The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong

The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong

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Taiji Qigong is an easy-to-learn system of energy-enhancing exercises, which coordinates movement with breathing and inner concentration. If practiced regularly, it will give you more energy, improve health and help prevent illness. Taiji Qigong is widely practiced throughout the Far East and increasingly throughout the Western world. Research indicates that Qigong relaxes the muscles and nervous system (so improving the function of the body systems) and benefits posture, balance and flexibility of joints. This book acts as an in-depth instruction manual for the practice of the 18 Stances of Taiji Qigong (Taiji Qigong Shibashi), which is widely practiced throughout the Far East and increasingly throughout the Western world. Many of the exercises are loosely based on the movements and stances of Taiji Quan. Broken into 3 parts, the book covers: the theory and practice of Qi and Qigong; the general principles of Qigong practice, and the 18 Movements of Taiji Qigong.

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 168 x 242 x 14mm | 299.37g
  • Lotus Publishing
  • ChichesterUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • 120 black and white
  • 1905367325
  • 9781905367320
  • 222,541

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"A very well presented, comprehensive book on the ever popular Chinese Taiji Qigong exercises. The information contained in this book provides an invaluable source or reference for all levels of practitioners, seeking to gain a better insight and understanding into this fascinating ancient Chinese system of energy-enhancing exercises."- "Tai Chi and Alternative Health" magazine

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About Chris Jarmey

The late Chris Jarmey MCSP DS MRSS taught shiatsu, qigong, bodywork therapy and anatomy, and founded the European Shiatsu School. He was the author of many books on anatomy and bodywork, including The Concise Book of Muscles and Shiatsu - The Complete Guide

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