Definition of qigong
: an ancient Chinese healing art involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises
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More than 2,000 years old, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) covers five main areas: acupuncture, massage, plants and herbs, dietary therapy and qigong exercises.
Unlike other traditional Chinese practices such as acupuncture or massage, qigong includes minimal touching.
The 72-year-old is a disciple of qigong, (pronounced chee-gong), a Chinese practice based on gentle movements, meditation and breathing.
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Origin and Etymology of qigong
Chinese (Beijing) qìgōng, from qì chi + gōng achievement, skill
First Known Use: 1974See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of qigong
: an ancient Chinese healing art involving meditation, controlled breathing, and movement exercises designed to improve physical and mental well-being and prevent disease—called also chi kung, ch'i kung
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