9781402745041

Qi Gong for Beginners Eight Easy Movements for Vibrant Health

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  • ISBN13:

    9781402745041

  • ISBN10:

    1402745044

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-01
  • Publisher: Sterling

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Summary

Written for beginners and appropriate for all ages, this practical guide will introduce you to Qi Gong, the ancient practice of building and balancing life energy through exercise. Concise directions accompanying more than 100 instructional photographs and drawings make it easy to learn the sequences of energizing exercises. When practiced for six minutes a day, Qi Gong can produce extraordinary health benefits, including: Strengthening the body, improving posture and flexibility, and relieving pain, Boosting energy levels and stimulating the immune system to prevent or heal illness, Connecting body, mind, and spirit to achieve vibrant health. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
What Is Qi Gong?p. 5
What Is Pal Dan Gum?p. 19
Training Your Breathp. 25
Training Your Bodyp. 37
Training Your Mindp. 45
Pal Dan Gum: Eight Silken Movementsp. 53
Upholding Heaven with Both Handsp. 60
Drawing the Bow with Each Handp. 68
Raising the Hands One at a Timep. 76
Turning the Head and Looking Behindp. 84
Bending the Trunk and Stretching the Neckp. 92
Touching the Toes and Arching the Backp. 106
Punching with Angry Eyesp. 114
Raising the Heels to Keep All Illnesses Awayp. 124
Practicing Well!p. 131
Self-Healing with Pal Dan Gump. 135
Two Qi Gong Meditations for Health and Healingp. 145
Afterwordp. 151
Referencesp. 152
Author Biographyp. 154
Indexp. 155
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