One of the meanings of “gong fu” is to put time and effort in the practice of a specific skill. When practicing gong fu the practitioner focuses all their intention on reaching their goal. It is an excellent way to improves one’s body, patience, will and intention force. Practicing Shaolin fundamentals or Shaolin jiben gong 少林基本 helps to improve the practitioner’s body structure. The Shaolin forms not only help to reinforce the muscles and the tendons, but also improves one’s movements and motions coordination. This leads to the discovery of the old essentials of traditional Gong Fu, with all its philosophy. Since Shaolin gong fu was an important root to martial arts, many of its basics are common to other styles. It allows the student to adapt to any kind of training regardless of the style.
5 Animals Qigong
The Five Animals Qigong, an ancient taoist exercise helps you to improve the internal and external health. Passed down for nearly 2,000 years. Postures improve the Qi circulation and the functions of the 5 organs: Kidneys, Lungs, Liver, Spleen, Heart. Moreover this Qi gong helps to energize the tendons, muscles, ligaments and joints, by improving the the blood and Qi circulation, which helps the get stronger and rejuvenate the body.
Taijiquan Yang Style
Taiji Quan has always been known as the most efficient practice in health improvement. It has been revealed to the public only in the 20th century. Since then it has been considered as the best Martial Qi gong to maintain health. As this style has been founded on the theory of the Yi Jing (book of change) which defines the laws of transformation of Yin and Yang, considered as the key to the understanding of the Dao (the natural way). Throughout Chinese history, harmonizing these two polarities has always been the ultimate goal in daily practices. It’s in this harmony where lies the secret of longevity.