Ba Duan Jin Video Tutorial
Shaolin Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong
(8 Part Treasure)
This Precious Knowledge Has Been Practised For Over 5000 Years
Shaolin Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong is the most popular form of Qi Gong practised in the world today. This precious wisdom has been passed down from one generation to the next, for over 5000 years. Shaolin Ba Duan Jin can be translated to Eight-Part Treasure Qi Gong, it originates from Yi Jin Jing and Xi Sui Jin, which are ancient manuscripts that describe techniques for muscle tendon improvement and bone marrow cleansing. This Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong online course has been specially made so that it is suitable for everyone to easily practise on their own schedule. The movements are simple but they can rejuvenate your internal organs, strengthen your immune system, slow down the ageing process and increase longevity.
Multiple Benefits For Health and Longevity
Ba Duan Jin is a rare and unique knowledge, that has multiple benefits for the mind, body and spirit. Regular practice will help you to understand the meaning of life. We all know the importance of health, but few of us understand how to achieve this balance. If you appreciate the importance of health, happiness, peace, harmony, stillness…Then now is the time to act. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn and understand this ancient treasure, directly from a Shaolin Master.
Learn From A Highly experienced 34th Generation Shaolin Master, Shifu Yanzi
Shifu Yanzi is a highly experienced Grandmaster from Shaolin Temple, China. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience of Shaolin Kung Fu and Qi Gong. In this course Grandmaster Shifu Yanzi will cover all aspects of the Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong form, he will break down the individual movements, explain the secret essence of the internal and external relationships. Once you understand and acquire this knowledge, through regular practice you will achieve mastery of this form. These valuable treasures should be passed to friends and family, to ensure that this precious knowledge is not lost.
Apply to Get A Certificate Of Completion Or Teaching Qualifications by Shaolin Temple UK
Upon completing the Ba Duan Jin course, students may apply for Grading, to receive a certificate of completion from Shaolin Temple UK. We also offer a teaching qualification for those who wish to spread this precious knowledge throughout the world.
Advanced Qi Gong (Yi Jin Jing and Xi Sui Jing):
The ancestors understood the laws of nature, that only the strong survive. Based on this natural law, the ancestors created this Advanced Qi Gong to improve our own health and to protect future generations. The breathing techniques within the Advanced Qi Gong course are extremely powerful. Once you have perfected your breathing skill, we will then teach you how to use the Advanced Qi Gong equipment, which is used to generate the correct pressure to raise Qi upwards to the head and allow it to circulate around body. This helps the body to remove toxins, naturally increase growth hormone levels, rejuvenate organs, maintain a high level of vitality and increase longevity.
This Advanced Qi Gong Training Course involves strenghthening the testicles and the surrounding area. It can only be taught to a maximum of 2 students at a time, as a result the price is significantly higher than traditional courses. Due to the nature of the training, all students must be interviewed. Serious students only, may apply to Shifu Yanzi by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Explanation and Meditation – Shifu Yanzi explains how to improve your concentration, control your thoughts, strengthen your willpower, how to appreciate the present moment and acquire wisdom and elightenment.
2. Self Massage – This section helps you to release the pain and allow energy to flow throughout your body. Areas covered are Legs, face, eyes, kidneys, head, neck, ears, pressure points. Improve the strength of vision, brain function, sharpen your sense’s and many other bodily functions. The head massage is very effective for stimulation the brain and encouraging circulation.
3. Complete Joints Warm Up – From head, neck shoulders, elbows, wrist, waist, hips, knees and ankles. Keep your joints healthy, reduce the chances of Arthiritis. Joints can be prone to injury, by warming up can reduce this risk. The joints warm-up also stimulates the fluid within, again reducing the risk of injury. Mobility is heavily dependant on the health of one’s joints, this section is focused on improving this area of your health.
4. Stretching – Includes arms, back, leg, waist, hips. Improve your flexibility, help your tendons become supple and flexible. The flexibilty and suppleness of ligaments and tendons are key indicator of a persons overall health. Shaolin Yi Jin Jing book tells us that strong tendons are a sign of a strong constitution, short/weak/stiff tendons are a sign of failing health and impending death. This section will help students transform short and stiff tendons to soft and flexible ones.
5. Balance – Crane stance is used to improve stability and balance between the left and right hemispheres of the brain. increased balance and mobility is imperative to avoid accidents, it can be the difference between life and death.
6. Meridians and Pressure Points warm up – Low / Middle and Higher Dan Tien, ribs, waist, lower back, wezhui (tail bone), kidneys, Jian Jing (Shoulder pressure points)….After this warmup we will begin to pratice BDJ. There are many areas in the body where Qi/Blood/Energy naturally has difficulty in passing. These areas must be thoroughly warmed up to ensure the flow of Qi is not hindered.
BA DUAN JIN QI GONG ONLINE COURSE
Part One – Tuo Tian Shi 托天势 – Two Hands Hold up the Sky
Benefits: Purify the body’s energy, raise the Yang energy, improve liver and lung function, remove dampness within the body. Allows the Qi to flow freely from the lower back through the spine and up to the shoulder/neck/head area. This movement helps to release the stiff tension and tiredness within the lower back, keeping your brain energised and alert.
