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Beginning T'ai Chi

By Tri Thong Dang
  • ISBN Code: : 1462907571
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Pages : 72
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
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A perfect introduction to Tai Chi for beginners! More than a martial art, T'ai Chi is a holistic method of self-healing, a form of moving meditation and a philosophical way of life. Health, relaxation, and self-defense are but a few of the many reasons cited for practicing this traditional exercise, which was created by a Taoist sage eight centuries ago. Now a recreational activity practiced by millions of people worldwide, T'ai Chi, with its physical, psychological, and spiritual benefits widely recognized and praised, is one of the fastest-growing Chinese martial arts in the world today. In this handy tai chi book, Master Tri Thong Dang, who has been in instructor of the Chen, Yang, Zhao, and T'ai-Mantis systems of T'ai Chi Ch'uan for over three decades, describes the "Simplified Tai Chi" form, a set of movements specifically designed for beginners by China's Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports. Master Tri's concise by lucid descriptions highlight the spiritual essence of the form and at the same time display its graceful simplicity. With over 160 clear, easy-to-understand illustrations, this excellent volume is the ultimate introduction to the world of T'ai Chi. Contents include: Why Tai Chi? A Glimpse into the History of Tai Chi The Basic Movements Tai Chi Forms; including: Part the Horses's Mane, White Crane Spreads Its Wings, Hands Strum the Lute, Wingle Whip, Kick with the Right Heel, Needle at the Bottom of the Sea, Cross Hands, and more!

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WHATS INSIDE Written in a Question and Answer format, this book is intended to share a Masters secrets to performing high level Tai Chi and Qigong. Based on queries which came into his website for the past 15 years, as well as questions from his own classes and experience, Master William Ting has penned the perfect primer for Tai Chi and Qigong students. Ranging from deceptively simple topics to extremely complex subjects, Master Ting has created a manual for students of all styles, forms and experience. Relying heavily on Basic Principles, good posture and internal awareness, this book is an extraordinary accounting of common Tai Chi and Qigong questions and answers for practitioners of every level.

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Tai Chi Chuan the 'Book of Essence' Tai Ji Quan, Tai Chi Chuan, the book of essence is a free ebook created by Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung team from Uithuizen, Groningen in the Netherlands. This book is in the English language and explains many subjects about Tai Chi Chuan, Tai Chi Tao, Chi Kung, Yoga, Meditation, Selfdefense, Martial Arts and much more. Tai Chi team Uithuizen is operated by mw, Yvonne Huizinga from the Groningen Area in the Netherlands.

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  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 311
  • Pdf File: the-book-on-tai-chi.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A compelling and modern treatise on the ancient art of Tai-Chi, presented in a manner that is tailored to be understandable to the western perspective. The major goal of this guide is to prepare the mind of the new or potential practitioner, making it more receptive to the diverse and oft obscure ideas of the art. Ideas which frequently prove to be perplexing and enigmatic because of their subtly and nuance. The content walks the fine line between serious presentation of facts and irreverent humor, making the book both enjoyable and informative. The copy is replete with explanations of modern, well-researched science that validates the ancient ways. The reader can expect a book comprised of science, anecdotal stories, instruction, and application. This pleasurable read is coupled with stunningly beautiful graphics. The visuals alone are worth the price of admission.

Pocket Tai Chi for Beginners

By Tri Thong Dang
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Book Code : 1462921132
  • Total of Pages : 80
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 119
  • Pdf File: pocket-tai-chi-for-beginners.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Pocket Tai Chi for Beginners is the perfect introduction to this popular exercise discipline—now in a handy, inexpensive format! This book presents the "Simplified Tai Chi" method created by China's Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports. Unlike traditional Tai Chi, which has over 80 complicated movement sequences or forms, Simplified Tai Chi has 24 short and easy-to-remember movement forms which provide all the health benefits but are far easier for ordinary people to learn and practice on a daily basis. This book provides everything you need—step-by-step instructions and over 160 clear and simple illustrations. Tai Chi is the fastest-growing martial art in the world today—due to its physical, mental and spiritual benefits—combining low-impact exercise, self-healing, meditation and a philosophy of life all in one. Benefits of Tai Chi include: Reducing falls by improving flexibility and balance Relieving joint pain Reducing stress and anxiety Lower blood pressure Strengthened core, legs and upper body Master Tri Thong Dang is one of America's most respected Tai Chi instructors who has trained many thousands of practitioners. His easy-to-follow method highlights the spiritual essence of Tai Chi and at the same time its graceful simplicity.

Complete Tai Chi Chuan

By Dan Docherty
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crowood
  • Book Code : 1847979173
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 242
  • Pdf File: complete-tai-chi-chuan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Complete Tai Chi Chuan is the first book in English to deal extensively with the concepts of 'inside the door' training and the inner art, including therapeutic and martial aspects of Taoist internal alchemy. Drawing on original historical research, the author identifies the links between the art and Chinese philosophy. Fully illustrated throughout, the book includes: history, theory and philosophy, hand form, practical training, inside the door' training techniques, working with weapons and competition.

