During the workshop, provincial specialist of Health Qigong explained in detail the rules of Health Qigong competition (version of 2017) and the theories of Health Qigong, and carried out instructions on the event process of 2018 Zhejiang Provincial Exchange (Demonstration) of Health Qigong for Senoir Citizens. On the scene, they carried out grading towards the practice of the participants and Qigong lovers on Twelve Style Boxing, including eight trigrams boxing, six-character formula, Tai chi, and guiding power of health, which has won a wide applause among the participants and Qigong lovers.
Health Qigong aims to strengthen people’s physical and mental health. It is a cultural and athletic activity combining physical activity, breathing practice and mental regulation, which is a traditional sports activity with folk characteristics. Promoting Health Qigong has positive significance to enrich elder citizens’ cultural life and purify the social atmosphere, and it fits the orientation of Lishui as ‘Beautiful Lishui, Lucky Place for Health Preservation, Hometown of Longevity’ very well. Next, the Municipal Sports Association of the Elder will take this training activity as an opportunity, under the supervision of the Municipal Sports Bureau and other relevant departments, and further enhance the popularization and promotion of Health Qigong project, and guide more elder friends to participate in sports activities, and let them enjoy more healthy and richer cultural life, so as to promote the better, faster and healthier development of the elder sports work in Lishui (Municipal Sports Association of the Elder).