Prerequisite: Modified Abdominal Breathing.
After understanding Abdominal Breathing to create Zheng (True) Qi in the body, regulating the Qi in the Small Heavenly Circle is imperative for health. Small Heavenly Circle is also called Microcosmic Orbit for Yoga practices.
Completing the Small Heavenly Circle is the most crucial cycle of the body. Small Heavenly Circle connects two important channels of the body. Small Heavenly Circle connects the Du (Governing) Channel and Ren (Conceptional) Channel. These two channels act like reservoirs for Qi that also supply extra Qi to other regular and extra channels of the body. All other channels of the body are dependent on the Qi from the Small Heavenly Circle.
Understanding how to move the energy in this cycle helps move the Qi & fluids to face and head. Small Heavenly Circle is essential in regulating body temperature. It also helps balance excess Qi in the body. These excess Qi can be manifested as anxiety and chest pain such as from heart aches or breathing problems. Regulating the Ren helps induce relaxation with abdominal breathing.
Regulating the Small Heavenly Circle maintains essential body function and health.
This workshop will conclude with connecting the Small Heavenly Circle with the Grand Heavenly Circle.