The term "Qigong" was first used in the 1950's by Dr. Liu Guizhen, founder of Hebei Medical Qigong Hospital and School, to define a health promoting exercise that emphasized breath regulation.
"Qi" means "breath" or "vital life force" and "Gong" the exercise to promote the "Qi".In ancient times, Qigong was called the "method to eliminate diseases and prolong life". In 1955, when Hebei Medical Qigong Hospital and School was established, Dr. Liu Guizhen used "Neiyang Gong" (Inner Nourishing) Qigong, in the clinic for treating illnesses and for scientific research.
For the past 50 years, Neiyang Gong Qigong has proven to be an effective treatment method for digestive, respiratory, nervous system and spine related diseases.
Today, Neiyang Gong Qigong is taught at the school by Mrs. Liu Yafei, Dr. Liu Guizhen's