Qigong is a constantly evolving art that has necessarily undergone changes as it reaches the western world and must engage science and medical research as it takes its place as a integrative part of western healthcare. It is fun, easy and safe for almost anybody of any age…. What is it? It is is systematically bouncing, tapping, shaking or vibration therapy. It is the grandmother of EFT or emotional freedom techniques These Qigong applications have been used as simple health maintenance techniques in use for thousands of years. It increases your agility, strengthens your muscles, provides an aerobic effect for your cardiopulmonary system removes blockages and restores the smooth flow of essential or vital fluids of the body and generally puts you in a state of mental and physical wellness. Witness its use for peak performance in the last three Olympics; especially among divers. The effect is not just psychological; the action of bounding, shaking and tapping up and down against gravity effectively stimulates the lymphatic and other body systems without trauma to the musculoskeletal system.
Suffice it to say, you do not have to be blessed with exceptional coordination or extreme calisthenics. Just have the ability to shake or vibrate a body part to take part in your own healing.