The Standing Eight Pieces of Brocade
Qigong exercise for Beginners! Master Yang instructs and demonstrates "The Standing Eight Pieces of Brocade", the most popular set of beginner-friendly Qigong healing exercises. This includes 30 minutes of follow-along exercise and then 30 minutes of detailed explanation of how and why the exercises work. These gentle breathing, stretching and strengthening movements improve the Qi (energy) and blood circulation in your body, stimulate your immune system, and make you feel great. Known in China as the Ba Duan Jin (健身八段錦), The Eight Pieces of Brocade has been practiced for over 1,000 years. Also included are the ‘secret words’ - poems that have preserved each exercise, which contain the key to each of these ancient medical qigong movements. After you practice along with the easy-to-follow movements, you’ll enjoy a fascinating qigong lecture by Master Yang, with detailed explanation and instruction for each of the sitting qigong exercises.