Zhan Zhuang Chi Kung posture
Zhan Zhuang Chi Kung (pronounced Jan Jong),, also known as ” Standing Like A Tree” this name was given to the art by Master Lam Kam Chuen in his ground breaking Channel 4 TV series ” Stand Still Be Fit” along with the book The Way of Energy, and forms the foundation for both health and martial art training.
A series of standing postures that enhance Chi and blood flow without any external movement, contrary to what most of us would think. This exercise is unique, it is done standing, but also can be done sitting, lying down or leaning onto a support, thus very appropriate for those who are fit and those with health conditions.
Zhan Zhuang Chi Kung standing postures form an important part of internal art Foundation training, it brings internal awareness and balance, and allows for important postural correction before the movements of Tai Chi and other internal arts.