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Qigong

[chee-goo ng, -gong] /ˈtʃiˈgʊŋ, -ˈgɒŋ/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
a Chinese system of breathing exercises, body postures and movements, and mental concentration, intended to maintain good health and control the flow of vital energy.
Also, Qi Gong.
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qigong

/ˈtʃiːˈɡɒŋ/
noun
1.
a system of breathing and exercise designed to benefit both physical and mental health
Word Origin
C20: from Chinese qi energy + gong exercise
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Contemporary definitions for Qigong
noun

a type of ancient Chinese system of postures, exercises, breathing techniques, and meditations to improve one's chi/qi (energy field); also called chi kung , chi gong , chi gung , daoyin

Examples

Qigong may be used as a daily routine to increase overall health and well-being, as well as for disease prevention and longevity.

Word Origin

Chinese 'energy cultivation'

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