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Step-By-Step Tai Chi

Step-By-Step Tai Chi

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TONE YOUR BODY, RELAX YOUR MIND
Whatever your level of fitness, Step-by-Step Tai Chi offers a simple but effective program of exercise and stress reduction, based on the ancient Chinese art of Tai Chi. In addition to learning the fundamentals of Tai Chi through his carefully designed four-level program, Master Lam Kam Chuen will introduce you to Small Circle Form Tai Chi, an original method he has developed -- based on classical Tai Chi styles -- requiring a minimum of time and space.
Step-by-Step Tai Chi features:
* Detailed and easy-to-follow instruction for the basic movements of Tai Chi, plus Small Circle Form, complete with color illustrations that will guide you through every movement
* Specially selected exercises to help you build up strength, flexibility, and stamina in the muscles and joints of your upper and lower body
* Simple routines that you can perform in half an hour or less, with no previous experience, special clothing, or equipment required
* An ideal foundation if you wish to study advanced forms of Tai Chi
Whether you are looking for a way to reduce stress or a new way to exercise, Step-by-Step Tai Chi will keep you fit -- inside and out.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 144 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780671892470 | 
  • October 1994
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Chapter 1

FUNDAMENTAL MOVEMENTS

This set of basic exercises is designed to relax and tone all the major joints in your body. Starting with the neck, you work down through your entire frame. For the best results from these exercises, you should work through the full set in the correct order.

The movements are simple to learn. Most of them are based on the natural action of the joints when they are relaxed and free from tension. For this reason, if you are just starting to learn Tai Chi you should begin with this sequence to ensure that you develop a good foundation of smooth, relaxed movement.

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