I Chuan


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OPEN & CLOSE DANTIAN AND HEAVEN & EARTH SINK & FLOAT   This is used as an opening and closing method as it smooths the energy flow and draws in more energy . Stand in a natural stance and exhale . When you exhale and your lungs empty , your […]

OPEN & CLOSE DANTIAN AND HEAVEN & EARTH SINK & ...


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GRASPING VS GRABBING   It is important to make a distinction between Grasping and Grabbing . When i speak of grabbing , i am referring to the excess use of strength in locking up all of the fingers in an effort to hold or control something . Grasping refers to […]

GRASPING VS GRABBING


RAISING YOUR HEELS AND BENDING BACKWARD SEVEN TIMES , ALL OF YOUR DISEASES WILL DISAPPEAR – SIXTH BROCADE This is the sixth of eight exercises known as the Eight Pieces of Brocade or Ba Duan Jin . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my essential […]

RAISING YOUR HEELS AND BENDING BACKWARD SEVEN TIMES , ALL ...



This the fourth of eight exercises known as the Eight Pieces of Brocade or Ba Duan Jin . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my essential exercises . These are foundational exercises that prepare the body for receiving and storing energy . These are not […]

SHAKING BOTH YOUR HEAD & TAIL (LIKE A LION) TO ...


  LOOKING BACK SEVEN TIMES TO RID THE BODY OF THE FIVE INJURIES & SEVEN TOILS – THE FOURTH BROCADE This the fourth of eight exercises known as the Eight Pieces of Brocade or Ba Duan Jin . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my […]

LOOKING BACK SEVEN TIMES TO RID THE BODY OF THE ...


YIQUAN SHORT SET i put this short set of Qigong together for Sheldon Katz , a 90 year young Fellow Practitioner. Mr. Katz lived in China for 18 years and wanted to learn the Yang Family Form . i suggested that he try some Yiquan as he was feeling depressed […]

YIQUAN SHORT SET



USING THE WAIST TO GENERATE POWER When warming the hands i always use the waist because it allows me to relax my arms ( with regard to the forward and backward forces) and let the waist and its larger musculature generate the movement and forces . The palms press together […]

USING THE WAIST TO GENERATE POWER


BP Chan quote of the Day: ” Our time here on Earth is not a Free Ride, ┬áthe rent you pay is Sharing and Service ” This quote was shared with me today from Ron Caruso seen in the middle of this Photo . BP Chan shares his abundant knowledge […]

Our time here on Earth is not a Free Ride, ...


STRETCHING ONE HAND SKYWARD LEFT & RIGHT ALTERNATELY TO SOOTH THE SPLEEN AND STOMACH – THIRD BROCADE This is the second of eight exercises known as Ba Duan Jin or the Eight Pieces of Brocade . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my essential exercises […]

STRETCHING ONE HAND SKYWARD LEFT & RIGHT ALTERNATELY TO SOOTH ...



DRAWING THE BOW LIKE SHOOTING VULTURES – THE SECOND BROCADE   This is the second of eight exercises known as Ba Duan Jin or the Eight Pieces of Brocade . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my essential exercises . These are foundational exercises that […]

DRAWING THE BOW LIKE SHOOTING VULTURES – THE SECOND BROCADE


TWIN HANDS SUPPORTING THE HEAVENS – THE FIRST BROCADE   This is the first of eight exercises known as Ba Duan Jin or the Eight Pieces of Brocade . These Dao Yin are over 900 years old and one of my essential exercises . This is a foundational exercise that […]

TWIN HANDS SUPPORTING THE HEAVENS – THE FIRST BROCADE


BP Chan quote of the day : ” Si Jin Jian Ren Xin ( after a time of getting together, you will see/know a person’s heart ” This is one of my favorite photos of Mr. Chan . i intentionally lined his head up with the Three Treasures on the […]

Fourth Treasure – BP Chan