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Complete T'Ai Chi: The Definitive Guide to Physical and Emotional Self-Improvement

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Publisher Comments:

Today people around the world are discovering the benefits of Tai-chi, an ancient Chinese system of exercise based on calm, graceful movements that condition the body from the inside out. With benefits like stress reduction, plus improved flexibility and concentration, Tai-chi has become the ultimate form of self help and personal growthand#8212;exercise for relaxing and strengthening both body and spirit.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Master Huang's andlt;iandgt;Complete Tai-chiandlt;/iandgt; is the definitive introduction to the Condensed Form of Wu-style Tai-chi, a form that has gained enormous popularity as a healing exercise because it stresses the development of internal energy for self-healing. The 36 postures of this style are beautiful in their simplicity and completely safe, regard less of one's age or physical condition. Included in this book are a detailed guide to the 36 posturesand#8212;with more than 250 illustrative photographsand#8212;a historical overview of Tai-chi, and translations of classic works by Tai-chi masters.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The demands of Tai-chi are small, but the rewards are great. A few minutes each day and a bit of open space are all one needs to find a new path to youthfulness and longevity, and at the same time reach the peak of physical and emotional well-being.

Synopsis:

While promoting health and spiritual awareness, this book provides step-by-step instruction in the practice, history and philosophy of Wu-style Tai-chi.

Synopsis:

Complete step-by-step introduction to tai chi. With translations of the nine original classics of tai chi chuan.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Master Alfred Huangandlt;/bandgt; is a native of China, and has practiced the art of Tai-chi for over fifty years. In 1966, as the Cultural Revolution swept China, he was accused of being an American spy and imprisoned for thirteen years. According to Master Huang, Tai-chi gave him the strength to endure this ordeal. In 1980 he emigrated to the U.S., making his home in Hawaii, where he is the founder and director of the Wholistic Tai-chi Education and Research Associationi and director of New Harmony--Friends of Total Health.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804818971
Subtitle:
The Definitive Guide to Physical and Emotional Self-Improvement
Author:
Huang, Alfred
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Physical Education
Subject:
Martial Arts - Taichi
Subject:
Tai chi chuan
Subject:
Tai Chi
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Martial Arts-Tai Chi Chuan
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
martial arts; Tai Chi; self help; personal growth; Tai Chi books
Subject:
Tai chi; Tai-chi; self help; personal growth; stress reduction; emotional well-being; wu-style tai-chi
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
910
Publication Date:
19930415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 260 photos
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 19 oz

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While promoting health and spiritual awareness, this book provides step-by-step instruction in the practice, history and philosophy of Wu-style Tai-chi.
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