Chiran Yangshen Gong (Natural nourishing life exercise)- the wise cultivate Yang in spring and summer, and Yin in autumn and winter, so that they follow the law of nature. Otherwise it will bring detriment to body and spirit. Therefore, Yin-yang and the four seasons represent the alternation pattern of myriad things in movement.  This set of exercises nourishes the body.

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The most important thing for the practicer of this form to remember is to be as relaxed as possible and keep a slow pace, as it is a very long form and should take approximately thirty minutes to perform. Every movement can be used either as an attack or defense, and the basic energy center for all of these movements is the abdominal region, known as the Dan Tian in Chinese.