Concluding our overview of the qigong exercises that make up the famous Shaolin 18 Lohan Hands Qigong set. The last of the 18 qigong exercises is called Divine Crane Rotates Knees, 仙 鶴 轉 膝 or XIAN HE ZHUAN XI.
Of the 18 qigong exercises Divine Crane is known to:
Bring great relief to anyone with knee problems. If like many martial artists and Tai chi “players” you suffer from aching knees, this exercise will be of great benefit to you.
You will be amazed to discover that rotating knees can help to overcome sexual problems and enhance sexual performance and enjoyment. But only when practiced as qigong/chi kung. Remember: the form is not the art.
This exercise is even more amazing because it is one of the very few patterns which even practiced at the level of form only will still bring benefits and relief from knee pain.
Knee problems are usually a symptom of weakness in the kidney functioning. Does that surprise you? If it does then that’s because you’re looking at how the body ‘works’ from a western medicine perspective.
That concludes our look at the qigong exercises that make up the 18 Lohan Hands. I wanted to give you a better idea of what they are all about in the hope that you will be inspired to learn them (preferably from a qigong instructor) and practice them to bring happiness and health to your life. If you’re not able to find a qigong instructor to teach you, I recommend my Qigong Secrets Home Study Course where you can learn with me from the comfort of home.
I used video clips of the 18 qigong exercises because if a picture paints a 1000 words, then a video paints 29, 000 words per second (a youtube video is 29 frames per second). Please note: do not try to learn the qigong exercises from this series of video posts, they are just to give you an overview.
And anyway – the form is not the art.
Now that this series of posts looking at the qigong exercises of the 18 Lohan Hands is over I’ll turn my attention to some of the other qigong exercises I’ve practiced.
Bye for now
Marcus James Santer