Once you learn the basic breathing techniques, the movement of the breath is used in regulating the body. Movement of CHI within the body can be regulated within the body to flow with the inhalation and exhalation of the body. The basic goals of Chi Kung is to learn to control the flow of CHI within the energy channels. There are lots of places within the body where the CHI doesn't flow smoothly. Wherever it hurts or feels numb, the CHI is not flowing freely. The exercises involved in regulating the body is regarded as CHI KUNG. These are moving exercises. They combine movement and breathing.
The exercise involved in Taoist Yoga have many interesting names and histories. The Tao Yin is almost 2500 years old. It evolved to promote health and cure certain diseases by combining regulated, controlled breathing with physical exercises. It is very good for the lower back, legs, neck and shoulders. There are many such exercises which we will be learning in the coming few weeks.