T'ai Chi for Dummies

T'ai Chi for Dummies

Paperback - 2001
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For nearly 5,000 years, people have practiced T?ai Chi as away to prolong life, build strength and stamina, improveconcentration, and achieve psychological balance. Hundreds ofmillions of satisfied customers can?t be wrong.

Whether you already dabble in T?ai Chi and would like toget a deeper understanding of the basics, or you?re onlythinking about trying it and want to find out more before you takethe plunge, T?ai Chi For Dummies is for you. In plainEnglish, Therese Iknoian and Manny Fuentes demystify T?ai Chiprinciples and practices for Westerners. They unravel exoticsounding terms and concepts and break down movements in ways thatmore traditional instructors and authors either can?t orwon?t. And with the help of crystal-clear illustrations andstep-by-step instructions, they get you on track with a T?aiChi fitness program guaranteed to help you:

Increase balance and flexibility Combat fatigue and reduce stress Tone muscles Unlock your power centers and boost energy Improve focus and concentration Breathe ?mindfully? and meditate Enhance your sense of inner peace and well-being

Discover just how easy it can be to make T?ai Chi and itssister discipline Qigong part of your everyday life. With thisfriendly reference as your guide you?ll quickly master thebasic movements and forms, as well as:

T?ai Chi?s Yang 24-Movement Form Qigong and Push Hands techniques Techniques that help speed recovery from specific injuries T?ai Chi movements for aerobic exercise Exercise is good for the body and soul. Now let Therese Iknoian andManny Fuentes show you how to energize, find inner peace, and toneyour muscles with the gentle art of T?ai Chi.
Publisher: New York : Hungry Minds, 2001.
ISBN: 9780764553516
Characteristics: xxiv, 332 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fuentes, Manny
Alternative Title: T'ai chi
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