Zhan Zhuang And Yiquan

Chi Gong Standing Meditation

The sages of ancient times used to stand on earth, supporting heaven, controlling yin and yang, breathing with essence of qi, standing alone, guarding spirit, with body being a one . This quote from Yellow Emperor's Inner Classics from about 3rd century B.C. is by many researchers seen as the earliest mention about zhan zhuang. However this method of cultivating health became really popular only in 20th century. Some exercises known as zhan zhuang used to be utilized by most of traditional...