Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style by Yang Jwing-Ming
The Complete Form Qigong

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Gold Winner - 2011 IP's Living Now AwardsGold Winner - 2011 eLit AwardFinalist - 2011 Eric Hoffer AwardFinalist - 2011 USA Best Book Award
Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) is a slow and relaxed moving meditation. It is also a sophisticated martial arts system. Through practicing Taijiquan, you are able to calm down the mind, locate your spiritual center, and consequently find your entire being. From the relaxed moving exercise, you can bring your physical body into an ultimate level of relaxation and natural ease, resulting in smooth Qi (inner energy) and blood circulation. This is a key to maintaining health and recovering from sickness.
This book is an in-depth guide for beginners to learn Taijiquan properly. It offers a general plan for practicing Taijiquan, and then goes into great depth to present enough content for proper learning.
You will learn: What Taijiquan is How to practiceThe history of TaijiquanTaijiquan posturesAbout Qi and QigongMain Fundamental stancesCategories of QigongTaiji qigongQigong training theoryQigong and TaijiquanTaijiquan thirteen postures (eight doors and five stepping)The traditional Yang Style Taijiquan Long Form This REVISED EDITION has a new easy-to-follow layout, each movement presented in a series of large photographs with clear same-page instructions for each Taiji posture. This book is sure to advance your practice and save you much time and energy.
 

About Yang Jwing-Ming

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Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, Ph.D., is a world-renowned author, scholar, and teacher of Chinese martial arts. He is a leading authority on Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong. He has been involved in Chinese martial arts since 1961, has established over 55 schools in 18 countries, and authored more than 35 books and 80 instructional videos. Dr. Yang teaches and offers ongoing seminars at his schools and his California Retreat Center near Arcata, Northern California.
 
Published April 1, 2011 by YMAA Publication Center. 396 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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