Recently, the Confucius Institute of Kansai Foreign Studies University held a series of lectures on Chinese culture on the theme of "Chinese Spring body mechanics" in ICC of Zhonggong campus.
Since ancient times, China has paid attention to health preservation. In spring, yang qi naturally outward from the human body, thus spring health preservation focuses on “germinal” to adapt to qi in spring and to conform to the law of season. The lecture briefly introduced the origin and development of Chinese body mechanics. The students had a clear understanding of the history and characteristics of Chinese body mechanics by means of pictures and videos as well as the "ten advantages" of body mechanics.
The teacher selected to teach the students the most popular "the eighth sets of radio gymnastics ". The citizens watched the video of the eighth set of video gymnastics first, and then learnt the episodes one by one following the teacher. In the beat of "one, two, three, four ...", they practiced the actions one by one, including arm and chest expansion, twist the waist and kick legs, body stretch, showing spiritual pleasure.