The Chinese Health Qigong Association has organised experts to update ancient qigong sets of exercises incorporating the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The first 4 sets updated are: “Baduanjin”- 8 Section Brocade, “Yi Jin Jing”- Muscle-Tendons change Classic, “Wu Qin Xi”- 5 Animal Frolics & “Liu Zi Jue”- 6 Healing Sounds.
“Baduanjin” – 8 Sections Brocade or 8 Treasures
Baduanjin emerged before the Song Dynasty and developed into a formal exercise in the Ming and Qing Dynasties.
“Baduanjin” Chinese Health Qigong version:
“Wu Qin Xi” – 5 Animal Play Qigong
Wu Quin Xi is a health-building method developped by the famous doctor Hua Tuo in the Easter Han Dynasty by imitating the actions of animals based on the habits of the tiger, deer, bear, ape and bird.
Wu Qin Xi Chinese Health Qigong version:
“Yi Jin Jing”
Yi Jin Jing is believed to be a health building method created by Bodhidarma for the purpose of exercising our muscles and tendons.
Yi Jin Jing Chinese Health Qigong version: