QiGong is one of the five pilars of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). QiGong practise is, besides acupuncture, phytotherapy (herbal medicine), manual therapy (tuina) and dietetics (nutrition according to the five elements), used to maintain or recover health.
They are based on a tradition thousands of years old and were developed in Asian cloisters. In the past, the exercises were only passed on verbally from the teacher to the student. Only since the mid twentieth century they were made available to the public.
Nowadays, thousands of forms and exercises are known. QiGong can have a positive effect on mental as well as physical health. Balance, body control, flexibility, agility, physical feeling and power are strengthened. The circulatory and immune system are supported, blockades are dissolved, stress and anger is relieved.