What are the 8 Pieces of Brocade?
The 8 Pieces of Brocade is an 800 year-old qigong flow that moves and stretches all of the organs, muscles, joints, glands, and lymph nodes in your body. The focus is also on aligning breath with movement, to calm the mind.
These exercises help prevent and cure many kinds of illness. They also: help develop your muscles, increase physical strength, improve joint movement and flexibility, strengthen the tendons and bones, and help regulate digestion and the nervous system.
Brocade was the name for high-grade silk cloth in ancient China, a rare and expensive item. Calling these exercises the 8 Pieces of Brocade means that the movements are a treasure!