MaWangDui DaoYi Shu (Guiding Qi)

MaWangDui DaoYin - 健身气功-马王堆导引术- Exercise is one of the Health Qigong routines that are meant to be practice using mental concentration focused along the meridians to stimulate the liver and gallbladder channels. The simple movements are easy to learn, benefiting practitioners, both physically and spiritually. Mawangdui Daoyin Shu is one of the exercises created and compiled by Health Qigong Administration Center of General Administration of Sports of China. Shanghai University of Sport (SUS) undertook the research task thereof.

Ma Wang Dui Health Qigong is a very popular qigong exercise for health. Health Qigong Ma Wang Dui is one of the 9 sets of Health Qigong exercises endorsed by the International Health Qigong Federation. This set of exercises is created based on traditional Qigong theory, Chinese Medicine principles, and modern sport science methods. Each move has been designed to work with different Meridian and channels to stimulate energy flow along the channels and meridians. In turn, it helps boost energy flow in the body and enhances the functions of internal organs in the body. With graceful and therapeutic movements, the exercises can improve the muscle tones and bones structure and strengthen the overall body stamina and flexibility. Health Qigong Ma Wang Dui is a great exercise to improve overall mental and physical fitness and wellbeing.

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Regular practice will help to prevent and relieve pain in shoulders and neck, lose fat around the waist. It also helps to relieve tightness in the chest and promote circulation of Qi and blood which might be beneficial for asthma sufferers.

You will have more health benefits with regular practice MaWangDui DaoYi Shu:

  • It help prevent and relieve pain in your shoulders, neck, waist, lower back and in the spine.
  • Can help relieve chest tightness and asthma sufferers.
  • Stimulate internal organs, stretch the muscles of the neck and shoulders.
  • Stimulate the liver and gallbladder.
  • Help prevent and relieve eye pain.
  • Can help lose waist fat and keep fit.
  • Can unblock the three visceral cavities.
  • Help relieve chest tightness, obstruction of the circulation of qi and asthma.
  • Can improve your balance and help prevent and relive leg pain.
  • Help you relax.

MaWangDui DaoYi Shu (Guiding Qi)

Keep a calm face and a peaceful mind. Rotating and stretching in a slow, relaxed manner. Stretching tendons, alternating tension with relaxation. Exhaling the old and inhaling the new achieving the unity of body and mind. Helps promote physical and mental well-being, prevents illness, strengthens the body, helps improve balance, stretching and coordination and even prolongs life. Regular practice Health Qigong, Mawangdui Daoyin Shu is focusing attention along the meridians in coordination with mental concentration.

I would recommend anyone, who is interested in raising and improving their health and fitness level and help others along the way, to take up this workshop. It is simple to learn and suitable for people of all ages. It is recommended from young to senior, from beginners and advanced to understand better and further Chi, body meridians and meditation.

It is easy to study this fitness exercise. It is suitable for all people from children to the elderly.

MaWangDui DaoYi Shu (Guiding Qi)is an exercise derived from Dao Yin Qigong consisting of 12 movements that are performed in a standing position. It is simple to learn and suitable for people of all ages. It is the most renowned and popular of all the classic Chinese Qigong meditation exercises.

The difference between Health Qigong,and other sports lies in that the former emphasizes breathing and lays stress on unity of mind and body. The entire set of movements of Health Qigong · Mawangdui Daoyin Shu is required to be done in a manner of breathing naturally and smoothly, keeping essence-spirit within the body, coordinating idealization with movements of the limbs and the trunk, so as to attain the state of unity of
mind and body.

What is your benefit?

The design for its exercise movements focuses on the opening and closing, ascending and descending, rotating and revolving, bending and stretching of the body, its tendons, and bones. It is a set of exercise method with primitive simplicity and elegant postures designed to cultivate one’s internal and external wellness.

It features elegant movements, smooth link-up, simplicity for easy learning, safety and reliability, so it is applicable for learning and practice by different groups of people, and it has the functions of curing diseases, strengthening body, prolonging life for promising longevity.

The movements of Health Qigong, Mawangdui Daoyi Shu are adopted mainly from the Daoyin Tu and selected 17 movements. It's functional principle conforms to the traditional theories of Health Qigong; the design for its movements focuses on the opening and closing, ascending and descending, rotating and revolving, bending and stretching of the body, its tendons, and bones, which is in conformity with the law of sports; the breathing is required to be natural, qi is guided by postures, and qi running is led by ideation (guiding qi with ideation); the requirements for movement drill include: alternation of relaxation and contraction; comfortable, slow, smooth and flexible manner; coordination of movement and ideation; and unity of mind and body.

The Movements Health Benefits /Functions and effects
1 Initial Stance This prepares practitioners physically and mentally for the exercises.
2 Drawing a Bow (Wan Gong) Help prevent and relieve pain in your neck and shoulders. Can help relieve chest tightness and asthma.
3 Stretching the Back (Yin Bei). Helps relax the shoulders and back. Accompanied by the shifting of eyes the practice of stretching both sides of the chest can stimulate the liver and gallbladder and help prevent and relieve eye pain.
4 Wild Duck Swimming (Fu Yu) Can to help prevent and relive pain in the shoulders and waist and lose waist fat and keep fit.
5 Dragon Flying (Long Deng). Arm extension can unblock the three visceral cavities, and help chest tightness, obstruction of the circulation of qi and asthma.
6 Bird Spreading Its Wings (Niao Shen) Spinal exercise can help prevent and relieve pain in the waist and back, in the neck and shoulders.
7 Stretching the Abdomen (Yin Fu) Arm exercise can help prevent and relieve pain in your shoulders, elbows and hands. Accompanied by arm movement, the practice of hip swaying can stimulate internal organs and help prevent and relieve indigestion and abdominal distention.
8 Hawk Glaring (Chi Shi) The practice of stepping forward and leg lifting and extension can improve your balance and help prevent and relive leg pain.
9 Stretching the Waist (Yin Yao) The exercise of bending and turning the waist strengthens the muscles of the waist and back, and helps prevent and relive pain in the waist and lower back.
10 Wild Goose Flying (Yan Fei) The practice of inclining to the left and right can regulate the flow of qi and blood, helps you relax.
11 Crane Dancing (He Wu) Arm swinging and body twisting can improve the circulation of qi and blood. Helps prevent relieve pain in the neck, shoulders and waist.
12 Exhaling with Head Raised (Yang Hu) Stretching your arms backward, throwing the chest forward and exhaling can relieve asthma and chest stuffiness and helps prevent and relieve pain in the neck and shoulders.
13 Body Bending (Zhe Yin) Bending over can stimulate internal organs, helps prevent and relive pain in the spine.
14 ;Ending Stance. Guiding qi back to is to origin can help you attain mental tranquility.

Ma Wang Dui Dao Yi Shu (Guiding Qi)

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