4 hours 24 minutes
Understanding Qigong 1: What is Qigong? / Understanding the Qi Circulatory System. Dr. Yang presents a clear and fascinating scientific explanation of his Qigong theory, and offers simple Qigong exercises for you to begin experiencing your Qi (energy).
As millions of people worldwide are turning to Chinese medicine and healing practices such as Qigong and Tai Chi, it is important to understand what Qigong is and how it works. In this video course, renowned Qigong expert and author Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming explains the concepts of Qigong and the human energetic circulatory system. Dr. Yang's systematic approach to teaching offers deep insight into the subject of Qigong with modern scientific data to support his theory from both an Eastern and Western perspective.
The Chinese word Qigong (sounds like "chee - gong") means Energy Work. The ancient Chinese art of Qigong involves using your mind to naturally develop the body's Qi (energy) for improved health and longevity. Some Qigong is practiced sitting or standing still, while other Qigong can be a kind of moving meditation.
Drawing on his years of training in Qigong and his Western scientific background in Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Yang presents a clear and fascinating explanation of his Qigong theory, and offers a simple Qigong exercise for students to begin experiencing their Qi. This program is a must for Qigong practitioners, acupuncturists, energy healers, and anyone interested in understanding exactly how and why Qigong works.
People from around the world have attended this Qigong seminar series at Dr. Yang's schools since the 1980s, with lively discussions between doctors, scientists, and healers, gradually developing into a pioneering global qigong community. If you’ve never attended a Qigong seminar with Dr. Yang, this video lesson is a fun opportunity to experience part one in a six-course series, which has been used as the basis for his YMAA Qigong Instructor certification.
• Learn the physiological basis for your energy, or bioelectricity, and understand its healing potential
• Develop skills to feel, increase, and ultimately control your energy and revitalize your mind, body and spirit
• Understand the epistemology of the word qi, dating back to ancient times, and its true meaning
• Learn about the human qi network of energy meridians (rivers) and vessels (reservoirs)
• Includes rare insights into deep qigong theory not often discussed with the general public
• Understand the bioelectric potential of bodily tissues: bone, tendon, muscle, fascia
• 15 Video Lessons / 165 Minutes / 4 hours 24 minutes
Titles in this series on UDEMY:
Understanding Qigong 1: What is Qigong? / Understanding the Qi Circulatory System
Understanding Qigong 2: Keypoints of Qigong / Qigong Breathing Theory
Understanding Qigong 3: Qigong Meditation - Embryonic Breathing
Understanding Qigong 4: Immune Boost Qigong - Four Seasons Qigong
Understanding Qigong 5: Qigong Meditation - Small Circulation
Understanding Qigong 6: Martial Arts Qigong Breathing
Y.M.A.A. is Yang's Martial Arts Association. This traditional Kung Fu school began in Dr. Yang's home in Boston, and expanded over 50 years to 50 schools in 18 countries. YMAA Publication Center is a pioneer since 1984 of mind/body healing books and videos.