Described as an exercising program for “youthing,” The Five Tibetan Rites are a program used by Tibetan monks to live a long, vibrant and healthy life. The Tibetans claim that these exercises activate and stimulate the seven chakras which in turn stimulate the glands of the endocrine system. This hormonal network regulates the body’s overall functioning and aging. The man who brought these Five Rites out of Tibet stated that, “performing the Five Rites stimulates the circulation of essential life energy throughout the body.” This means that this practice will have a deep impact on the functioning of one’s organs, aging process, physical and energetic systems.
Documented benefits include; “looking much younger, sleeping soundly, waking up feeling refreshed and energetic, release from serious medical problems including difficulties with spines, relief from problems with joints, release from pain, better memory, arthritis relief, weight loss, improved vision, youthing instead of aging, greatly improved physical strength, endurance and vigor, improved emotional and mental health, enhanced sense of well being and harmony, and very high overall energy.”
The routine is similar to a modified yoga series. Please refer to the following url for the print out of the exercises as well as several modifications if you have injuries that will prevent you from performing some of the moves.
Thanks and enjoy!
Dr. Charlie Martone