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Five Animal Sports Qigong

by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Kathy Yang

With the movements and spirit of the Tiger, Deer, Bear, Monkey, and Bird, a practitioner can build their strength and longevity and enjoy excellent health. Learn qigong for the four seasons.
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Release date: 
August 24, 2009
Number of discs: 
1
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English
Menu: English, Spanish

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Release date: 
August 24, 2009
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English

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This item is eligible for free shipping (Conditions apply).
Release date: 
August 24, 2009
Number of discs: 
1
Run time: 180 min
Narration: English
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Medical Qigong (chi kung) for Healing

The Five Animal Sports, or Frolics, are one of the most ancient and popular sets of medical qigong exercises. Passed down for nearly 2,000 years, it is an effective, fun, and sometimes humorous way to energize the entire body. By imitating the movements and spirit of the Tiger, Deer, Bear, Monkey, and Bird, a practitioner can build their strength and longevity inside and out, and enjoy excellent health.

Learn the correspondence between the internal organs and Five Elements theory during an introductory discussion of Five Elements Theory by Kathy K. Yang. Experience a private lesson with one of the world's foremost masters of qigong as Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming offers detailed instruction, starting with a brief stretching and warming up section.

SPECIAL FEATURES: Dozens of Chapter Markers • Menus/Subtitles: English, Spanish • Quick Reference Guide to the 5 Elements Chart and Healing Sounds (on-screen and in enclosed DVD insert) • Interactive Catalog with Previews of All YMAA Titles

Download the Five Animals Qigong DVD booklet.

About the Authors

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming

Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming (楊俊敏博士) started his Gongfu (Kung Fu) training at the age of fifteen under the Shaolin White Crane (Bai He) Master Cheng, Gin Gsao (曾金灶). In thirteen years of study (1961-1974) under Master Cheng, Dr. Yang became an expert in the White Crane style of Chinese martial arts, which includes both the use of bare hands and of various weapons such as saber, staff, spear, trident, two short rods, and many others. With the same master he also studied White Crane Qin Na … More »

Kathy Yang

Kathy K. Yang began training traditional Chinese martial arts, Taijiquan and Qigong at the age of six under the guidance of her father Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. As an active competitor, she has been awarded on several occasions the Grand Champion title in both internal and external Chinese martial arts from renowned U.S. tournaments such as U.S.A. Wushu Kungfu Federation (USAWKF) and A Taste of China U.S.A. All-Taijiquan Tournament. Kathy has taught at the New England School of Acupuncture at MCPHS … More »