Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, the Science of Power

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Zhenwu Publications, 2005 - Tai chi - 219 pages
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Skillfully blending Eastern and Western Thought, Mater Yang illuminates the traditional teachings as well as offers scientific explanations and a contemporary understanding of Taiji practice. In this book, Yang describes the core exercises that form the foundation of Taiji practice, and explains the purpose and necessary integration of these exercises to achieve the full health and martial, physical and spiritual benefits of Taiji training. As both a traditionally trained expert of Taijiquan and a scientist studying the mechanisms and benefits of Taiji practice, Yang uniquely demystifies Taijiquan and makes it more accessible to a Wwestern audience. Carefully preserving and drawing from classical Taiji writings and the oral traditions of the Chinese martial arts community, Yang also suggests ground-breaking hypothesis to explain the mechanisms of how and why Taiji practices are so widely beneficial. This book is valuable to both beginning and advanced practitioners.

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User Review  - Carol Morgan - Goodreads

Rarely does East meet West with one foot so deeply planted in each, and yet the spirit is lifted to a powerful and healing dance within this book. Probably not the best choice for someone completely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Foxthyme - Goodreads

Good information. Not just the same old tai chi info. The author is also western trained, so you get new perspectives and insights. Read full review

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