A practical approach to the ancient Chinese movement for health and well-being.
Tai Chi is a movement practice firmly rooted in Chinese culture and philosophy. The Complete Illustrated Guide to Tai Chi is a beautifully photographed, informative and practical guide to the life-enhancing practice of the short form of Tai Chi. Extensively researched and clearly explained this comprehensive guide includes:
History, origins and philosophy of Tai Chi Basic principles — movement and the body
Life energies — meridians and the 7 major chakras
Mind, movement and focus
A step-by-step guide to the complete movement sequence
Other important aspects of the art of Tai Chi Tai Chi for life, health and leisure
Angus Clark offers a fully comprehensive interpretation of the short form of Tai Chi, presented in a style that is easy to follow and relevant to contemporary life.