yin and yang

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yin and yang

The opposite but complementary principles of Chinese philosophy incorporated into traditional Chinese medicine. Yin is feminine, dark and negative, Yang masculine, bright and positive. Their interaction and balance is believed to maintain the harmony of the body.
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By practising the breathing techniques, movements, postures and meditation, you learn how to balance the passive and active forces of ying and yang, allowing the energy to move freely.
Over the centuries, this evolved into a more systemised skill and became linked to ying and yang, the basis for Chinese traditional medicine.
He kicked off with: "This is all about ying and yang."