Waitankung Movement Description
4. FLUTTERING OF A BIRD

PURPOSE:
To exercise all of your limbs simultaneously in a slow moving manner. Suitable for people after their middle age. The arms, on the Yin side, house the meridians that reach the lungs, the heart and heart muscles. Indirectly, this benefits your respiratory and circulatory systems. Arm trembling also benefits the intestines.

MOVEMENT DESCRIPTION:
Extends the arms like a pair of wings and stick up the toes so that they do not touch the ground.

STEPS:

  1. Keep the feet apart in parallel beneath the armpits and stand straight
  2. Extend the arms horizontally to the sides at shoulder height, palms facing up and fingers slightly apart
  3. Keep the legs straight and stick up the toes
  4. Let the shoulders and wrists hang loose, wait for the arms to tremble by the originl ch'i;
  5. Stop after 30 seconds

NOTES:
If you do not feel ch'i after a while, gently move your arms and flip your hands to activate ch'i.



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