The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qingong

The Theory and Practice of Taiji Qingong


By (author) Chris Jarmey

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  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 244mm x 18mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 31 May 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley, CA
  • ISBN 10: 1556435541
  • ISBN 13: 9781556435546
  • Illustrations note: b&w illustrations
  • Sales rank: 403,965

Product description

Practiced regularly, Taiji Qigong has been show to increase energy, improve health, and help prevent illness through simple movements and focused breathing. This in depth instruction manual brings the practice to the average reader. Written for every level of skill and interest and constructed for easy customizing for particular goals, the book is broken into three parts that cover the theory and practice of Qi and Qigong; the general principles of Qigong practice; and the 18 movements of Taiji Qigong in detail.

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Author information

Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., is the Course Director, Principal of the European Shiatsu School. He has served several terms as the Education Officer, Medical Liaison Office, and Assessment Panel member for the Shiatsu Society. Chris has specialist skills in therapeutic Eastern and Western exercise, and has been practicing and teaching Yoga and Qigong for over 25 years. He is the author of several best-selling books, including "The Concise Book of Muscles," also published by Lotus Publishing and North Atlantic Books.

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