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Qigong Teachings  – The Tao Weblog

Qigong Teachings 

My buddy Thomas and I practiced a distinct qigong set over Zoom as we speak. It’s a set I first realized in 2003 and revisit on occasion. It consists of eight workouts and the titles, temporary description, and ebook supply are under. 

  1. Beating the heavenly drum: faucet the occipital 24 occasions with alternating finger faucets 
  2. Shake the heavenly pillar: clasp the palms right into a ball and place it on the backside proper nook of the massive gut. Flip the pinnacle to the left and look to the other diagonal because the palms 24 occasions. Change hand placement and look to the opposite diagonal. 
  3. Crimson dragon stirs the ocean: therapeutic massage the enamel and gums, with the tongue, in a round style 36 occasions in every course. Swallow the saliva. 
  4. Rub the court docket of the kidneys: maintain the breath and therapeutic massage the palms till they’re heat. Then, therapeutic massage the kidney space 81 occasions and really feel the heat there. 
  5. The one move windlass: place one hand flat on the navel space and the again of the opposite hand on the kidney space. Therapeutic massage in a counterclockwise course 24 occasions—then change palms and change sides. 
  6. The double move windlass: place the backs of the palms on both facet of the decrease lumbar. Roll the shoulders ahead and really feel power arising the backbone and into the mind. (A windlass is a winch that winds up rope or cable).
  7. Urgent as much as heaven: intertwine the fingers and press the palms as much as the sky. Make a voluntary cough 5 occasions. Repeat 9 occasions. 
  8. Greedy with hooks: bend ahead to seize the balls of the ft. Therapeutic massage the balls of the ft on the Kidney-1 level 49 occasions. Repeat 3, 9, or 12 occasions).

Way more in-depth descriptions in Qigong Teachings of a Taoist Immortal: The Eight Important Workout routines of Grasp Li Ching-yun, by Stuart Olson


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