Zhineng Qigong is a simple, meditative Chinese form of exercise and can be practiced by anyone.
Zhineng stands for smart and effective. Qi stands for energy and Gong for work. So Zhineng Qigong means: working with energy in a smart and effective way. This form of Qigong is developed from different Qigong forms and from Chinese and Western medical insights.
The main goals of Zhineng Qigong are to loosen and relax the body with quiet subtle movements, calming the spirit in order to achieve a fresh and energetic way of life. The meridians (energy pathways) in the body open up more and blockades are eliminated or can be prevented. Overall, the functioning of the organs improves.
The muscles are strengthened and the joints get more supple. The coordination of body and mind gets significantly better and the concentration improves. The body reaches balance and the consciousness of one's own body is growing. The free flow of energy makes the body healthy and vital.
Zhineng Qigong gives a boost to the brain and the immune system and consequently has great health benefits. It contributes to a healthy body that is mentally, physically and emotionally balanced.
Zhineng Qigong has several levels and exercises. Click here for more information.
The origin of Zhineng Qigong
The Chinese doctor Dr. Pang Ming has developed Zhineng Qigong. From childhood he was involved with Taiji (an ancient Chinese form of exercise) and Qigong. In 1958 he graduated in Western medicine and went to work as a doctor in Beijing. He is also graduated in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Along with his medical knowledge, Dr. Pang Ming added all major exercises from Taiji and Qigong and created Zhineng Qigong.
In China alone, more than 3000 surveys are published that demonstrate the effectiveness of Zhineng Qigong.The Chinese Government has designated Zhineng Qigong as the most effective of the eleven recognized Qigong forms.