Exercise for the Respiratory System
The theory and practice of the daoyin exercise routine for the respiratory system, Yiqi Yangfei Gong. This is one routine from the Daoyin Yangsheng Gong system developed at the Beijing University of Physical Education by Professor Zhang Guangde.
This exercise is designed using traditional exercises and updated with modern knowledge of anatomy and physiology. The movements are guided by the theories of traditional Chinese medicine such as the concept of holism, the theory of diagnosis and treatment based on the differential analysis of symptoms and signs, ancient theories of Yin and Yang, the Five Phases and energy circulation through channels, and the aetiology and pathology of diseases and related studies of modem medicine.