The major theme of the Heaven and Earth qigong is ‘opening and closing’.

This set begins the process of connecting to the body’s natural pulsation in order to clarify and strengthen it. This pulsation includes

  • the joints
  • the internal organs
  • blood vessels
  • the spine
  • body cavities

It also improves the natural springiness of the ligaments.

Heaven and Earth is comprised to two circular movements. The first engages the large circulation of energy (known as the ‘large heavenly circulation’) in order to bring chi out the the extremities and beyond. The second works with the small energy circulation that moves up the back, over the head and down the front of the body.