Course introduction

Baduanjin Qi Gong

with Peter Deadman

Baduanjin is commonly translated as the ‘eight brocades’ or ‘eight silken movements’, and according to legend dates back nearly a thousdand years. It is a powerful form that develops physical strength, balance and rootedness, integrated body movement and mental and emotional stabilutyn and resilience. This course consists of eight principal lessons that cover each move in detail, accompanied by over twenty additional videos that explain some of the finer points of practice as well as the theory and history of qigong.

This course is suitable for:

  • TCM Physicians

    For this course there is no herbal knowledge required

  • Qi Gong Enthusiasts

    All other professionals who want to experience a basic understanding and a practical approach to baduanjin qigong.

Course overview

  • 1

    Baduanjin Qi Gong

    • What is Qi Gong

    • Baduanjin handout (printable)

    • Baduanjin introduction

    • Preparation - Joint mobilisation

    • Standing and three part preparatory neigong practice

    • Standing and three part preparatory neigong practice

    • Baduanjin 1

    • Baduanjin 2

    • Baduanjin 3

    • Baduanjin 4

    • Baduanjin 5

    • Baduanjin 6

    • Baduanjin 7

    • Baduanjin 8

    • Whole form

    • About practice

    • Breathing practice

    • Fascia

    • Turning the waist

    • Lengthening through the hips and groins

    • Relaxing the chest

    • Releasing the shoulders

    • Proprioception

    • Softening the tongue

    • The hands

    • Clothing

    • Playing with yinyang

    • Wuji

    • History of Qi Gong - Part 1

    • History of Qi Gong - Part 2

    • Gratitude to my teacher(s)

    • Quiz

Course snippet

Live Video Course

(unlimited access)

  • watch and rewind video as often as you like

  • learn at your own pace

  • xx CEU credits (TCM-Fachverband and ASA)

  • Multiple-Choice Exam at the end of the course

  • ask your questions to your lecturer by e-mail

  • course duration 6¼ h

  • course fee CHF 400.-

Learn the basics of Qi Gong

Baduanjin Qi Gong are 8 fundamental movements that arised from china over thousands of years ago.

About the lecturer

Peter Deadman

Peter Deadman has worked in the field of health promotion for over fifty years. After founding a natural foods business and a health promotion charity, he moved into Chinese medicine, studying and practising first acupuncture then herbal medicine. He founded The Journal of Chinese Medicine, is co-author of A Manual of Acupuncture and author of Live Well Live Long: Teachings from the Chinese Nourishment of Life Tradition and has taught Chinese medicine, yangsheng (nourishment of life) and qigong all over the world.