Qi Gong can be translated as energy work or energy mastery, this practice is derived from traditional Chinese medicine, it’s more than 5000 years old. At this time, Qigong was considered the best way to survive in sometimes difficult environments, to stay in good health, especially avoiding disease.
Qi Gong has several health goals:
At Shi Miao Hai’s school, the sequence of the eight pieces of brocade is studied. According to history, it was taught at the Shaolin temple by the famous Damo, Bodhidharma. Some of the stances and attitudes refer to war practices, such as archery.
When practicing Qi Gong, you have to keep in mind the three fundamental elements:
Work is primarily focused internally through the breath and concentration. Each sequence is focused on specific organs and parts of the body. Ba duan jin is integrated directly into training, mainly in the early morning hours. They can also be practiced before the meditation sessions.