Instant Health: The Shaolin Qigong Workout For Longevity by Shifu Yan Lei

By Shifu Yan Lei

For the prior 1500 years, the Qigong exercise session for toughness has been secretly handed from iteration to new release on the Shaolin Temple of Zen in Henan Province, China. Now, for the 1st time, a 34th-generation scuffling with disciple from the temple indicates tips to optimize strength, alleviate rigidity, improve the immune approach, and attain optimal well-being. the entire exercise routine is proven with easy-to-follow directions and photographs, masking every little thing from stretches and stances to the moment future health self-massage.

This accomplished consultant presents precise recommendation on adapting Shaolin Qigong to fit any existence degree, and comprises education guidance, Zen knowledge, and a personalised mind-body exercise session created particularly for the busy Western lifestyle.

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It’s best to wear soft flat shoes. At the Shaolin Temple we wear Feiyue shoes; these are perfect for training as they have flexible soles. SPACE The best place to practise is in a place that is free from distractions. In China many people practise in a park but this isn’t a necessity. If you don’t have access to outside space then turn your mobile off and switch your answer phone on. Stand up and stretch your arms straight out to the side, then straight out in front of you and finally stretch them above your head.

At the Shaolin Temple we wear Feiyue shoes; these are perfect for training as they have flexible soles. SPACE The best place to practise is in a place that is free from distractions. In China many people practise in a park but this isn’t a necessity. If you don’t have access to outside space then turn your mobile off and switch your answer phone on. Stand up and stretch your arms straight out to the side, then straight out in front of you and finally stretch them above your head. This is how much space you need for your practice.

In this way a more concentrated energy develops. SIMPLE Keep the practice simple and set attainable goals for yourself. To get the maximum benefit it is beneficial to train at least three times a week. Write it in your diary so that it is the same time each week. If you are pushed for time, a good trick is to tell yourself you’ll do ten minutes. By the time you get to the end of ten minutes you’ll probably find that you are enjoying yourself so much that you want to carry on. If you are unable to commit to so much time then take small steps.

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