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Health Qigong-Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises (with DVD)


Health Qigong-Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises, with the Pictures of Daoyin Exercises unearthed from the Mawangdui Tombs of the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD220)in Changsha, Hunan Province serving as the source for the exercises, was compiled by the Chinese Health Qigong Association. The movements are meant to be practiced using mental concentration focused along the meridians, and incorporate rising andsquatting, extending and withdrawing, bending and stretching. These simple, beautiful movements are easy to learn, benefiting practitioners both physically and spiritually. The book may serve as a reference for people who wish to practice the exercises to prevent disease and prolong life.

Chapter Ⅰ Origins and Development
Chapter Ⅱ Characteristics
Chapter Ⅲ Main Points
Section Ⅰ Health-Preservation Concepts
Section Ⅱ Hand Positions and Stances
Section Ⅲ Breath Control and Mental Concentration
Chapter Ⅳ Movements
Section Ⅰ Names of Movements
Section Ⅱ Movements, Tips and Health Benefits
Initial Stance
Starting Stance
Movement 1: Drawing a Bow(Wan Gong)
Movement 2: Stretching the Back(Yin Bei)
Movement 3: Wild Duck Swimming(Fu Yu)
Movement 4: Dragon Flying(Long Deng)
Movement 5: Bird Spreading Its Wings(Niao Shen)
Movement 6: Stretching the Abdomen(Yin Fu)
Movement 7: Hawk Glaring(Chi Shi)
Movement 8: Stretching the Waist(Yin Yao)
Movement 9: Wild Goose Flying(Yan Fei)
Movement 10: Crane Dancing(He Wu)
Movement 11: Exhaling with Head Raised(Yang Hu)
Movement 12: Body Bending(Zhe Yin)
Ending Stance
Appendix: Acupuncture Points

  • Paperback: 89 pages
  • Publisher: Foreign Languages Press (July 1, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 195mm×271mm