A Spiritual Guide to Tai Chi...and Life

By Phil Robinson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1491731192
  • Total of Pages : 330
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 684
  • Pdf File: a-spiritual-guide-to-tai-chi-and-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

We all have a common denominator. We all would like something easy to follow that could make a difference in the quality of our lives. This book does just that. Mr. Robinson takes us on a journey back in time where we explore the minds of the wisest in ancient times. Although written for the Tai Chi student, Mr. Robinson makes it clear the Tao Te Ching can be a guide for everyone. This is one of those books you can't put down and will find yourself referring to it for years to come.

T'ai Chi

By Cheng Man-Ch'ing,Robert W. Smith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Book Code : 1462901581
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 122
  • Pdf File: t-ai-chi.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Master the Chinese martial art of T'ai Chi with this accessible, illustrated guide. T'ai-chi (Tai Chi) is an effortless and rhythmical art that stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures, and absolute calmness of mind. It requires no special equipment or place to practice, and takes no more than ten minutes a day. This book, from renowned Tai Chi master, Cheng Man-Ch'ing, introduces T'ai-chi as a means to a healthier life, as a sport and as a method of self defense. It is a complete step-by-step manual for the beginner. With conscientious practice, readers will master the sequence of thirty-seven postures that will make up the T'ai-chi solo exercise. Students will learn how to progress from exercise to sport to self defense with maximum efficiency. The instructions are clear and easy to follow, and more than 275 photographs and 122 foot-weighting diagrams guarantee an understanding of the correct form. A history of T'ai-chi, including thumbnail sketches of famous masters, and the first English translation of the basic T'ai-chi document, known as the T'ai-chi Ch'uan Classics, are also included.

Sleep Disorders and Sleep Promotion in Nursing Practice

By Dr. Nancy S. Redeker, PhD, RN, FAAN,Dr. Geoffry Phillips McEnany, PhD, APRN, BC
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Book Code : 9780826106582
  • Total of Pages : 440
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 482
  • Pdf File: sleep-disorders-and-sleep-promotion-in-nursing-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in Gerontologic Nursing! "Sleep medicine texts have been available for decades, [but]...this is the first ìSleep Nursingî text to fill an importantgap from a nursing perspective."--Nurse Education in Practice "This book is unique in that it examines sleep and sleep disorders from a nursing perspective...It is a valuable resource for academic nursing, as well as a relevant and useful companion for clinical nursing professionals." Score: 94, 4 stars.--Doody's Medical Reviews This comprehensive volume presents the latest scientific evidence on health promotion, prevention, and treatment for sleep and sleep disorders. This graduate textbook and reference guide provides strategies for promoting normal sleep, caring for disordered sleep, and supporting sleep in health care settings. Written by leading nursing experts, this book is an invaluable source for graduate educators and students, as well as practitioners and researchers caring for patients suffering from sleep disorders. Key Features: Contains a digital Teacher's Guide and curriculum module Covers important topics in sleep medicine: insomnia, breathing and movement disorders, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders, chronic conditions, psychiatric disorders, and pediatric issues Provides treatment options for sleep disorders in a variety of health care settings Highlights issues in primary care, as well as alternative/complimentary health care An instructorís guide is available upon request.

World Social Report 2020

By Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Book Code : 9210043677
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 875
  • Pdf File: world-social-report-2020.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This report examines the links between inequality and other major global trends (or megatrends), with a focus on technological change, climate change, urbanization and international migration. The analysis pays particular attention to poverty and labour market trends, as they mediate the distributional impacts of the major trends selected. It also provides policy recommendations to manage these megatrends in an equitable manner and considers the policy implications, so as to reduce inequalities and support their implementation.

Summary of Peter M. Wayne's The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

By Everest Media
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Everest Media LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 70
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 603
  • Pdf File: summary-of-peter-m-wayne-s-the-harvard-medical-school-guide-to-tai-chi.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 Tai Chi is a mind-body exercise rooted in multiple Asian traditions, including martial arts, traditional Chinese medicine, and philosophy. It aims to strengthen, relax, and integrate the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Qi, and improve health, personal development, and self-defense. #2 Tai Chi Chuan is a form of boxing or exercise that is based on the principles of yin and yang, dynamic change and transformation, and the internal and the external. It is a form of Qigong that cultivates, moves, and manages vital energy. #3 Tai Chi is a diverse set of living and evolving practices that have been informed by the insights of a long lineage of devoted practitioners. It has blended and mixed with other practices, such as Qigong, yoga, meditation, and contemporary mind-body practices. #4 Chinese culture is known for its long history of martial arts. Hand-to-hand combat and weapons practice were important in training ancient Chinese soldiers and rival clans. Martial arts also have been a prominent part of Chinese performing arts and theater.