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The aussieCHI training system applies modern biomechanical and exercise rehabilitation principles to the traditional Shaolin Lohan Qigong allowing you faster access to specific health benefits.
Qigong means 'energy', 'play' or
Qigong is a holistic approach to wellbeing, whereby self-enhancement of the body and mind through focused practice supports self-empowerment, healthy ageing, and cultivation of one’ s own mind.
In Qigong, wellbeing is supported by regular physical exercise of the body, both the external (muscles, tendons, ligaments) and internal (core muscle structures and internal organs) and through training of the mind.
There are hundreds of Qigong exercise systems, not all are slow-moving or soft, each system simply approaches the practice in a different way. In general each system will focus on at least one of the three aspects of the practice, but in essence, the three aspects cannot be separated.
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The aussieCHI approach ensures that breathing basics are taught from the
beginner level, to assist you in developing greater lung capacity and power,
while you learn to relax your body and mind.
The aussieCHI approach will help you to develop a basic understanding and feel
for simple core muscle qigong exercise within the breathing techniques.
The aussieCHI approach ensures that correct movement of the spine is taught
from the beginner level, to assist you in developing spinal strength and
suppleness, while providing specific information on caring for your lower back
through qigong exercise.
The aussieCHI approach will help you understand some of the basic relaxation
techniques so that your training can become more and more relaxed. The more
relaxing and effortless your exercise training, the more likely you are to
Although you can’t stop ageing, you can slow the process and enhance your
current state of wellbeing. Just as we now know that poor diet and lack of
exercise play a major part in the onset of conditions such as diabetes and
other chronic diseases, people still often equate things like stiffness,
reduced flexibility, poorer movement and breathing, and increased tension in
the body with ageing.
While there is a relationship between ageing and these conditions, a well thought out simple and effective regular ‘therapeutic’ exercise routine is a profound anti-ageing formula that is not a lot of hard work.
The Warm Up for Healthy Ageing (DVD) has a range of highly beneficial short qigong exercise sets that give you the simplest concepts for limbering, stretching, breathing, core strength development, spinal strength and suppleness, qi /chi (bio-electromagnetic) energy development, internal organ care and relaxation.
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The 18 lohan form is relatively unknown outside of China but has been used for
centuries to maintain the strength, flexibility, endurance and balance of
martial artists into older age. This makes it an ideal choice for active people
wanting to supplement their training or people just wanting to find an exercise
system that gives them a good solid qigong workout.
The AussieCHI Awesome Qigong (DVD) introduces Level 1 of the 18 Lohan Qigong pattern. The instruction provides specific information on techniques to achieve enhanced benefits from Qigong or Tai Chi practice.
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