In this tutorial series Mimi will walk you through some of the movements and history behind these positions. The Eight Brocades (Ba Duan Jin 八段锦) work specifically to increase health and vitality in the organs, meridians and their associated emotional qualities.
The Eight Brocades is considered by many to be a form of Medical Qigong. Medical Qigong is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Each of the Eight Brocade movements places an emphasis on healing certain areas related to the physical and energetic body. TCM emphasizes the healing of specific Zang/Fu organs and their related Acupuncture Meridians.
Mimi will highlight certain common mistakes she sees students make in her classes and give you a deeper understanding of the postures.