Nei Gong and How To Cure Before Getting Sick

Your first priority is to cure yourself before you get sick. Nei Gong makes use of Qigong, Taijiquan, Baguazhang, Xingyiquan and Yiquan to help improve your general health. These exercises were designed in accordance with the holistic principles to balance the yin and yang. This is one of the most important principles and can be found in the Huangdi Neijing.

These exercises activate the positive energy of the body and mind. This energy is commonly referred to as Qi. When practicing, special attention is paid to relaxation, breathing, focus, balance, muscle activation and skeletal coordination. This results in your immune system being strengthened, increasing your body's resistance to illness. All of this helps you to quickly recovery from sickness.

With Chinese Internal Martial arts and Yiquan you are exercising the entire body (the nerve system, muscles, skeleton, organs, emotions, mind and personality) and awakening the functions of the body and mind. This results in an energized spirit and a general feeling of wellbeing and revitalization of the body.

Practicing Chinese Internal Martial Arts and Yiquan has exceptional health benefits. They also help you in developing personality characteristics such as firmness, confidence, fearlessness and teach you how to control your emotions. These will not only strengthen your resistance against RSI, nervousness, burn-out and other stress related illnesses, but will also improve your capability to deal with the problems that occur in social and private situations. The principles of these exercises can be easily applied to daily life, whenever or whatever you are doing. A simple example is applying the body posture of these exercises when sitting behind computer can prevent you from straining your neck.

Shi Dan-Qiu has been practicing the Chinese Internal Martial Arts since 1966 and Yiquan since 2002. If you are looking for an exercise system designed to keep you healthy, contact him through email to