Preface. 1. Origins and Development. 2. Characteristics. 3. Practice Tips. 4. Step-by-Step Descriptions of the Routines. Section 1. Hand and Foot Forms. Basic Hand Forms. Basic Stances. Section 2. The Exercises Illustrated. Ready Position. 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.
A qigong exercise that focuses on turning and flexing the spine
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.
This is a beautiful sequence of exercises attractively filmed and
clearly taught... The book provides a convenient source of
information to refer to and very clear illustrations of the
postures together with arrows showing the directions of the
movements. -- Tai Chi Finder Limited
With these books the Chinese Health Qiqong Association have come close to providing everyone with their own personal qigong instructor. -- Tai Chi Finder Limited
After introducing the history of Yi Jin Jing, some principles of the practice are explained and some practice tips are given. Then, the book goes through a step-by-step description of each twelve practices. After each practice, the key points are highlighted, common mistakes are given and how to correct them and the benefits of thhe practice is explained. -- Medical Qigong Education Centre