Yang Meijun, the late 27th lineage holder, taught 11 forms which are listed below.
Forms 1 and 2 were published in her book “Wild Goose Qigong”, China Science and
Technology Press, 1991 (ISBN 7-5046-0127-6). The remaining forms were described
in her second book (ISBN 7-5067-0620-2) which has only been published in Mandarin.
Both books have line drawings of the forms. See some excerpts of Dr. Bingkun Hu
performing the Wild Goose Forms here.
Wild Goose Qigong Basic Training 1 (The First 64 Movements)
Wild Goose Qigong Basic Training 1 is well known for its lovely and graceful movements,
which are suggestive of the image of an innocent and carefree wild goose. As a "movement-oriented"
Qigong, Wild Goose movements and postures naturally open up our twelve regular meridians.
Practicing Wild Goose Qigong can:
* Improve blood circulation
* Develop breathing and movement coordination
* Increase body and mind flexibility
* Cultivate awareness of Qi in and around our bodies.
Wild Goose Qigong Basic Training 1 is a comprehensive qigong training as is Wild
Goose Basic Training 2. Some of the other forms have a specific focus.
An excerpt from Dr. Bingkun Hu’s DVD on this from is shown below.
Wild Goose Qigong 2
Wild Goose 2 Qigong, through its lovely and expressive movements, develops both our
upper and lower dan-tian ("third eye"). It trains our ability to not only take in
fresh energy but also get rid of sickly Qi, thus enabling us to detoxify and strengthen
ourselves at the same time. Throughout its long history, Wild Goose 2 Qigong has
been proven effective for:
* Improving one's cognitive functions
* Developing one's mental potential
Wild Goose Qigong 3 - Kunlun Bagua Qigong
Through the simple turning over of the palms, and the natural left and right turn
of the body, this delightful qigong trains our upper and lower body coordination
and how to shift body weight in an effortless way. Contrary to Bagua steps for self-defence,
walking the circle steps in Kunlun Bagua is meditative and self-fulfilling. Together
with the coiling of the wrists, it balances the yin and yang aspects of our bodies
and promotes self-healing. It opens up the Conception and Governing vessels, and
nourishes our internal organs.
Wild Goose Qigong 4 - Tripod and Spiral Qigong
Wild Goose Tripod & Spiral Qigong is one of those rare jewels which can be enjoyed
by both qigong beginners and advanced practitioners alike. Often taught before learning
Wild Goose Qigong 2, Tripod & Spiral Qigong is unique in providing a variety of training
within one set of qigong movements: ranging from postures, relaxation, stretching,
the free flow of Qi, and finally achieving the microcosmic orbit. Practising this
qigong will have multiple health benefits, which include:
* Boosting one's immune system
* Improving one's cognitive functions
* Building up one's inner strength
* Alleviating common aches and pains.
An excerpt of Dr. Bingkun Hu performing Tripod and Spiral Qigong is shown below.
Wild Goose Qigong 5 - Soft Palms Qigong
Wild Goose Soft Palms Qigong is well known for its lively and ever-flowing lines
of movement. One trains coordination, relaxation and agility in a most enjoyable
way. Keeping palms relaxed and soft while moving both ones arms and legs creates
a "centreing-expanding" rhythm. Before long, a feeling of warmth radiates over the
body, including fingers and toes (helping remedy cold and numbness of extremities
in many individuals). Wild Goose 5 induces Qi to circulate in the 12 regular meridians
and also opens the heart chakra so that you feel happy and elated. Practicing Soft
* Tonifies and strengthens your heart
* Helps prevent and heal heart disease
* Relieves anxiety and other negative emotions.
Wild Goose Qigong 6 - Pattting Along The Meridians Qigong
Wild Goose Qigong 6 is also widely known as Patting Along the Meridians Qigong. One
pats the 12 meridians in a specific order and direction, combined with walking in
the Kunlun Bagua circle. In this way practitioners are able to open their Crown and
Bubbling Spring (K-1 acupoint on bottom of the feet) acupoints. They are able to
relax, detoxify and nourish their internal organs. This lovely practice integrates
moving qigong with meditation. Its simple movements and meditative tempo make it
enjoyable for everyone to practice regardless of age or physical strength. This qigong
is also well known for its curative power in preventing qigong deviations.
Wild Goose Qigong 7 - Back Stretching Qigong
Wild Goose Qigong 7 stretches the spine and opens the Governing Vessel. It uses the
deceptively simple Chinese figure eight movement to relax the entire waist and hips
(GB-30 acupoint). Together with the Bagua steps and the whole body dipping-down movements,
this qigong opens up the Crown and Bubbling Spring acupoints. At the same time,
it effectively trains body coordination, relaxation, and sensory-motor awareness.
Wild Goose 7 is well known for its many health benefits:
* Alleviating lower back pain and shoulder pain
* Relieving stiff neck and knee problems
* Training body coordination and awareness
* Increasing flexibility
* Learning to feel Qi moving in the hips and waist
* Helping Yoga practice
Wild Goose Qigong 8 - Five Elements and Bagua
Wild Goose 8 Qigong is a showcase of how martial arts movements are incorporated
into soft qigong movements to enhance qigong effects. Learn the secret of how quick
and linear movements can stimulate Qi to permeate to the body surface, and how soft
and gentle movements can stimulate Qi to run deep to nourish internal organs. This
Wild Goose Qigong 9 is an advanced qigong in the Wild Goose system. Practising this
qigong allows you to open up all your meridians, to mix your own Qi with the energy
of the heavens and Earth (hun yun Qi), and to start making the coveted "inner elixir."
Two specific techniques make this training possible:
Defined movements are used to generate the circulation of Qi to the open chest area
The olfactory sensation of an aroma, real or imaginary, is used as a catalyst for
further stilling and relaxing of your mind and body.
This allows the Qi to move easily and smoothly inside and outside the body. Practising
the Qigong also has the benefit of immensely increasing sensitivity to Qi, thus improving
one’s ability to absorb the fresh energy from outside and get rid of dirty Qi.
Wild Goose 11 - Self Cultivation Qigong
Wild Goose 11 is an advanced qigong in the Wild Goose system. Combining mudras, mantras,
and Bagua steps with easy-flowing movements, this qigong is designed to have a calming
down effect. With proper guidance, this qigong can induce the Qi to circulate not
only inside our body, but also go beyond our body to be connected with the heaven
and earth energy.
It is designed to:
Develop a healthy immune system in our body, which helps prevent certain diseases
as well as self-heal. These diseases include brain tumour, sensory organs (i.e. eyes,
ears, and nose, etc) problems, and joints problems.
Train an active and alert mind - which includes improving one’s memory and increasing
one’s neuron synapses, so that one’s mental ability to process, analyse, and synthesize
data and information will be sharper and quicker.
Unravel human potentiality. To cultivate qigong special abilities, such as: to be
connected with the energy of the universe; to be able to interpret the information
we received from far, far away(tian-yan-kai - “to be able to “see” through one’s
third eye), etc.