Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas are the co-founders of World Tai Chi&Qigong Day (the last Saturday of April each year). Bill is the Tai Chi Expert for Dr. Andrew Weil's DrWeil.com, and was one of a handful of national Tai Chi experts to help formulate a National Council on the Aging efficacy guide for professionals to begin Tai Chi programs for local aging populations. Bill has presented for the National Parkinson's Foundation, the American Heart Association, and for some of the world's largest corporations and health institutions. He is the 2009 Inductee to the Internal Arts Hall of Fame; the Extraordinary Service in the Field of Qigong Award recipient from the National Qigong Association; the Media Excellence on Qigong Award recipient from the World Congress on Qigong; and the Leadership Award recipient from the National Tai Chi Association; and was the Lou Gehrig's Hero Award recipient from the ALS Association.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & QiGong Illustrated, Fourth Editionby Angela Wong Douglas, Bill Douglas
T'ai Chi-a martial art used for health, meditation, and self-defense-and QiGong-a large variety of physical and mental training methods based on Chinese philosophy-are widely recognized to heal physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. T'ai Chi has demonstrated its health benefits by being linked with everything from slowing the aging process and increasing balance and flexibility to lowering stress levels and enhancing the body's natural healing powers. In this fourth edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi&QiGong, the authors have streamlined the book, giving it a clearer how-to focus. Helpful video content that complements the 300 illustrations in the book by demonstrating a complete T'ai Chi exercise will be available exclusively to the readers through the authors' website.
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