Friday, February 18, 2011

LvGu Meridian Workout





The whole workout lasts about 15 minutes. You will sweat a little after it's done. But it feels GOOD!


Preparation Movements:


1. turning  at wrists and ankles
2. turning at knees
3. turning at waist
4. turning at hips


Movement 1: striking Big Vertebra (GV14)Between the spinous process of the 7th cervical vertebra and the 1st thoracic vertebra, approximately at the level of the shoulder
Functions:
Relieves exterior conditions, and opens the Yang, clears the brain and calms the spirit,  reduces fever.

Movement 2: striking Center of Chest (CV 17)In the midline of the sternum, between the nipples level
Functions:
Regulates and suppresses rebellious Qi, expands the chest, benefits the diaphragm, clears the lungs, resolves phlegm in the chest.

Movement  3: striking Joint Valley (LI 4)  Between the 1st and 2nd metacarpals, in the middle of the radial side of the 2nd metacarpal bone.
Precautions: contraindicated during pregnancy.
Functions:
Eliminates Wind-Heat, suppresses pain, activates the dispersing function of Lungs, relieves stagnation in the intestines, activates the intestinal function. It's the point for all facial symptoms.

 
Movement 4:  striking Inner Pass(PC 6) 2 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist, between the tendons
Functions:
Calms the Heart and the spirit, regulates the Heart Qi, suppresses pain, special effects on diseases of chest and abdomen, generally used for cardiovascular, digestive and mental problems,  regulates the Middle Burner.

Movement 5:striking Kidney Shu (UB 23)1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the second lumbar vertebra.
Functions:
Reinforces the Kidneys, strengthens the transforming function of Qi (fluid transformation), nourishes Water and invigorates Fire, dispels Dampness, strengthens the lumbar spine, clears the vision and sharpens the hearing.


Movement 6: striking  Leg Three Miles (ST36 )3 cun below the depression below the patella , one finger-breadth from the anterior crest of the tibia.
Functions:
Strengthens the Spleen, Harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, Harmonizes the intestines and clears food stagnation, regulates Qi and Blood, enhances immune function.

Movement 7:  striking Gall bladder Meridian
Functions:
Benefits low back and legs, dispels Wind-Damp from the channels, major point for sciatica. relaxes the tendons,  regulates Qi and blood.

Movement 8: striking Pericardium Meridian
Functions:
Regulates the Heart Qi.
Movement 9:  striking Stomach Meridian
Functions:
Harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, Harmonizes the intestines and clears food stagnation.

Movement 10: striking Large Intestine Meridian
Functions:
Activates the dispersing function of Lungs, relieves stagnation in the intestines.
Movement 11: thrush and squat
Functions:
Regulates Qi in all the six meridians in the legs.

Movement 12: Belly breathing
Functions:
Regulates Qi in all the 8 meridians in the abdomen.


Movement 13: Striking Urinary Bladder Meridian (optional, for two people)
Functions: along the UB meridian on the black, there are all the reflective points of heart, lungs, stomach, liver, and kidneys. By striking these points, Qi in these organs is regulated.


http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMjM4MzQ3NTQw.html
Governor Vessel


Conception Vessel



Pericardium Meridian



Large Intestine Meridian


Gall Bladder Meridian


Stomach Meridian


Urinary Bladder Meridian







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