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Dayan Qigong

Dayan Qigong
大雁氣功

QIGONG OPENING AND CLOSING

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REST, RELEASE
Stand with both feet shoulder width apart. Tip of tongue touches upper palate very gently. Eyes open, “gazing far, seeing nothing.”Feet parallel, weight evenly distributed between left and right foot. • Let weight of body go through feet to floor. • Allow bones of body to bear the weight while muscles relax. • Each spinal vertebra supported by bone below it while supporting bone above it, allowing back, neck muscles to relax • Allow muscles of face to soften • Let fingers relax; open spaces between fingers
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RECENTER
Gather self to self
Concentrate on laogong near center of palm.
Turn hands so palms face forward.
Scoop palms to forehead (upper dantien) by raising hands and arms, bending elbows.

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Settling Down
Hands sink gradually down the midline, close to but not touching the body
fingers are spread; elbows are raised so fingers point toward each other (elbows are

As hands sink down, mind follows within.
From upper dantien,
laogong descends past face to heart area (middle dantien)
Continuing down to the lower sentient (center of gravity around the area of the navel)
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PAUSE
Pause at lower dantien
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RETURN
Let hands come the rest of the way down, around to the side & relax..
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RESUME
Bring feet together.
Pause for at least 10 seconds.
Resume regular activity.
Ongoing First Set Classes
Taught by Bob and his partner, Jeanne Courtney

Sacramento
    Currently on hold due to COVID
        Contact: jeanne.courtney@gmail.com

Vallecito
    First Sundays of Each Month
        Foothills Sangha Center
        Camp Nine Road (Off Parrott's Ferry)
        Contact: meilmann@hotmail.com

El Cerrito - Advanced Teacher Training
    Saturdays 2-5 pm
        Prerequisite: completion of 1 year of First Set
        Wen Wu School
        10124 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530
        Contact: 510-524-1057 • wenwuschool.com

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Book and DVD

Available from Wen Wu School
www.wenwuschool.com


Retreats

Lenox, MA: 3-day Intensive

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Program:
Just This Moving
March 24 - 26, 2023
Contact: Kripalu.org


Other Dayan Qigong Classes
You can find a class near you
with a teacher trained by Master Hui Liu
by visiting www.qigongclasses.org