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Restoring Your Life Energy: Simple Chi Gung Practices to Reduce Stress and Enhance Well-Being

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In our busy lives we are bombarded by energy that taxes us and depletes our chi. This book of simple movements and meditations drawn from the Chinese arts of t'ai chi and chi gung will help restore your life energy, known as chi. Chi, according to traditional Chinese medicine, is the fuel and essence that connects body, mind, and spirit, and without it we fall apart physically, mentally, and spiritually. In Restoring Your Life Energy, well-known and respected t'ai chi master Waysun Liao explains why protecting our chi is so important, how chi gets taxed and damaged in our lives, and how to restore it. He explains:

   • The three levels of healing—physical, mental, and energetic/spiritual: what they are, why it is important to understand them, and how to target our practice to address each level;

   • Moving meditation, a powerful way of restoring chi (once we learn to sense the flow of chi, we can actually direct healing chi energy to areas in our body that need attention);

   • And how to integrate our knowledge of chi with conventional advice regarding diet, exercise, and medication.

The book includes numerous exercises including "exercises for daily life," simple breathing and sensory meditations that can be done throughout the day; more advanced breathing and sensory meditations; standing exercises to move internal energy; "cleansing forms" to do during times of stress; and deeply cleansing and restorative "Tao gong" exercises. 

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Poor diet, pollution, and the stresses of daily life all have a negative impact on our health and well-being; this program of simple movements and meditations taught by Master Waysun Liao, a renowned teacher of the Chinese movement arts of t’ai chi and chi gung, will restore both your body and mind.

In our busy lives we are bombarded by physical and emotional stressors that tax us and deplete our vital life energy—known as chi. According to traditional Chinese medicine, chi is the fuel and essence that connects body, mind, and spirit, and without it we fall apart physically, mentally, and spiritually. Master Liao explains why protecting our chi is so important, how it gets taxed and damaged in our lives, and—most importantly—how to restore it. He demonstrates exercises and meditations to be done on a daily basis that are easy-to-learn, low-impact, and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

The healthful benefits of the practices are now recognized in mainstream medical circles where t’ai chi and chi gung classes are increasingly offered as complementary medicine. Master Waysun Liao’s selected exercises provide the essentials for a restorative, revitalizing practice.

About the Author

Master Waysun Liao studied t’ai chi in a Taoist temple in his native Taiwan from the age of twelve. He is the founder and master of the Taichi Tao Center in Oak Park, Illinois, where he has taught for nearly forty years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590309964
Author:
Liao, Waysun
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Metaphysics-Healing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.96 x 5.95 x 0.44 in 0.48 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Alternative
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » General Medicine
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Qigong
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Stress
Humanities » Philosophy » General
Metaphysics » Healing
Religion » Eastern Religions » Philosophy General
Sports and Outdoors » Martial Arts » General
Sports and Outdoors » Martial Arts » Tai Chi Chuan
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Martial Arts » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Martial Arts » Tai Chi and Qigong

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"Synopsis" by , Poor diet, pollution, and the stresses of daily life all have a negative impact on our health and well-being; this program of simple movements and meditations taught by Master Waysun Liao, a renowned teacher of the Chinese movement arts of t’ai chi and chi gung, will restore both your body and mind.

In our busy lives we are bombarded by physical and emotional stressors that tax us and deplete our vital life energy—known as chi. According to traditional Chinese medicine, chi is the fuel and essence that connects body, mind, and spirit, and without it we fall apart physically, mentally, and spiritually. Master Liao explains why protecting our chi is so important, how it gets taxed and damaged in our lives, and—most importantly—how to restore it. He demonstrates exercises and meditations to be done on a daily basis that are easy-to-learn, low-impact, and suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

The healthful benefits of the practices are now recognized in mainstream medical circles where t’ai chi and chi gung classes are increasingly offered as complementary medicine. Master Waysun Liao’s selected exercises provide the essentials for a restorative, revitalizing practice.

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