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    DescriptionTaiji 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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    Title
    The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qigong
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Jarmey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 144 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 650 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781905367320
    ISBN 10: 1905367325
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SPO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.9
    BIC subject category V2: WSTM
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    DC22: 613.7148
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000, HEA007000
    Thema V1.0: SRM, VFMG
    Illustrations note
    120 black and white
    Publisher
    Lotus Publishing
    Imprint name
    Lotus Publishing
    Publication date
    30 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    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
    Review quote
    "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
    Table of contents
    Part 1: The Theory of Qi and Qigong, What is Qi?, Yin and Yang, What Does Qigong Really Mean?, The Small Circulation: Part 2: General Principles of Qigong Practice, How Much Should You Practice?, Optimum Conditions for Practice Correct Posture and Stance to Begin, Refining Your Stance, Breathing Methods; Part 3: The 18 Movements of Qigong.