A guide to strengthening and repairing the tendons to reverse the effects of aging - Shows how strengthening the tendons can lead to more energy, healthier organs, and prevention of arthritis.
Explains how to practice the postures alone or with a partner; Includes the Mung Beans hitting practice, which repairs damaged tendons and joints; relieves constipation, stomach cramps, and headaches; and aids in detoxification.
Healthy tendons are the foundation of true strength in the body. Strong and supple tendons and open joints allow more space to store raw energy, which can then be transformed into higher creative and spiritual energy.
The eight postures of Tendon Nei Kung are specifically designed to open the joints and fortify and grow all the tendons in the body, strengthening them as a unit. Like the practice of Iron Shirt Chi Kung, Tendon Nei Kung cultivates the ability to move the earth force up from the ground, through the feet, and into the body, in this case raising it to nourish the tendons.
In Tendon Nei Kung, Mantak Chia explains how to perform the eight postures individually as well as with a partner. He reveals how regular practice of Tendon Nei Kung can help prevent and relieve arthritis by forcing poisoning acid out of the body to make room for healing chi energy. He provides ten supplementary exercises to help heal damaged tendons and joints without strenuous movement.
Acknowledgments Putting Tendon Nei Kung into Practice 1 Words on the Tao 2 An Introduction to Tendon Nei Kung 3 Tendon Power 4 Tendon Nei Kung Practice 5 Tendon Nei Kung Forms 6 Tendon Nei Kung Partner Forms 7 Ten Supplementary Tendon Exercises 8 Mung Bean Hitting 9 Recommended Practice for Today's Lifestyle About the Author The Universal Tao System and Training Center Index