. Bowing Down in Salutation • Routine 12. Swinging the Tail • Closing Form APPENDIX Acupuncture Points Mentioned in This Book

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