Tai Chi Chuan Classical Yang Style: The Complete Form Qigong (Paperback)
This book is an in-depth guide for learning Tai Chi Chuan.
Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) is a both a relaxed moving meditation and a sophisticated martial arts system. Unique to any other form of exercise, it trains the body (movement), the mind (meditation) and the spirit (confidence).
Through practicing Tai Chi Chuan, you are able to calm down the mind, locate your spiritual center, and consequently find your entire being. From these 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 to learn Tai Chi Chuan properly. It offers a general plan for practicing, and goes into great depth, presenting enough content for many years proper learning:
You will learn:
- What Tai Chi Chuan is
- How to practice
- The history of Tai Chi Chuan
- Tai Chi Chuan postures
- About Qi, Qigong, and man
- Fundamental stances
- Categories of Qigong
- Warm-up and get loose exercises
- Tai Chi Qigong
- Qigong training theory
- Qigong and Tai Chi Chuan
- Tai Chi Chuan thirteen postures (eight doors and five stepping)
- The traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Long Form step-by-step
This edition includes an easy-to-follow layout. Each technique is presented in four to six large photographs with detailed instructions on how to perform the movements. Motion arrows are used on the photographs to help you execute the movements correctly.
About the Author
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.