The Five Animals Practice

Originating from the Wudang mountains, a significant centre for traditional Chinese martial arts and Daoist philosophies, Wudang Wuxing Qi Gong is an integral component of China's longstanding health and spiritual practices. Based on the Wuxing or Five Phases concept—Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water—this form of Qi Gong emphasizes the balance and harmony of these elements within the human body. By practising Wudang Wuxing Qi Gong, practitioners seek to align their internal movements with the broader environment, supporting physical health, mental clarity, and a dedicated self cultivation routine.

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