1. Origins and Development. 2. Characteristics. 3. Main Points. Section I. Health-Preservation Concepts. Section II. Hand Positions and Stances. Section III. Breath Control and Mental Concentration. 4. Movements. Section I. Names of Movements. Section II. Movements, Tips and Health Benefits. Initial Stance. Starting Stance. Movement 1. Drawing a Bow (Wan Gong). Movement 2. Stretching the Back (Yin Bei). Movement 3. Wild Duck Swimming (Fu Yu). Movement 4. Dragon Flying (Long Deng). Movement 5. Bird Spreading Its Wings (Niao Shen). Movement 6. Stretching the Abdomen (Yin Fu). Movement 7. Hawk Glaring (Chi Shi). Movement 8. Stretching the Waist (Yin Yao). Movement 9. Wild Goose Flying (Yan Fei). Movement 10. Crane Dancing (He Wu). Movement 11. Exhaling with Head Raised (Yang Hu). Movement 12. Body Bending (Zhe Yin). Ending Stance. Appendix. Acupuncture Points.
A series of qigong forms based on those shown on the famous silk paintings excavated from the Mawangdui tombs of Changsha, Hunan Province
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