Eight Simple Qigong Exercises
for Health - DVD
The Eight Pieces of Brocade
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
Feeling is a Language
In the new edition of this best-selling video, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming instructs and demonstrates The Eight Pieces of Brocade, one of the most popular sets of Chinese healing exercises. These gentle breathing, stretching and strengthening movements activate the Qi energy and blood circulation in your body, helping to stimulate your immune system, strengthen your internal organs, and give you abundant energy. With both a sitting and standing set, anyone can practice these simple and effective exercises in as little as 20 minutes a day.
Known in China as the Ba Duan Jin, The Eight Pieces of Brocade has been practiced for over 1,000 years. Also included are the ‘secret words’ - poems and songs that have been used to pass this knowledge down from generation to generation, which contain the key to each of these ancient medical qigong movements.
This DVD edition includes a detailed and fascinating qigong lecture by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, with over an hour of additional explanation and instruction for each of the qigong movements and the history of The Eight Pieces of Brocade.
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES Over 50 Scene Selections ¥ Language: English and Chinese ¥ Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch ¥ Interactive YMAA Product Catalog ¥ Chinese Glossary ¥ Biography: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming ¥ History: YMAA
- Two complete sets of exercises (sitting & standing)
- Time-tested, traditional Chinese healing art
- Modern scientific explanation of healing principles
- Narrated in English, with original Chinese poetry narrated by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
- In-Depth Instruction of Qigong Theory & Movements in a Classroom Setting
YMAA PRODUCTION ¥ DR. YANG, JWING-MING ¥ "8 SIMPLE QIGONG EXERCISES FOR HEALTH" ¥ WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING ¥ EDITED BY DAVID SILVER AND MEDIA MANIC ¥ VIDEO PRODUCTION SUPERVISION BY DAVID SILVER ¥ DVD PRODUCTION BY MEDIAMANIC ¥ DIRECTED BY DR.YANG, JWING-MING AND DAVID SILVER
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a world-renowned author and teacher of Gong Fu (Kung Fu), Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) and Chin Na and a leading authority on Qigong (Chi Kung). Involved in Chinese Kung Fu since 1961, he has over 50 schools in 18 countries. Dr. Yang has published over thirty books and over fifty videotapes and DVDs on the martial arts and Qigong. Voted by Inside Kung-Fu Magazine (1999) as one of the people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Awarded by Black Belt Magazine "Kung Fu Artist of the Year 2003". Dr. Yang lives in Newton Massachusetts.
140 minutes - color/ DVD5 - NTSC -All Regions
© Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming 2003 ¥ Manufactured in the USA
Complements the book The Eight Pieces of Brocade - sold separately."