Ma Wang Dui Dao Yin Shu

Health Qigong-Mawangduidaoyishu was created by the China Sports General Administration and Health Qigong Management Centre C It was organized by the Shanghai Sports Institute to undertake the research tasks. The new exercises based on Changsha Mawangdui Han Dynasty’s “Guide Map“,  is a guide that is intended to go hand in hand as with the main features of the line, the opening and closing around the limb and the flexing and extension rotation. It is simple and beautiful, Qigong exercises with sets of self-cultivation and cultivation, as well as it is as form of entertainment.  It is easy to learn, safe and reliable.  “Health Qigong-Mawangduidaoyishu” has the basic essentials and is a comprehensive introduction, to the fitness Qigong teaching material.

Mawangdui Daoyin Exercises, with Pictures of Daoyin Exercises unearthed from the Mawangdui Tombs of the Han Dynasty (206 BC – AD 220) in Changsha, Hunan Province serving as the source for the exercises, was compiled by the Chinese Health Qigong Association. The movements are meant to be practiced using mental concentration focused along the meridians and incorporate rising and squatting, extending and withdrawing, bedning and stretching. These simple, heautiful movements are easy to learn, benefiting practitioners, both physically and spiritually. The book may servce as a reference for people who wish to practice the exercises to prevent disease and prolong life.

The Movements Include:

  1. Drawing a Bow (Wan Gong)
  2. Stretching the Back (Yin Bei)
  3. Wild Duck Swimming (Fu Yu)
  4. Dragon Flying (Long Deng)
  5. Bird Spreading Its Wings (Niao Shen)
  6. Stretching the Abdomen (Yin Fu)
  7. Hawk Glaring (Chi Shi)
  8. Stretching the Waist (Yin Yao)
  9. Wild Goose Flying (Yan Fei)
  10. Crane Dancing (He Wu)
  11. Exhaling with Head Raised (Yang Hu)
  12. Body Bending (Zhe Yin)