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Taijiquan, Classical Yang Style: The Complete Form and Qigong
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 188696968X, Paperback)
With so many Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) styles available today, so many variations, modernizations and simplifications, where does one find the traditional styles? Search no further, for this book, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style contains the complete Classical Long Form for the original Yang Family lineage. (1799 - 1872 A.D.).
More than just a book of the Form, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style also contains general concepts of Chinese Martial Arts, Qigong (Chi Kung) Theory, the relationship between Qigong and Taijiquan, and the basic foundation of Taijiquan - the Thirteen Postures.
If you want to build a strong foundation and a thorough understanding of the wealth that Classical Taijiquan has to offer, then this step-by-step, easy to follow guide is for you!Strengthen and relax the torsoCalm and focus your mindContains the complete form and Taiji Qigong with proper breathing patternsOver 500 photos with detailed instruction
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:03 -0400)
This revised edition of our best-selling beginner's tai chi book includes: a new user-friendly interior design with each movement presented in 4 to 6 large photographs, a navigation guide on using this book with its companion DVD, and updates to the transliteration of Chinese characters. Other sections offer a history of Tai Chi, fundamental training routines, and guidance on incorporating the all important energy work (Qigong) into your Tai Chi practice.
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