A SIMPLE LYING DOWN EXERCISE ROUTINE FOR EVERYONE
Each morning before getting out of bed, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming practices a series of gentle stretching movements designed to improve energy, and rejuvinate the body. Based on decades of experience, these Meridian Qigong Exercises are his special daily exercise routine.
Follow along and learn how a unique combination of simple yoga stretches, qigong movements, and acupressure techniques can relieve energy stagnation and rejuvenate your entire body.
All the exercises can be performed lying down or sitting, if preferred. Meridian qigong will quickly improve your general health, by reducing stress, boosting your immune system, and preventing many range of motion injuries. With regular practice you will notice your entire body feels loose and comfortable. You will react to stress with a greater sense of calm, and your circulation will increase.
With this book you will:
- Understand the link between yoga and qigong
- Learn basic acupressure with traditional tui na (pushing and grabbing) and dian xue (cavity pressing) techniques
- Supplement your qigong practice with yoga stretches
- Know which acupoints and meridians to stimulate
- Relieve many common ailments, including insomnia
“In this book, I have compiled this qigong practice from my more than fifty years of practicing and teaching experience,” Dr. Yang writes. “I sincerely hope that Meridian Qigong Exercises are able to inspire you and make your life healthier.”
Dr. Yang is among the world’s most respected instructors of martial arts, tai chi, and qigong. Meridian Qigong Exercises is a profound addition to his incredible body of work.
About the Author
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming started his Gongfu training at the age of 15 under the Shaolin White Crane Master Cheng, Gin Gsao. Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts. With the same master he also studied Qin Na, Tui Na and Dian Xue massages, and herbal treatment.
At the age of 16, Dr. Yang began the study of Taijiquan under Master Kao, Tao. Dr. Yang's tai chi can be traced back to the Yang family through Master Kao's teacher Yue, Huanzhi, an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu.
After learning from Master Kao, Dr. Yang continued his study and research of Taijiquan. Dr. Yang has mastered the Taiji barehand sequence, pushing hands, the two-man fighting sequence, Taiji sword, Taiji saber, and Taiji Qigong.
Dr. Yang has been involved in Chinese Gongfu since 1961. During this time, he has spent 13 years learning Shaolin White Crane, Shaolin Long Fist, and Taijiquan. Dr. Yang has more than thirty years of instructional experience.