Five Elements

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5 Elements Qigong

5 Elements Qigong – Videos and instructions Video 5 Elements Qigong – Full sequence In this video, Franziska Rüscher is showing the full sequence of the 5 elements qigong set in silence. Individual instructions for each of the five exercises can be found below, accompanied by separate videos. This version […]

5 Elements Qigong Theory

The five elements Qigong exercises are also known as “Qigong of the 5 Phases” or “5 Elements Harmony”. In this article, Franziska Rüscher, Qigong teacher from Austria, explains the philosophical background of the Qigong set and the five individual exercises step-by-step. Tip: After reading this article about the theory see […]

Glossary

Five Elements

The five elements – Wu Xing The five elements or 5 phases (Chinese: 五行 (Video Calligraphy Wu Xing), pinyin: wǔxíng, Wade-Giles: wu3 hsing2, pronunciation (soundfile) – wood, fire, earth, metal and water – are a structural concept of Chinese thought. Their interaction and mutual influence on each other are – apart […]

5 Animal Qigong

Health Qigong – Wu Qin Xi – The Five Animal Frolics Brief History Wu Qin Xi (五禽戏) – The Five Animal Frolics can be regarded as the earliest form of Medical Qigong in Chinese history, dating back to Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220). The creation of Wu Qin Xi was attributed […]