Complete Form and Qigong Taijiquan, Classical Yang Styleby Yang Jwing-Ming, James C. O'Leary (Editor)
With so many Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) styles available today, so many variations, modernizations and simplifications, where does one find the traditional styles? Search no further, for this book, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style contains the complete Classical Long Form for the original Yang Family lineage. (1799 - 1872 A.D.).More than just a book of the Form, Taijiquan Classical Yang Style also contains general concepts of Chinese Martial Arts, Qigong (Chi Kung) Theory, the relationship between Qigong and Taijiquan, and the basic foundation of Taijiquan - the Thirteen Postures.If you want to build a strong foundation and a thorough understanding of the wealth that Classical Taijiquan has to offer, then this step-by-step, easy to follow guide is for you!Strengthen and relax the torsoCalm and focus your mindContains the complete form and Taiji Qigong with proper breathing patternsOver 500 photos with detailed instruction
Meet the Author
Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, is a renowned author and teacher of Chinese martial arts and Qigong. Born in Taiwan, he has trained and taught Taijiquan, Qigong and Chinese martial arts for over forty-five years. He is the author of over thirty books, and was elected by Inside Kung Fu magazine as one of the 10 people who has "made the greatest impact on martial arts in the past 100 years." Dr. Yang lives in Northern California.
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