About Eight Pieces of Brocade

  This blog is a short introduction to the Qigong exercises Eight Pieces of Brocade or in Chinese Ba Duan Jin. We will talk about the origin, structure and the purpose of this Qigong set. The exercises were created in the period of South Song Dynasty (1127-1279 a.d.) by Marshal Yue Fei. He was quite an extraordinary man. He was an excellent general and highly-skilled martial artist. However, in time of peace he was studying and reading[…]

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How do I balance Yin and Yang?

Energy flow First is good to know how does these two poles of energy Yin and Yang flow through our bodies. Yin flows in the body through meridians or energy channels up towards head and Yang in opposite direction towards earth. Connection with earth, heaven and your own nature Very simple way and how I balance Yin and Yang is that on a sunny day, even though it’s windy outside (I simply find a shelter[…]

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Short presentation of Qigong

If you are new to Qigong you will find in this text the basic information about what is Qigong, and why would someone like to dedicate his time to Qigong. Qigong The term Qigong is composed from two words. Qi in Chinese means universal energy which permeates all the universe and also human beings. The term Gong is an abbreviation for Gong Fu or Kung Fu, and means focused and persistent work, skill or achievement.[…]

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