Posted on Aug 14, 2007 | Comments 0
Want to acquire toned body? There is no need to buy fitness equipment and conventional medicines.
Just practice qigong exercise, which helps in maintaining correct structure as well as a healthy body.
Qigong is a powerful type of health exercise, which has been in use by millions of Chinese people.
Based on the Chinese theory of qigong, everything is energy at various levels no matter what it is. It may be either light, water, body, thought or spirit.
This exercise is mainly based on doing precise set of movements again and again. These movements are specially designed to the benefit of your health on many different levels.
The more you can repeat the art of qigong the greater you can begin to feel the field of energy around you. This is known as a feeling of qi or life force.
At the beginning it is in your hands and as you continue to practice qigong, there is an increase in the vitality and awareness of the energy. As your qi level begins to build with your awareness then you can become aware of your own qi and the qi that is around you.
Whenever you become stressed your qi level decreases. Whenever your mind is busy and you are struggling to calm down, the qi is used up by the thoughts and nervous, hence energy expenditure.
So, your mind uses much of the energy in its functioning. To balance this condition the basic qigong mediations along with how to clam down and focus the mind is very important. You can build up your qi reservoir as your health condition improves and your mind learns to center.
If you develop an internal disease or sickness then practice the qigong. It can be directed to heal the illness or weakness instead of building up your qi reservoir.
There are many healing benefits of qigong on various illnesses and diseases. The beneficial aspects of qigong referred to as ‘qigong tai chi healing science’.
Generally Qigong tai chi is practiced in five steps.
- Cleansing via breathing
- Building qi the energy
- Circulating qi
- Dispersing qi
Qigong therapy consists of medical evaluations and consultations, specific meditations, specific breathing exercises, specific movements, specific tai chi techniques, and specific oriental diet. There is also some other Chinese techniques such as meridian therapy and magnetotherapy.
Benefits of qigong:
Qigong is beneficial in many ways. They are:
- Anti aging and youth preservation
- Anticoagulation and blood thinning
- Anxiety and stress
- Atherosclerosis and coronary blockades
- Back pain, sciatica, spondylosis
- Cancer prevention and treatment
- Cardio protection
- Congestive heart failure
- Chronic headache
- Chronic illness
- Gastritis and ulcer
- Gastrointestinal disease
- Heart attack prevention
- Heart disease
- Heart rate variability
- Immune system stimulation
- Improved sleep
- Kidney failure
- Liver failure
- Renal disease
- Mental illness
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neuroligic disorders
- Orofacial pain
- Parkinson’s disease
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Severe soar throat
- Stress reduction
- Stroke prevention
- Suicide prevention
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