Q i g o n g

(simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; literally: "Life Energy Cultivation") is a type of spiritual practice intended to "align" body, breath, and mind for health, meditation, and martial arts training.

With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts,

qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance

qi (chi) or what has been translated as "life energy".