How often should one practise kouksundo?
Ideally, it should become an everyday habit. It then helps to feel changes in your body and soul, you gain more energy, better sleep, less stress. Knowing that it is difficult for a person to acquire such habit, Master Jin Mok says “Keep on practicing. Do it as much as you can”.
Daily practice takes around 1 hour and 20 minutes, but it could be shortened.
What time of the day is best for practicing kouksundo?
Kouksundo can be practiced anytime. Although it is easier to breathe in the morning, our bodies tend to be more stagnant. The opposite happens in the evenings – our breathing is being complicated because of the stress we experienced throughout the day, but the movements are loose/unrestrained.
Since just awake we naturally breathe with dangeon, Master Jin Mok recommends not to rush with getting out of the bed, rather lay on the back and breathe deep and rhythmical with the lower part of abdominal for 10 minutes.
Why are we hearing about this practise only now?
First of all, kouksundo has been a secret practice for thousands of years – like many other teachings about life energy originated in the East. Only several decades ago Korean Masters of Kouksundo started to share secrets of their knowledge and teaching.
We are lucky because Master Jin Mok, who has been coming to Lithuania, had been taught by legendary kuksando teacher Chung San from his early age. Secondly, most influential kouksundo masters, Master Jin Mok for instance, are making sure that this practise would not be used for pragmatic commercial purposes. Masters believe that only authentic, primordial training that mountain sages had been creating for thounsands of year can help to a person. That is the exact, first-hand training we are given.
How can one become a kuksando teacher?
Qualification of the kouksundo teacher is given by Master, with whom you are practising. Master makes an assessment by this criteria:
Kuksando Master ingenuously assesses face of preparation and grants the certificate;
Kuksando teachers in our centre are being assessed by Master Jin Mok (South Korea) himself.