|Chi Gong and
Tai Chi Chuan are branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine as are
Acupuncture, Chinese Dietary Therapy and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Chi
Gong and tai Chi relate to the larger body of Chinese Medicine in much
the same way that physical therapy relates to conventional medicine.
Chi Gong and Tai Chi Chuan are form of exercise that utilizes
visualization, breath control and posture or movement to systematically
organize and orchestrate the various functions of tissues and organs in
the human body.
Chi Gong as a form of exercise has been in continuous practice from the
beginning of the Zhou Dynasty (1028 - 221 B.C.E.), to the present day.
In China, Chi Gong has been used therapeutically in modern hospitals and
sanatoriums since 1955 and in 1956 Chi Gong was introduced as part of
the regular curriculum at the four top Colleges of Traditional Chinese
Research studies have been conducted at the Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu
and Guangzhou Colleges of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1986 the
China Research Society for Chi Gong Science was founded to oversee
research protocols at the colleges and universities. Chi Gong research
has also been conducted by colleges and scientific institutions in
Japan, Korea, Europe and America. This is a sampling of some of the
findings of that research.
Lowers resting heart rate, less abnormal EKG, greater cardiac
efficiency, stabilized blood pressure, less LDL (“bad”) cholesterol,
more HDL (“good”) cholesterol.
Improves microcirculation, peripheral circulation, prevents vascular
spasm, very helpful in Reynaud’s syndrome, angina, migraine.
Improves peristalsis and digestive absorption, fewer pathogenic
digestive bacteria (Candida), positive effects on ulcers and
Increases slow, high amplitude brain waves, improves cerebral blood
flow, less incidences of stroke, helpful for paralysis and seizure
Decreases in; stress response, Type A behavior, anxiety, obsessive
compulsive disorder. Improvements in memory, concentration,
Slower respiratory rate, improved gaseous exchange, significant positive
effects on asthma and bronchitis.
Greater count and more active T cells, better targeting of antigens,
deactivates harmful free radicals causing significant anti cancer
Increases strength, flexibility and bone density, improves coordination,
beneficial for arthritis and osteoporosis.
Improvements in blood pressure, vital capacity, cholesterol and hormone
levels, kidney functions, mental acuity, vision, hearing, skin
elasticity, bone density, immune function, physical strength, libido all
move one toward a longer, healthier life span. Research in China shows
that daily Chi Gong practiced by geriatric persons significantly
increases life span and quality of life.
Eight Treasures Chi Gong
The Eight Treasures is an ancient system of Chi Gong or energy practice
that is based on the natural motions of the heavenly bodies. The primary
function of the Eight Treasures is to establish a balance of yin and
yang energies and an activation of all twelve of the main energy
meridians in the body.
At the physical level, the Eight Treasures can help restore the body to
a normal degree of health and beyond. It can provide you with the
ability to directly affect and improve your health, and eliminate
disease. At the mental level, this practice will help you experience
sharpened mental capacity, a clearer mind, balanced emotions and a
re-activation of the central nervous system.
At the spiritual level, it can allow you to embrace the meaning of
oneness with the universe and experience the unity of body, mind and
Instructor Cindy Kienitz has trained in Chinese Internal Arts including
Shaolin Kung Fu, Chi Gong, Chinese Yoga, and Tai Chi Chuan for
twenty-five years. She has trained directly with Master Kany Chin,
Master Hua Ching Ni and Dr. Maoshing Ni.
Cindy Founded and Directed the Center for Taoist Arts in Atlanta, GA.
The Center, one of the largest schools of its type on the East Coast,
was chosen the best Tai Chi School in the Atlanta area for three years
running. Additionally, Cindy was the head instructor of the Tai Chi/Yoga
Program at the Sandestin Resort Health Club in Destin, FL.
Cindy has presented numerous seminars in the Southeast on Chinese
internal arts, stress reduction and wellness, natural cooking and
women's health. For seminar information or Qi Gong training Cindy can be
Jade Dragon Qi Gong Instructional DVD
Jade Dragon (Yu long), Chi Gong is a Five Element Chi Gong that
specifically benefits the lungs, spleen, heart, liver and kidneys. It
clears the meridians associated with these organs and brings them into
dynamic harmony to provide health and vitality.
Our system of Tai Chi Chuan is a Yang style taught from the lineage of
Professor Cheng Man Ching. This style of Tai Chi is congruent with and
can be interpreted as a mobile continuation of the Jade Dragon Chi Gong.
Robert Kienitz, D.Ac. L.Ac. is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a
martial artist with over thirty years of experience in the Japanese arts
of Aikido, Judo and Iado (Japanese sword), as well as the Chinese arts
of Yu Long Gong Fu, Chuan Fa, Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Gong.
Robert studied Tai Chi Chuan and Yu Long Gong Fu/Chi Gong with Master
Hui Chen, a direct student of Grand Master, Professor Cheng Man Ching.
Robert also received Chi Gong training from the lineages of various
Taoist Masters, Buddhist Priests & Lamas and Dr. Kong Hai, a direct
descendent of Kong Fu Tzu (Confucius).
Qi Gong (chee gong), is a combined form of breath regulation, postural
discipline and mental concentration that is used to enhance the
equilibrium of your mind and body. In this DVD Robert Kienitz, D.Ac.,
teaches Qi Gong from a four thousand year old tradition that he
personally has practiced for over thirty years. Qi is a Chinese term
that means energy or life force and Gong means skill or quality of work.
Thus one translation of Qi Gong is energy skills.
Students of Qi Gong are taught to combine breathing exercises with
physical movement to strengthen over all health, flexibility of the
muscles and joints and to insure peace of mind. This tape is presented
to patients, martial arts students, and oriental medical students and
practitioners as an introduction to the ancient Chinese health regime
that has been practiced for over 4,000 years. By practicing the art of
Qi Gong, we learn to master our bodies and more importantly, our minds
for the ultimate success of our physical, mental and spiritual health.
Since the 1980's China has been performing hundreds of rigorous
scientific investigations into the practice of Qi Gong at both
conventional medical institutes and Qi Gong rehabilitation hospitals.
There are over thirty separate colleges, hospitals and institutes in
China doing Qi Gong research today on a variety of subjects ranging from
cancer research and Qi Gong to the types of energy patterns emitted by
master level Qi Gong practitioners. The Jade Dragon video is a
professionally produced instructional video that takes the viewer
through an in depth explanation of Chinese medical philosophy and step
by step through the practice of Jade Dragon Qi Gong. Once learned, this
Qi Gong takes only about fifteen minutes a day to practice and has been
proven to benefit a wide range of specific medical conditions as well as
improve general health, vigor, sexuality and longevity.
This is the only professionally produced Qi Gong DVD in the English
language presented and directed by a Doctor of Chinese Medicine, a
thirty year veteran martial artist and the Dean of a nationally
accredited Oriental Medical college. This instructional DVD is available
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