Shou Gong

Shou Gong is the movement we do when we have completely finished our Qigong exercises. 1 Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. 2 Raise both hands to the side of the body up to shoulder height J When your arms reach shoulder height, bend the elbows and bring the palms past the face, upper body and Dantian. 4 Lower hands down the Ren Channel and on to the Lower Dantian. Do this a further two times. When you raise the arms, imagine you are gathering all the Qi from the heaven and pouring it...

Introduction

IGONG ARE TRADITIONAL Chinese healing exercises that harnesses Qi - vital energy, or the life force - through breathing techniques, movements, postures and meditation. Practising Qigong helps you to balance passive and active forces (Yin and Yang), allowing Qi to flow freely and harmoniously. If you are a complete newcomer to Qigong, vou'll find a full explanation of it in Chapter 1. Healthy Living Gong is a set of Qigong exercises that 1 began to develop in 1996, based upon over 30 years of my...

Looking for Treasure at the Bottom of the Chest

1 Stand straight with elbows loosely bent and arms open to the sides of the body. 2 Lean forwards from the waist and bring the hands to the Lower Dantian (see page 65), so that palms are facing this area. Make sure elbows are rounded and open, not close against the body. 3 Touch the thumbs to the middle fingers. 4 Lean back with knees slightly bent and open the arms to the sides of the body. Look upwards slightly, keeping the elbows and wrists relaxed and fingers touching. Repeat the movement...

Michael

Qigong (pronounced 'chee-gong') is a popular form of traditional Chinese exercise which uses the body's vital energy to make you stronger and healthier and live longer. In Qigong for Healing and Relaxation world renowned Qigong Master Michael Tse introduces a new series of easy Qigong movements. These movements, because of their simplified form, enable you to focus energy on a particular part of the body for healing and relaxation. This fully illustrated guide to better health is suitable for...

Jade Ladder Climbing to the

Poor Posture Ladder

GOOD FOR * Coordination * High blood pressure * Chronic fatigue syndrome (ME) ACCUPUNCTURE POINTS Laogong (see page 58) and Huantiao (see page 59) t Stand relaxed with your feet together and your arms by the side of your body and the Laogong points facing the Huantiao points. 2 Lift up your left leg so that it is level with your waist, and at the same time, stretch up your left hand above the head so that the palm faces towards the right As you lift up the arm, straighten the right leg. The...

About the author

HONG KONG-BORN Michael Tse has studied Qigong and martial arts for over 30 years with some of the world's most renowned masters. His Qigong Sifu teacher , Grandmaster Yang Meijun, passed away in China in 2002 at the age of 104. She taught him not only most of the surviving forms from the 1,800-year-old Kunlun Dayan Wild Goose system of Qigong, but also passed on the Qigong healing skills for which she was so famous. With this knowledge of Qigong, and his study of Chinese philosophy, history and...