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The complete idiot's guide to t'ai chi and qigong illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas

Label
The complete idiot's guide to t'ai chi and qigong illustrated
Title
The complete idiot's guide to t'ai chi and qigong illustrated
Statement of responsibility
by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas
Title variation
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • T'ai chi and qigong illustrated
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
If you want to lower your stress levels, reduce your anxiety, and improve your overall well-being, you've come to the right place. By practicing T'ai Chi and QiGong, two ancient marital arts as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago - you can increase your flexibility, restore your balance, and enhance your body's natural healing powers. Full of easy-to-follow instructions and over 300 clear illustrations, this revised and updated guide gives you everything you need to know to reap the numerous healing benefits of T'ai Chi and QiGong. In it, you get : *A look at the history of T'ai Chi and QiGong and why these centuries-old arts are still significant today. *Insider information on getting started with T'ai Chi along with tips on making your experience more meaningful. *Easy sitting and moving QiGong exercises for young, old, and everyone in between. *Detailed directions for all 64 T'ai Chi postures, with details on weight shift, energy flow, and so much more. *A review of the various forms of T'ai Chi, including short, sword, and fan styles. *Simple suggestions for using T'ai Chi and QiGong to help treat illnesses and support a healthy lifestyle. *Nearly 150 web-support videos (in Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X compatible format) that provide 3 hours of instruction, explanation, and animation tutorials!
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IMR
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Douglas, Bill
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Douglas, Angela Wong
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  • Tai chi
  • Qi gong
  • Breathing exercises
Label
The complete idiot's guide to t'ai chi and qigong illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes appendices and index
Contents
Part 1: T'ai Chi : Relax into Raw Power ; Part 2: Suiting up and setting out ; Part 3: Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi ; Part 4: Learning a T'ai Chi long form ; Part 5: T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles ; Part 6 : Life applications
Control code
ocn811564606
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition
Extent
xxiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9781615642106
Lccn
2012935351
Other physical details
ill., photos
System control number
(OCoLC)811564606
Label
The complete idiot's guide to t'ai chi and qigong illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes appendices and index
Contents
Part 1: T'ai Chi : Relax into Raw Power ; Part 2: Suiting up and setting out ; Part 3: Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi ; Part 4: Learning a T'ai Chi long form ; Part 5: T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles ; Part 6 : Life applications
Control code
ocn811564606
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Fourth edition
Extent
xxiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9781615642106
Lccn
2012935351
Other physical details
ill., photos
System control number
(OCoLC)811564606

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