Sun on the kidneys

This great, mind-training exercise is perfect to start your daily Qi practice.


  1. Stand in basic Qigong posture with your kidneys facing the sun.
  2. Place the palms of your hands on your kidneys.
  3. Breathe in and visualize opening Ming Meng point (between the kidneys).
  4. Hold the breath as you circulate the warm golden sun energy in a figure of eight around each kidney, warming them. Repeat three times.
  5. Breathe out and visualise releasing all sluggish, stale, dirty, sick, painful energy down the legs and out through your K1 point under each foot.
  6. Repeat numbers 3, 4 and 5 at least three times. Slowly build up to nine times.
  7. Now with a final breath close the Ming Meng door.
  8.  Calm Qi three times.


The Sun on the kidneys exercise:

  • activates and warms the kidneys
  • cleanses, as you release sluggish, painful and dirty Qi back to mother earth
  • calms and relaxes you
  • helps achieve strong kidney – strong body.


Keep your mind on the breath at all times, guiding the circulation of Qi.

Other pages of interest:

  1. Kidney activation walk
  2. tapping
  3. shaking

For more healthy exercises, enrol for my online Qigong classes.

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