Every Sunday morning, we can see a group of residents of Bandar Botanic, near the town hall area, wriggling, and moving in a twist or snake-like or wormlike fashion. It is a contorted motion as if they are writhing in discomfort or as if a child is trying to free himself from somebody’s embrace. Don’t be mistaken for anything beyond our imagination.
This is Qigong – the technique of holistic art of healing.
Over 5000 years ago, the ancient Chinese discovered and developed techniques of training individuals to make self-adjustments in living habits, mind and body movements, life styles, to attain the general goal of a healthy and happy life, including extension of the life span. The benefits of these exercise includes rejuvenation and Qi healing, increased strength, vigor and energy. It is also relaxed, comfortable and evokes happiness. Student feels both physically and mentally regenerated after practiced. The energy level is improved, body illness is contained and it relieves stress, achieves happiness and extends life expectancy. Practitioners becomes more youthful in appearance and young at heart, decrease in age spots and dark skin pigmentation, firming of skin and muscle tone, rapid disappearance of excess fat around the waist and abdomen and darkening of grey hair. It is an excellent response to treatment of chronic diseases.