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The "Rise" of Liver Qi.

In the beginning stages of training it's important that we first strive towards an optimal foundation of health. As a student advances in their training the emphasis on building a body that is ideal for the internal arts becomes much greater. The reason is that the energy system of a physical body that has achieved a strong degree of health, can be awakened much more easily. However this can only be done by keeping in mind the physical root that we are working from. Because they are a direct product of five spiritual pulses, the vital organs are a key aspect of this physical root and illustrate the close relation between physicality and consciousness. Proper body alignment, fascia tone, strength and flexibility are important factors in a students development, which depends on the practitioners ability to balance and support their liver qi.

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