The chart of Professor Yu Yong Nian

The descriptions that follow and the chart on page 57 will help you understand the signs of internal activity being generated within your organs, muscles, and central nervous system. NUMBNESS Once you have started Zhan Zhuang training you may feel numbness in some parts of your body while you are performing the standing exercises. This may make you feel very uncomfortable, but it will gradually pass. Different parts may feel numb at different times you might lose sensation in your hands, head,...

Understanding Zhan Zhuang

Zhan Zhuang All Postures

Students of Zhan Zhuang usually want to know all about the theory behind the practice, and where it will take them. Are these exercises of any use Am I hurting myself In the Orient, students must place their complete trust in their master. They know better than to question their teacher's unusual methods. In the West, this tradition of learning is largely unknown. It may therefore help to give just a simplified explanation of what happens as you stand in these positions. As explained in Chapter...