Eight Pieces of Silk Brocade Qigong
Penetrating Heaven and Earth
Penetrating Heaven and Earth, also known as One-Armed Pillar, is the third form in the 8 Pieces of Brocade. This movement improves digestion, supports lymph drainage, and calms your nervous system.
1. Imagine that you are drawing energy from the heavens with the hand extending up, and energy from the earth with the hand that is extending down. Draw this energy into your body.
2. Keep your chin level and your neck relaxed. Your gaze should be on the horizon.
3. Really press up and down with each hand, flattening the palms as much as possible.