This revised edition of our best selling beginner qigong book includes a new and modern easy-to-follow layout. Every qigong movement is presented in 4 large photographs with clear instructions, followed by an analysis of how the movements aid in improving health.
Improve your health in 10 to 20 minutes a day!
This book offers beginners a smart way to learn qigong (chi kung), the ancient Chinese system of gentle breathing, stretching, and strengthening movements.
You will use The Eight Pieces of Brocade, one of the most popular qigong healing exercise sets, to improve your overall health and well-being.
Choose the sitting set, the standing set, or both. Learn how to activate the qi energy and blood circulation in your body, helping to stimulate your immune system, strengthen your internal organs, and give you abundant energy.
Clear photographs show you correct postures
Concise instructions tell you what to do
Details inform you how the movements help
Qigong theory explains why the exercises work
Translations of ancient Chinese poetry provides key concepts to help you improve
No matter your age or your physical condition, the Eight Pieces of Brocade is a wonderful way to improve your health and well-being.
Commonly known in China as the Ba Duan Jin, these exercises have been practiced for over 1,000 years!
Using the book with the companion DVD is a great way to learn these powerful health exercises.