Using the Chi Machine

Using The Chi Machine

Simply lie on a firm surface, place your feet on the machine and relax. Set the timer and enjoy the sensations.

"Whenever I get the urge to exercise, I lie down until it passes off."
G. K. Chesterton
Now you can lie down and let it pass off using The Chi Machine!

Observing some simple guidelines will ensure you gain the best from your Chi Machine.
Do Not Use The Chi Machine...
· for one hour after eating a heavy meal, and half an hour after a light meal
· within three months of surgery or bone fracture
· if suffering from open wounds or infections
· with serious heart disease (unable to walk)
· during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Massage Session Periods

In the first instance of receiving your machine there may be a tendency to risk giving yourself a longer time on it than that recommended. This can be very detrimental to your health and in this case little is better than more! If you follow the instruction and gradually increase your time on the massager you will find the benefits will build up.

If over 55 years of age, limit sessions to 2 to 5 minute periods daily. If no discomfort is experienced, sessions can be extended from 5 to 10 minutes the second week and then to the normal session time of 15 minutes in the third week.

Those under 55 years of age should initially do 5 minutes each session daily but can readily increase to 15 minutes at their own discretion if no discomfort is experienced.

There is no limit to the daily session other than those mentioned above, or to using the full range of the 'timer' setting, but it is recommended that a reasonable break be given between sessions.

If you are on medication and you are given the dosage of 2 tablets daily and you did not feel they were working and increased your dosage to 10 tablets you would expect an overdose situation. It is the same with 'The Chi Machine'.

Getting Started

Place 'The Chi Machine' on a firm surface with the handle facing away from you. Plug the massager into the electricity supply. Remove any tight clothing, spectacles, watches, shoes and any other items which will cause you discomfort.

Have some pillows nearby in case you need them to put under your knees or other body parts if your movement is restricted badly. Naturally it is much better to do without support and gradually as you begin to benefit from 'The Chi Machine' you will not need these supports. From the outset it is best NOT to place a pillow under the head. This could interfere with the body height in relationship to the machine height. A light cover is sometimes useful because as you relax the body temperature can drop and you may feel a little cool.

Before you start your machine you will need to drink a glass of water. This is important. Why the water? Water is the medium that carries the 'Chi' around the body and acts as a clearing tool and the water takes the oxygen to the organs, as you pass more water you detox your system. At the end of your session another glass of water is taken to continue the process.

Set your timer and relax allowing the mind to find a quiet place, you can imagine you are standing in the Rockies looking at the beautiful scene above, as you begin to deepen your breathing. You may wish to play some relaxing music as you enjoy the gentle massage received as the ankle rest rocks back and forth moving your body in a gentle gold fish like movement from the feet upwards to the top of your head.

When the timer automatically stops the massager, you stay where you are. You may feel the rush of Chi moving around your body as a tingling from head to toe or you may feel very peaceful. It is in this stillness at the end of the movement you will gain added benefits because 40% of the treatment is while the machine is moving and 60% in the moments after. When The Chi rush has finished or you have lain quietly for some moments place your feet on the floor as near your buttocks as possible with the feet close together. The knees will be at an 45 degree angle, again after a few moments of inertia let the knees fall to one side then gently to the other, keeping the hips on the floor. Do this for approximately six times each side, more if your prefer, then take your time in returning to a standing position by rolling over on your side. Don't forget to drink your water!
A full instructions for use leaflet will be supplied on purchase of the machine.

There are three positions recommended for 'The Chi Machine'. Try experimenting but remember, always make sure that you are comfortable and as relaxed as possible.
The Neutral Position
Lie with your arms relaxed by your sides at about a 45 degree angle. This position is particularly good for the release of tension, mood balancing, insomnia, internal organ discomfort, constipation and lower back problems.
The Mid Position
The Mid Position
Place both hands under your head with fingers clasped. This position exaggerates the curves of the spine and will impart a stronger motion to the spinal column. Good for migraines, headaches, misaligned spine, backache, gout and arthritis..
The Stretched Back Position
Stretch both arms above your head keeping than as straight as possible. (you may want to place a pillow under the arms to start with). This position puts a stretch through the whole body and can help weight loss, muscle toning, to relieve shoulder tendonitis, muscle tension and upper back tension.
The Chi Machine provides the answer to being healthy without energy loss, body stress or effort!
  • Most people experience a deep sense of relaxation during the massage and a pleasurable to exhilarating feeling following the massage.
  • Some may feel tired or sore in some area. This may suggest a healthy circulation is being restored. Soreness might also relate to an old injury or 'Chi' energy flow blockage. If soreness occurs reduce session time to 2-3 minutes and gradually return to 15 minutes massage once soreness ceases.