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Relax your mind and body, strengthen your muscles, and improve your circulation, flexibility, and posture with this practical guide to T'ai chi ch'uan by master instructor Stewart McFarlane. Authoritative advice. The Complete Book of T'ai Chi shows the complete Cheng Man-ch'ing Form, the most popular style of T'ai chi ch'uan. Author Stewart McFarlane teaches this form with a clarity of style deriving form his extensive theoretical knowledge and many years spent teaching at all levels. He conveys the practical details and higher aspects of T'ai chi ch'uan with a clear, authoritative voice and an insight and simplicity rarely found in the West. Explicit instruction. Exercises, movements, and postures are explained in detail and illustrated with full-color, step-by-step photographs. Footprint diagrams show the correct foot positions and weight distribution essential for each stance. The Complete Book of T'ai Chi enbables beginners to discover the physical and spiritual benefits of T'ai chi ch'uan, and helps experts to perfect their technique.
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