Best Qigong Exercises For …

18 Qigong Exercises Known as 18 Lohan Hands

One of the most common questions I get is “Which qigong exercise should I practice to <fill in the blank>?”

Well, I was looking through the book I wrote “Shaolin Chi Kung: 18 Exercises To Help You Live a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life” yesterday and decided to compile the list below for you. I hope you find it useful…

Which Pattern Does What?

Both Hands Lift Sky

Also Known As: Lifting the Sky

At A Glance:

  • Excellent for Generating Chi Flow
  • Treatment of Haemorrhoids
  • Improves Health in all its aspects

Shoot Arrows Left Right

Also Known As: Shooting Arrows

At A Glance:

  • Massages Heart and Lung Systems
  • Improves all Respiratory Problems

Pluck Stars Change Galaxies

Also Known As: Plucking Stars

At A Glance:

  • Overcomes disorders of the stomach and spleen systems (e.g. Indigestion and Diabetes)
  • Overcomes Liver and Gall Bladder Problems
  • Activates the Eight Secondary Meridians

Rotating Winch

Also Known As: Turning Head

At A Glance:

  • Gives Spinal Cord a Gentle Shake Up
  • Overcomes Headaches and Migraine
  • Used to Cleanse Nervous System

Big Turn of the Cosmos

Also Known As: Merry Go Round

At A Glance:

  • Revitalises – forget Caffeine!
  • Massages Internal Organs
  • Useful Against Rheumatism, Diabetes or Indigestion

Punching With Wide Eyes

Also Known As: Angry Eyed Punches

At A Glance:

  • Massages and Strengthens the Heart System
  • Develops Powerful Punches for Martial Artists
  • Beneficial for the Intestines and Eyes

Look Back to Carry the Moon

Also Known As: Carrying the Moon

At A Glance:

  • Promotes Youthfulness
  • Beneficial for the Spine
  • Enhances the Nervous System

Reverse Hands Bend Waist

Also Known As: Nourish Kidney

At A Glance:

  • Important for Sexual Health and Functioning
  • Enhances the Intellect
  • Increases Vitality

Three Levels to Ground

Also Known As: Three Levels to Earth

At A Glance:

  • Strengthens the Heart System
  • Generate better Energy Flow
  • Increases Vitality

Divine Crane Starts Dancing

Also Known As: Dancing Crane

At A Glance:

  • Channels Energy to the Legs
  • Overcomes Kidney Stones
  • Overcomes Dull Intellect

Second Son Carrying Mountains

Also Known As: Carrying Mountain

At A Glance:

  • Develops Powerful Arms For Martial Artists
  • Overcomes Chronic Back Pain

Lohan Draws Sabre

Also Known As: Drawing Knife

At A Glance:

  • Generates Energy Flow to the Eight Secondary Meridians
  • Releases Tension in the Neck and Shoulders

Fierce Tiger Pushing Mountains

Also Known As: Pushing Mountain

At A Glance:

  • Develops Internal Force for Martial Artists
  • Overcomes Rheumatism
  • Promotes Mental Freshness

Green Dragon Separating Water

Also Known As: Separating Water

At A Glance:

  • Overcomes Depression
  • Beneficial to the Heart and Lung Systems
  • Helps Ladies to develop a “Lovely Bust”

Green Dragon Presenting Claws

Also Known As: Presenting Claws

At A Glance:

  • Beneficial for those with Diabetes
  • Overcome Digestive Disorders
  • Overcome Worry and Anxiety

Big Windmill Hand

Also Known As: Windmill Hand

At A Glance:

  • Beneficial for the Liver and Spleen systems
  • Beneficial for those with Diabetes
  • Develops Internal Force for Martial Artists

Lift Heels Bend Knees

Also Known As: Deep Knee Bends

At A Glance:

  • Stimulates Flow of Energy to Hands and Feet
  • Useful for those with Rheumatisum, Arthritus and Internal Injuries
  • Wonderful for the Lower Body

Divine Crane Rotates Knees

Also Known As: Rotating Knees

At A Glance:

  • Enhance Sexual Performance and Enjoyment
  • Excellent for those with Knee Pain

As always, please remember that the catalogue of benefits listed above for the qigong exercises from the 18 Lohan Hands are only obtainable is you are practicing qigong and not qigong form.

Qigong is a composite of Form, Energy and Mind. Form being the least important of the three (though still important!)

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Bye for now

Marcus James Santer