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The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong / Bill Douglas.

Douglas, Bill, (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thorntown PL - Thorntown 613.7148 DOU (Text) 30034001181760 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 613.7148 Douglas (Text) 78292000153471 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0028629094
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Alpha Books, a Pearson Education company, [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. T'ai Chi: Relax into It -- 1. Why Practice T'ai Chi? -- 2. Let's Get Physical -- 3. Medical T'ai Chi: The Prescription for the Future -- 4. Expand the Mind and Lighten the Heart -- 5. Find Your Center -- Part 2. Suiting Up and Setting Out -- 6. Know What You Want: Finding the Right Class -- 7. Plan Ahead: Where and When to Practice T'ai Chi -- 8. Be Prepared: Your First Day of Class -- 9. Saddle Up: Horse Stance and Other Terms -- Part 3. Starting Down the QiGong Path to T'ai Chi -- 10. Introducing QiGong -- 11. Sitting QiGong (Jing Gong) -- 12. Moving QiGong (Dong Gong) -- 13. Warm-Up Exercises -- Part 4. Kuang Ping T'ai Chi: Walk on Life's Lighter Side -- 14. Introducing the Kuang Ping Yang Style -- 15. Out in Style: Right Style, That Is -- Part 5. T'ai Chi's Buffet of Short, Sword, and Fan Styles -- 16. Mulan Quan Basic Short Form -- 17. Mulan Quan Fan Style -- 18. Mulan Quan Sword Style -- 19. Getting Gently Pushy with Push Hands -- Part 6. Life Applications -- 20. T'ai Chi as Therapy for Young and Old -- 21. "Tie"-Chi: Corporate T'ai Chi -- 22. T'ai Chi's Philosophy of Balance and Flow -- 23. Do T'ai Chi: Change the World -- 24. Celebrate World T'ai Chi and QiGong Day -- A. The T'ai Chi and QiGong Yellow Pages -- B. Suggested Readings -- C. Audio-Visual Resources -- D. Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the use of ancient Chinese martial arts to relieve stress, promote healing, alleviate chronic pain, lower blood pressure, and improve balance and posture.
Subject: Tai chi.
Qi gong.
Stress management.

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