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Founded upon elements of Taoist and Buddhist principles, the practice of Yi Chuan focuses on cultivation of vital energy. Although from outward appearance a practitioner of Yi Chuan is still and focused, the inner movements correct and heal different systems of the body. A tree is still on the outside, yet inside it there are vital activities through the entire organism, likewise blood and chi circulations heals and strengthen one's body while a practitioner is standing still.

It does not take long to see the benefits of Yi Chuan. Through prolonged practice, one develops a sense of connectivity and unity throughout the body. It is as though your entire body is one single unit or "muscle as one" as the masters have called it.

"Acquiring strength from comfort" is another unique quality of Yi Chuan. This phase is characterized by the comfortable sensation a practitioner feels in training. In Yi Chuan, resting is training, training is resting.

Yi Chuan practices put the most emphasis on "Yi" (intention, willful consciousness), therefore mental effort is important during practice. Through regular practice, a practitioner can develop a very clear, sharp mental capability and a general heightened awareness and "connectedness" with his/her surroundings.