Qigong in Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties (220 A.D. – 581 A.D.)
During the Wei, Jin, Southern and Northern Dynasties, even though there were frequent wars that the society was in turmoil and the economic development was stagnated, qigong continued to develop without a standstill because dao yin and health cultivation practices were popular among the scholar-bureaucrats.
Qigong in Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - 220 A.D.)
Qigong was further developed during the Han Dynasty, the routines and techniques became more specific and the theories more elaborate.