The Forms: Ba Duan Jin by Shi Heng Yi Online

The Forms: Ba Duan Jin

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Shaolin Ba Duan Jin can be translated as 8 Brocades Exercises. It is a short and easy to remember routine.

It consists of 8 postures with variations in breathing, tensioning and concentration. Shaolin Ba Duan Jin is a health oriented practice to increase joint mobility, structural stability, mind focusing and is aiming in the development of body connectivity for harmonious and gentle Qi nourishment.

Shaolin Ba Duan Jin belongs to the classic repertoire of Qi Gong exercises within the Shaolin Temple and is suitable for beginners as well as for more advanced practitioners with more intensity of practice.