body tapping is a traditional health practice in much of asia. in dahn yoga body tapping is used as a warm-up exercise to release tension, stimulate circulation and unblock the body's "energy centers."
dahn yoga warm up also features an exercise for strengthening and releasing tension in the lower abdomen. this exercise relaxes the diaphragm and improves general circulation.
in dahn yoga the gentle stretching of muscles and joint rotations are designed to help ki (energy) flow more smoothly through the body's energy channels called "meridians."
Deep Breathing Postures
dahn yoga include special postures to encourage deep abdominal breathing for greater relaxation and activation of the body's central energy center or "dahn jon."
as practitioners develop greater body awareness and ability to relax, their level of concentration deepens. dahn yoga energy meditation accelerates this process by shifting the focus away from busy thoughts to the physical sensations of the body.
Dahn Yoga Fundamentals Dahn Yoga is a practice learned through experience, rather than acquisition of knowledge. However, there are some key concepts that will help practitioners understand how Dahn Yoga differs from other exercise programs.