Qi Gong for Beginners: Eight Easy Movements for Vibrant Health

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An exercise program that can actually release blocks to healing and get you centered...in six minutes a day? The simple, no impact, but very powerful movements of Qi Gong can do that and more, from increasing longevity to boosting the immune system. And this beautifully illustrated guide, written especially for beginners, introduces this amazing ancient art that balances and strengthens the life force. Those who try it can look forward to ...
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Overview

An exercise program that can actually release blocks to healing and get you centered...in six minutes a day? The simple, no impact, but very powerful movements of Qi Gong can do that and more, from increasing longevity to boosting the immune system. And this beautifully illustrated guide, written especially for beginners, introduces this amazing ancient art that balances and strengthens the life force. Those who try it can look forward to extraordinary health benefits!
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“Qi Gong is one of the most important movement meditation techniques. If all Americans learned just the ‘Eight Silken Movements’ and practiced them daily, we could reduce health costs by 50 percent.” —C. Norman Shealy, M.D., Ph.D., Founder Shealy Institute for Comprehensive Health Care, and Founding President, American Holistic Medical Association
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402745041
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 7/1/2007
  • Pages: 148
  • Sales rank: 296,224
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     1
What Is Qi Gong?     5
What Is Pal Dan Gum?     19
Training Your Breath     25
Training Your Body     37
Training Your Mind     45
Pal Dan Gum: Eight Silken Movements     53
Upholding Heaven with Both Hands     60
Drawing the Bow with Each Hand     68
Raising the Hands One at a Time     76
Turning the Head and Looking Behind     84
Bending the Trunk and Stretching the Neck     92
Touching the Toes and Arching the Back     106
Punching with Angry Eyes     114
Raising the Heels to Keep All Illnesses Away     124
Practicing Well!     131
Self-Healing with Pal Dan Gum     135
Two Qi Gong Meditations for Health and Healing     145
Afterword     151
References     152
Author Biography     154
Index     155
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