Ba duan jing Eight "qi gong" exercises

Qigong is a discipline in which you use your mind to direct the flow and circulation of qi (energy) within your body along the twelve meridian lines, or jingluo; these exercises cure illness and restore health and strength.

Form 1 shuang shou tuo tian li san jiao: two hands lift up the sky. regulating the flow of qi throughout the body .

as if shooting for hawks.Form 2 zuoyou kai gong si she diao: draw the bow to left and right. This exercise strengthens the lungs and breathing. .

This exercise is good for the digestion. .Form 3 tiaoli piwei xu dan ju: to regulate the spleen and stomach. you must raise a single hand.

.Form 4 wu lao qi shang wang hou qiao: remove fatigue and injuries by looking behind you at your heels.

This exercise strengthens the spine.Form 5 yao tou bai wei qu xin huo: rotate the head and bottom to remove fire in the heart. .

This exercise circulates the qi and is good for the brain.Form 6 bei hou qi dian bai bing xiao: bounce on your heels seven times. . thus removing 100 ills.

.Form 7 zhuan quan nu mu zeng qi li: make two fists. open eyes in anger. thus increasing your qi and energy.

Form 8 liang shou pan zu gu shen yao: touch your toes and firm up the kidneys and waist. .

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