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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
Title remainder
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!
Cataloging source
IMR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Douglas, Bill
Dewey number
613.7/148
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
GV504
LC item number
.D68 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Douglas, Angela Wong
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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 bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. T'ai Chi : relax into raw power -- pt. 2. Suiting up and setting out -- pt. 3. Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi -- pt. 4. Learning a T'ai Chi long form -- pt. 5. T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles -- pt. 6. Life applications
Control code
ocn811564606
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9781615642106
Lccn
2012935351
Other physical details
ill., photos
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn811564606
Label
The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. 1. T'ai Chi : relax into raw power -- pt. 2. Suiting up and setting out -- pt. 3. Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi -- pt. 4. Learning a T'ai Chi long form -- pt. 5. T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles -- pt. 6. Life applications
Control code
ocn811564606
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxiii, 300 p.
Isbn
9781615642106
Lccn
2012935351
Other physical details
ill., photos
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn811564606

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