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About the Course

Exercise is medicine. Regular and moderate exercise can effectively strengthen immune system so as to reduce the risk of virus infection and also improve or assist in the treatment of dysthymic disorders like anxiety and depression. This course provides suggestions for the general public about how to actively respond to the outbreak of novel coronavirus. It also explains: how the immune system reacts when viruses invade into the body; why exercises can enhance immunity and what is the mechanism; what the difference is between western sports and traditional eastern exercises. Besides, the course includes training lessons on Baduanjin, Zhanzhuang, Daoyin, Yoga and other exercises conducive to immunity improvement. This course is characteristic for its combination of physical education and medicine, so the course will be taught by experts in either sports or medicine. The teaching content covers both disciplinary theory and specific training method, showcasing the unique culture and charm of the East while conducting cross-cultural communication as well as sharing the wisdom of traditional exercises and modern research and application in this regard....

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Jun 22, 2023

finally, learned about yoga and daoyin shu, this course was so fruitful. i am recommending this one.


May 19, 2021

Great to be a part of this journey of learning new things

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By Srinivas R

May 19, 2021

Great to be a part of this journey of learning new things

By Mohd A A S

Jul 12, 2021

Thank you for the valuable and informative contents. Well done. Just a suggestions: at the practical parts, please show the easier option for those with illness and disease as well as pregnancy options. I'm a Medical Dr and a fitness instructor teaching Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates in gyms. We always show the easier options, the advanced option and the pregnancy options. For example at the Sun salutation part, we don't always jump back from forward fold to down dog. we slowly step back 1 leg at a time. This option is safe for less athletic people and the pregnant ladies. Another option is bending knees at poses transition from 1 pose to next pose. It is safer. So, my suggestion is to add on precautions and EASY/ADVANCED/PREGNANCY OPTIONS. Hope to see Part 2 of this course, perhaps covering Tai Chi (Shaolin or Wudang styles). Thank you and take care. Love from Kuala Lumpur.

By Wing T A

Dec 29, 2020


By Giovanni W A

May 24, 2021

The demonstration videos of yoga will help beginners to understand the roots and principles of the exercises. in terms of academics, the material presented needs to be reviewed to match the quiz. Some questions in the quizzes are not related to the scripts presented by the instructors. Still, I will recommend the course to friends.

By Martin B

Feb 28, 2021

The english is poor and sometimes difficult to understand. The link between immunology and exercise might have been more specific. The video's of the exercises went rather fast and speech was not following the movements, which made it difficult to follow. BUT all in all very intersting indeed and still glad I have followed the course!

By Jiesen T

May 18, 2022

the course is very useful for dailly health preventation exercise. As a Traditional Chinese Medicine Internship Student, I can recomended exercise from this course to my patient. Not only that, I also can learn more about Treaditional Eastern Exercise and repeat and get more understand about what I have learnt from my classes. The instructer explained the classes material welll and easy understandable with the reference source that students can self study more about the class detailes.

By Ilse R R G

Jan 9, 2021

Sería genial que se agreguen subtitulos en español.

By Judy C

Jun 30, 2021

Excellent course with some practical applications.

By Hans J

Feb 10, 2022

the lectures on daoyin are very interesting and help ful.

By Nikolaos M

Feb 1, 2021

At the exercises the coordination of speech and movement is mostly off and dazzle you.

By Fernando E

Jan 15, 2022

Excelente. Los conocimientos que adquirimos en este curso son muy importantes para proteger nuestra vida en tiempos de Pandemia. Felicitaciones a todos los maestros y a todos los que participaron en este gran esfuerzo. Gracias.

By Mónica A R

May 18, 2022

This course is quite basic, it teaches you the straight forward information, the books are completely related to the subject and the videos showing examples of the exercises are easy to follow even if you arent as experienced.

By Natinya P

Jun 23, 2023

finally, learned about yoga and daoyin shu, this course was so fruitful. i am recommending this one.

By Stefano B

May 23, 2024

I found this course very interesting because it deals with rather original and important topic.

By Vitor D d O

Jul 8, 2022


By Mohammed R

Jul 15, 2023

Great information, Can't express how much benefit.."

By Susanlee

May 5, 2023

excellent course, made me think and exercise!

By David H

May 31, 2021

Very fine. Thanks from Mexico.


Nov 20, 2021

I learned everything

By Mariana C R F

Jun 3, 2021

Very interesting!


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Jan 9, 2022

To many articles for those dont want to be master about it. Videos are great. Maybe video durations became longer and articles will be shorter for better experiences