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DVD: Simple Qigong Exercises for Health by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Simple Qigong Exercises for Health—The Eight Pieces of  Brocade

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Run Time: 145min

Number of discs: 1

Narration: English & French

Menus/Subtitles: English, French, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch

Region Encoding: All Regions

Code: D0037

ISBN: 1-59439-003-7

Release Date: December 2003

Skill Level: Skill level 1 recomended Skill Level 2 Skill Level 3

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In his bestselling qigong DVD, Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming instructs and demonstrates "The Eight Pieces of Brocade", one of the most popular sets of Qigong (chi kung) healing exercises. These gentle breathing, stretching and strengthening movements activate the Qi (chi) energy and blood circulation in your body, helping to stimulate your immune system, strengthen your internal organs, and give you abundant energy. With both a sitting and standing set, anyone can practice these simple and effective exercises in as little as 20 minutes a day.

Known in China as the Ba Duan Jin, The Eight Pieces of Brocade has been practiced for over 1,000 years. Also included are the ‘secret words’ - poems and songs that have been used to pass this knowledge down from generation to generation, which contain the key to each of these ancient medical qigong movements.

This DVD edition includes a detailed and fascinating qigong lecture by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, with over an hour of additional explanation and instruction for each of the qigong movements and the history of The Eight Pieces of Brocade.

  • Two complete sets of exercises (sitting & standing)
  • Time-tested, traditional Chinese healing art
  • Modern scientific explanation of healing principles
  • Narrated in English, with original Chinese poetry narrated by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming
  • In-Depth Instruction of Qigong Theory & Movements in a Classroom Setting

SPECIAL FEATURES: Over 50 Scene Selections • Language: English, French Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch • Interactive YMAA Product Catalog • Chinese Glossary • Biography: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming • History: YMAA

YMAA PRODUCTION • DR. YANG, JWING-MING • "SIMPLE QIGONG EXERCISES FOR HEALTH" • WRITTEN & PERFORMED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING • EDITED BY DAVID SILVER AND MEDIAMANIC • PRODUCED BY DAVID SILVER • DVD AUTHORING BY MEDIAMANIC • DIRECTED BY DR.YANG, JWING-MING AND DAVID SILVER

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.


Jason Panick, KO Reviews.com March, 2006

As with all DVDs by YMAA and Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming, you are impressively overwhelmed by technical and academic data to back up what you are practicing. Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming does not fool around or tell you to simply believe what he is saying. As with all YMAA material featuring Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming, you are treated to hours of additional material that would most likely be worth hundreds of additional dollars if purchased separately.

These simple breathing and physical exercises calm the mind and refresh the body. They build strength and help to balance yourself in a hectic world or after a hard day of training.

...Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming is by far the most scientific and proficient teacher on the market.

5 starsOne of the Best DVDs on Qigong I Have Found, A. Ruppert "QiCoach" (Amazon reviewer) September, 2005
As a 15 year practitioner of tai chi chuan this system of qigong and this DVD in particular is one of the best I have ever seen. It goes into just the right amount of detail and description, is beautifully done and clearly, Dr. Yang is a gifted teacher. I have seen MANY martial art training videos and the quality of this is way above par. This is a beautiful qigong form that is sure to bring health to anyone who practices daily. It's the real deal!

5 starsExcellent Quality Video, A Customer (Amazon reviewer) April, 2004
This DVD is nicely produced with very high quality digital footage and sound. the instruction is clear and the movements are simple. There are two complete sets of exercises. The first one is sitting, and it is meant to be done right when you wake up to get your Qi energy circulating. I found this to be a surprisingly powerful set of exercises, and it has taught me to be much more aware of the energy in my body. The standing set of exercises is more physical, and after only a few months I have found that it has made me very limber and much stronger. I have more muscle and less fat and I feel 'connected' to every cell in my body. I wake up with more energy than I ever have in my life.

The greatest part of this DVD is that after you've learned the movements, and seen them demonstrated, Dr. Yang explains each one and gives additional information about each movement that you can get much more out of your practice.





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