Part Two – Kai Gong Shi 开弓势 – Drawing the Bow
Benefits: This movement is like drawing a bow, ready to shoot a target. It improves lung function by opening the chest area. It helps to improve the muscular strength of the heart, to remove excess gas and alleviate constipation.
Part Three – Zhai Xing Shi 摘星势 – Pick the Star
Benefits: This movement helps to maintain a healthy digestive system and stimulates the spleen, removing blockages which in turn helps energy flows easily. It also helps to release bad Qi from the liver, reducing the emotional imbalance with the body and mind.
Part Four – Ba Dao Shi 拔刀势 – Draw the Sword from the sheath
Benefits: This movement helps to strengthen the eyes, neck and nervous system. It also rejuvenates the heart, liver, spleen, kidneys and lungs.
Part Five – Yao Tou Shi 摇头势 – Oxen Turns Head
Benefits: Rebalances the excess internal fire energy from the body. A common side effect of excess fire energy is mouth ulcers, throat inflammation amongst other digestive issues.
Part Six – Pan Zu Shi 攀足势 – Two Hands Hold the Feet
Benefits: Strengthens the kidneys and the waist and raise’s up the body’s Dan Tien Yang Energy. Regular practise will help you to warm up and heal your kidneys. It is also very helpful at allowing the energy to pass from the waist to the lower body thus balancing the energy of urinal system.
Part Seven – Zuan Quan Shi 攒拳势 – Clench the Fists
Benefits: This movement based on the Ma Bu (Horsestance) combined with six concentrated punches and co-ordinated breathing. It increases internal and external power and Qi, which helps to improve the circulation of Qi and blood, allowing them to reach the extremities (hair, teeth, nails and tongue).
Part Eight – Qi Dian Shi 起颠势 – Bouncing on the Toes
Benefit: Vibrations generated by this excercie help bodily organs and systems return to their normal operating condition. It also helps to remove toxins within the body and to straighten the spine, relax the muscles, nerves, neck and brain.
Closing Movement – Shou Shi (Hua Qi Gui Yuan 化气归 元) – Bring the Qi to Home
Benefits: Return the Qi back to its origin, the lower Dan Tien. It is also important as it prevents the Qi from being dissipated and thus ensures that it is ready to be used at any time.
This 360 degree eye training keeps your vision sharp and improves overall eye health. It strengthens the muscles and tendons associated with eye movements.
Tongue is the end of a muscle. Continued practice can build up muscle power and produce more essence, which helps to improve the health of the digestive system.
Qi Gong Brush (Gan En Bang 感恩棒) The Qi Gong brush is essential to the proper practice of Ba Duan Jin. This unique piece of equipment, made from bamboo or stainless steel, helps to increase your internal and external strength and basic body condtioning. It is also used to detoxify the body, stimulate the skin, muscles, tendons, bone and bone marrow. The Qi Gong brush is incredibly effective at removing stagnated Qi and allowing your internal energy and blood to flow freely. The brush is able to stimluate the lymphatic system which in turn allows the body to repair and cleanse itself much more easily. The Qi Gong brush is used to gently hit the body from the Dan Tian (lower abdomen) upwards to the ribs, chest, shoulders, neck, head, then down to the arms, back, lower back, legs, and feet.
Ba Duan Jin Poem (八段锦歌诀):
合掌拱立心不摇 He Zhang Gong Li Xin Bu Yao – Concentration for the mind and stillness for the heart
左右舒身肝肺调 Zuo You Shu Shen Gan Fei Tiao – Push paims outwards to repair the liver and lungs
双手托天理三焦 Shuang Shou Tuo Tian Li San Jiao – Both hands push to the sky to regulate the Qi in your back
左右开弓射大雕 Zuo You Kai Gong She Da Diao – Draw the bow ready to shoot
调理脾胃需单举 Tiao Li Pi Wei Xu Dan Ju – Pick the star which helps to regulate the stomach and spleen
五劳七伤往后瞧 Wu Lao Qi Shang Wang Hou Qiao – Look Backwards to remove exhaustion of the 5 internal organs and injuries caused by the 7 human emotions
摇头摆尾去心火 Yao Tou Bai Wei Qu Xin Huo – Oxen Turns Head to rebalance the excess internal fire energy
两手攀足固肾腰 Shuang Shou Pan Zu Gu Shen Yao – Two Hands Hold the Feet to strengthen the kidneys and the waist
攒拳怒目增力气 Zuan Quan Nu Mu Zeng Li Qi – Clench fists and glare with eyes wide to increase physical strength
背后七颠百病消 Bei Hou Qi Dian Bai Bing Xiao – Bouncing on the toes to eliminate all kinds of sickness
左旋右转归元气 Zuo Xuan You Zhuan Gui Yuan Qi – Circular massage of stomach in both directions to return the energy to the Dan Tien
化气归元境界高 Hua Qi Gui Yuan Jing Jie Gao – Preserve the Qi and return it to the Dan Tien to increase health and wisdom
The following items are required to complete this online course :-
A meditation cushion
Qi Gong Stick (Bamboo)…Metal Qi Gong stick is optional and only for intermediate/advanced students
Qi Gong mat
Please Note: Course access lasts for 6 months from the date of purchase.