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What are water exercises? and Why do it after the 40s?

Updated: Jul 1, 2022

In this video👆 I am practicing the "Tai Chi of the 8 Taoist Immortals", one of the Tai Chi styles that I teach at Sadana Center, and I also use in my personal cultivation.

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These exercises put minimal stress on muscles and joints, making them generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. It will help you to increase energy and stamina and improve flexibility, and balance.

The Universe in its immense love and wisdom put me on the right path with the teachers that I had to have. They were very wise, but at that moment I was too young to understand the true concept of Taoist alchemy.

My mentors said that after a person turns in their 40s, he/she needs to do Tai Chi and Qigong water exercises because too much fire just kills us and gets us out of the way.

Water Qigong is a practice of moving the (water) in the body with deep breathing, very relaxing and meditative. Water Qigong exercises integrate slow and graceful movements.

People with water deficiency are chronically exhausted, have dark eye circles, have poor digestion, suffer hair loss, have a low resistance to infection, suffer from inflammation in the body, have weak knees, aging rapidly, and have wrinkles.

Water QiGong exercises nourish our body. Replenish essence and fluids, and accumulate reserves that can be stored in the body for future use.

When the water stagnates, it rots and that is synonymous with death.

When water flows like a river, that is synonymous with a full life.

The Chinese call it "Qi" or "Chi".

Today at 54 years of age, I feel strong as a mountain and flexible as bamboo.

Let's keep moving the water element!.

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To my dear Qi students, remember, give yourself a daily reminder that it is a gift we can move, and moving is a gift that should be nurtured, savored, and celebrated.

Also remain positive, optimistic, and hopeful; not just about moving, but about life!.

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Love & Qi healing!

Master Shifu Orlando Schiaffino

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