Benefits of Qigong

Health benefits in qigong practice: A compelling body of scientific research shows a wide range of positive health benefits are realized with regular Qigong practice. The studies have shown that qigong practice results in the improvement of many physiological and psychological factors such as increased bone health, cardiopulmonary fitness, physical function, fall prevention and balance, strengthened immune system, reduced anxiety, depression and improved general quality of life of its practitioners.

 

An analysis of Qigong interventions, published in the American Journal of Health Promotion also concluded that “consistent, significant results for a number of health benefit had a possitive effect on:

– Asthma
– Arthritis
– Cancer treatment support
– Depression
– Fibromyalgia
– Hypertension
– Obesity
– Parkinsons disease
– Enhancing general wellness
– Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Why practice Qigong?

 

Health benefits of Qigong is a preventive and self-healing art which leads to self-awareness, tranquility, and harmony with nature. Through the practice of qigong the practitioner can control reactions to stress, reducing or eliminating such symptoms as high blood pressure, frustration, or anxiety. Qigong practice improves strength, stamina, coordination, speed, flexibility, balance, and resistance to injury.

 

Because qigong includes both dynamic and gentle techniques that can be practiced from standing, seated, or supine postures, it is suitable for young and old. Practices can be tailored to individual needs making it an ideal aid to recovery from illness or injury.

 

Dr. Tony D’Angelo,DMQ(China)