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The Simple Art of Tai Chi

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The most popular style of T’ai Chi—the Yang form, endorsed by China’s great masters—comes to life in hundreds of photos, accompanied by detailed instructions that even a beginner can understand. A foreword by top Chinese T’ai Chi professor Master Chen Xiao Wang explains the benefits of this gentle but powerful practice, while award-winning instructor Qu Lei Lei offers tips ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Sterling
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Irene B.
Oct 22, 2012 rated it really liked it
Good discussion of posture and specifics on how to hold the hands, etc. Discusses the need to keep the motions flowing and circular (like Yin-Yang). Very helpful. Each of the Yang-24 moves is photographed with written details. Also photos are sequenced as thumbnails so you can view the whole. A bit difficult to follow but helpful for review. At the end of the book is a nice set of pressure point exercises for the eyes. Planning on buying a used copy for reference.
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