Seated Taiji and Qigong: Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit

Seated Taiji and Qigong: Guided Therapeutic Exercises to Manage Stress and Balance Mind, Body and Spirit

by Cynthia W. Quarta
     
 

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Practising Taiji and Qigong is the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life and a great way to stay healthy. Now caring professionals can help those with limited mobility to experience the benefits of Taiji and Qigong with this easy-to-follow guide.

Covering everything caregivers need to know about Taiji and Qigong, this illustrated guide provides an

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Practising Taiji and Qigong is the perfect antidote to the stresses of modern life and a great way to stay healthy. Now caring professionals can help those with limited mobility to experience the benefits of Taiji and Qigong with this easy-to-follow guide.

Covering everything caregivers need to know about Taiji and Qigong, this illustrated guide provides an explanatory introduction to these forms of exercises and shows how to build up a program from easy steps to more challenging ones. There are exercises to stimulate every part of the body, with variations to suit the patient's needs and preferences. All the movements are adapted from the same ancient principles guiding classic Taiji and Qigong and will help strengthen the body as well as provide contemplative relaxation.

This book will show occupational therapists, physical therapists, nurses, activity directors, mental health practitioners, martial arts instructors, and anyone else working with people with physical disabilities and the elderly exactly how these simple techniques can make big improvements to a person's physical and mental wellbeing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848190887
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/2012
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
828,721
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Cynthia W. Quarta has taught martial arts for over twenty five years and was the activities director at an assisted living facility. She continues to teach seated Taiji classes in a number of locations to a range of ages and levels of physical fitness. These include classes for older people, people with physical disabilities, college students, middle-aged adults, and adults with profound intellectual disabilities at a local mental health center. She lives in Great Falls, Montana.

Cynthia W. Quarta has taught martial arts for over twenty five years and was the activities director at an assisted living facility. She continues to teach seated Taiji classes in a number of locations to a range of ages and levels of physical fitness. These include classes for older people, people with physical disabilities, college students, middle-aged adults, and adults with profound intellectual disabilities at a local mental health center. She lives in Great Falls, Montana.

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