Tai Chi Illustrated

Tai Chi Illustrated

Book - 2012
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Human Kinetics

Increase muscle strength, improve flexibility, and reduce pain and stiffness. Each year, millions of people worldwide discover the incredible physical and mental benefits of tai chi. Now, with Tai Chi Illustrated, you can, too.

Internationally renowned instructor Master Pixiang Qiu and mind–body exercise expert Weimo Zhu demonstrate the most effective forms for harnessing the healing power of chi, or energy. Follow their lead and improve balance and coordination, relieve stress, and reduce pain and muscle stiffness.

Tai Chi Illustrated is a step-by-step guide complete with detailed instructions and full-color photo sequences for the basic movements and popular forms, such as Grasp Sparrow’s Tail and Part the Wild Horse’s Mane. You will connect the forms to follow the yang-style sample routines, or create your own to address your health and fitness needs.

Whether you are completely new to tai chi or have practiced for years, Tai Chi Illustrated will you be your guide to the path of better health and self-awareness.

Tai Chi Illustrated offers a comprehensive look at the exercise some call “moving meditation.” Full-color photo sequences demonstrate how to perform the most popular tai chi routines. Tai Chi Illustrated makes it easy to learn these mind–body exercises and harness the healing power of chi, putting you on the path to better health and self-awareness.

Baker & Taylor
Features illustrated step-by-step instructions for learning tai chi's basic movements and forms, and offers guidance on creating routines that address specific health and fitness needs.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012
ISBN: 9781450401609
Branch Call Number: 613.7148 Qi16t
Characteristics: vii, 231 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Zhu, Weimo 1955-


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