In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Jing is considered one of the Three Treasures essential to sustaining human life. Jing is translated to the ‘essence’, required for growth, development and reproduction. It is intimately connected to the concept of Qi – the vital force of the body.
The wholeness of our body is the second of the 3 pillars of health; it has the amazing capacity to take us from the simplest of tasks to the toughest of physical challenges.
An essential component to a healthy body is in attaining and maintaining an optimal body composition, and the prevention of disease.
The foundations of a healthy body encompass a healthy lifestyle including moderate physical activity and exercise, stretches, optimal nutrition, avoidance of recreational substances, smoking cessation and alcohol in moderation.