8 Brocades

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8 Brocades healing effects

The interview with Faye Yip part 5 – QIGONG

The interview with Faye Yip was led by Nils Klug in the context of a Workshop on Ba duan jin given by Faye in the Tai Chi Studio, Hannover, in Summer 2016. The interview with Faye Yip part 5 – QIGONG (and Kids Wushu) My Grandfather, that’s my father’s father, he was trained in traditional […]

8 Brocades healing effects

8 Brocades healing effects

Method and healing effects – Ba Duan Jin The 8 pieces of Brocade developed as Yangsheng practices, as part of the traditional way to “care for life”. Today, Ba Duan Jin – understood as exercises working with Qi to further one’s health – also form part of “health qigong”.Due to this […]

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Ba Duan Jin – Types and Styles

There are many different ways to practice Ba Duan Jin. These many variances also show themselves in the naming of the single postures. Some styles describe the movements in a simple, functional way while others tend to be more poetical. To give an example, the naming of the 8th routine […]

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8 Brocades Videos

To give you an idea about the different ways of the 8 Brocades, we have assembled some examples of Ba duan jin routines, non-martial and martial, below. Or are you curious and want to start with your 8 brocades right away? Why not have a look at our easy to […]

8 Brocades – History and origin

The history and the origin of the 8 Brocades are unclear. Research can neither establish when nor by whom the 8 movements were originally created. Today, the origin of the routine can be regarded as an evolutionary process. In hindsight, its development into today’s form and its transmission over the […]

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Webdefinition “Ba Duan Jin” (8 Treasures or Eight pieces of Brocade)

The 8 Brocades (Chinese: 八段錦, pinyin: Ba duan jin, pronunciation) are also called 8 Treasures or Eight pieces of Brocade. The 8 Brocades are one of the most popular Qigong sets. They form part of the Chinese cultural heritage. The Baduanjin routine consist of 8 exercises, which coordinate body (movement), […]

Marianne Plouvier

Marianne Plouvier – ARTS MARTIAUX DE YANG TAIJI Marianne Plouvier has begun her practice of Yangjialaojia in 1990. She has been a teacher at different international Taijiquan meetings, amongst others in Italy, Scotland and Bulgaria. Marianne is author of “Le Taichichuan” [Taijiquan] (2012), “Nouvelle Lecture du Taiji Sabre” [A new […]

Ulla Blum

Ulla Blum – San Bao, Berlin Ulla Blum, own practice since 1986 – Acupuncture, Qigong and body-psychotherapy (TCM)
: After two years of traveling around the world as a member of the Theater of All Possibilities and comprehensive studies on non-linear thinking, a training as a naturopath and in core-energetics according […]