Qigong 气功 consists mainly of exercises to maintain healthfulness. It includes numerous methods such as exercises to support the self healing powers, exercises in movement like Baduanjin 八段锦, as well as a quiet breathing and standing practice. Combined with mental training these exercises relax and increase your power of concentration and your efficiency. Working with Qi 力 noticeably improves physical and mental wellness and increases personal balance.
Qigong can also be a stepping-stone towards more advanced forms of meditations like Yiquan Yangsheng 意拳养生 and Chan 禅.
 Qigong (Chinese, energy work).
 Baduanjin (Chinese, eight brocade threads).
 Qi (Chinese, vital force).