Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Jim Roselando on Exercise and Breathing
Exercise & Breathing
Regular daily exercise of the slow, soft, rhythmic variety keeps the joints limber, tones tendons and muscles, and promotes circulation of essence and energy throughout the system. Deep breathing acts as a 'second heart' to circulate blood, switches the nervous system over to the rejuvenating, immunity-boosting parasympathetic circuit, enhances nourishment and cleansing of tissues by blood, and stimulates positive biofeedback between the endocrine and nervous systems. Together, soft exercise and deep breathing form a basis of Qigong, which remains one of the most important of all disciplines for promoting health and promoting life!