"Standing Qigong" is also known as "standing-on-stake", "post-standing", "pile-standing" or "standing like a tree".

Zhàn Zhuāng is both basic exercise and supreme discipline of qigong. The body is arranged perpendicularly above the so-called "kidney points", acupuncture points in the soles of the feet. For that matter a good teacher's assistance is indispensable.

Standing in perfectly aligned structure allows the so-called "sinking" and thereby the dissolving of blockades in joints and tissues. It's purpose is the correct distribution of energy within the body and the achievement of a deep rooting, which allows a master to stand for hours in complete relaxation, even if umpteen persons try to push him away.
"zhàn zhuāng"
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