"Don't wait until you are dying of thirst before you start digging a well."
It focuses our breathing on moving the healing Qi energy through the body generally, or to specific areas & systems —and mind (e.g. joints, organs, emotions).
Since it energizes when tired, and calms when over-stimulated, it is known for relieving stress, pain, anxiety and depression. My elder version is simpler and done partially sitting.
Qi Gong bears countless testimonials re: healing stress and pain —thus lauded by many doctors*!
*Mayo Clinic, Tuoro & Stanford Universities, PBS Dr.–“Extending Your Warranty”, etc.
Ideal for Senior Adults. Helps with chronic conditions like fibromyalgia!