This classic book distills the basics of the art of Tai Ji, lovingly presented in eloquent writing, and accompanied by splendid full colour photography and beautiful calligraphy.
The Philosophical Art of Change
For the first time in the English language, this book describes the philosophy and practice of Nei Gong. The author explains the philosophy which underpins this practice, and the methodology of Sung breathing, an advanced meditative practice, is described. The book also contains a set of Qigong exercises, accompanied by instructional illustrations.
A Guide for Older People, Carers and Families
This sensitive and compassionate book provides older people who are nearing the end of life and their loved ones with a greater depth of understanding of spiritual issues surrounding death and dying.
Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit
This illustrated guide covers everything caregivers will need to know about Taiji and Qigong in order to help those with limited mobility experience these relaxing forms of exercise. The specially adapted program targets all the different parts of the body to improve strength and provide contemplative relaxation.
In order to learn Taijiquan you must begin with the most fundamental steps, and systematically work up to the advanced levels. This book explains the five levels of Taijiquan from complete beginner to highest level practitioner. Readers will learn how to assess their current ability and identify exactly what is needed to reach the next level.
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