Health Qigong Yi Jin Ying absorbs the cream of the traditional 12-routine Yi Jin Ying exercises together with a modern scientific approach. The movements form continuous integrity, focusing on tendon stretching and bone flexing and combining softness with strength. An essential part of the routines is natural breathing and the integration of mind and body with a relaxed spirit to make the circulation of the vital energy (qi) as unimpeded as possible.
Yi Jin Jing movements help improve the blood circulation, nutrition supersession in the soft tissues of the motion-related areas, increase the flexibility and pliability of such soft tissues like muscles, tendons, ligaments and enhances the mobility of the bones, joints, and muscles.
The exercises are centred on the twisting, flexing, and stretching of the spine, with the waist as the axis and are conducted at a slow and even pace. Such movements help to stimulate spinal and nerve cords to make them function more effectively, together with the exercise of limbs and internal organs. Strength, when required, is applied in a gradual manner and the muscles should be relaxed to combine strength with tenderness.
The Yi Jin Ying movements have been proven to be able to improve health, fitness, prevent diseases, lengthen life and improve intellect. The regular, correct practice has very impressive effects on the respiratory system, flexibility, balance and muscular strength. It may also help to prevent and cure diseases of the joints, digestive, cardiovascular and nervous system.
Yi Jin Jing posture names
Wei Tuo Presenting the Pestle
Plucking Stars on Each Side
Pulling Nine Cows by their Tails
Showing Talons and Spreading Wings
Nine Ghosts Drawing Sabers
Sinking the Three Bodily Zones
Green Dragon Displaying Its Claws
Tiger Springing On Its Prey
Bowing Down in Salutation
Swinging the Tail