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Qigong des 24 energies
The term "Qigong" means all of the exercises designed to nourish, strengthen, monitor the proper flow of our Qi (vital energy) to acquire through the vast network of "jing luo (meridians of Traditional Chinese Medicine) , connected to all organs and body systems.
"Qi" is generally translated as "energy", "vital energy", "vital breath"…"Gong" (the same character as in "Gong fu") means "work" to mean any kind of work or study very time, application, consistency, perseverance and diligence to his learning, its development and mastery.
Regular practice of Qigong exercises involves improving and maintaining health in a comprehensive way: with a revitalizing action on the physical body, organ, muscle…It increases our vitality and strength, developing our physical strength, eliminates tension, stretch our joints, improves static postural coordination in our actions and also a relaxing and calming the mind, the spirit, which remains active and concentrated.
Finally learning and regular practice of Qigong exercises help us to reunite the mind-body.Because Qi is life force, the flow of vital energy that flows and takes shape in all living things, from the infinitely small to the infinitely large.
The term "Qi-Gong", closely related to medicine since its infancy, its roots in ancient China and date back to ancient Taoist and Buddhist traditions.In traditional medicine, Qi-Gong is used for therapeutic purposes, patients engaged in some specific exercises or doctor using his own energy to heal (F = Gong energy emission).In martial arts, Qi-Gong is part of the entraînnement daily to feed the internal Qi and then control its flow to use later for defensive or offensive.
Qi-gong is distinguished from other types of exercise because its practice is based on the balanced combination of three elements that are
- Regulation of the mind (Xin Tiao)
- La Regulation de la respirations (Tiao Xi),
- The regulatory body (Xing Tiao) and movements.
The effectiveness in practice of any exercise of Qi-Gong is the timing, the proper adjustment of these three elements.Natural healing and relaxation, concentration, intention and visualization, unification of energy, perseverance and patience are necessary to the practitioner to adjust his thinking, his posture and breathing in order to act on the whole body.
This year, we start learning Qigong "Energy 24".
This method of Qi-Gong is traditionally used by practitioners of the style of former External Wushu Chang Shi Wuji, that Master Zhang Ai Jun sign (see chapter on Chang Shi Wuji).
The 24 is a enchaînnement Energies of 24 positions, a method of Qi-Gong dynamic movement, like a taolu Tai Chi Chuan style from Chang Shi Wuji.It is the chain's basic style created by Chang Shi Wuji Chang Naizhou.It can be played on three levels: as external style Kung-Fu style internal such as Tai Chi Chuan, but also as an exercise for the work of the internal energy.In this case the chain is running slowly focusing on each movement rhythm of the breath, intention, thought to guide the Qi.Chang Naizhou created the "Energy 24" to harmonize the Yin and Yang energies, strengthening the Qi Central, and promote circulation of qi throughout the body.
Teaching Chang Naizhou always began by learning the exercise of Qi-Gong before the study of Kung-fu taolus.The work and the feeling of internal energy must precede external practice of kung fu.
This exercise has a general action and can be practiced by all, whether in order to prepare for work outside of the Kung-fu or just to improve and maintain its vitality and its shape.
Cultivate our Qi with heaven and earth to escape from the "not sick, but not in shape"!!!!!