Health Qigong: Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises: Ma Wang Dui Dao Yin Shu (with DVD/CD)

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Page: 89
Publication Date: 07/2012
ISBN: 9787119078700
Series: Health Qigong
Health Qigong - Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises, with the Pictures of Daoyin Exercises unearthed from the Mawangdui Tombs of the Han Dynasty(206 BC- AD 220) 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 and squatting, 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.
Table of Contents
Chapter I Origins and Development
Chapter II Characteristics
Chapter Ill 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
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by Esa Laasanen on 2013-03-18 03:34:20
Very practical book+dvd for studing healt qigong!
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Health Qigong: Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises: Ma Wang Dui Dao Yin Shu (with DVD/CD)