Sitting qigong is a form of meditation where internally qi is being moved. For example - heavenly circulation.
Staning qigong is well known under the name Zhan Zhuang or Pole Standing excercises.
The most common form of qigong is moving qigong. There are more than 2000 types with all sorts of goals.
What is qigong?
a short introduction
Qigong (Chi-Kung) is a term we often come across. Most people we interviewed so far practice or teach themselves in some form of this kinematics. It is inevitable that in the study of Chinese medicine you will encounter this topic. This articel attempts to guide the reader in his exploration of the world of Qigong.
Ba Duan Jin
8 brocaten qigong
Ba Duan Jin or the eight brocades is perhaps the most famous qigong form there is. While there are many types of qigong and an innumerable number of forms available to the modern practitioner of this kinematics, this particular set of exercises retains its value over time. It is not without reason that this form is stronly recommended by the Chinese Health Qigong Association. In this article we will take a closer look at the background of the Ba Duan Jin. We look at types, history, implementation as well as the available research.