About the Authors
Baduanijn or “Eight Brocades” is a set of Chinese Qigong exercises that has a history of over a thousand years. As “exercises for health improvement” it instills a sense of balance in the mind and body by “meditation through movement’. The exercises are easy to follow, low impact and are suitable for all ages and abilities.
This book starts by tracing the Northern Shaolin history in Hong Kong. Grandmaster Lung then shares his wisdom of teaching martial arts over many decades. Professor Sydney Chung demystified the enigmatic secrets of Qigong with easy to understand explanations according to modern exercise science. Following that is a step-by-step exercise program for eight weeks, combining Shaolin basic training and Baduanjin.
We have included clear graphics to guide you through the exercises, together with “Shifu Tips” of the salient point of each exercise. There are Fit Tests for you to measure your progress along the way. To cater for your busy lifestyle, we have included a smartphone App that will train with you anytime, anywhere. We offer a one-week free trial of our App “Balancd”.